1st Day (Fri.): BILBAO
Meet and assist at the airport, transfer to the hotel. Balance of the day at leisure. Accommodation at the hotel.
2nd Day (Sat.): BILBAO (Excursion to the Basque Coast)
Breakfast at the hotel. Depart at 09:00 a.m. for a half-day tour visiting Barakaldo, Sestao, Portugalete, and Getxo, with its famous Bridge of Biscay. Continue to pass through the imposing Castle of Butron towards San Juan de Gaztelugatxe, Bermeo, and Mundaka to enjoy the beautiful views of the Urdaibai Reserve of Biosphere, afterward, continue to Guernika, and visit the Assembly House. Afternoon, panoramic sightseeing tour of Bilbao and a walking tour into the old quarter visiting the most typical streets and sites. Accommodation at the hotel.
3rd Day (Sun.): BILBAO (Excursion to San Sebastian & Biarritz)
After breakfast at the hotel, depart at 09:00 a.m. to Biarritz, once the most attractive area and beach of the zone, visit the old port and the Virgin on the Rock. Following the rough coastal road continue to Saint Jean De Luz, a lovely small village on the French Basque coast. Drive to Hondarribia, a medieval fortress, and typical fishermen village. Afterward, transfer on a boat from Hendaya to Hondarribia across the Txingudi (natural reserve) bay.
In the afternoon arrive in San Sebastian, the most beautiful city in the Basque Country, panoramic city sightseeing with magnificent views from “Monte Igueldo” and a walking tour into the historical quarter. Free time for you to enjoy the most attractive places. Return directly to arrive in Bilbao in the evening. Accommodation at the hotel.
4th Day (Mon.: BILBAO (Excursion to Vitoria & La Rioja Alavesa)
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure at 09.00 am for a full-day excursion to the capital city of the Basque Country, Vitoria, and to the La Rioja Alavesa well known for its wine area. Drive southward to Vitoria for a panoramic tour of the city and a short walking tour into the center. Vitoria-Gasteiz, a city rich in heritage. It’s a very well preserved medieval Old Town, declared Monumental Complex, its gothic design and its narrow streets, as well as important medieval and Renaissance buildings.
Afterward, continue towards the wine region of La Rioja Alavesa to the medieval, charming and monumental village of Laguardia, full of history with ancient walls and magnificent wineries. Walking tour and visit a traditional winery with tasting of wines.
By mid-afternoon, on the way back to Bilbao, pass through Elciego to contemplate the magnificent architectural work of Frank Gehry at the “Marques de Riscal” winery. Accommodation at the hotel.
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5th Day (Tue.): BILBAO
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport.
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4 Nights/5 Days
01 November 2019 – 31 March 2020
Price per person sharing a Double room:
Hotels used or similar:
|4||Bilbao||Tourist Class||Ilunion Bilbao|
|First Class||Holiday Inn Bilbao / Barceló Nervion / Hesperia Bilbao / Sercotel Gran Bilbao|
The prices are per person in USD and include:
- Return economy class flights as per the lowest booking fare
- Round trip transfers from and to the airport
- 4 nights stay in Bilbao with breakfast daily
- Transportation throughout the tour
- Local visits conducted by local guides
- All taxes included