TOURISM AND GASTRONOMY IN THE BASQUE COUNTRY. 9D/8N
Discover the cosmopolitan Bilbao and the elegant San Sebastian, the fishing villages of Bermeo, Mundaka and Getaria or la Rioja Wineries, and of course enjoy the best basque cuisine.
9 days/ 8 nights- 4 persons.
DAY 1. BILBAO. Private transfer from the Bilbao airport and chek in.
Free time for lunch. Visit to the Guggenheim Museum. Guided visit to the old town. Dinner in a traditional restaurant.
DAY 2. PORTUGALETE.Transfer and visit to Portugalete Hanging Bridge (year 1893) in the Nervion bay.
DAY 3. THE COAST. Excursion to the islet of San Juan de Gaztelugatxe and visit to Bermeo, a picturesque fishing town, Mundaka and to Gernika, the sacred city of the Basques. Lunch.
DAY 4. LA RIOJA . Transfer to Laguardia in the Rioja wine region. Guided visit to Marqués de Riscal winery with tasting. Lunch at winery or restaurant. Accommodation in Laguardia.
DAY 5. LAGUARDIA. Visit to Santa Maria de los Reyes Church. Visit to a winery and wine tasting. Free time for lunch. Olive oil tasting experience.
DAY 6. SAN SEBASTIAN. Guided visit to San Sebastián: old town and La Bretxa market. Lunch based on pintxos. Visit to the San Telmo Museum. Accommodation.
Day 7. GETARIA. Trip to Getaria, a charming fishing village with narrow streets. Visit to a winery to taste the txakoli, the white wine of the Basque Country. Free time for lunch. Visit to the Cristobal Balenciaga Museum.
DAY 8. OPTIONAL: PASAJES. Transfer to Pasajes and visit to Albaola, the Sea Factory of the Basques. Boat ride to Pasajes San Juan. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon, transfer to Astigarraga: visit to a cider-house with traditional menu for dinner (included in general program). Accommodation in San Sebastian.
DAY 9. Transfer to Bilbao airport.
The prices inludes: 8 nights 4* hotels. Breakfasts. Private transfers. Local guides. Three lunches and two dinners. Excursions mentioned. Visit to a two wineries in La Rioja with tasting. Visit to a txakoli winery. Tickets for Museums mentioned
- Price: €1,675 per person (including taxes)
- Activities available in the following languages: Spanish.English
San Sebastián (Guipúzcoa - Gipuzkoa)
Astigarraga (Guipúzcoa - Gipuzkoa)
Pasaia (Guipúzcoa - Gipuzkoa)
Getaria (Guipúzcoa - Gipuzkoa)
Laguardia (Álava - Araba)
Portugalete (Vizcaya - Bizkaia)
Mundaka (Vizcaya - Bizkaia)
Guernica (Vizcaya - Bizkaia)
Bermeo (Vizcaya - Bizkaia)
Bilbao (Vizcaya - Bizkaia)
- Duration: 9 Day
- Date available from: 22/12/2016
- Date available to: 31/12/2020
- Additional information: Price per person (based on 4 persons) in double room. The price may change depending on the season and the number of persons.
- Category of the activity: Circuits and visits. The great outdoors. In the city. Premium Spain. Private tours. Gastronomy. Olive oil tasting sessions. Wine tourism. Tapas
- Who is it for?: LGBT. Senior. Adults without children. Families. Young people
- Organising company: Basquevacations
Information supplied by the provider
The Guggenheim Museum/Irekia
Marqués de Riscal winery
La Concha Beach, San Sebastian