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  2. Basque Country
  3. Bilbao
  4. Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

Basque Country 3 Capitals 5-Day Coach Tour

Product ID: 29264
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Visit the 3 main cities of the Basque Country on a 5-day tour with hotel accommodation in Bilbao, San Sebastian and Vitoria. Visit the amazing salt terraces of Gesaltza, get stunning views of the ocean on coastal drives and much more
About this activity
Duration 5 days
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the 3 cities of Bilbao, San Sebastian and Vitoria
  • Visit the traditional market in Ordizia
  • Take a guided tour of Vitoria to see the main monuments of the Basque Country capital
  • Learn more about the culture and traditions of the Basque Country
Full description
Explore the 3 main cities of the Basque Country on a 5-day tour of Bilbao, San Sebastian and Vitoria.

Day 1: Bilbao
Get a full dossier about the Basque Country upon check in at your hotel.

Day 2: Bilbao - San Sebastian
Head towards San Sebastian via Azkoitia and stop at the Sanctuary of Loyola to admire the Baroque monuments of the religious complex. Continue to the village of Zumaia and get magnificent views of the Bay of Biscay as you drive along the coastal road. Upon arrival in San Sebastian, take a panoramic bus tour to see highlights such as the Kursaal Palace. Enjoy some free time for lunch, and then take a walking tour of the Old Town.

Day 3: San Sebastian - Rioja - Vitoria
Depart San Sebastian and pass the old towns of Tolosa and Ordizia, known for its weekly Wednesday market. Next, visit the elegant village of Oñati and continue to the Shrine of Our Lady of Arantzazu. Pass the typical villages of the wine growing region of Rioja Alavesa. Explore the historic town of Laguardia and get some free time for lunch. Continue to Vitoria, where you will take a panoramic city tour on arrival. Visit the Artium Museum of Contemporary Art and get the rest of the day at leisure.

Day 4: Vitoria - Bilbao
Journey through the rural landscape of Alava en route to Salinas de Añana, where you will learn about the historic salt mining industry. Continue to the village of Orduña, surrounded by the mountains of the Sierra Salvada, and take a guided walking tour of the town. Get back to nature in Ayala and discover vast forests of oak trees. Stop for lunch in Balmaseda, and then go to the coastal town of Santurtzi, known for its seafaring traditions. Continue to Portugalete to cross the transporter bridge to Getxo, where you can go for a walk along the seafront and get a magnificent view of the Bay of Biscay. Continue to Bilbao and take a panoramic tour on arrival.

Day 5: Bilbao
Enjoy some free time in the city before your departure.
Includes
  • Pick-up and drop off at Bilbao Airport, Bilbao Bus Station or Bilbao Train Station
  • Transportation and guide during the tour
  • Accommodation based on hotel category booked
  • Dossier with information, maps, fact sheet, tour program etc.
  • Panoramic tours and guided walking tours of all 3 cities
  • Entrance ticket to the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao
  • Entrance ticket to the San Telmo Museum in San Sebastian
  • Visit to the Shrine of Our Lady of Aranzazu
  • Visit to the Tower House and Basilica of San Ignacio de Loyola
  • Visit to the Añana Salt Valley
  • Lunch with drinks included in Balmaseda
  • Pass for the Vizcaya Bridge
  • Guided walking tour of Getaria, Oñati and Laguardia
What’s Not Included
  • Dinner and lunch during the trip
  • Tickets to museums or monuments not included in the itinerary
  • Extra services not included in the program
  • Tips, porter fees and other services not included

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Meeting point

Pick-up possible from the arrivals gate at Bilbao Airport, Bilbao Bus Station or Bilbao Train Station.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Children up to 2 years old can join for free. Please pay the hotel directly for a crib or any other hotel service required, along with any possible lunch expenses during the full-day excursions
• Children aged 2 to 11 years old get a 40% discount based on 2 adults in the same room paying the full adult rate
* Please note that the type of transportation used can vary depending on the number of clients for the selected dates. It could be by minivan with driver/guide, a minibus or a regular bus
• Your hotel category is guaranteed. The specific hotel will be advised at time of confirmation. All hotels are well located in the city centers and all are of very good quality
• Tours are available in English and Spanish. Please contact customer services for other language options
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