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Basque Country: Mountains, Ocean, & Sanctuary of Loyola Trip

Basque Country: Mountains, Ocean, & Sanctuary of Loyola Trip

From US$ 485.17 per group up to 2

Discover the rich cultural heritage and natural wonders of the Basque County on this private tour, lunch included. Visit landmarks and top historical sights, including the Sanctuary of Loyola.

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Duration 8.5 hours
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French, English, Polish, Spanish
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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the Sanctuary of Loyola hidden between the mountains
  • Admire lonely hamlets, small towns, and sheep grazing
  • Walk along 2-million-year-old sedimentary rock layers
  • Enjoy views from Mount Ernio, called the balcony of Gipuzkoa by locals
  • Stroll down the medieval streets of Getaria
Full description

Experience panoramic mountain views, admire off-the-beaten-track sights, and learn about the Basque Country's fascinating past on this private tour with your own personal guide. Visit Mount Ernio, the Sanctuary of Loyola, Basque Coast Geopark, and more. Enjoy local snacks, lunch, and wine. 

Travel to Tolosa to take in the Basque landscape before stopping at a fronton court to play Basque pelota. Continue to Mount Ernio and enjoy views of the mountains. Relax during the descent by car, passing through the idyllic town of Errezil.

Learn about the Jesuits founder Saint Ignatius at the Sanctuary of Loyola in Azpeitia. Discover the medieval birthplace of the famous saint and marvel at the Baroque architecture. Take in rugged views of the Izarraitz mountains before heading to the small town of Zumaia.

Hike around the scientifically captivating Basque Coast Geopark and walk along the edge of the cliffs. Continue to the coastal fishing village of Getaria to explore one of the best-preserved historical centers of Gipuzkoa before enjoying lunch.

Includes
  • Guide/driver
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation
  • Water
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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