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5-Day Bilbao & Surroundings Tour

5-Day Bilbao & Surroundings Tour

5 Days/4 Nights From
AU$1,371 Per person twin share
 
  • Tour Type
    Escorted TourEscorted Tour
  • Tour Code
    JUT-19-B5V
  • Operating Days
    Fri
5 Days/4 Nights From
AU$1,371 Per person twin share
 
  • Tour Type
    Escorted TourEscorted Tour
  • Tour Code
    JUT-19-B5V
  • Operating Days
    Fri
Description 
  • Tour Highlights
    AccommodationAccommodation Accommodation includedTransfersTransfers Transfers to and from the airportEscorted tourEscorted tour Tour guide TransportationTransportation Transportation with driver

Summary

Spend an awesome 5-day escapade to Bilbao, the wonderful capital of the Basque Country. Stay at an elegant hotel in a comfortable accommodation.

The journey commences with an excursion to the Basque Coast, visiting the beautiful towns of Barakaldo, Sestao, Portugalete, Getxo, San Juan de Gaztelugatxe, and until Guernika. Return to the city for a walking tour through the old quarter and to some historic sites.

Continue to Biarritz for the old port and the Virgin on the Rock, and then to the most beautiful city in the Basque Country, San Sebastian. Enjoy the most popular landmarks of the resort town before going back to Bilbao.

Depart for a full day excursion to the capital of Vitoria. Catch sight of its Gothic Cathedral and other well-preserved medieval buildings. Soon after, move on to La Rioja Alavesa to visit a traditional winery for a tasting of its exquisite wines. On your way back to Bilbao, pass by the Frank Gehry's fascinating Marques de Riscal.

2019 Guaranteed Departures

April 05 to December 27 (Every Friday)

Itinerary

Day 1, Bilbao
Meet and assistance at the airport, transfer to the hotel. Balance of the day at leisure. Accommodation at the hotel. 

Day 2, 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 beauty views of the Urdaibai Reserve of Biosphere, afterwards, 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. 

Day 3, 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, medieval fortress and typical fishermen village. Afterwards, transfer on a boat from Hendaya to Hondarribia across the Txingudi (natural reserve) bay. 

In the afternoon arrive to 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 to Bilbao in the evening. Accommodation at the hotel. 

Day 4, 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 centre. Vitoria-Gasteiz, city rich in heritage. It’s very well preserved medieval Old Town, declared Monumental Complex, its gothic design and its narrow streets, as well as important medieval and Renaissance buildings.

Afterwards, 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. 

Day 5, Bilbao
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport. End of tour.

Inclusions

  • Arrival & departure transfers from/to airport
  • Regular tours with transport and guide during tours shown in the itinerary
  • Accommodation on board and class hotel selected

Exclusions

  • For the half board option, dinner on the first day is not included.

Important Notes

  • Single supplement applies.
  • Half board supplement applies.
  • High season supplement applies from July 05 to September 20.
  • Supplement departure applies on April 12.

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