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8 Days Basque Country (Bus +Train)
8 days / 7 nights

RETAIL PRICE PER PERSON IN EUROS

SUPERIOR “T”

SUPERIOR PLUS “A”

IN TWIN

1135

1220

IN SINGLE

1500

1550

HIGH SEASON SUPPLEMENT (May 01 to October 31)

65

100

 

 

Guaranteed departures on selected Fridays:

 

April:

03, 10, 17 & 24

October:

02, 16, 23 & 30

May:

-

November:

06, 13 & 27

June:

05

December

11 & 18

July:

31

January’ 21:

08, 15, 22 & 29

August:

28

February’ 21:

05, 12, 19 & 26

September:

04

March’ 21:

05, 12, 19 & 26

 

Guided visits and panoramic city sightseeing as per the itinerary (typical Pintxos tasting / Tour escort during the tour / Air conditioned deluxe motor-coach / Train ticket Madrid – Bilbao - Madrid (tourist class) / Accommodation at selected class / Daily breakfast / Transfers as per itinerary / Travel insurance.

 

Program:

1st Day (Fri.) MADRID – BILBAO (train)

Call on Madrid Chamartin train station to depart by train to Bilbao. Arrival to Bilbao train station and transfer to the hotel. Accommodation.

2nd Day (Sat.) BILBAO – BIARRITZ – ST. JEAN DE LUZ – SAN SEBASTIAN

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Biarritz into the French Basque Country. Summer resort for the European Royalty, we will discover the best views of the city and the most famous corners. Saint Jean de Luz will be our second stop, a charming coastal village. Here we will taste a typical local sweet. In Hondarribia, we will stop at the Fishermen quarter, full of bars and typical restaurants including some free time. Lunch not included. Finally, we will arrive to San Sebastian for a walking tour into the old town and the spectacular panoramic views over the Monte Igueldo. Accommodation at the hotel.

3rd Day (Sun.) SAN SEBASTIAN

Breakfast at the hotel. Whole day at leisure to enjoy the city to the fullest. Accommodation at the hotel.

4th Day (Mon.) SAN SEBASTIAN - BILBAO

Breakfast at the hotel. Morning free. In the afternoon, departure to Bilbao. Accommodation at the hotel.

5th Day (Tue.) BILBAO

Breakfast at the hotel.  Drive along the river of Bilbao, we will discover the interesting industrial past of the city. Already on the coast, we will stop to see the Vizcaya Bridge, heritage of humanity. Passing by the majestic Castle of Butron, we will arrive into the Biosphere of Urdaibai. From the lookout, we will discover the secrets of San Juan de Gaztelugatxe. Stage for the famous TV serial, Game of Thrones. In Bermeo, typical fishermen village, we will stop for a walking tour and to enjoy its charms. Tasting of a typical pintxo included. Finally in Gernika, we will visit the interesting Assembly House and the famous Tree of Gernika. Back to Bilbao and time free for lunch (not included).  In the afternoon, guided tour to Bilbao with a walking tour of the old town. Accommodation at the hotel.

6th Day (Wed.) BILBAO – VITORIA (Rioja wine region)

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Vitoria, Capital city of the Basque Country, we will start with a panoramic tour and later a walking tour into the interesting center and old town. It is included a tasting of a typical sweet in a quality Basque craft candy store. Once we enter Rioja´s wine region, we will contemplate magnificent views over a sea of vine-yards. We will pass by typical villages and wineries of all types. In Laguardia, we will enjoy a walking tour into the historical quarter. It is one of the most charming and beautiful villages of la Rioja. It is included a guided visit to a traditional cellar with wine tasting. Some free time in Laguardia. Lunch not included. Rest of the day off in Vitoria to enjoy the city. Accommodation at the hotel.

7th Day (Thu.) VITORIA – BILBAO – MADRID (Train)

Breakfast at the hotel. Depending on the schedules, free time in the city. Transfer from the hotel to the Bilbao train station. Arrival to Madrid and transfer to the hotel.

8th Day (Fri.) - MADRID

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport. END OF OUR SERVICES.

(*) During your stay in Madrid, Bilbao and train journey tour escort service will not be available.

 (*) This tour might be a combination of different programs. If applies there might be a change in the tour escort and passengers between the programs.

 

Hotels:

Nights

City

Class

Hotels

3

Bilbao

T

Ilunion Bilbao / Sirimiri / Nh Deusto / Petit Palace Arana

A

Barceló Nervion / Ercilla / Occidental Bilbao / Sercotel Gran Bilbao / Silken Indautxu / Zenit Bilbao

2

San Sebastian

T

Sercotel Europa / Sercotel Codina

A

Barcelo Costa Vasca / Silken Amara Plaza / Astoria 7

1

Vitoria

T

Abba Jazz / AC General Alava

A

Silken Ciudad de Vitoria / Nh Canciller Ayala Vitoria / Sercotel Boulevard Vitoria

1

Madrid

T

Tryp Atocha

A

Courtyard Marriott Madrid Princesa / Riu Plaza España