Northern Spain & Basque Travel Guide & Holiday Packages

In Northern Spain, there are four captivating regions: Galicia, Asturias, Cantabria, and the Basque Country. Each region boasts its own unique charm, from Galicia's lush green landscapes to Asturias' majestic mountains and Cantabria's pristine beaches. The Basque Country entices with its vibrant cities and renowned culinary scene. 

Fun Facts About Basque & Northern Spain 

The Basque Country, with its deep-rooted traditions and distinct language, Euskara, offers a unique cultural experience in Northern Spain. Nestled between scenic mountains and the Atlantic coast, it boasts a blend of natural beauty and urban charm.

Northern Spain, a region rich in history and scenic landscapes, offers travellers a journey through green valleys, rugged coastlines and mediaeval towns. San Sebastián, a Basque city, is world-renowned for its culinary delights and picturesque beaches.

The Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao showcases avant-garde architecture, while the traditional "Txikiteo" (pub crawl) allows visitors to savour pintxos, the Basque version of tapas. Age-old festivals like "San Fermín" in Pamplona or the "Semana Grande" in Bilbao bring life to the streets, revealing the vibrant spirit of the locals. Explore our travel packages to Basque Country and Northern Spain to unravel the diverse wonders of this stunning region!

Basque & Northern Spain Holiday Packages

Step into the heart of the Basque culture, traditions and landscapes with our Basque & Northern Spain holiday packages. Find a package that resonates with your interest and travel goals.

Helpful Information

When to visit

The summer months of July and August are the best times to visit northern Spain. Cities near the Atlantic like Santiago de Compostela, Oviedo, Santander, and San Sebastian experience their best weather and least amount of rainfall during these months.

If you’re looking just for a city break in northern Spain, you can pretty much visit any time of year.  If you prefer outdoor activities however, then spring, summer or autumn are probably the best time to head there, but  you may run the risk of encountering the rainy season, especially in the spring.


What is Basque & Northern Spain known for?

The Basque Country and Northern Spain are celebrated for their cultural richness, from age-old traditions and festivals to renowned gastronomy. The region offers scenic beauties, from mountain landscapes to coastal vistas and historic cities filled with architectural marvels.

When is the best time to visit Basque & Northern Spain?

Spring (April to June) and early autumn (September to October) are favourable for exploring the region, offering mild temperatures and lesser crowds. Summer months are warmer and busier, especially along the coast, while winter has its own serene charm.

What are the top attractions in Basque & Northern Spain?

Noteworthy attractions include the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, La Concha Beach in San Sebastián, the historic city of Pamplona and the picturesque coastal towns such as Getaria and Lekeitio.

Are there any special honeymoon packages available for Basque & Northern Spain?

We offer a Honeymoon Package that can be customized to create your ideal romantic vacation in
the Basque Country. Please feel free to inquire with our helpful team for more information.

Are guided tours or excursions typically included in holiday packages?

Many of our package deals to Basque & Northern Spain incorporate guided tours and excursions, ensuring travellers grasp the essence of the region, its history and traditions.

Are there any special events or festivals included in holiday packages?

Our holiday packages frequently highlight special events and festivals, allowing visitors to engage in the local culture, be it the running of the bulls in Pamplona or the vibrant Basque festivals.

Are there any adventure sports or outdoor activity packages offered in Basque Country & Northern Spain?

The region boasts diverse landscapes perfect for adventure seekers. San Sebastián's Zurriola Beach is a surfer's haven, while the Pyrenees offer picturesque trails for hikers. Cyclists can relish both coastal and mountainous terrains. Meanwhile, the rivers of Navarre, particularly the River Ebro, provide exhilarating white-water rafting experiences. From the mountains to the sea, this region is a playground for outdoor enthusiasts.

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