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Panoramic tour of the Rioja region in the Basque Country

Basque Country Circuit

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Panoramic tour of the Rioja region in the Basque Country
Travel through Spain’s breathtaking countryside following the great Basque Circuit that runs along picturesque towns and villages.
Cultural
Classic Escorted Tours

Highlights

Explore Bilbao at your own leisure

Panoramic guided tour in Vitoria, Bilbao, Onati and Laguardia

If you love food, wine and history, you can't miss this escorted tour across La Rioja Alavesa! Travelling through the region will take you to walled fortresses, medieval churches, ancient Roman road, centuries-old olive groves, caves, vineyards and wineries. This 6-day journey starts in the coastal city of San Sebastian, where a visit to the San Telmo Museum is suggested. The museum is dedicated to the Basque society, featuring marvellous collections of art. Depart for Vitoria, the historic capital of Basque Country, passing Gipuzkoa, Ordizia and the charming walled town of Laguardia along the way. Visit the picture-perfect towns of Gesaltza, Orduña and Getxo before reaching Bilbao, the most dynamic city of the Basque Country. Discover fascinating architectural wonders, including the famous Guggenheim Museum of Frank Gehry. Spend some free time exploring the waterfront city, its drinking and dining scene, and historic landmarks.

This tour departs every Tuesday.

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Included

5-night accommodation in a 4-star hotel
Daily breakfast
Arrival and departure airport transfers
English-speaking tour guide
Air-conditioned private vehicle
Guided walking tours of Vitoria, Bilbao, Onati and Laguardia
Entrance to Guggenheim and San Telmo Museums

Itinerary

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Day 1
San Sebastian

Arrive into San Sebastian and transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day at leisure.

Day 2
San Sebastian

Entrance to the San Telmo Museum of Basque Society Evolution is included today for you to explore at your leisure. 

Breakfast
Day 3
San Sebastian – Vitoria

Depart after breakfast and journey through the typical towns and villages of the region, including Gipuzkoa and Ordizia. Stop in Laguardia in the Rioja region for lunch (not included). This afternoon, reach Vitoria and enjoy a panoramic tour of the city. The evening is at your leisure. 

Breakfast
Day 4
Vitoria – Bilbao

This morning, enjoy guided visits of Gesaltza, Orduña and Getxo. In the afternoon, you will reach Bilbao for a panoramic guided tour. 

Breakfast
Day 5
Bilbao

Enjoy your day at leisure in Bilbao. 

Breakfast
Day 6
Bilbao

After breakfast, transfer to Bilbao airport. 

Breakfast

Additional information

Official language
Spanish
Currency
Euro
5 nights
from AUD2,055
per person, twin share
San Sebastian (Tuesday)
1 January - 31 December 2020
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