Northern Spain - 6 days

Discover Northern Spain’s mountainous Basque Country over 6 days as you enjoy the beach, visit the sites of San Sebastián, Bilbao and the La Rioja region, and see Pampolona – best known for the annual ‘running of the bulls’.

Highlights and Inclusions

  • 5 nights in exquisite 4-star hotels.
  • 5 breakfasts (B), 1 lunch (L).
  • Guided walking tour of San Sebastián including funicular to Mount Igeldo.
  • Txakoli wine and Pintxo tastings in San Sebastián.
  • Full day excursion to Pamplona with guided walking tour.
  • Guided tour and entrance to Guggenheim Bilbao Museum.
  • Full day of wine tastings, cellar visits and winery lunch in La Rioja wine region.
  • Deluxe VIP transport with driver as indicated.
  • Note: hotel city taxes, if applicable, are not included.

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Day: 1 San Sebastián

Welcome to northern Spain’s mountainous Basque Country on the beautiful Bay of Biscay. On arrival, check into your wonderful hotel and enjoy the day at leisure to explore beautiful Concha Bay, considered one of the best beaches in Europe.

Overnight: Spain, San Sebastian - Hotel Villa Soro Rating 
 4   or similar

Day: 2 San Sebastián

B

Enjoy a guided walking tour of San Sebastián old town, enshrined within city walls until 1863. Visit Plaza de la Constitution, San Vicente church, the Basilica of Santa Maria and San Telmo Museum. Enjoy a glass of Txakoli wine and Pintxo, the Basque version of Tapas. Afterward, take the funicular to visit Mount Igeldo to enjoy an iconic view of the Bay. In the afternoon, enjoy leisure time to perhaps wander the new town including the Plaza de Gipuzkoa, Plaza de Bilbao, the Maria Cristina Bridge and the Victoria Eugenia Theatre.

Overnight: Spain, San Sebastian - Hotel Villa Soro Rating 
 4   or similar

Day: 3 San Sebastián – Pamplona – San Sebastián

B

Enjoy an excursion to Pamplona, best known for the annual ‘running of the bulls’ held July 6 to 14. Enjoy a guided tour of the town, holding significance for its military past and its notable religious Gothic buildings. Also walk the route of the running of the bull’s event from Arga to the Plaza de Toros bullring before returning to San Sebastian.

Overnight: Spain, San Sebastian - Hotel Villa Soro Rating 
 4   or similar

Day: 4 San Sebastián – Bilbao – La Rioja region

B

Depart for Bilbao and a private tour of the Frank Gehry designed Guggenheim Bilbao Museum and its eclectic collection. Afterward, enjoy free time to wander through the town including the bustling Bilbao Ribera market, Parque del Arenal, Church of San Nicolas, Plaza Nueva, Santiago Cathedral and Plaza Miguel de Unamuno. Continue into the La Rioja region to check into your relaxing retreat.

Overnight: Spain, La Rioja - Hotel Los Agustinos Rating 
 4   or similar

Day: 5 La Rioja region

B, L

Enjoy a full day exploring the amazing wines of the regions with cellar visits and tours and lunch at a winery. The day will be tailored for you, but favourites cellars include Bodegas Muga, Luis Canas, Ysios, Marques de Riscal and Eguren Ugarte.

Overnight: Spain, La Rioja - Hotel Los Agustinos Rating 
 4   or similar

Day: 6 La Rioja region

B

Extend for another day of fantastic tastings or depart for your ongoing journey.

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