Basque Country

Basque Country Attractions

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Bilbao

4.5 star rating: Recommended 95 Reviews

Though it isn't the political capital of the Pais Vasco, Bilbao is its cultural and economic heart, a city of almost a million that stretches from the ...  Read more

Sanctuary of Loyola

4.5 star rating: Recommended 10 Reviews

In 1491, on the once much humbler site of this enormous and ornate Mudejár-style shrine that is the Sanctuary of Loyola, a family of minor nobility ...  Read more

Urdaibai Reserva de la Biosfera

Slowly meandering toward the Sea of Biscay, the Oca River Estuary forms a vast wetland, the Iberian Peninsula's most important. It is protected by both the ...  Read more

Old Town (Parte Vieja)

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 7 Reviews

Lying between El Muelle harbor and the River Urumea, San Sebastian’s Old Town has its origins in medieval times although it was largely rebuilt following the ...  Read more

Constitution Square (Plaza de la Constitucion)

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Review

Constitution Square sits in the heart of San Sebastián’s old quarter. Since its construction in the early 1800s, it has served as the city’s main square, ...  Read more

Biarritz

4.5 star rating: Recommended 34 Reviews

This fabulous seaside town of Biarritz has been the Pays Basque's hot spot for centuries, a status made official in the late 1800s when Empress Eugénie, ...  Read more

Vitoria

4.5 star rating: Recommended 15 Reviews

Until the 1980s, when the Basque Country earned autonomous status from the Spanish government, Vitori-Gaitez was just another quaint provincial capital, ...  Read more

Castle of Butron

4.5 star rating: Recommended 10 Reviews

Like a fantasy castle straight out of Middle-earth, the pride of the Vizcaya looms above the Butrón River, marking the spot of a key fortification that ...  Read more

Guernica (Gernika)

4.5 star rating: Recommended 2 Reviews

If you’ve heard the name Guernica before, it’s likely due to the fact that it was demolished by an air raid in the Spanish Civil War and immortalized by ...  Read more

San Sebastián

4 star rating: Recommended 16 Reviews

Wrapped around three glorious beaches - the perfect bays of La Concha and Ondarreta, as well as less visited Playa la Zurriola across the Urumea River - San ...  Read more

Sanctuary of Arantzazu

4 star rating: Recommended 1 Review

This Franciscan sanctuary set against the Aizkorri mountain range carries both spiritual and historical significance for many pilgrims to the site. Tradition ...  Read more

Bilbao's Guggenheim Museum

4 star rating: Recommended 4 Reviews

Inaugurated in 1997, Bilbao’s Guggenheim Museum, which was designed by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry, is hailed as one of the most important ...  Read more

Elorrio

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 4 Reviews

The real appeal of the tiny town of Elorrio (population 7,000) is the opportunity to experience rural Basque culture, with a glass of red wine. Surrounded by ...  Read more

Saint-Jean-De-Luz

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 2 Reviews

This coastal town between Biarritz and the Spanish border is known for being the site of King Louis XIV’s marriage to Infanta Maria Teresa of Spain in 1660. ...  Read more

Astigarraga

This little village of some 5,000 people might seem like just another town outside of San Sebastián, but really it’s a small place with some pretty big ...  Read more

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