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Game of Thrones: Basque Nature and Towns from Bilbao

Spend the day exploring the Basque country on this full-day trip and see where the hit HBO show Game of Thrones filmed ‘Dragonstone’ from season 7. Discover the areas around the city of Bilbao including the Urdaibai Biosphere Reserve, the fishing village of Bermeo, the historically significant town of Gernika-Lumo, finishing at San Juan de Gaztelugatxe, where Jon Snow and Daenerys Targaryen met for the first time.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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San Sebastian and Basque Coast Day Trip from Bilbao

Enjoy a flexible itinerary and personalized attention on this private tour of San Sebastian and the Basque coast. Departing from Bilbao with a private guide, you and your private party will explore San Sebastian to taste some traditional pintxo (tapas), stroll on the beach, and explore the quaint city center. Along the Basque coast, make stops in Zumaia as well as in Getaria for a seafood lunch.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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San Sebastian and Biarritz

Marvel at the scenic splendor of San Sebastian on a delightful day-trip from Bilbao. Wander the winding streets of the city’s Old Quarter to see antique architecture; pleasure your palate with Spanish specialties in the small fishing village of Hondarribia; and sink your toes into the silken sands of Biarritz, a sandy stretch declared the ‘Beach of Kings’ due to regular visits by European royalty. Convenient round-trip transportation from your hotel is included in this tour.   
  • Duration: 10 hours
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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Full day Bilbao Tour (Gaztelugatxe-Bilbao) from San Sebastian all included

Explore the Basque Country beyond San Sebastian with this full-day private tour. Get picked up at your hotel and set out to see the 10th century hermitage of San Juan de Gaztelugatxe. Stroll through the old town of Bilbao and along the riverbank to see the striking Guggenheim Museum. Lunch in a traditional restaurant is included.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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Biarritz and French Basque Coast Day Tour from San Sebastian

Take in the scenery on the Basque Coast on this private tour from San Sebastian. With round-trip transportation taken care of, you can focus on the landscape of Biarritz, Guethary, and Saint-Jean-De-Luz. Commentary from your driver/guide sheds light on the history, culture, and architecture of the stops as you travel. This private tour ensures personalized attention and a flexible itinerary for you and your private party.
  • Duration: 7 to 8 hrs
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  • Duration: 7 to 8 hrs
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Elorrio, Oñati and Arantzazu

Discover the secluded secrets of the Basque Country on an explorative 5-hour excursion from Bilbao. Uncover rural villages, picturesque palaces and historical monument with an accomplished guide, visiting significant landmarks like the Sanctuary of Arantazazu and the Basque Country’s oldest university. Admire luscious landscapes and enjoy convenient round-trip transportation from your hotel on this enriching adventure. 
  • Duration: 5 hours
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Explore the Basque Coast

Cruise the curvaceous coastline of Bilbao in a luxurious minivan on a guided 5-hour tour of the city and its sights. See the intriguing industrial areas that propelled Bilbao into prosperity and visit significant landmarks like the Transporter Bridge of Bizkaia and the colonial mansions of the Neguri neighborhood. Visit the quaint coastal villages that pepper the Basque Coast and absorb the tranquil ambience of picturesque marinas on this enriching excursion.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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Gaztelugatxe: Reach the top

Visit iconic San Juan de Gaztelugatxe, aka the castle rock during this full-day tour that includes stops in Bermeo and Gernika. Climb the narrow, winding steps connecting this castle built high on a rocky island to the mainland and overlook the sea and stunning landscape. Featured on the HBO show “Game of Thrones”, this tour lets you visit “Dragonstone” in real life.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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French Basque Countryside Tour from San Sebastian

Start your French Basque countryside tour in style with a hotel pickup. It’ll be the ultimate stress-free day, as you’ll be in a small-group, ensuring you have access to your guide if you have any questions. An ideal way to make the most of your time—you’ll visit many spots in a day including Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port, Saint-Etienne-de-Baigorry, Espelette, and Ainhoa.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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The Sanctuary of Loyola, Getaria, Zarauz and San Sebastian

Explore the spectacular and sacred sites of the Basque country on an enriching full-day excursion from Bilbao. Visit grand ecclesiastical structures like the Sanctuary of Loyola to attend an enlightening prayer ceremony; discover the quaint fishing villages that pepper the coastline to see why Bilbao residents favor them for their summer sojourns; and tour the stunning sights of the city of San Sebastian with an accomplished guide. Convenient round-trip transportation from your Bilbao hotel is included in this tour.       
  • Duration: 9 hours
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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Bilbao Day Trip with Guggenheim Visit from San Sebastian

In this small-group tour from San Sebastian to Bilbao, you’ll explore the city’s highlights and learn historical information from your guide. Take the stress out of transport planning as hotel pickup and drop-off is included. No need to navigate, as your guide will take you through the Basque City on foot, where you’ll taste two pintxos (tapas), and two drinks. You’ll visit Guggenheim Museum and entrance fees are included.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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Essential Rioja Private Wine Tour from Bilbao

Discover what makes La Rioja Spain's premier winemaking region on this private, customizable wine tour from Bilbao. Visit two top wineries to taste the bold, fruity red blends that put Rioja on the wine lover’s map, and admire the architectural styles of other estates, including one designed by Frank Gehry. Stroll inside the city walls of the medieval Basque town of Laguardia on a guided walking tour, and enjoy the flexibility of a private tour that's tailored to your group’s interests.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Full-Day Private Rioja Wine Tasting and Lunch Tour from San Sebastián

The Rioja wine region produces some of the finest wines in the Basque Country and a private tour offers a more personalized tasting experience. On this full-day tour from San Sebastián, take part in guided wine tastings at two different wineries, learn more about the winemaking process as you tour the vineyards, then indulge in a delicious 5-course lunch paired with regional wines.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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Gipuzkoa coast tour, lunch included

Discover the soaring cliffs, beautiful beaches, and fishing villages of the Guipuzcoa Coast on this full-day tour from San Sebastián. Visit the seafront towns of Orio and Zarautz, drive through the scenic vineyards of Getaria, tuck into traditional Basque cuisine at a local restaurant, and see filming locations from Game of Thrones in Zumaia.
  • Duration: 7 hours
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  • Duration: 7 hours
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Private Tour of Bilbao from San Sebastian

Get to know the beautiful architecture and Basque culture of Bilbao during this 8-hour, customizable, private tour from San Sebastian. Pick the Bilbao highlights that suit your interests as you visit attractions like the famous Guggenheim Museum, Old Town, San Mames Stadium, a traditional market, plus much more.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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San Sebastian and Biarritz Private Day Tour

Discover the two gems of the Basque coast on a private, full-day tour of San Sebastian and Biarritz. With a private guide leading the way, see why these seaside escapes have drawn celebrities, artists, and royals to their sun-soaked beaches and charming street cafés. Explore the medieval Old Town of San Sebastian, celebrated as Spain’s culinary capital, and then venture across the border into France and beautiful Biarritz on a customized itinerary designed to suit your group’s interests.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Rioja Alavesa Wineries and Medieval Villages Private Day Trip

Spend a day exploring one of Spain’s most acclaimed wine-growing regions on a private tour of Rioja Alavesa from San Sebastian. Visit a pair of wineries to taste Rioja and other fine regional varietals along with intricate Basque tapas known as pintxos. Delve into local culture with a stop at the hilltop village of Laguardia, where Basque history and traditions still live among winding medieval streets and tucked-away squares.
  • Duration: Flexible
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Idiazabal Cheese Farm and Traditional Basque Cider House Lunch Day Trip from San Sebastian

Learn about the elaborate Basque cheese-making process on this guided farm tour. See the techniques and process up close from a shepherd, and taste the farm’s popular cheeses. Then, head to a local cider house for a traditional Basque lunch. Tastings, lunch, and round-trip transportation are included with this package.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Full-day San Sebastian tour from Bilbao

San Sebastian is one of the star attractions of Spain’s Basque Country and this full-day day tour from Bilbao takes in all the highlights. Enjoy a walking tour of the Old Town, stroll along the beautiful La Concha Beach, and take in the views from Igeldo Mountain.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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Private Gipuzkoa coast tour from San Sebastian with lunch

Explore the Guipuzcoa coast with a private guide on this all-day tour. Discover tiny fishing villages like Orio and Zarauts, popular vacation spots full of Basque culture, food, and surf. Stop by Getaraia, home of the Balenciaga Museum, and visit Zumaia, a popular town that’s appeared in many films and TV shows.
  • Duration: 7 hours
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  • Duration: 7 hours
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Txakoli Winery Tour through the Coast from San Sebastian

Visit vineyards overlooking the sea with this Txakoli winery tour along the coast from San Sebastian. Learn about how Txakoli white wine is made and taste it alongside classic Basque appetizers. Stroll through traditional fishing villages with a local guide sharing stories about the region’s history. Private transportation is included.
  • Duration: 1 day
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  • Duration: 1 day
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Bilbao and Guggenheim Museum Private tour

Explore top attractions in the Basque Country on this private 4.5-hour Bilbao and Guggenheim Museum tour. Follow a private guide through the pretty streets of Bilbao and admire the architecture for which the city is famous. Along the way, gain insight into the region’s culture and heritage, and take in top landmarks including the neo-baroque Arriaga Theater, City Hall, Ribera Market and the 14th-century Santiago Cathedral. Mingle with the locals along bustling shopping streets, then visit the famous Guggenheim Museum Bilbao — one of the largest museums in Spain.
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
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Discover Añana Salt Valley and Vitoria from Bilbao

Explore the beauty of the Basque Country on this fascinating day tour. You’ll save hours researching highlights and planning transport by having a full itinerary and round-trip transport provided. Highlights include visiting Añana Salt Valley and learning about salt production, and exploring the many highlights of Vitoria, such as the Gothic style Cathedral of Santa Maria.
  • Duration: 10 hours
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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San Sebastian Gastronomic Day Trip from Bilbao

Donostia - San Sebastián, also known as the Pearl of the Cantabrian Sea, it is one of the cities that best combines food, culture and beauty, joining them all with unique natural surroundings plus making the traveler feel as part of the city.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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