• Location: Bilbao, Spain
  • Duration: 5 hours (approx.)
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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.


  • Visit the Basque Coast and discover its beautiful sights
  • Stop at the impressive Transporter Bridge of Bizkaia
  • Pass by the Castle of Butron
  • Stop at Mundaka, declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO
  • Enjoy transportation by car or mini-van
  • Knowledgeable, local guide

What You Can Expect

Explore the Basque Coast

Explore the Basque Coast

Depart from your centrally located Bilbao hotel and climb aboard your comfortable, air-conditioned minivan. Arrive at the colossal Transporter Bridge of Bizkaia and admire its industrial stature, then venture to the colorful neighborhood of Neguri to see crumbling colonial mansions owned by affluent merchants. 

Enjoy the scenic coastal splendor as you venture to the interior of the province; discover the imposing Castle of Burtron then travel towards the charming coastal village of Bakio to see why locals favor the spot for their summer sojourns. Arrive at the sublime San Juan de Gaztelugatxe, a location hailed as one of the Basque Coastlines most picturesque and admire the rugged rock formation that protrudes from the sea. 

Continue to Bermeo, a tranquil fishing village replete with winding narrow streets and impressive monuments like the Juradera Chruch and the Ercilla Tower. Enjoy some relaxed free time to explore the sights independently and allow your guide to recommend rustic restaurants for lunch (own expense). 

Next, travel to the site of Mundaka, a mirador that offers stunning views of the Urdaibai Biosphere, a UNESCO World Heritage-listed site. Conclude your tour with a visit to the village of Gernika to see the Basque sacred tree and the elaborate Law House stands beside it. Return directly to Bilbao in time for an afternoon siesta and bid farewell to your group and guide.

Customer Reviews

JohnHartson Netherlands

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2017

Garay was a very good guide, I enjoyed the trip.

Arlene C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

We had a wonderful time on our tour. Our guide Stefan was knowledgeable, informative and entertaining, he was great! The scenic drive was pleasant. We really enjoyed Casa de Juntas in Gernikara Guernica and having pintxos with our guide. I only wish there was time to explore San Juan de Gaztelegutxe, perhaps it should have it's own tour. Overall, we had a great time. Definitely recommend this tour.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Worth taking

Richard H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

My wife and I went on this tour with our 21 year old son - the three of us had a very nice day in this small group tour. Pedro was an excellent driver and guide - very friendly and knowledgeable about everything that we saw and experienced. Much appreciated.

Lydia S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

An interesting and informative guide who took us through a most magnificent area of Northern Spain. Gary was truly a delight. Money very well spent. The photography of the areas is well worthwhile.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

Great fun and extremely informative. We were lucky enough to get Garai as our guide on both the tours we took and he was great!

Lucy A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

The trip was varied and interesting. Garay, the guide, was friendly and very knowledgeable.

Gilbert C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2014

Our guide, Garai, is superb! He is a native of the Basque region, has a university degree in tourism, and has traveled extensively worldwide -- so he is a highly competent and informative professional. Garai gave us a wealth of information about every place we visited, as well as answering all our many questions about life in the Bilbao area. IN the future we would book tours just to have him as a guide again!

Ruben S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2014

A very nice and interesting morning tour which will take you through the beautiful villages and landscapes of Vizcaya and Bilbao with a really friendly tour guide; do not expect to stop and stay long in certain places, this is more a photo and go sort of trip apart from Gernika where you get to visit and learn the history of the place. In all, a very good experience worth the money it costs. Highly recommended.

Patricia F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2012

Hermosas playas y encantadores pueblitos. Nuestro guia perfecto.

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