Sightseeing tour through the city, visiting the most avant-garde buildings and the old town, that keeps the essence of medieval Bilbao. Visit to the Cathedral and the Arriaga Theatre. Panoramic view from Mount Artxanda and San Mamés surroundings, the Bilbao Manhattan, an ambitious transformation of the riverside and expansion of the city. “Pintxos” (famous basque tapas) lunch. In the afternoon, guided visit to the Guggenheim Museum, by Frank Gehry
Visit to Vitoria, the Basque capital, with its Medieval Town , the most beautiful of the Basque Country, its squares with white balconies, pedestrian avenues and beautiful parks and gardens. In the afternoon, optional tour of several museums , route of painted walls or the artisans path.
Return to Bilbao.
San Sebastián, true aristocratic city, facing the Cantabrian Sea. Walking tour to enjoy the Belle Epoque buildings, gardens, and pedestrian streets. Possibility of tasting a menu in a 3 star Michelin restaurant or traditional Basque cuisine. Afternoon free to walk around the harbor, old town and the famous Paseo de la Concha.
The French Basque coast or “Iparralde”. Hendaye on the mouth of the river Bidasoa. San Juan de Luz, beautiful fishing village with seafood cuisine restaurants. Biarritz, perhaps the most stylish village around the coast, with Belle Époque buildings, luxury shops and wonderful harbor and lighthouse. Visit of Bayonne, full of history and beautiful places, or along the coast to the Lac Hossegor, incredible natural harbor near Capbreton, Les Landes region, with extensive beaches. Return to San Sebastián.
The Rioja region: A place where medieval towns are like islands in a sea of vineyards, to taste its extraordinary wines. Day dedicated to meet with winemakers and learn the secrets of winemaking. Visit of impressive wineries, some designed by world-class architects like Frank O. Gehry or Santiago Calatrava, and medieval villages full of culture, history and gastronomy.
Sightseeing tour of Logroño, capital of La Rioja. Walk through the Old Town, Market Square with the Cathedral and the Round “Twin Towers “, the Plaza de Abastos and its surroundings. Continue to Gernika to discover the roots of the Basque Country. In the afternoon , visit of the Living Forest of Oma , created by artist Agustín Ibarrola, a truly magical space. Return to Bilbao.
Travel back to place of origin.