14 days in Basque Country Itinerary

14 days in Basque Country Itinerary

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Bilbao
— 5 nights
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San Sebastian - Donostia
— 6 nights
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Elciego
— 2 nights

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Bilbao

Bilbao ©

Modern Capital of Spain

A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
Change things up with a short trip to San Juan de Gaztelugatxe in Bermeo (about 36 minutes away). Dedicate the 14th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: stop by Casco Viejo, explore the world behind art at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, make a trip to Taberna Plaza Nueva, and admire the landmark architecture of Azkuna Zentroa.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Bilbao sightseeing planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Bilbao. In October, daily temperatures in Bilbao can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Bilbao

Museums · Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites

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Casco Viejo
4.4

6
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San Sebastian - Donostia

Pearl of the Cantabrian Sea

As one of the anchoring cities of the beautiful Basque Country, San Sebastián boasts a trendy, cosmopolitan vibe while still harboring a relaxed, coastal charm.
Go for a jaunt from San Sebastian - Donostia to Hondarribia to see Historic Center of Hondarribia about 30 minutes away. Dedicate the 18th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium, test your team's savvy at Gela Urdina - Escape Room Zarautz, and explore the world behind art at San Telmo Museoa.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the San Sebastian - Donostia road trip app.

Traveling by car from Bilbao to San Sebastian - Donostia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Elciego.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Tours · Parks · Wineries · Historic Sites

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Food Tours
4.9
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Parte Vieja
4.6

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Elciego

Elciego ©
Elciego is a town and municipality located at the southern end of the province of Álava, in the Basque Country, northern Spain.This town lies in the world-famous Rioja wine-production region, and is home to the architecturally cutting-edge Hotel Marqués de Riscal, opened in 2006, designed by renowned architect Frank Gehry. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): awaken your taste buds at Thabuca Wine Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): do a tasting at Bodegas Baigorri, then learn about winemaking at Bodega Torre de Ona, then learn about winemaking at Bodegas Solar de Samaniego, and finally learn about winemaking at Bodegas Marques de Riscal.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Elciego driving holiday website.

Traveling by car from San Sebastian - Donostia to Elciego takes 2 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Elciego when traveling from San Sebastian - Donostia in October, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Elciego

Wineries · Tours

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Winery / Vineyard
Bodegas Marques de Riscal
3.9
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Bodegas Solar de Samaniego
4.6