15 days in Basque Country Itinerary

15 days in Basque Country Itinerary

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Kortezubi
— 2 nights
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San Sebastian - Donostia
— 5 nights
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Vitoria-Gasteiz
— 3 nights
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Gallarta
— 2 nights

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Kortezubi

Kortezubi ©
Kortezubi is a town and municipality located in the province of Biscay, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, northern Spain. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): delve into the lush surroundings at Bosque de Oma, then examine the collection at Museo de la Paz de Guernica, and then take in the dramatic natural features at San Juan de Gaztelugatxe. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Museo de la Industria Armera. Eibar, then get a sense of history and politics at Casa de Juntas, and then identify plant and animal life at Urdaibai Bird Center.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Kortezubi trip planner.

Knoxville, USA to Kortezubi is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Knoxville to Kortezubi, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Knoxville in July, expect Kortezubi to be slightly colder, temps between 79°F and 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Sebastian - Donostia.

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Wildlife Area
Urdaibai Bird Center
4.9

5
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San Sebastian - Donostia

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Eureka! Zientzia Museoa and San Telmo Museoa. Popular historic sites such as Basilica de Santa Maria del Coro and Iglesia de San Vicente are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Sebastian - Donostia: Getaria (Cristobal Balenciaga Museum & Iglesia de San Salvador) and Historic Center of Hondarribia (in Hondarribia). The adventure continues: walk around Cristina Enea parkea, cool off at Ondarreta Beach, snap pictures at Bridge of Maria Cristina, and pause for some serene contemplation at Buen Pastor Cathedral.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the San Sebastian - Donostia sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Kortezubi to San Sebastian - Donostia takes 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Vitoria-Gasteiz.

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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

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Ondarreta Beach
4.5

3
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Vitoria-Gasteiz

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Green Capital of Spain

The capital of the Basque country, Vitoria-Gasteiz is a medieval city with lively suburbs and a traditional but elegant urban feel.
Get some historical perspective at Iglesia de Santa Maria de los Reyes and Salt Valley. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Anillo Verde and Santuario de Aranzazu. Get out of town with these interesting Vitoria-Gasteiz side-trips: Laguardia (Bodegas Ysios, Bodega El Fabulista, &more) and Bodegas Baigorri (in Samaniego). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Basilica de San Prudencio de Armentia, make a trip to Plaza de Espana Vitoria-Gasteiz, examine the collection at Museo Fournier de Naipes de Alava, and walk around Parque de la Florida.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Vitoria-Gasteiz trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from San Sebastian - Donostia to Vitoria-Gasteiz takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from San Sebastian - Donostia in July, Vitoria-Gasteiz is little chillier at night with lows of 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Gallarta.

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Wineries · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

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Salt Valley
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Gallarta

Gallarta ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Euskal Museoa Bilbao Basque Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral de Santiago, then examine the collection at Museo Maritimo Ria de Bilbao, and finally walk around Dona Casilda Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take some stellar pictures from Acantilados de Azkorri, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Begona, then explore the historical opulence of Palacio de la Diputacion, then don't miss a visit to Plaza Moyua, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Nicolas.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Gallarta tour website.

Traveling by car from Vitoria-Gasteiz to Gallarta takes an hour. Traveling from Vitoria-Gasteiz in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 61°F in Gallarta. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

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