22 days in Basque Country Itinerary

22 days in Basque Country Itinerary

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San Sebastian - Donostia
— 6 nights
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Kortezubi
— 3 nights
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Leza
— 6 nights
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Salinas de Anana
— 2 nights
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Gallarta
— 4 nights

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Basilica de Santa Maria del Coro and Ondarreta Beach. Miramar Palace and Castillo de la Mota are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Sebastian - Donostia: Santuario de Aranzazu (in Onati), Historic Center of Hondarribia (in Hondarribia) and Getaria (Iglesia de San Salvador & Cristobal Balenciaga Museum). There's still lots to do: stroll around Cristina Enea parkea, pause for some serene contemplation at Buen Pastor Cathedral, head off the coast to Santa Clara Island, and get curious at Eureka! Zientzia Museoa.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our San Sebastian - Donostia journey planning tool.

Dublin, Ireland to San Sebastian - Donostia is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Dublin to San Sebastian - Donostia is 1 hour. In July, San Sebastian - Donostia is a bit warmer than Dublin - with highs of 29°C and lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kortezubi.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

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Must see
Ondarreta Beach
4.5
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Specialty Museum
Cristobal Balenciaga Museum
4.2

3
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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. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bosque de Oma and Casa de Juntas. Get outdoors at Urdaibai Bird Center and San Juan de Gaztelugatxe. Change things up with a short trip to Gorbeiako Parke Naturala in Zeanuri (about 1h 20 min away). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Museo de la Paz de Guernica and explore the fascinating landscape at Basilica de Lekeitio.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Kortezubi using our trip planner.

Getting from San Sebastian - Donostia to Kortezubi by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Leza.

Things to do in Kortezubi

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

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6
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Leza

Leza ©
Leza is a town and municipality located in the province of Álava, in the Basque Country, northern Spain. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Iglesia de Santa Maria de los Reyes and Bodegas Campillo. Get a sense of the local culture at Bodegas Ostatu S.L. and Bodegas Baigorri. And it doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Bodegas Carlos San Pedro Perez de Vinaspre, delve into the distant past at La Torre Abacial, and savor the flavors at Bodegas Valdelana.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Leza travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Kortezubi to Leza takes 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Kortezubi in August: highs in Leza hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Salinas de Anana.

Things to do in Leza

Wineries · Historic Sites · Museums

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Winery / Vineyard
Bodega Casa Primicia
4.7
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Winery / Vineyard
Bodegas Baigorri
4.5

2
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Salinas de Anana

Salinas de Anana ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Museo Fournier de Naipes de Alava, then identify plant and animal life at Anillo Verde, and then delve into the distant past at Salt Valley. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Castillo de Portilla and then stroll around Parque de la Florida.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Salinas de Anana tour itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Leza to Salinas de Anana takes an hour. In August, Salinas de Anana is little chillier than Leza - with highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Gallarta.

Things to do in Salinas de Anana

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Museums

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Salt Valley
4.6

4
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Gallarta

Gallarta ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Sopelana Beach and Euskal Museoa Bilbao Basque Museum. Get some cultural insight at Basilica of Begona and Catedral de Santiago. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gallarta: Crusoe Treasure (in Plentzia) and Cueva de Pozalagua (in Valle de Carranza).

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Gallarta trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Salinas de Anana to Gallarta takes an hour. Traveling from Salinas de Anana in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 19°C in Gallarta. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gallarta

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Must see
Sopelana Beach
4.5

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