31 days in Basque Country Itinerary

31 days in Basque Country Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Basque Country trip planner

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Route & dates

1
San Sebastian - Donostia
— 13 nights
2
Laguardia
— 4 nights
3
Bilbao
— 13 nights

13
nights
San Sebastian - Donostia

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.
Step out of San Sebastian - Donostia with an excursion to Historic Center of Hondarribia in Hondarribia--about 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, visit Parte Vieja, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read San Sebastian - Donostia online trip itinerary planner.

Helsinki, Finland to San Sebastian - Donostia is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Helsinki to San Sebastian - Donostia is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Helsinki in July, expect San Sebastian - Donostia to be a bit warmer, temps between 29°C and 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Laguardia.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Parks · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Historic Center of Hondarribia, Playa de Zarautz
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
La Concha Beach ©
La Concha Beach
Parte Vieja ©
Parte Vieja

4
nights
Laguardia

Laguardia ©
Explore Laguardia's surroundings by going to NUSI Lago de Pesca (in Santa Cruz de Campezo) and Salt Valley (in Salinas de Anana).

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Laguardia online vacation maker.

Traveling by car from San Sebastian - Donostia to Laguardia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Sebastian - Donostia in July: highs in Laguardia hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bilbao.

Things to do in Laguardia

Wineries · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Samaniego, Bodegas Lozano, NUSI Lago de Pesca, Bodegas Marques de Riscal, Bodegas Jilaba
Highlights from your plan
Bodegas Marques de Riscal ©
Bodegas Marques de Riscal
Bodega Casa Primicia ©
Bodega Casa Primicia
Bodega El Fabulista ©
Bodega El Fabulista

13
nights
Bilbao

A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
Get out of town with these interesting Bilbao side-trips: San Pelayo Hermitage (in Bakio), Catedral de Santa Maria (in Vitoria-Gasteiz) and San Juan de Gaztelugatxe (in Bermeo). And it doesn't end there: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, don't miss a visit to Vizcaya Bridge, stop by Casco Viejo, and explore the world behind art at Bilbao Fine Arts Museum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Bilbao route planner.

Traveling by car from Laguardia to Bilbao takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Laguardia in July: highs in Bilbao hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 19°C. On the 31st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bilbao

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Vizcaya Bridge, Ayuntamiento de la Villa de Plentzia, San Pelayo Hermitage, Parapente Bizkaia, Catedral de Santa Maria
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao ©
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
Casco Viejo ©
Casco Viejo