5 days in Bilbao, San Sebastian - Donostia & Santander Itinerary

5 days in Bilbao, San Sebastian - Donostia & Santander Itinerary

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Bilbao
— 1 night
2
San Sebastian - Donostia
— 2 nights
3
Santander
— 1 night

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Bilbao

A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
On the 14th (Sun), indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area and then admire the masterpieces at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Bilbao journey maker site.

Wroclaw, Poland to Bilbao is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In June in Bilbao, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Bilbao

Wineries · Tours · Museums
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao ©
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): get your game on at Let's get Basque!, take in the awesome beauty at Monte Igueldo, and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, take a stroll through Parte Vieja, then don't miss a visit to Plaza de la Constitucion, and finally kick back and relax at La Concha Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the San Sebastian - Donostia trip planner.

Drive from Bilbao to San Sebastian - Donostia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in San Sebastian - Donostia can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Santander.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Tours · Wineries · Parks
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Food Tours
La Concha Beach ©
La Concha Beach
Parte Vieja ©
Parte Vieja

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Santander

Santander ©
Known for its prime north coast location and elegant city center, Santander remains the central destination for tourism and commerce in the whole Cantabrian region.
On the 17th (Wed), get to know the resident critters at Parque de la Naturaleza de Cabarceno.

Plan trip to Santander with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from San Sebastian - Donostia to Santander by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Santander can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Santander

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Parque de la Naturaleza de Cabarceno
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Parque de la Naturaleza de Cabarceno ©
Parque de la Naturaleza de Cabarceno

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