5 days in Spain & France Itinerary

5 days in Spain & France Itinerary

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5 days in Spain & France Itinerary

Start: Bucharest, Romania
Fly:  8 h 30 min
1
Bilbao, Spain
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h 15 min
2
San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
3
Biarritz, France
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Bordeaux, France
— 1 night
Fly:  8 h 30 min
End: Bucharest, Romania


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Bilbao, Spain

Bilbao ©
A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): indulge your taste buds at La Ribera Market, then make a trip to Taberna Plaza Nueva, then wander the streets of Casco Viejo, and finally explore the world behind art at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bilbao road trip planning app .

Bucharest, Romania to Bilbao is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time (EET) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Bucharest in April since evenings lows in Bilbao dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Bilbao

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Guggenheim Museum Bilbao ©
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
Casco Viejo ©
Casco Viejo
Taberna Plaza Nueva ©
Taberna Plaza Nueva

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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, wander the streets of Parte Vieja, then have some family-friendly fun at Let's get Basque!, and finally kick back and relax at La Concha Beach.

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the San Sebastian - Donostia day trip planning app .

Take a bus from Bilbao to San Sebastian - Donostia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. April in San Sebastian - Donostia sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Biarritz.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Tours Neighborhoods Outdoors
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La Concha Beach ©
La Concha Beach
Food Tours
Parte Vieja ©
Parte Vieja

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Biarritz, France

A popular holiday destination with world-class surfing, Biarritz has interesting coastal rock formations and stellar waves that make this luxurious seaside town popular with tourists and surfers alike.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste, then enjoy the sand and surf at La Cote des Basques, and finally get great views at Rocher de la Vierge.

For maps, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Biarritz online trip builder .

Drive from San Sebastian - Donostia to Biarritz in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. April in Biarritz sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Biarritz

Spas Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Spas, Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste
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Spas
Rocher de la Vierge ©
Rocher de la Vierge
Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste ©
Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste

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Bordeaux, France

Bordeaux ©
With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): don't miss a visit to The Water Mirror and then make a trip to Place de la Bourse (Place Royale).

To find photos, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Bordeaux trip planner.

You can drive from Biarritz to Bordeaux in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Bordeaux can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Historic Sites
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Place de la Bourse ©
Place de la Bourse
The Water Mirror ©
The Water Mirror

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