10 days in Basque Country Itinerary

10 days in Basque Country Itinerary

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Fly to Bilbao Airport, Drive to Hondarribia
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Hondarribia
— 2 nights
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San Sebastian - Donostia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bilbao
— 4 nights
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Hondarribia

— 2 nights
Hondarribia is a town situated on the west shore of Bidasoa river's mouth, in Gipuzkoa, in Basque Country, Spain.The border town is sited on a little promontory facing Hendaye over the Txingudi bay. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Museo de las Brujas de Zugarramurdi, kick back and relax at Playa de Hondarribia, and then visit a coastal fixture at Higer Lighthouse. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Historic Center of Hondarribia, make a trip to Plaza de Armas, then don't miss a visit to Calle San Pedro, then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Esteban, and finally Head underground at Cuevas de Zugarramurdi.

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Tallahassee, USA to Hondarribia is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. Traveling from Tallahassee in May, expect nights in Hondarribia to be little chillier, around 54°F, while days are much colder, around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to drive to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Hondarribia

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors

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San Sebastian - Donostia

— 2 nights

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Parte Vieja and San Telmo Museoa. Museum-lovers will appreciate Fortress and Walls of Pamplona and Lance and Malone Art Shop. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at La Concha Beach, step into the grandiose world of Miramar Palace, don't miss a visit to Plaza de la Constitucion, and kick back and relax at Ondarreta Beach.

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San Sebastian - Donostia is very close to Hondarribia. In May, daily temperatures in San Sebastian - Donostia can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bilbao.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

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Bilbao

— 4 nights

Modern Capital of Spain

A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
Relax by the water at Playa de Plentzia and Playa Verde. Your inner history buff will appreciate Casco Viejo and Iglesia del Sagrado Corazón. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, explore and take pictures at La Ribera Market, get to know the fascinating history of Bilbao, Spain, and kick back and relax at Playa de Azkorri.

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Traveling by car from San Sebastian - Donostia to Bilbao takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. May in Bilbao sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Bilbao

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Basque Country travel guide

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Art Museums · Beaches · Landmarks
Proud of its distinctive culture, the Basque Country is known to its local population as Euskadi or Euskal Herria, "Land of Basque Speakers." Widely regarded as one of the world’s best destinations for gastronomic itineraries, this region includes several major culinary centers, not the least of which is San Sebastián, known for its singular tapas or "pintxos," as the locals call them. The region’s big cities boast not only award-winning restaurants, but also numerous galleries, museums, and historical attractions. Beyond these urban centers, Basque culture thrives in villages dotting the rolling foothills of the Pyrenees Mountains, which are home to a multitude of world-class wineries and innovative cider cellars.