40 days in Basque Country Itinerary

40 days in Basque Country Itinerary

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40 days in Basque Country Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  22​h
— 18 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
— 19 nights
Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Washington DC


Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port ©
Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port is a commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in south-western France close to Ostabat in the Pyrenean foothills. Chateau de Maytie d'Andurain and Chateau d'Andurain de Maytie will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Notre Dame de l'Assomption and Château de Mauléon. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port: Eglise de L'Hopital-Saint-Blaise (in Hopital-Saint-Blaise), Eglise Notre Dame de la Haute Ville (in Mauleon-Licharre) and Eglise Saint-Martin (in Lacarre). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Notre-Dame de l'Assomption., explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Gramont, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and contemplate the long history of Commanderie Ospitalea..

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port travel itinerary planner .

Washington DC, USA to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port is an approximately 22-hour flight. Traveling from Washington DC to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. On the 14th (Sun), you're off toSaint-Jean-de-Luz.

Things to do in Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Saint-Etienne-de-Baigorry, Bidarray, Sainte-Engrace, Itxassou, Mauleon-Licharre
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La Citadelle de Saint Jean Pied de Port ©
Chateau de Maytie d'Andurain ©
Chateau de Maytie d'Andurain
Château de Mauléon ©
Château de Mauléon


Saint-Jean-de-Luz ©
Saint-Jean-de-Luz is a commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in south-western France. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste and Chateau Observatoire Abbadia. Your inner history buff will appreciate Phare de Biarritz and Maison Louis XIV. Explore Saint-Jean-de-Luz's surroundings by going to Bayonne (Eglise Saint-Andre, Cathedrale Sainte-Marie de Bayonne, & more), Anglet (Eglise Saint-Leon. & Eglise Sainte-Marie) and Biarritz (Rocher de la Vierge, Aquarium de Biarritz, & more). And it doesn't end there: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage d'Hendaye, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste de l'Uhabia, and examine the collection at L'atelier du chocolat de bayonne.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Saint-Jean-de-Luz trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port to Saint-Jean-de-Luz in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint-Jean-de-Luz

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Biarritz, Hendaye, Bayonne, Sare, Urrugne
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Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste ©
Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste
Chateau Observatoire Abbadia ©
Chateau Observatoire Abbadia
Phare de Biarritz ©
Phare de Biarritz
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