Tours and Excursions

Bilbao and its surroundings offer so many opportunities for tours and excursion that it will be difficult for you to choose.

Bilbao is the ‘Mecca’ for the world's leading architects and designers: Our cultural tour is built around the Architectural side of the city and includes a visit to the Guggenheim Museum, the centerpiece of The Art and Architecture of Bilbao. Also included is a visit to the Bilbao Fine Art Museum, a tour of Old Bilbao, visits to Santiago Calatrava's dramatic new bridge and to Norman Foster's state-of-the-art subway stations and the New Bilbao Symphonic Auditorium.

You can also add a visit to Getxo, more residential municipality of Biscay, in which we will visit the outstanding Suspension Bridge, recently recognized  by UNESCO.

Cider house excursion : The Basques continue to conduct tastings at the cider master's farmhouses where draughts are taken directly from enormous barrels accompanied by grilled beefsteaks, cod tortilla and local artisan cheeses. Large communal tables are set up, and you can stand and eat the various dishes that are presented to you, all the time going back to the barrel to fill up your glass of cider. You need to learn how to catch the cider as it shoots out of the barrel - an acquired technique!

Full day trip to the city of Vitoria - Gasteiz : Here we will discover its medieval old town with its charming corners and gardens, the cathedral of Santa Maria, the Artium Museum; and, of course, we will enjoy lunch in a traditional family restaurant.

Full day trip to Gernika : It is considered as the ‘peace symbol city’. We will visit the Casa de Juntas del Señorío de Vizcaya with its symbolic tree, the “juradera” church of Santa María, the Museum of Euskalerria and the Parque de la Paz, with colossal sculptures by Eduardo Chillida and Henry Moore. We will also visit the Gernika Peace Museum Foundation.

Full day trip to Hondarribia : This is one of the most picturesque villages in Northern Spain, overlooking the River Bidasoa and protected from invading French forces in the past by its 15th century walls. The visit includes the Plaza de Armas, Castle of Carlos V, Gate of Santa María, district of La Marina and a succulent gastronomic lunch!

Full day trip to Biarritz : Located on the borders of the Basque Country, this city is the most fashionable and most frequented seaside resort in Southwest France. The setting is magnificent, with Atlantic rollers breaking against rocks and reefs, impressive cliffs, a small port and superb bathing beaches.

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