THE BEST OF BASQUE COUNTRY

6 Days / 5 Nights

Itinerary:

From: $ 1470*

DAY 1: Bordeaux: Arrival in Bordeaux. Pick up by your driver & your guide. Guided tour of Bordeaux UNESCO heritage. Check in into your hotel in Bordeaux.Welcome dinner & overnight at your hotel.

DAY 2: Arcachon: Biarriu Pick up by your driver & your guide. Departure for the Arcachon basin, On the way stop at the Dune de Pyla Short cruise to see the famous ‘tchanquees’. picturesque oyster breeders’ cabins on stilts. On the way to Bordeaux, stop at a sturg¬≠eon farm for a visit and some caviar tasting. Overnight in Biarritz.

DAY 3: Bayonne: Biarritz Today transfer co the Basque Country. Drive to Bayonne, the Basque Country capita l Retrace the fabulous history of chocolate with I’Atelier du Chocolat. Visit the Atelier de Jambon where you will discover the techniques for preparing and smoking this famous specialty in the Basque Country. Your tour ends in Biarritz. Dinner overnight a your hotel.

DAY 4: Espelette – Ainhoa – Sare – Sc-Jean-de-Luz – San Sebastian: In the morning, departure for Espelecte. At Atelier du Piment. Ramuncxo, the Peppermaster tells the story of hot pepper and how it is used in multiple ways for cooking and invites you co taste some specialities of the Basque Country. Your tour continues with short stop overs in Ainhoa and Sare, typical villages of the Basque Country. Then you will be heading co St-Jean-de-Luz. Guided visit of the harbour and the historic city with its natural heritage, sites and museums.Transfer co San Sebastian on the Spanish side of the Basque Country hotel. Dinner & overnight at your hotel.

DAY 5: Guernica – Guggenheim Museum – Bilbao -San Sebastian: In the early morning depart for Guernica, a Spanish city devoted to peace that is also sheltering Picasso’s famous anti-war. We continue our tour to Bilbao to visit the Guggenheim, to explore the old quarter. Back to San Sebastian. Your guide will take you on a walking. Dinner & overnight at your hotel in San Sebastian.

DAY 6: Breakfast at your hotel & transfer to Bordeaux.

Groups (9 participants minimum). If less than 9, we organize Private & Shared tours

*Price Based on 30 participants paying and package descriptions and pricing are subject to change without notice.