Bilbao: Off-the-Beaten-Path Seaside Cycling Tour
- Small group
- Duration: 2.5 hours
Depart Bilbao and head for Vitoria-Gasteiz to explore the capital city of the Basque Country. Take a guided walking tour through the center to see the cathedral, parliament and historical monuments of Plaza de la Virgen Blanca. Discover a medieval quarter in Plaza del Machete and admire the Church of San Miguel. Go to the Salinas de Añana salt flats and learn the history of the landscape. Continue to Orduña village and enjoy lunch at a typical restaurant in the medieval village of Balmaseda. Venture through the Ayala Valley and the mining area of Bizkaia (Biscay) to reach the coast at Santurtzi and Portugalete, where you will cross the Vizcaya Bridge to Getxo.
Fabulous restaurant near Biskia In an old Nun convent. I bet of over sell on the “see” part of the trip. Mainly interior mountain areas.
Explore the Bilbao seaside by bike on this 2.5-hour fun and informative guided tour. Start your tour right at the feet of the iconic Vizcaya Bridge, where you’ll learn about its history, fun facts, and the present role of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. After a pleasant ride along the seaside, enjoy your first stop at Puerto Viejo. Beautiful and filled with history and anecdotes, you’ll have the freedom to roam and walk around its hidden corners and streets. Blend in among the locals and join them as we taste some world-famous pintxos (small snacks), and maybe a glass of wine, or a Caña for beer lovers. You’ll then continue on to a few secret local spots before heading on to the route to the Cliffs where you’ll experience the Biscay coastline at its best. With its unmatched scenery, the majesty of the sea and fresh air will accompany you for one of the most beautiful bike routes in t...
This 5-day tour takes you on a discovery of the beautiful Basque Country. With accommodation in Bilbao, you will explore the stunning Basque coast, visit some of the wineries in the Rioja wine region, admire the magnificent scenery of the countryside, and explore the sights in the cities of Bilbao, Biarritz, San Sebastian, and Vitoria-Gasteiz. Detailed Itinerary Day 1: Arrival in Bilbao Arrive at Bilbao Airport and transfer to the selected hotel in Bilbao. You will be provided with a full dossier with information about the Basque Country and the tour program. Depending on your time of arrival, you will have some free time to visit the sights in Bilbao and dinner (our guide will be able to recommend you the best options for it). Lodging at the hotel. Day 2: Basque coast and Bilbao city tour After breakfast you will start a half-day exc...
Throughout this five-hour bike tour, starting in Bilbao, discover the maritime and industrial history of the villas. Explore the iron mines and learn about the way the citizens were able to transform the natural landscape into a place worth admiring. Begin your trip by visiting the new icons of the city, including the Guggenheim Museum, Euskalduna Congress Palace, and the Maritime Museum. Continue pedaling along the left bank of the estuary until it joins the open sea. The Pendant or Bizkaia Bridge, which was declared a Unesco World Heritage Site in 2006, links the Portugalete's Villa with Getxo. Once there, continue to The Gold Mile of Biscay, among the outstanding palaces built by the aristocracy at the beginning of the 20th-century. Visit the Sailing Club and Ereaga beach. End your journey in the quaint and picturesque Alcorta's Old Port.
Explore the 3 main cities of the Basque Country on a 5-day tour of Bilbao, San Sebastian and Vitoria. Day 1: Bilbao Get a full dossier about the Basque Country upon check in at your hotel. Day 2: Bilbao - San Sebastian Head towards San Sebastian via Azkoitia and stop at the Sanctuary of Loyola to admire the Baroque monuments of the religious complex. Continue to the village of Zumaia and get magnificent views of the Bay of Biscay as you drive along the coastal road. Upon arrival in San Sebastian, take a panoramic bus tour to see highlights such as the Kursaal Palace. Enjoy some free time for lunch, and then take a walking tour of the Old Town. Day 3: San Sebastian - Rioja - Vitoria Depart San Sebastian and pass the old towns of Tolosa and Ordizia, known for its weekly Wednesday market. Next, visit the elegant village of Oñati and cont...
See the highlights of the Basque Country on a tour of the cities of Bilbao, Vitoria and San Sebastian. Benefit from guided panoramic tours and walking tours to get a complete picture of each destination. Journey through an amazing landscape of dramatic sea views, typical fishing villages and vast forests of oak trees. Day 1: Bilbao Benefit from pick-up and transfer to your hotel to get a full tour program about the Basque Country. Day 2: Bilbao - San Sebastian Depart Bilbao and journey through the mountains towards San Sebastian. See the old tower houses of Azkoitia and visit the shrine at the Sanctuary of Loyola before making your way to the coastal town of Zumaia. Get magnificent views of the Bay of Biscay and stop in the medieval fishing village of Getaria. Continue to San Sebastian via the resort town of Zarautz. Take a panoramic bus tour of San S...
Want to discover all there is to do in Getxo? Click here for a full list.
This tour packs a lot in, and the in between coach travel bits are just as interesting. Our guide was excellent , dealing proficiently with a dual Spanish and English understanding audience. Pick up was as notified - all comms in advance were clear and in good time. The coach was modern and we felt safe on the many winding mountain roads. To pack in everything was a feat in itself - Vitoria quick tour, Salt springs tour, Quick Ordana stop, lunch in a beautiful converted nunnery, and crossing the Vizcaya Transporter bridge. Highly recommended
We had a great time during this tour. We got to see some of the Northern Spain landscape. The guide (Estephan) was very good and knowledgeable. Everything was on time. I wish we could stay more time in the small towns. The salt valley is nice but I think the tour (one hour) is too long.
It was an excursion to frame, everything that was offered to us was fulfilled and more The companions of excursion made unforgettable since they respected the schedules, the Gia and driver a 10. Really what took me a pleasant memory.
nice, helpful communication online that responded to our individual requests. friendly, competent, courteous tour guide (stefan), interesting route, good hotels. Many thanks and kind regards
Smart bike Excursion. One way and back by underground. Excellent guide, good bike, bottle of water. The 5 hours were perfect. No steep climbs.