Day trips & excursions

Basque coast half-day tour

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Availability: Monday and Saturday
Duration: 5 hours
Language: English , Spanish
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Discover the oldest Transporter Bridge in the world
  • Fisherman villages
  • The Biosphere Reserve of Urdaibai declared UNESCO site
  • Gernika's Assembly Hall and the Sacred Tree
What to expect

Follow the river road of Bilbao towards the coast and admire the old industrial areas that once powered Bilbao. You will visit the Transporter Bridge of Bizkaia, the oldest bridge of this type in the world, still active and considered a beloved icon by locals.

Afterwards, you will see the neighborhood of Neguri and its old mansions owned by rich industrial managers before you head towards the interior of the province. Admire the traditional local houses and farmhouse structures, and discover the imposing old Castle of Butron.

Arrive at the coastal village of Bakio, a popular summer holiday destination among Basque natives, before you follow the beautiful and wild coastal road, eventually arriving at your second stop, San Juan de Gaztelugatxe. This place is said to be one of the most beautiful locations along the Basque coastline. It is a huge rock on the top of the old hermitage of San Juan, and it is connected to the mainland by means of a long stone stairway.

Next, you will continue on to the fishing town of Bermeo. Here, you will stop to visit the narrow streets, the Juradera Church, the Ercilla Tower, the old port, and the Town Hall, among other sites. There will be free time for lunch and your guide will suggest a selection of recommended local restaurants.

Later, you will stop at Mundaka, a beautiful site with magnificent views of the Urdaibai Biosphere, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Afterwards, you will arrive at the village of Gernika to visit the Basque Sacred Tree and Casa de Juntas, or old Law House.

Finally, you will return to Bilbao at around 2.00pm.

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What's included
  • Specialized guide
  • Transport
  • Assistance Insurance
What's not included
  • Lunch
Reduced price
  • Infants (0-1 years): free
  • Children (2-12 years): reduced price (must be accompanied by at least 2 adults)
Where

Plaza Federico Moyua, 5A, 48009 Bilbo, Bizkaia, Spain

Meeting point:

Pick-up at Bilbao City Center Hotels.

What to remember
  • Children have to be accompanied by at least two adults
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When
  • Monday and Saturday at 9.00am
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Provider
Servicios Turisticos Integrales
Booking fee
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Cancellation policy
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