5 DAYS DISCOVERING THE BASQUE COUNTRY
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5 days discovering the Basque Country
Discover the Basque paradise in northen Spain and you will talk about it for the rest of your life. After they return, every traveller has described it as one of the most beautiful places ever seen due to its unspoiled nature, fresh air and calm, very calmed. We will add to this experience nice people, local products and hidden spots.
Basquelands Way and SAÓ Viajes, with our background in responsible tourism, will provide you an amazing experience at the heart of the Basque Country so you can connect with local producers and discover such a green and beautiful region.
GATRONOMY WITH LOCAL PRODUCTS
GUIDED TOUR AND LOCAL ACTIVITIES
SAÓ Viajes brings you, together with Basquelands Way, the opportunity a unique experience to discover through all your senses the greenest side of the Basque Country.
DAY 1 – ARRIVAL AT DONOSTIA
Welcome to the Basque Country! We are in Donostia – San Sebastian. Our host will welcome you with a stroll around the city to discover its secrets and to enjoy the tasty and famous local tapas (pintxos). Do not worry about the time, this activity if possible to do it during the day and also in the evening.
Back to the accommodation. Breakfast included.
DAY 2- HIKING NEXT TO THE OCEAN
Breakfast. Transfer to Zarautz where we will hike the coastline up to Getaria. Enjoy the views to the ocean and the vineyards txakoli, you will have the chance to visit a local winery and to taste their wines and local products. Passing through Santuario de Askizu (part of the Way of Saint James) we will get to the next accommodation located in the heart of countryside. Breakfast included.
Hiking distance: 14km
DAY 3 – GIPUZKOA
After breakfast, we will transfer your belongings to the next hotel which is localted at the city of Gipuzkoa. This rute will guide you to Oñati where you will discover the history and the culture of the Basque people. After, you will be able to enjoy a few outdoor activities: hiking around the grazing area or the impressive and breathtaking Arrikrutz caves with professional guides.
2 nights at Oñati. Breakfast included.
DIA 4 – THE RIOJA ALAVESA
After breakfast, we will move to the winery region of Rioja Alavesa. The perfect spot to enjoy the landscapes of vineyards that have been here for so long and it shapes the culture of the locals. A biking tour around the vineyards will allow you to get to know better the grapes and the producion of wine. During the visit, we will visit a wine cellar to taste local products. After this beautiful day, we will head back to the accommodation in Oñati.
Biking route: 20km
DAY 5 – SAN SEBASTIÁN
In the end, you will be transfer to San Sebtastián or another place that suits you better, and on the way, you have the chance to stop at Valle Salado of Añanay. A unique place with traditional engineering that produces salt which is used by all the restaurants Michelín stars of the Basque Country.
Includes: 4 nights of accommodation (double bed or tripple) with breakfast, transfers, professional mountain guide during all the trip, brunch during the 3 days at the countryside, tapas lunch (pintxos) in San Sebastian, lunch in wine cellar at the Rioja Alavesa, private visit in «txakolindegi», included tasting and local products, private guided visit in the caves of «Arrikrutz», bike rent at the Rioja Alavesa, photo report of the experience, including all image rights, 24-hour assistance, accident and rescue insurance for participants and civil liability.
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