12 days in Basque Country Itinerary

12 days in Basque Country Itinerary

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— 4 nights
San Sebastian - Donostia
— 6 nights


Bilbao ©
A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
Step out of Bilbao to go to Bermeo and see San Juan de Gaztelugatxe, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Casco Viejo, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, don't miss a visit to Taberna Plaza Nueva, and pause for some photo ops at Puppy.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bilbao day trip website.

Dallas, USA to Bilbao is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Dallas to Bilbao. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Dallas in September; daily highs in Bilbao reach °F and lows reach °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Bilbao

Historic Sites Tours Wineries

Side Trip

San Juan de Gaztelugatxe
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Casco Viejo ©
Casco Viejo
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao ©
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
Room Escape Games

San Sebastian - Donostia

As one of the anchoring cities of the beautiful Basque Country, San Sebastián boasts a trendy, cosmopolitan vibe while still harboring a relaxed, coastal charm.
San Sebastian - Donostia is known for beaches, nature, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at La Concha Beach, don't miss a visit to Peine del Viento, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the San Sebastian - Donostia journey planning website.

You can drive from Bilbao to San Sebastian - Donostia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in San Sebastian - Donostia sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Tours Outdoors Parks
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La Concha Beach ©
La Concha Beach
Wine Tours & Tastings