MPV7V: Madrid & Basque Country 10D/9N
|GUARANTEED DEPARTURES ON THURSDAYS:|
|October:||05, 12, 19 & 26|
|May:||04, 11, 18 & 25||November:||02, 09, 16, 23 & 30|
|June:||01, 08, 15, 22 & 29||December:||07 & 14|
|July:||06, 13, 20 & 27||January ’ 24:||04, 11, 18 & 25|
|August:||03, 10, 17, 24 & 31||February’ 24:||01, 08, 15 & 22|
|September:||07, 14, 21 & 28||March’ 24:||07, 14, 21 & 28|
|PRICE PER PERSON IN USD||SUPERIOR “T”||SUPERIOR PLUS “A”|
|HIGH SEASON SUPPLEMENT (May 01 to October 31, 2023)||$107||$147|
|SUPPLEMENT ACCOMMODATION IN MADRID:|
|1st May to 30th June 2023|
1st September to 12th November 2023
11th to 31st March 2024
Meet and assistance at the airport, transfer to the hotel. Balance of the day at leisure. Accommodation at the hotel
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning Madrid panoramic city tour; find the medieval origins of the city, like the Arabic fortress, at the Barrio de la Morería, famous for its historical buildings. Drive through the courtesan district of the Hapsburgs characterized by Phillip II and its Renaissance and Baroque style buildings, Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor and Plaza de la Villa; the Madrid of the Bourbons and the complex town planning schemes of Charles III, the Royal Palace, Cibeles and Neptuno Fountains and the Puerta de Alcalá. Admire the XIX C. works such as Prado Museum. The contemporary Madrid with areas such as Gran Vía, Castellana, the district of Salamanca, Plaza Castilla and Parque del Oeste, as well as commercial and financial areas of Modern Madrid, the emblematic Las Ventas Bullring and the Santiago Bernabéu Football Stadium. Afternoon free to explore the wonders that the city has to offer. Accommodation at the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Madrid “Puerta de Atocha” train station to depart by train to Bilbao. Arrival to Bilbao train station and transfer to the hotel. Accommodation.
Breakfast at the hotel. We will tour the Bilbao estuary to discover the interesting industrial past of the city. Once on the coast, we will stop to see the Bizkaia Bridge, a World Heritage Site. Passing by the majestic Butron Castle we will arrive at the Urdaibai Biosphere Reserve. From the remote viewpoint, we will discover the secrets of San Juan de Gaztelugatxe, scene of the famous television series, Game of Thrones. In Bermeo, a typical fishing village, we will stop to discover its charms. Special pintxo tasting included. Finally, in Gernika, we will visit the interesting Casa de Juntas and the famous Tree of Gernika. Completion around 14:30 in Bilbao. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon, guided walking tour of Bilbao including the center with the most important areas and the old town. Overnight at the hotel in Bilbao.
Breakfast at the hotel. Guided visit to Biarritz in the French Basque Country. Summer resort of European royalty, we will discover the best views of the city and its most famous corners. San Juan de Luz, will be our second stop, where we will walk in this charming coastal town and taste a special typical sweet. We continue the route to San Sebastian to eat in the famous old town with free time. Lunch not included. Later, we will take a walking tour and enjoy the spectacular views from Mount Igueldo.
Overnight at the hotel in San Sebastian.
Breakfast at the hotel. Day at leisure to enjoy this beautiful city. Accommodation at the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning at leisure. In the afternoon departure towards Bilbao. Accommodation at the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel. In Vitoria, the capital of Euskadi, we will make a panoramic visit and a walking tour of its interesting center and historic quarter. Including a tasting of typical sweets in traditional Basque quality chocolates. Once we have entered the Rioja wine region, we will enjoy magnificent views over a sea of vineyards. We will pass through typical little towns and countless wineries of all kinds. In Laguardia, we will take a walking tour of its historic center. It is one of the most beautiful and charming towns in La Rioja. Including a guided visit to a traditional winery with wine tasting. Some free time in Laguardia. Lunch not included. Rest of the day free in Vitoria to enjoy the city. Overnight at the hotel in Vitoria.
Breakfast at the hotel. Depending on the schedules, free time in the city. Transfer from the hotel to the Bilbao train station. Arrival to Madrid and transfer to the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport. (B) END OF OUR SERVICES.
(*) During your stay in Madrid, Bilbao and train journey tour escort service will not be available.
(*) In the event that the panoramic tour of Madrid is not operated for technical reasons will be replaced by the Madrid Hop-on Hop-off Bus 1 day instead.
(*) This tour might be a combination of different programs. If applies there might be a change in the tour escort and passengers between the programs.
- Guided visits and panoramic tours according to itinerary (tasting of typical Pintxos in Barmeo and typical sweets in San Juan de Luz)
- Accompanying guide during the circuit
- Transportation by air-conditioned luxury bus
- Tourist class train) Madrid-Bilbao-Madrid
- Accommodation in selected class and daily breakfast
- Transfers according to itinerary
- Travel insurance.