Basque Country

Dates:  May 15 – 23, 2018

Supplier:  AHI Travel

Activity Level:  Moderately Active

Price:  $2,995 plus air

Deposit:  $600

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The Basque country of Spain and France offers a blend of rich heritage, proud traditions and striking natural beauty. Settle in picturesque San Sebastián and begin exploring on a walking tour along La Concha Bay to see the Old Town and Cathedral. Cross the border into France to visit the villages of St. Jean de Luz, which has a swashbuckling history, and Espelette, where whitewashed homes are decorated with traditional strings of red peppers. Explore the seaside resort of Biarritz and see the historic highlights of Bayonne, including its Gothic Cathedral. On an excursion to Bilbao, tour the Guggenheim Museum and see masterpieces by celebrated modern artists. Sip the local wines during a journey through La Rioja wine country. Local guides and expert speakers provide fascinating insight into the Basque culture during included excursions and lectures. This program includes first-class accommodations and an extensive meal plan including wine with dinner.

Day 1:  In Transit

Day 2:  Arrive in Bilbao | Transfer to San Sebastián

Day 3:  San Sebastián

Day 4:  St-Jean-de-Luz | Sare | Espelette

Day 5:  Bilbao

Day 6:  Biarritz | Bayonne

Day 7:  Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port

Day 8:  San Sebastián

Day 9: Transfer to Bilbao | In transit