7 days in Basque Country Itinerary

7 days in Basque Country Itinerary

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7 days in Basque Country Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Bilbao
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
2
Bermeo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
San Sebastian - Donostia
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Tel Aviv

1
night
Bilbao

Bilbao ©
A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): get a taste of the local shopping with La Ribera Market, make a trip to Taberna Plaza Nueva, then get to know the fascinating history of Casco Viejo, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally admire the masterpieces at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Bilbao online trip itinerary builder .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Bilbao is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time to Central European Time is minus 1 hour. In July, Bilbao is a bit cooler than Tel Aviv - with highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bermeo.

Things to do in Bilbao

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Casco Viejo ©
Casco Viejo
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao ©
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
Room Escape Games

2
nights
Bermeo

Bermeo ©
Bermeo is a town and municipality in the comarca of Busturialdea. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): take a peaceful walk through Bosque de Oma, then take a leisurely stroll along Puerto Viejo Bermeo, and then take in the dramatic natural features at San Juan de Gaztelugatxe. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Museo de Pescadores/Arrantzaleen Museoa, then look for all kinds of wild species at Urdaibai Bird Center, then get a sense of history and politics at Casa de Juntas, and finally examine the collection at Museo de la Paz de Guernica.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bermeo trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Bilbao to Bermeo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Bermeo, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Bermeo

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Gernika-Lumo, Urdaibai Bird Center, Bosque de Oma
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San Juan de Gaztelugatxe ©
San Juan de Gaztelugatxe
Urdaibai Bird Center ©
Urdaibai Bird Center
Museo de la Paz de Guernica ©
Museo de la Paz de Guernica

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nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Monte Urgull, step into the grandiose world of Castillo de la Mota, look for gifts at Ganbara, then take a stroll through Parte Vieja, and finally indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour. On the next day, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Igueldo, and then make a trip to Plaza de la Constitucion.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our San Sebastian - Donostia road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Bermeo to San Sebastian - Donostia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 21°C. On the 17th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Tours Parks Nature
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La Concha Beach ©
La Concha Beach
Parte Vieja ©
Parte Vieja

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