7 days in Basque Country Itinerary

7 days in Basque Country Itinerary

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Route & dates

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.
On the 12th (Sun), catch some excitement at La Ribera Market, don't miss a visit to Taberna Plaza Nueva, wander the streets of Casco Viejo, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally explore the world behind art at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Bilbao trip planning site.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Bilbao is an approximately 10- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tel Aviv to Bilbao due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Tel Aviv in July, with highs in Bilbao at 30°C and lows at 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bermeo.

Things to do in Bilbao

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums
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Guggenheim Museum Bilbao ©
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
Room Escape Games
Casco Viejo ©
Casco Viejo

2
nights
Bermeo

Bermeo ©
Bermeo is a town and municipality in the comarca of Busturialdea. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): delve into the lush surroundings at Bosque de Oma, then don't miss a visit to Puerto Viejo Bermeo, and then explore the striking landscape at San Juan de Gaztelugatxe. Keep things going 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 ponder the world of politics at Casa de Juntas, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo de la Paz de Guernica.

To find out how to plan a trip to Bermeo, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Bilbao to Bermeo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 19°C. 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, Bosque de Oma, Urdaibai Bird Center
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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

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Urgull, expand your understanding of the military at Castillo de la Mota, then stop by Ganbara, then take a stroll through Parte Vieja, and finally indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, take in the awesome beauty at Monte Igueldo, and then don't miss a visit to Plaza de la Constitucion.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our San Sebastian - Donostia trip maker site.

You can drive from Bermeo to San Sebastian - Donostia in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 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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Food Tours
La Concha Beach ©
La Concha Beach
Parte Vieja ©
Parte Vieja

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