Pais Vasco (City+ Mountains)

4 days in North Spain, Cities Mountain and Wine

From 200 €
Hotel + Transport + Wine + Mountains + Guide + Insuranc Sat 04/12 - Tue 07/12
  •  4 days in north of spain with cities : Bilbao, San sebastian, vitoria, and Logroño

  • beautiful mountains: Parque Natural de Gorbeia(Very very beautiful)

  • Nervión Waterfall (The highest waterfall in Spain)

  • Visit to Spanish best wine (Rioja) winery

Program:

Saturday 04/12
On Saturday Leaving very early from Valencia, we will arrive around 11:00 to Logroño. The capitol of the RIOJA region. 
We will visit and luch until 16:00. 
at 16:00 we will visit very famous winery. CVNE And at 18:00 heading up to Bilbao. Where we will be staying for 3 nights.
Sunday 05/12
Sunday will be the Hiking day. 

Waking very early and leaving before 09:00 to the highest mountain in BASQUE country. Parque gorbea, 

We will have 2 options, Hike for 11/13 kms (Medium hight level) or 5kms with easy level. In the evening we will go to Vitoria where we will have the dinner.
Monday 06/12
On the third day of our trip, Either sleep late or discover cities of Bilbao and san Sebastian. 

we will have a guided tour at 9:30 and after the Museo Guggenheim And around 15:30 we will be going to San Sebastian (Optional) We will stay until 21:00 in San Sebastian.
Tuesday 07/12
The last day, we will be going very early to the highest waterfall in Spain. And after the waterfall we will visit a lovely village for lunch and back to Valencia.

Logroño

Logroño: Rioja region is the wine capitol of Spain and Logroño is Rioja region capitol. Located on the banks of the Ebro River, full of places to see, incredible gastronomy, and of course the Camino de Santiago way. We will go to explore the Old Town.
and live the Spanish wine culture and in the evening visit to famous CVNE.

BILBAO

Everyone who was in Bilbao fell in love This amazing city: Bilbao, in the northern Basque region of Spain, well known for the Guggenheim museum, for its Basque culture and urban transformation during the last years. We will visit it on the 3rd day of the trip with an official city guide which is an optional visit.

PARQUE NATURAL DE GORBEIA

Gorbeia Natural Park if the symbol of basque country, The basque people belives that nobody could conquered the basque because of this mountain, it is 1,482 meters high between the Biscay territory and Alava.
 The best time to visit is in autumn when the leaves seems red carpet and it look beautiful on the waterfall like like: the Gujuli

 

SAN SEBASTIAN

You will  definitely fall in love with San Sebastian if you like historical cities, beach, ocean and in addition you are a fan of “Belle époque” cinema. We will visit  some of the best places in San Sebastian likethe Victoria Eugenia Theater, the Plaza de Cervantes, the Miramar Palace, the Maria Cristina Hotel and the beaches of San Sebastian. It is internationally knows as a city of cinema. People consider it as a one of the most beautiful cities of Spain. We will have a chance to visit this amazing city on our 3rd day of the trip after visit of Bilbao.

 

VITORIA

Once you visit Vitoria you feel like back in time with its medieval history. Currently,Vitoria  is one of the cities with the best quality of life in Spain.  From its own modern art museum to its magnificent cathedral, fine dining restaurants, and its playing card museum, here are few places to visit in the city. Just an hour from Bilbao, Vitoria has a well-kept historic center surrounded by large parks and green areas, an imposing cathedral, and a lively Plaza Mayor. It is definitely worth to visit.

SALTO DE NERVIÓN

Is known as the highest waterfall in Spain. 
 Salto de Nervión, with more than 270 meters of waterfall.
 It is a magical space located between the provinces of Alava, Burgos and Bizkaia. For sure the best place to go with friends. 

Description of the hiking routes

Route 1: Gorbeia Natural Park.
Option 1. Gorbeia Mountain from Canteras (Medium high, 800 ascent).
Option 2. Otzarreta beech forest (Medium, 400 ascent)
*Option two in case of bad weather

Important Details

Travel material: Backpack, clothes, sunscreen, camera, etc.

Food and drink: Bottle of water, maybe snacks for the first day. You will be able to buy food and visit restaurants here.
For the route:
Proper footwear, and appropriate clothing. It will be cold at this altitude. 

From 200 €. 
First 1 – 10 Seats: 200 € (in two payments 100+100).
20 – 30 Seats: 215 € (in two payments 115+100).
20 – 40 Seats: 235 € (in two payments 135+100).
The maximum number of places is 38. The maximum date for booking is 20/11. After this date, we cannot guarantee the same hotel or the same price.

How can I book the trip?

You can book online (2 euros extra) 

At the office 09:00 – 14:00 (Plaza honduras 26) 

You can book it at the Language meetings: See the page for days and times. 

Book online below:

The Hotel Ibis Budget Bilbao city in the center of Bilbao,  

The rooms are Double with breakfast. 

ps.  Do not worry, if you come alone, we distribute the rooms according to gender and age. But if you still want the single room are +35€/night.

Includes:
– Private bus
– 3 nights in a hotel in the center of Bilbao with breakfast (double room).
– Professional mountain guide and coordinator.
– Professional organization 

Not included
– It does not include the entrance to any attraction or building.
– Guided city tours. 
– Winery visits (15€)
– Does not include lunch or dinner.
– Does not include other than what is marked INCLUDED. 

You can book all these activities separately with us after you have booked the trip.

Entry Fees! (Alhambra, Mezquita Cordoba, Kayak,…)

Optional activities. 

Optional activities (Each on your own)

Entrance to the Guggenheim Museum in the city of Bilbao.
Visit of the winery in Haro (CVNE).

Distance 13/11 km (depending on weather) 
Positive difference in altitude: 800 m / 400 m
Technical difficulty: Moderate
A negative difference in altitude: 800/400
Maximum altitude: 1.500 m / 900
Type of routes: Circular

Route 2 : Viewpoint Salto de Nervión (The highest waterfall in Spain)

Distance: 7 km
Elevation gain: 401
Technical difficulty: Moderate
Maximum altitude: 805
Type of route: Circular 

Our hotel

When we were chosing a hotel we were very carefull and were trying to find the best option for us. We chose something central and in the city so you will be able to visit nature in the morning and go out at night if you want to. Also, it is a central point of all the routes and cities that we will visit. We stay in Bilbao center at Ibis Budget Bilbao City. The rooms are double rooms but you can ask for single or triple rooms if you are interested.

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Meeting point: AVENIDA ARAGON 31, VALENCIA 46010

Todos nuestro viajes están organizado por agencia de viaje Wexcursion, con numero de licencia. CV-m-1881-V

All our trips are organised by Travel agency, Wexcursion, under licence number CV-m-1881-V.

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