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Basque Country: Spain & France

May 14-22, 2022

Travel provider: AHI International

Immerse yourself in the rich heritage and captivating beauty of Basque Spain and France on this seven-night adventure based in San Sebastián, a dazzling city with gorgeous beaches and a world-class food culture. 

See the historic highlights of Bayonne, France, including its Gothic cathedral, and stroll in Biarritz, a seaside resort favored by socialites and surfers alike. Visit the towns of St-Jean-de-Luz and Espelette, where strings of red peppers decorate whitewashed homes. 

Marvel at the Frank Gehry-designed Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao and admire Ernest Hemingway’s beloved Pamplona. Along the way, chat with local Basques over dinner, visit a cider house and learn about traditions at a 16th-century farmhouse. 

Experienced guides and lecturers provide expert insight into the vibrant Basque culture. This small-group program includes first-class accommodations, an extensive meal plan and wine with dinner.

Basque Country

Day 1 – Depart gateway city

Day 2 – Arrive in Bilbao and transfer to hotel in San Sebastián

Day 3 – San Sebastián

Day 4 – Bayonne | Biarritz

Day 5 – Bilbao

Day 6 – Sare | Espelette | St-Jean-de-Luz

Day 7 – Pamplona

Day 8 – San Sebastián

Day 9 – Transfer to Bilbao airport and depart for gateway city

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