About The Basque Towns & Villages Day Tour:
After departing Bilbao you'll make your way towards Vitoria, former capital city of the Basque country located in Álava province. Here you'll be treating to walking tour of the city's main sights: the Cathedral of María Inmaculada, the Basque parliament, Plaza de la Virgen Blanca, the town hall, arches, and the Church of San Miguel.
Next you'll travel to the Salinas de Añana Valley, where locals have been producing salt in vast open-air pans for thousands of years. Your tour guide will show you around and recount the history of this ancient industry. They'll also provide insights into the architecture, culture and biodiversity of the area.
After a brief excursion in the village of Orduña your group will stop for lunch in Balmaseda. The cost of your meal is included in the tour price. Fed and refreshed, you'll proceed through the Valley of Ayala towards the coast. Passing Santurtzi and Portugalete, the tour enters its final stretch, returning to Bilbao via the Vizcaya Bridge and Getxo.
- Jan 1, 2019 - Mar, 2020 | Fridays.
- Apr 1, 2020 - Mar 25, 2021 | Fridays.
- Bilingual English/Spanish Speaking Guide.
schedule Tour Times:
- Depart: 07:40 (meet for 07:30).
- Return: Approximately 18:00.
place Departure Point:
- Carlton Hotel, Bilbao (Plaza Federico Moyúa 2).
- Approx. 10 hours.
- Attraction Entry Fees.