Biarritz & the Basque Country Sightseeing: Drive along the Atlantic coast and into the Pyrenees

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Tour Number

Activity Level

144907


Categories

Day Trip / Out of Town, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture, Shore Excursion

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Can provide child seat upon request

Friendly: Yes.
Must be able to get in & out of van

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

Spanish (conversational), Italian (basic), German (conversational), French (fluent), English (fluent)

Visit the French Basque Country in a small van with American private driver-guide


Visit the colorful and culturally rich Basque Country.
Private sightseeing tour with an American driver-guide (Expatriate - in France since 1992)

. . . First we'll take a short walk through the lovely and historic port-town of Saint Jean de Luz; then drive South through Ciboure, Socoa, along the corniche Basque.

Then we'll head into the mountain towns of the Pyrenees along the Spanish border: Ainhoa, Espellette, & Saint Jean Pied-de-Port, where you will have some time on your own to walk around & shop, etc.

next we'll drive through Biarritz before returning to Saint Jean de Luz, the point of depart.

IMPORTANT: For Cruise Ship shore excursions - The cruise ship stopover in the port of Saint Jean de Luz is often subject to cancellation due to rough seas (They can't load/unload tenders during rough seas)
Rather than Cancel the tour - I can follow your ship to the next Port (Bilbao) and provide a different shore excursion - tour departing from Bilbao - for an additional 100. 00 Euros.

Itinerary

Depart from your hotel in Biarritz, Bayonne, or cruise ship docked at Saint Jean de Luz -

- Discover the Basque Country!

=> St Jean de Luz
=> Ciboure
=> Socoa
=> Ainhoa
=> Espellette
=> St Jean Pied-de-Port
=> Bayonne
=> Biarritz

Note: In Espellette and in St Jean Pied-de-Port you will have some time on your own to walk around & shop, etc.

. . . One of the greatest advantages to my tours is flexibility.
I may propose or start the day with an itinerary in mind, or list of places to visit, but from there the day will unfold according to your personal wishes.

IMPORTANT: For Cruise Ship shore excursions - The cruise ship stopover in the port of Saint Jean de Luz is often subject to cancellation due to rough seas (They can't load/unload tenders during rough seas)
Rather than Cancel the tour - I can follow your ship to the next Port (Bilbao) and provide a different shore excursion - tour departing from Bilbao - for an additional 100. 00 Euros.

Please feel free to contact me with any questions

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Your hotel in St Jean de Luz,
Biarritz, or Bayonne

or your cruise ship docked in these ports

End location: point of depart unless otherwise specified

Duration: 7 hours

there is a €95.00/hr charge for additional hours

Transportation

Citroen C8 Minivan with A/C
Can accommodate up to 6 passengers

What’s Included

Other: This fare includes the vehicle; myself as your private, multilingual driver/guide and translator/interpreter; all the tolls, parking fees, and fuel charges.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 Euros - If you want to take the time to enjoy a nice meal
Admission to the Bishop's Prison Museum = €3

What’s Extra

Other: Not included in this fare are your meals, and admission fees for castles, museums, etc.

This private driving tour lasts 6hrs. There is a €95.00/hr charge for additional hours

IMPORTANT: For Cruise Ship shore excursions - The cruise ship stopover in the port of Saint Jean de Luz is often subject to cancellation due to rough seas (They can't load/unload tenders during rough seas)
Rather than Cancel the tour - I can follow your ship to the next Port (Bilbao) and provide a different shore excursion - tour departing from Bilbao - for an additional 100.00 Euros.
Please contact me if you require a customized tour itinerary.

Restrictions

I am not a licensed guide and will not be able to guide you inside of the historical monuments.
I can arrange for a licensed guide to provide this service upon request.

A Recent Review of this tour

We recently had a wonderful day with Christian up into the Basque country. He arranged the day so that we could see the countryside and smaller towns of this beautiful area and we enjoyed it very much. Christian has a great sense of humor, is quite knowledgeable about the area, the various languages here, as well as some of the customs. Delightful day with Christian. Full 5 stars. Kristine and Santiago.
Kristine Ellingson

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Private tour guide Christian

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Questions about the tour? Not seeing exactly what you’re looking for? Contact this guide with questions, or to create a custom itinerary for you and your travel companions.

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Web address (URL) of this page: http://www.toursbylocals.com/BayonneBiarritzBasquePrivateTour

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