Bilbao Basque Countryside Private Tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

38324


Categories

Day Trip / Out of Town, Hiking and Walking, Museums / Culture, Nature and Wildlife

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 3

Language(s)

explanation

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

Ancient Salt Mines, a Medieval Castle and old villages in this off the beaten track tour


A very special tour in an area very close to Bilbao, but which secrets are not known even for many locals. Somethings that we can do:

+ Admire an ancient Salt Valley and relax on their hand and feet baths.
+ Find about old villages and Medieval Families Towers scattered around this old frontier area.
+ After a small walk in the forest, discover about the Hermit Christian sites of early Medieval Spain.

Itinerary

* Salinas de Añana. To visit the salt production area.

* Valdegobia region. We will visit the tower in Villanañe and head to Nograro to see the village and have lunch or a drink (depending on the time of arrival).

* Eremitic caves of Valdegobia (to do it you need to go in the forrest for about 1 or 2 kilometers with some slope. This point can be done depending on weather conditions.

* Mendoza tower, in the hearth of one of the hardest battles against Napoleon Bonaparte.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Price is calculated for tours starting in Vitoria or Bilbao.
It is possible to make it from another destinations: San Sebastian, Pamplona, Burgos and La Rioja. Please, ask me for details.

End location: End location will be the same as meeting.
It is possible to leave you in other location. Please, let me know if you require it.

Duration: 5 hours 30 min.

Possibility of making the tour either longer or shorter. My aim is to adjust to your velocity being always your Basque Host.

Transportation

Fully equipped berlina car as a complement to my services, which are tour guiding only.

What’s Included

Other: > My expertise private guide service

> Detailed and friendly history details and explanations of this surprising area of the Basque Country.

> Pick up and drop off from the hotel, port or airport of Vitoria or Bilbao.

> Also possible to pick you up from other cities, (please specify your full address and I will let you know if it would mean any extra cost).

> All transport costs such as petrol, motorway, etc.

> Transport done in a fully equipped berlina or sedan car. BIGGER VEHICLES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 EUR - You have to consider:
* 10 EUR per person to enter the salt valley, if wanted.
* 20-30 EUR per person for lunch.

What’s Extra

Other: Food and drinks.
Entry tickets to museums.
Souvenirs, snacks or other items not detailed in the tour.

Restrictions

None

A Recent Review of this tour

The tour was customized for us and was great. Our guide Aitor was knowledgeable and a gracious host. Many thanks.
Robert Uzcategui

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