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Hike the Basque Coast

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Tour Description

This hiking tour combines breathtaking coastal views, exercise and a true "off the beaten path" experience for the active traveler. We will take you to one of our most treasured spots on the Basque Coast where the mountains meet the rugged Basque coastline.

Itinerary

Off the Beaten Path

Pickup in Bilbao or nearby surrounding area, and we will make our way to the least known area of the Basque coastline. We will then stop at the trailhead for a 1.5 hour hike to the top of massive rock face with views of the mountains, beach and Atlantic Ocean. Please wear comfortable shoes and loose/athletic clothing.

Quaint Coastal Village

After our hike, we will stop at one of our favorite coastal villages of Elantxobe for a stroll around town. This centuries old fishing village only has 300 habitants, and was built into the side of steep hill facing the Bay of Biscay.

Light Lunch at Laida Beach

Following our stop at Elantxobe, we will make the short drive to the Urdaibai Biosphere Reserve for a light pintxo lunch at Laida Beach. This area is a protected UNESCO World Heritage site, and considered to be one of the most naturally beautiful places in the entire Basque Country. A light lunch of pintxos, wine, water or beer is included at a great little bar overlooking the estuary.

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Hike the Basque Coast Tour Price

Included
  • Private tour
  • Light pintxo lunch, water, wine or beer
  • Basque local guide/driver
  • Private premium vehicle and alll transportation costs (fuel, parking and tolls)
Not included
  • Other food and drinks
  • Entrances to venues, museums, etc...
  • Any other not specified items in the tour description
Price
  • 295€ (total) for groups of 2
  • 395€ (total) for groups of 3-4
  • For larger groups please contact us for a price quote
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Details
  • Start time: 8:00am
  • Duration: 4-5 hours
  • Tour starts and finishes at your hotel/port of Bilbao
  • Fully insured and licensed by the Basque Government

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john f
john f
29 October 2023
Amazing gourmet pintxos tour in Bilbao Our guide Olaia was amazing. So much local knowledge and enthusiasm. Everyone in the group loved the experience. Perfectly arranged in both the locations and food and drink progression.
Mitch Z
Mitch Z
29 October 2023
New experience very fun experience the wine was incredible and the food was completely new to us. Olaia the guide was very friendly and made us feel welcome
Theresa M
Theresa M
27 October 2023
Great night We had the best night with Olaia! Delicious food that we would have not otherwise tried and lots of laughs. Thank you!
RichardS
RichardS
25 October 2023
Don’t miss this Don’t miss this experience. Olaia is an absolute delight. She will educate you, feed you, buy drinks for you and charm you. I think this is my favorite experience of the dozens I have enjoyed over the years.
Geraldine T
Geraldine T
24 October 2023
A wonderful experience Our guide Olaia was fantastic, very knowledgeable about the wine and food. We went to 5 fabulous bars, each one a gem. Thank you Olaia!
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Vacation700200
24 October 2023
Bilbao pintxos and local drinks tour Olaia was a great host,friendly and knowledgeable about the food, wine and Basque culture, thoroughly enjoyed the evening. Originally we thought it was expensive per person but as it turned out it was good value for money and would highly recommend it.
Heather C
Heather C
23 October 2023
Absolutely a 10/10 Jani was an amazingly friendly and passionate guide. I loved that she and her family are Basque. She was able to authentically share with us her experience growing up in Bilbao and efforts to preserve the culture and language today. We also learned a lot about La Rioja and visited three wonderful, intimate wineries as well as LaGuardia. And absolute 10 out of 10. She even gave us great recommendations for the rest of our trip. Thank you, Jani!!!
Rigmor Helen A
Rigmor Helen A
22 October 2023
Morsom og veldig hyggelig kveld 😊 Morsom opplevelse sammen med hyggelige mennesker, og en fantastisk guide. Olaia anbefales på det varmeste. Maten og drikken hadde noen uvante smaker, men likevel en flott opplevelse.
Vegar
Vegar
20 October 2023
Great experience - A must do in Bilbao This tour is a "must do" and a wonderful intro to Bilbao. We had the pleasure of having Olaia as our guide. An energetic, charming, and knowledgeable Bilbaína. Along with enjoying delicious pintxos, cider and wine, we also learned about basque culture & history. Highly recommended.
watpar
watpar
20 October 2023
Joyous introduction to Basque food and drink led by exceptional host Olaia. Fabulous well constructed tour led by wonderful, vibrant host Olaia. Convivial company and great selection of bars with award wining wines and food. The tour is centred on the old town, so it’s compact and accessible. Great introduction to basque culture and food. Good value for money.
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