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Small-Group Guided Tour of Gaztelugatxe & Guggenheim from San Sebastian

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Step back in time in Gaztelugatxe, a 10th-century hermitage with stunning views. Explore Bilbao's Old Town, taste Basque cuisine, and end with a visit to the iconic Guggenheim museum.

Highlights

  • Explore the Basque region surrounding Bilbao on a small-group guided tour with hassle-free hotel transfers from San Sebastian.

  • Fall in love with the hermitage of San Juan de Gaztelugatxe and climb its 241 stairs to enjoy its magnificent views, reminiscent of Game of Thrones!

  • Head to Bilbao and explore the charming Old Town & downtown area. Savor a delectable lunch that includes a selection of pintxos, paired with drinks.

  • Visit Frank Gehry's Guggenheim Museum, made of titanium, and marvel at the artworks of Jeff Koons, Yves Klein, and more!

  • Fun Fact: Guggenheim Museum's design is floral from above but shaped like a boat reflecting Bilbao's industrial past.

Inclusions

  • Full-day tour of the Basque region

  • Small group under 8

  • Hotel transfers via AC vehicle

  • English or Spanish-speaking guide

  • Entry to Gaztelugatxe viewpoint

  • Entry to the Guggenheim Museum

  • 4 pintxos (tapas) & 4 drinks

  • Audio guide

Exclusions

  • Rain clothes & umbrellas

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Visit The Spectacular Medieval Island Fortress

Head to the mystical land of San Juan de Gaztelugatxe, where the ancient stone bridges lead to a 10th-century hermitage perched atop the rugged Bay of Biscay. Recognizable to fans of the hit series Game of Thrones as Dragonstone, the true magic of Gaztelugatxe lies in the local legend — if you ring the church bell 3 times and make a wish, it will come true.

Explore the Beauty of Bilbao

The city's Old Town, with its narrow cobblestone streets & historic buildings, will offer a glimpse into Bilbao's storied past. Marvel at the Gothic structures, punctuated by colorful balconies with flowers. Indulge in a delightful lunch of Basque cuisine, all included in the package.

Visit Titanium-Clad Guggenheim Museum

After lunch, your next destination is the titanium-clad Guggenheim Museum, which was featured in the James Bond film, 'The World Is Not Enough'. Explore contemporary art legends with a bilingual guided audio tour and explore world-renowned collections by artists such as Richard Serra, Louise Bourgeois, and Jeff Koons, among others.

Itinerary
  • 9am: Pick-up from hotel at San Sebastian

  • 10am: Begin the Gaztelugatxe viewpoint hike

  • 1pm: Arrive in Bilbao, Old Town & lunch

  • 3pm: Visit the Guggenheim Museum

  • 6pm: Drop-off at the hotel in San Sebastian

Important Information

  • The audio guide is available at Guggenheim Museum in Spanish and English.

  • Facilities: Wheelchair accessibility at the Guggenheim Museum.

  • This tour can accommodate a maximum of 8 people in 1 group.

  • It's recommended to wear comfortable shoes as this experience involves a fair amount of walking.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Please display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID during the pick-up.

Hotel Transfers

  • This ticket includes hotel pickups and drop-offs.

  • While booking, please provide the name of your hotel.

  • If your hotel is not in the pickup zone, you will be provided with the nearest pickup location.

  • On the day of your tour, please arrive at your hotel lobby 5 minutes prior to the scheduled pickup time.

  • If your hotel does not have a lobby, please wait at the entrance of your hotel.

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