BIARRITZ, Saint Jean de Luz y HONDARRIBIA - Private Cultural Adventure


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From $244.21

16 reviews   (5.00)

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 9 hours

Departs: madrid, spain

TicketType: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

Overview

Are these the luckiest 40 kilometers of coastline in Spain and France? They are the luckiest 40 kilometers of coastline in Spain and France. The Côte Basque is world-famous for its quality of life, beaches, landscapes, idyllic houses and amazing gastronomy. A tour with stories from the Belle Epoque, pirates, surfers from 1950s Hollywood, cheese, chocolate, pintxos recommended by the New York Times… Need I say more? REALLY?


What's Included

Driver/guide

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Private tour

Transport by air-conditioned minivan

What's Not Included

Food and drinks, unless specified

Gratuities


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 9
  • CHILD: Age: 10 - 17
  • ADULT: Age: 18 - 100

Additional Info

  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Our vehicles and offices are cleaned and disinfected in accordance with the cleaning and disinfection protocol certified by the Institute for Spanish Tourism Quality (ICTE). We also use an ozone air purification treatment in our vehicles before every tour
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair accessibility is extra paid - contact for details

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Phare de Biarritz
Biarritz is many things: Europe’s gateway to surfing in the mid-50s, a pioneer of beach tourism (they started promoting it 200 years ago!), and one of the most coveted places to see and be seen. We’ll walk along its promenade admiring the sea and its sumptuous hotels until we reach its 44-meter-high lighthouse.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Mercado Les Halles
We’ll visit the colorful market Les Halles to take the pulse of daily life and get in touch with the greatest that France has to offer: its cheeses, its charcuterie and its bakeries / patisseries. Bon Apetit!

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Saint-Jean-de-Luz
Protected by a bay, Saint Jean de Luz is a peaceful summer fishing village where we we’ll visit the Maison Adam patisserie where, in 1660 (!) they created the famous ‘macaron’. At that same time, a certain Johannès de Suhigaraychipi, a French corsair who captured more than 100 British, Dutch and Spanish ships, was sailing through the area.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Corniche Basque
They call it ‘La route de la Corniche’ and it is one (yet another!) of the most beautiful roads in the Basque Country. The section between Ciboure and Hendaye is only 8 kilometers long, but you’ll never want it to end. Well, actually, you will, because when it's over, it will mean that you've reached...

• Admission Ticket Free

Hondarribia
The last (or first, depending on how you look at it) city on the Spanish coast is a privileged place with sea, river, bay, mountains, a fishing district at the forefront of world cuisine (says the New York Times!), and a walled medieval neighborhood (with streets not suitable for heels) at the top.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Jaizkibel
There is no better way to get to San Sebastián than through the road that runs along the crest of Mount Jaizkibel, and from which you can see the Basque coast to Bizkaia.

• Admission Ticket Free


Reviews

Ask for Diego!
Paradise544288, 07-09-2022
Diego was an awesome guide! My husband and I felt so comfortable at every stop. His English (in addition to his other 4 languages) was great and his in depth knowledge of the history of the region kept us engaged the whole day. Thank you Diego!
Perfect Day of Basque Food & Culture
James H, 03-09-2022
The day with Ania was truly one of a kind. It did not feel like being on a tour, but more of a natural adventure with a local who is passionate, knowledgeable, and excited about her culture, history and of course, local cuisine. Highly recommended.

Eskerrik asko!
Enjoyable day
kimob815, 12-08-2022
Mikel is an excellent guide. He is well traveled and refined. His depth/breadth of history really enhanced our family’s experience.
The highlight of our trip!
S9064ENjamies, 19-07-2022
Everything about our time with Ania was amazing! All of the stops we visited were gorgeous and unique. The views of the coast were great as well, and we learned so much about Basque culture! We even got some great recommendations on how to make the most out of the rest of our time in San Sebastián. My mom and I definitely felt like this experience was the highlight of our trip!
Fantastic way to spend a day
laurenwilson0618, 11-07-2022
Ania was a wonderful guide! She is personable and knowledgeable about the history of Basque Country. I enjoyed our excursion up the coast of France. She has great recommendations for places to go and has connections to places that are not available to the public. I highly recommend this tour especially if you are a first time visitor to this part of the country.




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