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Sanctuary Of Loyola, Getaria, Zarauz & San Sebastian Tour

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  • See the Sanctuary of Loyola, Baroque Basilica and the medieval Tower-House of the Loyolas.
  • Visit Getaria, the town of sailors that reflects old times & history of medieval village
  • Relax and breathe marine breezes at the La Concha beach
Come and enjoy the most rural and industrial views of the Basque country plus the unique Basilica of Loyola and the tower house of Saint Ignatius of Loyola where we will learn about the roots of the founder of the Jesuits. Getaria will surprise you like no fishermen village has done before, feel the essence of sailors that go back hundreds of years and let yourself relax and enjoy the gastronomy at Zarauz, one of the most popular summer locations in the Basque country and reference point for international Surf championships. Finally we will arrive to San Sebastian, this city will enchant you with the old quarter not to mention the famous gastronomical “Pintxo” Return back to the hotel in the evening.

The route begins at 09:00 am from the center of Bilbao to go directly on the A8 motorway towards the inside of Guipúzcoa, through Eibar, Elgoibar, Azkoitia and Loyola. In Loyola stop to visit the shrine of harmonious proportions, built between the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, where we visit the spectacular Basilica and see the house where he was born Ignacio tower. Azpeitia will continue to travel through, and out towards the coast by Zumaia, the embroidery to reach Getaria.

We will have free time to visit this charming fishing village located on a mountain slope very fertile, with the Arch of Catrapona, a mediaeval passageway beneath the church with a chapel for sailors, the parish church of San Salvador (fifteenth century), which is a jewel of Gothic architecture, its fishing port, its narrow streets and its typical bars and restaurants. After traveling to Zarautz continue the traditional enclave and tourist reference since the nineteenth century.

Later we arrived in San Sebastian. In this beautiful city will make a comprehensive scenic tour to appreciate all his walks, La Concha beach and climb Igueldo overlooking the bay. Then another walking tour through Casco Viejo. Free time for lunch. Our guide will inform of various possibilities of selected restaurants and menus for you to choose the one you draw. Direct return to Bilbao on the highway with magnificent views to get to your hotel mid-afternoon.
what’s included
  • Multilingual Official guide
what’s excluded
  • Lunch, beverages or other services not specified
  • Entrance fees to the monuments
  • Gratuities
Tour details
Availability Every Sun
Duration 9 hours
Minimum Participants 2 people
guiding method Live guide/instructor
guide language English & Spanish
meeting/Start point Bilbao, Spain
Good to know This tour is bilingüal and will be in English & Spanish.
Cancellation Cancellation for this product is free up to 48 hours before the chosen start date - full refund will be given.
If cancelling less than 48 hours before the chosen start date no refund applies.
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Julia Travel SA / Product Category: Sightseeing Tours
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