San Sebastian Day Trip

San Sebastian Day Trip
San Sebastian – Donostia
San Sebastian Day trip departs from from Bilbao or Biarritz.

Sitting on the Bay of Biscay, San Sebastian – that is to say Donostia in Basque – is 20 kms from the French border. This lovely coastal city in the Spanish Basque Country is often referred to as “the Pearl of the Atlantic Coast”. Discover the cosmopolitan culture as well as the elegant architecture of this Spanish Coast . This Basque city has been a popular destination for European aristocracy – for over 200 years! San Sebastian Day Trip is a great way to explore this marvelous coastline.

From Bilbao to San Sebastian, this private excursion is a great way to discover the Basque Country.

Departing from Bilbao, the San Sebastian Day Trip takes you along the North Atlantic Basque Coast of Spain. First we’ll stop on the cliffs above San Juan De Gaztelugatxe, after that we visit Bermeo and Mundaka. You’ll certainly be enchanted by these lovely Basque fishing ports. Mundaka, for example is home to a famous surfing spot.

San Juan de Gaztelugatxe
San Juan de Gaztelugatxe

From here we make our way to San Sebastian. First we’ll take an introductory driving tour of the city, then we’ll drive up to the Monte Igueldo. The view over the city is spectacular. After that we’ll head to the City’s Historic Center – the “Parte Vieja”. This is where you’ll find some of the best tapas bars in the city!

On the way back to Bilbao, we’ll take the scenic route along the rugged Basque coast from Zarautz to Zumaia – its spectacular!

This tour is great for cruise ship shore excursions.
From Bayonne, Biarritz, or Saint Jean de Luz to San Sebastian, this private excursion is a great way to discover the Basque Country.

Saint Jean de Luz: is a lovely little fishing port on the Basque coast just South of Biarritz. I’ll take you on a short walk through the center of town and point out some of the highlights. This is certainly a good place to shop for regional specialties as well.

After this short walk we’ll take the minivan and drive through Ciboure to Socoa, before following the Corniche Basque, along the rugged Atlantic coast.

“As an American living here  since 1992; I enjoy helping tourists enjoy the very best of France!”

I appreciate and respect what English-speaking tourists are looking for in France – and can share this with you!

With me as your private driver-guide you can relax, enjoying easy and clear communication –  it will help you to feel comfortable in France.

I’ll happily be your personal interpreter and translator when needed.

With over 24 years’ experience driving in France, I provide safe transport and historical commentary with personal anecdotes about life in France as an American expatriate My objective is to help you to maximize your time spent here in France – so that you will most comfortably enjoy all the beauty and history – that you return home filled with spectacular memories of a marvelous adventure.

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