Bilbao, Guggenheim And Gaztelugatxe SmallGroup Tour With Lunch From S. Sebastian

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 9 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    09:00 AM Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We offer pick up in all San Sebastian hotels. Please provide your hotel name or apartment adress for pick up.
    San Sebastian Airport, San Sebastian - Donost.. read more
  • Return Details :
    Hotel/Apartment drop off (please specify when booking)
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Discover the Basque regionthat surrounds Bilbao called Biscay( Bizkaia in Basque language) during a full-day trip from San Sebastian. Fall in love with the charming 10th century hermitage of San Juan de Gaztelugatxe and climb its 241 stairs to get to the top and enjoy its magnificent views. Then head to Bilbao (the financial capital of the Basque Country) and get a glimpse of the architectural and traditional beauties of this wonderful city, including Guggenheim Museum (entrance ticket included). All this in one day, and with the convenience of private transportation (pick up and drop off at your hotel) & lunch included in the tour price!

** Due to limited capacity, climbing the 241 stairs to the Gaztelugatxe hermitage is not guaranteed. Instead, you would first visit the town on the Biscayan coast Mundaka, known worldwide for its waves and fishing tradition, and then a stop would be made to enjoy a panoramic view of San Juan de Gaztelugatxe from the viewpoint.

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This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Donostyle Tours, San sebastian - Donostia, Province of Guipuzcoa, Basque Country

Tour will start from San sebastian

Stop At: San Juan de Gaztelugatxe, Bermeo, Province of Vizcaya, Basque Country

We will climb up until the hermitage. Sport shoes are recommended.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Bilbao, Spain, Bilbao, Province of Vizcaya, Basque Country

We will visit Bilbao city. Its old town and Guggenheim museum.
We will lunch in Bilbao during the visit local pintxos.

Duration: 5 hours

Stop At: Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Bilbao, Province of Vizcaya, Basque Country

Guggenheim museum visit will be visited with headphones.
Ticket is included

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Casco Viejo, Bilbao, Province of Vizcaya, Basque Country

Bilbaos old town will be visited along the tour.
Your guide will takje you through the 7 streets and its history.

Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes



Hotel pickup

Hotel drop-off

Transport by private vehicle

Local guide

Bottled water

Alcoholic Beverages

Entry/Admission - San Juan de Gaztelugatxe

Entry/Admission - Bilbao Tour Guide

Entry/Admission - Guggenheim Museum Bilbao


Souvenir photos (available to purchase)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Children and infants must be accompanied by an adult.

Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required.

We strongly recommend to bring sport shoes and a spare Tshirt in case you want to climb the stairs all the way to the top of San Juan de Gaztelugatxe hermitage.

Stroller accessible

Service animals allowed

Near public transportation

Infant seats available

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required. If a booking for only 1 person is made a confirmation message from the tour operator will be required to confirm the tour.

This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If its canceled because the minimum isnt met, youll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers

Face masks required for travelers in public areas

Face masks required for guides in public areas

Face masks provided for travelers

Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff

Gear/equipment sanitized between use

Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Guides required to regularly wash hands

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  • 31-Oct-2022

    Another trip outside of San Sebastian that was well worth it without the worry of driving ourselves and learning so much. We has a tour guide plus one in training and only one other couple, so it was a great size. All the sights were well worth the time and the guide in training had extra value with his Basque background, learning a lot about the culture and history. We enjoyed the Guggenheim for it's design but not so much for the exhibits (just not our taste). Lunch was great.

  • 29-Oct-2022

    Interesting day. Guggenheim museum was pretty good. Enjoyed the walk around old town. I wish that other passengers who are coughing are made to wear a mask though.

  • 23-Oct-2022

    Our guide Matteo and Alex were knowledgeable,, friendly and have deep passion for the region. This made the experience very enjoying.

  • 22-Oct-2022

    To be honest I felt we paid too much for this trip to Bilbao & Gaztelugatxe It was great that we were picked up at our hotel and driven to this places far away but even though the guide was good, doing the numbers the food was at most 20$ p/p, 30$ for both tickets at the museum and 50$ in fuel plus the guide’s fee we paid $500 !! No way. Next time we’ll rent a car and have an amazing lunch down there.

  • 21-Oct-2022

    Our guide was excellent, there just wasn’t much value for the money. No restaurant reservation had us hopping around, etc.

  • 12-Oct-2022

    Bilbao was brilliant of course. Must see. But walking around the old town, finding little bars off the main tourist track was extra good fun. Look for where the locals are; ones with blackboard menus down alleys. In my opinion, Tapas is good as a bar snack not as a main meal. Have fun.

  • 09-Oct-2022

    Had a great day with our guide Matteo. He was a good, safe driver and very knowledgeable about the areas that we visited. We had a good selection of Pintxos and wine for lunch. Matteo adapted the tour for us as there was only 2 of us and we went to a couple of extra places. I would definitely recommend this tour for people wanting to visit Bilbao and surrounds.

  • 06-Oct-2022

    We really enjoyed the entire trip. The view from Gatzelugatxe was beautiful. The tour around Bilbao was interesting and pinxtos were a delicious lunch. Appreciated our guides attention to dietary needs too.

  • 06-Oct-2022

    We really enjoyed both parts of the tour. The hike up to Gatzelugatxe was really beautiful at the top. Really enjoyed tour of Bilbao, pinxtos and Guggenheim. Great day of sightseeing!

  • 06-Oct-2022

    Excellent tour with Matteo! He was so nice and a great tour guide. He really knew his way around and provided us with lots of information for each area that we went. It was really nice to have such a small tour group and we met some amazing people. Couldn’t recommend this enough!

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