11 days in Bilbao, San Sebastian - Donostia & La Rioja Itinerary

11 days in Bilbao, San Sebastian - Donostia & La Rioja Itinerary

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11 days in Bilbao, San Sebastian - Donostia & La Rioja Itinerary

San Antonio
Fly:  22​h 30​min
Bilbao
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
San Sebastian - Donostia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Agoncillo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Ollauri
— 2 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
San Antonio

2
days
Bilbao

A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Santa Maria, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa De Berria. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Taberna Plaza Nueva, then wander the streets of Casco Viejo, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally explore the world behind art at Bilbao Fine Arts Museum.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Bilbao vacation trip planner.

San Antonio, USA to Bilbao is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Antonio to Bilbao is 7 hours. Traveling from San Antonio in May, expect Bilbao to be slightly colder, temps between 70°F and 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to drive to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Bilbao

Museums Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Playa De Berria, Iglesia de Santa Maria
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Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
Casco Viejo
Room Escape Games

2
days
San Sebastian - Donostia

As one of the anchoring cities of the beautiful Basque Country, San Sebastián boasts a trendy, cosmopolitan vibe while still harboring a relaxed, coastal charm.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, take a stroll through Parte Vieja, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Parque Natural Senorio de Bertiz and then indulge your taste buds at La Gintonería Donostiarra.

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Traveling by car from Bilbao to San Sebastian - Donostia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in San Sebastian - Donostia, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Agoncillo.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Sightseeing Tours Spas

Side Trip

Parque Natural Senorio de Bertiz
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Parque Natural Senorio de Bertiz
Parte Vieja
Food Tours

2
days
Agoncillo

Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Concatedral de Sta María de La Redonda, then learn about winemaking at Bodegas Franco Españolas, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia de Santiago Real, and finally make a trip to Calle del Laurel.

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You can drive from San Sebastian - Donostia to Agoncillo in 2 hours. In May in Agoncillo, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to Ollauri.

Things to do in Agoncillo

Tours Sightseeing Wineries

Side Trip

Logrono
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Bodegas Franco Españolas

3
days
Ollauri

Explore hidden gems such as Vivanco. Cultura de Vino and Castle of the Dukes of Frias. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ollauri: Catedral de Santa María (in Vitoria-Gasteiz), Bodegas Marques de Riscal (in Elciego) and Casas Colgadas (in Frias).

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Traveling by car from Agoncillo to Ollauri takes an hour. Expect slightly colder evenings in Ollauri when traveling from Agoncillo in May, with lows around 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ollauri

Wineries Sightseeing Historic Sites

Side Trips

Haro, Frias, Bodegas Lecea, Granja Nuestra Senora de Remelluri, Casa Primicia
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Bodegas Marques de Riscal
Vivanco. Cultura de Vino
Bodegas Lecea