Private Tour to San Sebastian, Zumaia and the Sanctuary of Loyola from Bilbao
Private Tour Sebastian, Zumaia, and Loyola Sanctuary from Bilbao Description:
This expansive 10-hour private tour offers a comprehensive exploration of San Sebastian, Zumaia, and the Loyola Sanctuary, departing from Bilbao. The journey begins with a luxurious car ride, setting the stage for a day of discovery. In San Sebastian, immerse yourself in the city’s famed architectural beauty and culinary scene. Marvel at Zumaia’s flysch cliffs, a geological masterpiece formed over millions of years. The tour culminates at the Loyola Sanctuary, a spiritual haven and an architectural marvel, reflecting the Jesuit heritage. This experience is not just a tour; it’s a deep dive into the heart of Basque culture, history, and natural splendor.
In this detailed private tour, you will experience the best of Basque cultural heritage and natural beauty. San Sebastian enchants with its elegant beaches and vibrant cultural scene, including the iconic La Concha beach and the historic Old Town, a hub of Basque traditions and gastronomy. Zumaia’s flysch cliffs are a natural wonder, showcasing the Earth’s geological history in a stunning display. The tour concludes with the Loyola Sanctuary, an architectural masterpiece, offering a journey through spiritual and historical realms. This tour promises not only to show the beauty of these locations but to provide a deeper understanding of the Basque region’s unique identity and history.
The tour then delves deeper into the essence of San Sebastian with a visit to its enchanting Miramar Palace, a symbol of the city’s royal past and its connection with the Spanish monarchy. In Zumaia, apart from the stunning flysch cliffs, you will explore its quaint fishing port, showcasing the town’s maritime heritage and offering picturesque views. The spiritual journey at the Loyola Sanctuary is enriched by its surrounding natural beauty, creating a tranquil environment for contemplation. This comprehensive tour is designed to provide a holistic understanding of the Basque region’s diverse landscape, from its urban architectural marvels to its serene natural wonders, making it an unforgettable experience.
Private Tour Sebastian, Zumaia, and Loyola Sanctuary from Bilbao Points of Interest:
- San Sebastian: This city is a tapestry of cultural riches, from its renowned La Concha beach to the historic Old Town, offering a glimpse into Basque traditions and contemporary life.
- Zumaia Flysch Cliffs: A natural phenomenon, these cliffs present layers of geological history, attracting geologists and nature lovers alike. They stand as a testament to the dynamic forces of nature and time.
- Loyola Sanctuary: More than a religious site, the Loyola Sanctuary is a beacon of peace and spiritual reflection. Its intricate architecture and historical significance provide a profound sense of connection to the past.
- Plaza de la Constitución in San Sebastian: The heart of the city’s festivities and daily life, this plaza is surrounded by buildings with numbered balconies, a reminder of its past as a bullring. It’s a perfect spot to soak in the local atmosphere and culture.
- Geopark of the Basque Coast near Zumaia: This park is not just about the flysch cliffs but also about the rich biodiversity and unique coastal ecosystems it preserves, offering a fascinating insight into the natural heritage of the region.
- Iglesia de San Salvador in Zumaia: A historic church offering a glimpse into the religious and architectural history of the Basque Country, this site complements the spiritual journey of the tour.
- Azpeitia Railway Museum near Loyola: Situated close to the Loyola Sanctuary, this museum showcases the rich railway heritage of the region, perfect for history enthusiasts and families.
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This Private Tour includes:
- Private official tour guide in english or spanish for your 6 hour tour
- Private luxury vehicle with chauffeur for 10 hours
- Pick up and drop off from your hotel or place of choice in Bilbao
- 24/7 Guardian angel service
- Complete personalized experience
- Public liability insurance
- Price per person
This Private Tour excludes:
- Entrance fees
- Food and drinks
- No Refund, Modification or Cancellation in any case on any type of tickets or entrance fees.
- Modification of tour/service dates and starting times are subject to availability.
- 48 hours prior to first service date: Free Cancellation on guide and private vehicle with chauffeur. Any type of entrance tickets have no refund.
- Less than 48 hours prior to first service date: No Refund. Payment of 100%.