2020 A summer trip discovering the Basque Country
8 days /7 nights
Bilbao Old Town, The Best of Biscay Coast, Iron River Historic Tour, Rioja Wineries & Medieval Villages, San Sebastian and the East Coast, Txakoli Winery, Green Vitoria-Gasteiz, Old Roman Salines, Orduña Old Town, Shepherd for a day, Basque Cider House, Gorbeialdea & Salto del Nervion hiking – Nordic Walking paths.
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This complete 8 days program will allow your group to have an experience based trip during the next 2020 summer, combining, top of all nature hiking /nordic walking paths, full-day coastal tours, city & historical tours, wineries guided visits and shepherd farmhouse visit, all while enjoying the famous Basque gastronomy.
Discover the Wolves’path leading to the magnificent Nervion Fall, the highest waterfall in Europe; walk a historical route in the old town of Orduña, and take the Historical route Iron River. See “The best of Biscay Coast and Villages” will take us to discover the astonishing Basque coast landscapes, visit the “Bizkaia Bridge” (a world heritage site) and the beautiful “Algorta Old Port”. Top it all off in gastronomy heaven, with a «Bilbao Old town & Pintxos Tour”, Txakoli winery & shepherds farmhouse guided visit and a Basque cider house (sidrería) experience and wine tasting at “Rioja Wineries and medieval villages” to enjoy the wine culture and the amazing San Sebastian and the East Coast.
Rural accommodation old traditional Basque Farm House exclusively for the group.
Half board at the farmhouse: Live & Vegan Cooking-Art experience for breakfast and dinner/ Optional Basque meals catering. Other meals included: Pintxos at Bilbao & San Sebastian, Cider House Meal.
All transports included by Minivan
SUGGESTED ITINERARY FOR 8 DAYS GUIDED TOURS
This program can also be used as a model, to be customized according to your group’s interests and time availability.
Whether you want to tour the Basque Country, see San Sebastian, visit this historic region or just do sightseeing, this tour has something for everyone.
2020 Dates :
From June to September
From 1.775 € per person
Included - not included
Transfer from Bilbao airport to Ulle Gorri Baserria
7 exclusive Live & Vegan Cooking art experience for breakfast at Ulle Gorri- Etxea. Optional Basque Breakfast
6 exclusive Live & Vegan Cooking art experience for dinner at Ulle Gorri- Etxea. Optional Basque Meals.
1 Sagardotegi traditional lunch at the Basque Cider house. Cider included. Other drinks not included.
1 Pintxos Tour at Donostia (San Sebastian)
1 Pintxos Tour at Bilbao Old Town.
All transport included. Renault Trafic Combi exclusive use for the group
Liability Insurance and hiking activities insurance
Exclusive dedication of our Basque hosts throughout during the whole trip and routes.
- Hiking route (Nordic walking option) to Untza and surroundings
- Hiking route (Nordic Walking option) to Nervion Source & Waterfall and Wolves Path.
- Historical visit to the old city of Orduña
- The Best of Bizkaia Coastal tour: San Juan de Gaztelugatxe, Bermeo, Mundaka and Gernika town
- Bizkaia Bridge & Algorta Old Port historic Tour
- Bilbao & Pintxos Tour
- Winery guided visit and Txakoli tasting (Basque white wine)
- Shepherd farmhouse guided visit & homemade Idiazabal cheese tasting and guided visit to the Cider House facilities.
- Medieval City of Vitoria – Gasteiz, Old Roman salines at Añana.
- Rioja Wineries and medieval villages. including 2 winery visits and Wine tasting.
- Gipuzkoa Coast: Getaria Fishing village, Txakoli Winery visit and San Sebastian Pintxos tour
- Iron River tour, Bilbao Old town and Pintxos Tour
– Nordic walking poles included
– All transfers included by minivan or private car
– Liability Insurance and hiking activities insurance
- Monuments and museums tickets
- Food and drinks not specified in the program
- Optional routes
- Travel insurance
- Optional Wellness activities
NOTE : Drinks as Craft Beer, Rioja Red Wine, Txakoli white wine and Idiazabal Cheese could be bought at Ulle Gorri Baserria.
Ulle Gorri is a beautiful basque farmhouse, situated in an ideal location to explore The Land of the Basques with a small group of friends and/or family. The house is rented entirely and exclusively for the group.
“Baserri» or “caserío» is a traditional basque farmhouse. Ulle Gorri has been specifically restored recovering old original materials, to give the house a unique personality that seduces our guests. The restored antique furniture, the magnificent doors and the precious earthen pottery, which belonged to an ancient palace in the area, make Ulle Gorri a very special place to rest and enjoy.
Great location: less than 20 minutes from Vitoria, 40 minutes from Bilbao and La Rioja and only an hour and 15 minutes from Donosti (San Sebastián) or Pamplona and with easy access just 10 minutes away from the motorway exit.
It has a large living room with a fireplace, a beautiful kitchen and 5 double bedrooms with 4 bathrooms distributed across two floors. On the lower floor a bedroom with a double bed and an ensuite bathroom. On the upper floor a suite with a double bed, a bathroom and a small hallway, a bedroom with two single beds and an ensuite bathroom and then two double rooms with two single beds. The rooms on the top floor have views over the countryside.
Both the interior of the house and the outdoor area with a fantastic meadow with fruit trees and a flower garden, are equipped to allow your mind and body to rest and to be able to enjoy everything without stress. Listen to music chain with a selection of CDs, read books or magazines, maps and take a look at maps and tourist information of the area.
Ulle Gorri Baserria has the category of Rustic Home registered at the Basque Country Tourism Department, that means that the house installation accomplish the requirements of safety and protection to our guests . He have also obtained the Certified of Commitment with Tourism Quality SICTED for both, the rustic house and the Travel Agency Ulle Gorri Travel. And we are adapting our environmental protection procedures to obtain the European Ecolabel in 2019 .