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Across Northern Spain: Drive & Explore Holiday

Scenic walks and market strolls; wine by the vines and seafood by the harbour - the best of Spain's unspoilt north coast, shared by us, tailored for you.

Explore Northern Spain's unspoilt coast of cliffs and coves, green hills, and fishing harbours, all the way from San Sebastian to Santiago. In us you have a friend to guide you all through it, with curated experiences, lovely places to stay and a wealth of recommendations and contacts to structure your days as you wish.

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Day 1 - Settle in on the Basque coast

From Bilbao, drive to the Franco/Spanish border to a small fishing town. Check into your stylish hotel before your guide takes you on a walking tour and an informal 'pintxos' dinner.
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Day 2 - Walk along the Camino coastal path

Follow the Camino along the coastal path for wonderful views to arrive at the fishing port of Pasajes, home to some great small restaurants.
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Day 3 - San Sebastian and local markets

Today offers you lots of options as you move west through Basque country. Treat yourself to one of San Sebastian's famed restaurants or visit artisan food producers at Tolosa market.
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Day 4 - Discover the "flysh" coast

Get your walking boots on again today as you follow another section of the pilgrim's northern trail to Santiago, a stretch famous for its beautiful coastal rock formations.
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Day 5 - Unlock the Basque culture with our guide

Visit Gernika on the way to Bilbao, a town of great symbolism for the Basques. Stroll with our local historian through the lively market for an insight into Basque culture.
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Day 6 - Enjoy the Prehistoric and Romanesque art of Cantabria

Visit the town of Santillana del Mar and the pre-historic cave paintings of nearby Altamira before leaving the coast for the spectacular mountains of the Picos de Europa.
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Day 7 - Explore the Picos de Europa National Park

Ride the cable car up into the high Picos for dramatic views down the valley, and the chance to climb up to a high peak or walk through gentler pastures before visiting the town of Potes.

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