Northern Spain Signature Drive

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Typical Duration

Hikes along pilgrim paths; cheese from mountain caves; wine by sunny vines. Trace a coastal Camino course on this deliciously indulgent drive to Santiago.

What's Included

Key Inclusions

17 nights small independent hotels

All breakfasts

2 x lunches

3 x dinners

Medium-sized rental car

Guided Activities

Half-day city tour

Shepherd visit and cheese tasting

Full-day hike

Full-day boat ride

Walking notes and maps for self-guided walks

5* Service

We have personally experienced & loved every aspect of this trip

Vacation Guide with advice, background information and recommendations

ABTOT / ATOL Financial protection

Local support throughout

24/7 emergency support

Industry-leading 160% carbon capture

Exclusive departure date

Please note: International travel & fuel for vehicle hire not included.

Day by day itinerary

Day 1

Settle in on the Basque coast

You begin in Bilbao, reached by fast train from Madrid or Barcelona. Drive to a small fishing town on the border with France, where your guide shows you around and treats you to a pintxos dinner.

Day 2

Walk part of the Camino del Norte

Day 3

Visit San Sebastián and a local market

Day 4

Choose your own blend of activity and indulgence

Day 5

Discover the story of Guernica and explore Bilbao

Day 6

Visit ancient caves as you head for the hills

Day 7

Enjoy the Picos de Europa National Park

Day 8

Return to the green coast

Day 9

Explore the coast on foot or bike

Day 10

Meet the last shepherds of the Picos de Europa


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