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San Sebastian: Sightseeing Catamaran Bay Tour

1. San Sebastian: Sightseeing Catamaran Bay Tour

Set sail from the enchanting fishing harbor of San Sebastián and embark on an extraordinary journey aboard our catamaran. Prepare to be captivated as you glide through the azure waters, immersing yourself in a mesmerizing experience along the stunning bay and picturesque coastline. Delight your senses with the invigorating sea breeze that caresses your face, while your eyes are treated to breathtaking panoramic views of unparalleled beauty. Discover iconic landmarks such as the awe-inspiring Oteiza sculpture, the dramatic Paseo Nuevo Sea Wall, and the enchanting mouth of the Urumea River. As we continue our voyage, be mesmerized by the striking Kursaal, the vibrant Zurriola Beach, and the majestic peaks of Mount Ulia and Mount Igeldo. Witness the magnificent Peine del Viento, a masterpiece of art and nature where wind and waves harmoniously dance. Returning to the coveted Bahía de la Concha, indulge your senses with the coastal charm of Ondarreta Beach, the regal elegance of Miramar Palace, and the panoramic vistas from the iconic Pico del Loro. Capture unforgettable moments and create lasting memories as you explore the wonders of the city from a unique perspective. Throughout the journey, seize the opportunity to take stunning photographs that showcase the allure of San Sebastián. Join us on this remarkable voyage, where adventure and beauty converge, and experience a truly unforgettable catamaran tour. Book your seat now and let your senses be enchanted by the allure of the sea and the splendor of San Sebastián.

Bilbao: 1- or 2-Hour Sightseeing Boat Tour

2. Bilbao: 1- or 2-Hour Sightseeing Boat Tour

Embark on a sailing tour through the heart of Bilbao. Get a new perspective of this beautiful city from the estuary. The boat has a capacity of 80 people and seating both outside and inside. On the one-hour tour, set off from the City Hall Bridge in Pio Baroja Square through the heart of the Villa. Head toward Zorrozaurre riverbank and finally to the entrance of the Deusto Canal. Conclude the tour where you began. On the two-hour route, begin from the same jetty in Pio Baroja Square. Cruise past Bilbao's most significant landmarks and buildings and then on a tour of the estuary to the Puente Bizkaia area.  Listen to an audioguide, available in Spanish, Basque, English, French, German, and Italian, to pick up insights into the particular route being sailed and the history of the city and its buildings, bridges, and other constructions.

Bermeo: Basque Country Cruise to San Juan de Gaztelugatxe

3. Bermeo: Basque Country Cruise to San Juan de Gaztelugatxe

1-hour boat route to get closer to the most visited natural enclave in the Basque Country, San Juan de Gaztelugatxe. Route: Bermeo-Cabo Matxitxako-Peñon de Akatz-Gaztelugatxe-Bermeo Emblematic and magical space that you can enjoy on a guided tour leaving the fishing port of Bermeo, where once the activity is done you will want to taste its exquisite cuisine in one of the many establishments that They are located next to the boarding point Sometimes the weather conditions make it impossible to carry out the route by boat. In this case, a notice of cancellation will be sent as soon as possible and the amount paid will be refunded.

Bilbao: Bilbao Estuary and Abra Bay Boat Tour

4. Bilbao: Bilbao Estuary and Abra Bay Boat Tour

Your boat route to the sea through the Bilbao estuary and the Bahía del Abra will begin in the Biscayan capital, a few meters from the town hall bridge. From there, board a traditional boat with indoor and outdoor seating and enjoy a panoramic route along the Ría del Nervión. This trip can take up to 2 hours and 45 minutes. During it, visit places such as the Deusto Canal, the Portugalete Hanging Bridge, the city of Getxo, or the fishing port of Santurtzi.

Bermeo: Elantxobe Boat Tour

5. Bermeo: Elantxobe Boat Tour

One hour boat tour along the fascinating coast of Urdaibai. Route: Bermeo-Izaro Island (north)-Cabo Ogoño-Elantxobe-Izaro (south)-Mundaka-Bermeo The enigmatic island of Izaro, the inaccessible caves of Cabo Ogoño, or the picturesque towns of Elantxobe and Mundaka, will make you not forget easily your way through Hegaluze If you want to discover everything that the Biscayan coast hides, let yourself be surprised with this boat trip to Elantxobe. An Activity that will make you enjoy the entire environment that surrounds Vizcaya.

"Kantauri 3 bays" 2 countrys ,San Sebastian-Pasaia-Hendaia

6. "Kantauri 3 bays" 2 countrys ,San Sebastian-Pasaia-Hendaia

An unforgettable sailing day where thanks to our complete and unique experience, you will discover the beautiful eastern coast of Gipuzkoa form the sea. Tourist route of 4h and a half duration in the Brai, Unique motor boat in the are , with capacity for 12 passengers highly comfortable and accessible. During the route, we put at your disposal our Brai audio story, a personalized card system that you can activate by scanning its QR code, to learn about the history, anecdotes,secrets and mythology pf the enclaves that we will visit. Don’t forget your mobile phones and headphones. We will leave from the port of san Sebastian, sailing in a easterly direction…. We will skirt mount Urgull, and the mouth of the Uremia river, spotting the Santa Catalina bridge and zurridla beach. Next we will visit the virgin and imposing cliffs of the Ulia mountain, where in addition to its rocky coves, we will be able to spot different seabirds that nest in the area….The Eastern Flysch. We will continue towards the spectacular bay of Pasaia…where the La Plata lighthouse will announce the entrance to its majestic fiord and the picturesque fishing town, after the visit we will head towards the beautiful Hondarribia and the Txingudi bay….but meanwhile, we will visit the impressive cliffs of Jaizkibel, place where numerous vestiges of the past accumulate. Before arriving at the Txingudi bay the crew, will serve you a small “snack” and and during that we will navigate the Bidasoa river until the bay, we will reach to France, and make a break for a coffee in the port of Hendaia. From the bay we will navigate to the Ondarraitz beach to until the beautifuls twins and the castle of Lábbadie , where we start coming back to San Sebastian for lunch. To end our impressive Kantauri 3bays tour we will enter in the famous bay of “ la Concha” where we will visit its beaches, and the island “SantaClara”, and while you dare to take a dip, our crew will prepare an exquisite catering, consisting of potato omelette, vegetable salad, gildas, cheese, with nuts, quince raisins and break spikes chased down with an exquisite Txakoli !! all of the typical products from the area. And since we don’t want you to forget your experience with us..the crew will preset you, with a beautiful gift souvenir !!!!

"2 bahias " y experiencia gastronómica vasca a bordo .

7. "2 bahias " y experiencia gastronómica vasca a bordo .

Disfruta de una completa mañana, navegando en el Brai, y degustando una exquisita comida a bordo en la impresionante Bahía de la Concha, donde además, podrás darte un agradable baño en el mar. Recorreremos 2 Bahías de la Costa Este de Guipúzcoa, donde además de divisar un maravilloso paisaje, escucharemos la historia de los vascos y su relación con el mar. Navegarás confortablemente en sus cómodos asientos y además participarás con la tripulación en una interesante experiencia gastronómica, en la que nuestro capitán, (Chef profesional y profesor de cocina en San Sebastián), elaborará una deliciosa barra de pintxos vascos, y nos ilustrará sobre la historia y anécdotas gastronómicas de la cocina vasca, que han hecho de la misma, una de las mejores de mundo.

San Sebastian: Kantauri 2 Bays, Hills, and Pasaia Tour

8. San Sebastian: Kantauri 2 Bays, Hills, and Pasaia Tour

Small family business, run by natives of the city, with will make you discover the charms of the East coast of San Sebastian, its different bays, cliffs, its history its secrets. The Tours are done in groups of up to 12 pax maximum, in a very spacious and comfortable boat , obstacle free and fast boat. In addition Ruth and asier will do everything possible to make passengers feel at home providing all the necessary comforts. More than a tour it is an experience, wich since there are few people can be enjoyed together, creating a very pleasant atmosphere. Kantauri 2 bays, two hours of relaxing navigation experience with spectacular landscapes as a backdrop, while we enjoy the morning, afternoon or sunset. We also put at your disposal our audio story, so that if you wish you can learn about the history, anecdotes and mythology of our incredible E Cantabrian coast. We will leave the port of San Sebastian, and sail around the east coastline, the Urgull mountain, the mouth of the Uremia river, La zurriola beach, the impressive hills between San Sebastian and Pasaia, until we reach to the Faro de la Plata, who announces the entry in the “ Basque fiord “ Pasaia bay… we will enter its bay and see the charming towns of Pasai San Juan, San Pedro.. where the history and tradition continue today. After visit Pasaia, we will leave the bay fast and far from the coast , explore San Sebastian , form far… until we arrive to the Igueldo mountain, from where we will entry into the bay of “ La Concha”. turn around “ Santa Clara” island, and slowly arrive to the port of San Sebastian… but before of that ,the crew will immortalize your memory with a beautiful instant photo as a gift. In the last route of the day , we will enjoy the magical golden hour and the impressive relaxed sunset .

From Hendaye: Tapas Tour in Hondarribia (w/ Food and Drinks)

9. From Hendaye: Tapas Tour in Hondarribia (w/ Food and Drinks)

What to expect during the visit "Tapas Tour in Hondarribia: A Culinary Journey through Tapas": - Cross-Border Adventure: The tour begins in Hendaye, on the French side, where we embark on an exciting adventure. We will board a boat and cross the magnificent Bidasoa river, crossing the border to arrive in Hondarribia, on the Spanish side. - Tapas Extravaganza: As soon as we arrive in Hondarribia, the tapas adventure begins! Get ready to explore the bustling streets and discover the world famous tapas. From traditional pintxos to unique Basque flavors, every bite will tickle your taste buds and give you insight into the region's rich culinary heritage. - Captivating Views: After feasting on a delicious variety of tapas, we will proceed to the famous Parador Palace. Nestled on a hill, this 10th century fortified castle offers a breathtaking panoramic view of Hondarribia and its surroundings. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery while enjoying a cup of coffee and savoring a delicious dessert. - Unforgettable Memories: Throughout the tour, you will not only savor the best tapas, you will also immerse yourself in the vibrant Basque culture. Expect to create lasting memories, interact with friendly locals, and gain a deeper understanding of the region's culinary traditions. - Return: At the end of the visit, we will return to the port and board the boat to return to Hendaye. However, if you want to extend your stay in Hondarribia, you have the option of exploring the city further, shopping or soaking up its unique ambiance. Boats are available all afternoon.

Bilbao: Boat and Walking Guided Tour with Pintxos

10. Bilbao: Boat and Walking Guided Tour with Pintxos

Enjoy a boat ride along the Bilbao River, pass important buildings including the Guggenheim Museum and the University of Deustro.  Stroll through the city on a walking tour, walk under the different bridges in Bilbao and to Casco Viejo. Finish the tour by tasting a  pintxo (tapa) and having a drink. 

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Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 76 reviews

Nice experience, a ride in the bay of San Sebastián with which to comfortably see the city and its attractions on the coast without having to walk too much. That's why I took my parents, who were happy.

The trip is long but worth every moment and every historical detail you learn! Super recommend it! ♥️

Very interesting because it is also a history lesson. Very nice and to recommend

Super recommended tour. The view of San Sebastián from the sea is impressive.

Very good to spend the day visiting the towns around Bilbao