San Juan de Gaztelugatxe
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  • From Bilbao: Basque Country Tour

    1. From Bilbao: Basque Country Tour

    Follow the river road of Bilbao towards the coast and admire the old industrial areas that once powered Bilbao. You will visit the Transporter Bridge of Bizkaia, the oldest bridge of this type in the world, still active and considered a beloved icon by locals. Afterwards, you will see the neighborhood of Neguri and its old mansions owned by rich industrial managers before you head towards the interior of the province. Admire the traditional local houses and farm house structures, and discover the imposing old Castle of Butron. Arrive at the coastal village of Bakio, a popular summer holiday destination among Basque natives, before you follow the beautiful and wild coastal road, eventually arriving at your second stop, San Juan de Gaztelugatxe. This place is said to be one of the most beautiful locations along the Basque coastline. It is a huge rock on the top the old hermitage of San J...

    This was a great tour because the destinations were remarkable and the tour guide provided so much additional insights/depth. I was disappointed that we could not walk along the stairs at Gaztelugatxe - it would have been good if the description of the tour (upon booking it) made that more clear and identified an option where that aspect was incorporated in the tour.

  • From Bilbao: Half or Full-Day Game of Thrones Guided Tour

    2. From Bilbao: Half or Full-Day Game of Thrones Guided Tour

    Dive into the real Game of Thrones experience during a tour of the incredible filming locations for Season 7. Walk in the footsteps of Tyrion, Daenerys, and Jon Snow as you explore incredible landscapes. First, walk along King's Landing beach, filmed at Muriola Beach in Barrika. Explore the location where Davos Tyrion and Gendry had to flee from the Gold Cloaks. After that, head to a medieval-like castle at Butron Castle. Take some photos with cloaks and swords and feel like a Lord or a Lady of Winterfell. Next, continue the tour with a visit to the Dragonstone Fortress at San Juan de Gaztelugatxe in Bermeo. Climb up 241 steps just like Daenerys and feel like a true Khaleesi. Take a lunch break in Bermeo where you can enjoy pintxos, tapas, and a local white wine called txakoli. Finally, make the last stop at Dragonstone beach where Daenerys first walked when she finally came back home...

    Maria did a wonderful job showing the locations and providing insights from her experience. The three sights we visited were fantastic and all very beautiful. I fully enjoyed it!

  • Bilbao, Guggenheim and San Juan de Gaztelugatxe Tour

    3. Bilbao, Guggenheim and San Juan de Gaztelugatxe Tour

    The province of Vizcaya has hundreds of charming places but it is difficult to find one that exceeds San Juan de Gaztelugatxe, located between Bermeo and Bakio. You will discover the history of the Hermitage of Gaztelugatxe while climbing the 241 stairs that lead to it, and get to know Bilbao, its old part, and the banks of the Nervión river, before finally visiting the Guggenheim Museum. Enjoy a pintxo meal along the way paired with Rioja wines and relax on the small group size tour with our expert guide who will show you the treasures of Vizcaya geography. Itinerary:

    • Departure at 9:00 AM
    • Arrival at 10:30 AM to Gaztelugatxe and departure at 12:00-12:30PM
    • From 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM head to Bilbao. You will have the chance to eat pintxos either before, during or after this visit (4 pintxos and 4 wines)
    • Visit Guggenheim from 3:30 PM ...

  • From Bilbao: Game of Thrones Private Guided Tour

    4. From Bilbao: Game of Thrones Private Guided Tour

    Dive into the real Game of Thrones experience during a tour of the incredible filming locations for Season 7. Walk in the footsteps of Tyrion, Daenerys, and Jon Snow as you explore incredible landscapes. First, walk along King's Landing beach, filmed at Muriola Beach in Barrika. Explore the location where Davos Tyrion and Gendry had to flee from the Gold Cloaks. After that, head to a medieval-like castle at Butron Castle. Take some photos with cloaks and swords and feel like a Lord or a Lady of Winterfell. Next, continue the tour with a visit to the Dragonstone Fortress at San Juan de Gaztelugatxe in Bermeo. Climb up 241 steps just like Daenerys and feel like a true Khaleesi. Take a lunch break in Bermeo where you can enjoy pintxos, tapas, and a local white wine called txakoli. Finally, make the last stop at Dragonstone beach where Daenerys first walked when she finally came back home...

  • From Bilbao: Basque Country 5-Day Guided Tour

    5. From Bilbao: Basque Country 5-Day Guided Tour

    This 5-day tour takes you on a discovery of the beautiful Basque Country. With accommodation in Bilbao, you will explore the stunning Basque coast, visit some of the wineries in the Rioja wine region, admire the magnificent scenery of the countryside, and explore the sights in the cities of Bilbao, Biarritz, San Sebastian, and Vitoria-Gasteiz. Detailed Itinerary Day 1: Arrival in Bilbao Arrive at Bilbao Airport and transfer to the selected hotel in Bilbao. You will be provided with a full dossier with information about the Basque Country and the tour program. Depending on your time of arrival, you will have some free time to visit the sights in Bilbao and dinner (our guide will be able to recommend you the best options for it). Lodging at the hotel. Day 2: Basque coast and Bilbao city tour After breakfast you will start a half-day exc...

  • Bilbao: Small-Group Gaztelugatxe, Gernika, and Bermeo Tour

    6. Bilbao: Small-Group Gaztelugatxe, Gernika, and Bermeo Tour

    The estuary of the Urdaibai River has many attractions that can be enjoyed in a short trip from Bilbao. The hermitage of Gaztelugatxe, which was the set for Dragonstone in the Game of Thrones series, is a good starting point. Whilst there, enjoy the sea views in contrast to the towering nearby mountain. Take your time and climb up the 241 stairs which take you to the top of Gaztelugatxe, where you can ring the bell three times according to tradition. Following that, the coastal town of Bermeo allows you to see firsthand how old fishing traditions are still maintained in the present day. You then travel from Bermeo to reach Gernika, where rural and agricultural traditions are mixed with their varied histories. Gernika is an important reference town in Basque history, being home to the ancient tree where the medieval kings of Spain swore to respect local laws. It is also where the German...

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What people are saying about San Juan de Gaztelugatxe

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 38 reviews

Fantastic morning around Bilbao. It is worth it and you are left wanting more. Thanks to the explanations and anecdotes of our guide (Estephan), I learned many things that I did not know.

Maria did a wonderful job showing the locations and providing insights from her experience. The three sights we visited were fantastic and all very beautiful. I fully enjoyed it!

We went for a weekend and the tour allowed us to see things that otherwise would have been very difficult without a vehicle, highly recommended

Nice trip. The guide Estevan explains everything you should know.

Great trip in general, scenic views, nice guide Stephan!