Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Van Crashes into crowded street in Barcelona
  2. 2 train from Bucharest to Brasov
  3. 3 Do I Tip the Maid & How Much, Paris 3* Hotel?
  4. 4 Kroller-Muller Museum
  5. 5 Les Invalides Night Show
  6. 6 limousine services - milan - rome
  7. 7 Shorts in South of France?
  8. 8 Berlin - Grouping attractions by location
  9. 9 Taxi from Linate to lecco
  10. 10 3 weeks italy itinerary
  11. 11 My bucket list first trip to Italy
  12. 12 Camogli and surrounds
  13. 13 Trip Report MaiTaiTom Gets The Royal Treatment…Two Weeks Exploring London and Scotland
  14. 14 Lario Bus or taxi at Linate?
  15. 15 Maximizing Relaxation, Minimizing Hassles
  16. 16 2 days in Florence
  17. 17 Return to Yorkshire to walk the Dales Way
  18. 18 Trip Report TRIP REPORT: Paris, Bordeaux, Dordogne, Toulouse, Provence, and more
  19. 19 Tinos , Naxos and other islands
  20. 20 Tinos , Naxos and other islands
  21. 21 Oy, I need help with this mid Sept U.K. trip!
  22. 22 Towns or hikes along Lake Lucerne
  23. 23 Shuttle service from Munich to Prague
  24. 24 Trip Report Les bons plans de Whathello - St Tropez - Resto
  25. 25 Comments on Apt Location in Madrid
View next 25 » Back to the top

A relaxing itinerary in the Basque country?

Jump to last reply

We are planning an ~9 day vacation in the Basque country in early May. I visited Bayonne and St. Juan Pied de Port more than 30 years ago and loved it (my ancestors are from there).
For this trip we'd like to take in the Spanish and some of the French side, and stay in at most two places---a leisurely trip.

In reading through the many posts on this topic, it looks like flying in and out of Bilbao from the US would work. We'd rather not be in a big city for too long though so I don't know that Bilbao would be one of our 'bases."

What are everyone's recommendations for: a) a couple of spots to make our base during the 9 days, and b) towns to see via day trips. We plan to rent a car.

In terms of what we want to do and see: enjoy the food, people, nature, walking, easy hiking, culture, and some museums.

Thank you!

13 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement