Castile and León, Spain Art

Our most recommended Castile and León, Spain Art

Santander: Comillas, modernist architecture & Gaudi Villa

1. Santander: Comillas, modernist architecture & Gaudi Villa

Your tour will begin by departing from Santander towards Comillas at 9:30AM. The village of Comillas is a model of Catalonia modernism. With its scant 18.6 square kilometers of western Cantabria Comillas, it encompasses all of the elements necessary to satisfy any tourist and lover of modernist architecture. On your way towards Comillas you will stop to enjoy a 5-minute walk around the small Sequoya Forest of Cabezón de la Sal. Once in Comillas, you will enjoy a guided visit to the Chapel of the Sobrellano Palace, entry tickets included. Afterwards, you will discover the "Capricho de Gaudí" through a guided visit. This is a mansion built by the famous Catalan architect Antonio Gaudí, and is in fact one of the few constructions of Gaudí out of Catalonia. Before leaving, you will enjoy a scenic drive through the city to see the Palace of Sobrellano, the Old Cemetery with its magnificent sculpture in the “Ángel Exterminador”, and the beautiful beach and port of Comillas.

Logroño: Bilbao, Guggenheim, and Gaztelugatxe with Lunch

2. Logroño: Bilbao, Guggenheim, and Gaztelugatxe with Lunch

Discover the Basque region that surrounds Bilbao, known as Biscay (Bizkaia in the Basque language). Throughout this full-day trip from San Sebastian, fall in love with the charming 10th-century hermitage of San Juan de Gaztelugatxe, climbing its 241 stairs to ascend to the top and enjoy its magnificent views. Game of Thrones' 7th season was shot there, allowing you to feel as if you've stepped into Dragonstone. After recovering from the steep path from the hermitage, head to Bilbao - the financial capital of the Basque Country. Enjoy lunch there, which consists of 4 pintxos (Basque-style tapas) and a glass of wine. Following lunch, get a glimpse of the architectural and traditional beauties of this wonderful city, which includes the Guggenheim Museum. At the conclusion of your full day out in Biscay, your driver returns you back to your accommodation.

From Bilbao: Basque Country 3 Cities 6-Day Coach Tour

3. From Bilbao: Basque Country 3 Cities 6-Day Coach Tour

See the highlights of the Basque Country on a tour of the cities of Bilbao, Vitoria and San Sebastian. Benefit from guided panoramic tours and walking tours to get a complete picture of each destination. Journey through an amazing landscape of dramatic sea views, typical fishing villages and vast forests of oak trees. Day 1: Bilbao Benefit from pick-up and transfer to your hotel to get a full tour program about the Basque Country. Day 2: Bilbao - San Sebastian Depart Bilbao and journey through the mountains towards San Sebastian. See the old tower houses of Azkoitia and visit the shrine at the Sanctuary of Loyola before making your way to the coastal town of Zumaia. Get magnificent views of the Bay of Biscay and stop in the medieval fishing village of Getaria. Continue to San Sebastian via the resort town of Zarautz. Take a panoramic bus tour of San Sebastian and see highlights such as Kursaal Palace on arrival. Enjoy some free time for lunch before taking a walking tour of the Old Town, and stroll past typical pintxo bars and the 18th-century Basilica of Santa Maria de Coro. Get tips on what to do with the rest of the evening and the following day at leisure. Day 3: San Sebastian Enjoy a free day to explore San Sebastian at your own pace. Day 4: San Sebastian - Rioja - Vitoria Take the highway towards Vitoria, passing the old town of Tolosa. Arrive at the village of Ordizia and go for a stroll before going to Oñati and the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Arantzazu. Visit the former salt mining town of Salinas de Leniz, and then enter the wine producing area of Rioja Alavesa. Admire typical villages such as Labastida and Laguardia, where you will get some free time to explore the town and enjoy lunch independently. Continue to Vitoria for a panoramic tour of the capital of the Basque Country. Marvel at monuments such as the Cathedral of Santa Maria and Casco Viejo, and avail of free entry to the Artium Museum of Contemporary Art. Day 5: Vitoria - Bilbao Journey through the rural landscape of Alava en route to Salinas de Añana, where you will learn about the historic salt mining industry. Continue to the village of Orduña, surrounded by the mountains of the Sierra Salvada, and take a guided walking tour of the town. Get back to nature in Ayala and discover vast forests of oak trees. Stop for lunch in Balmaseda, and then go to the coastal town of Santurtzi, known for its seafaring traditions. Continue to Portugalete to cross the transporter bridge to Getxo, where you can go for a walk along the seafront and get a magnificent view of the Bay of Biscay. Continue to Bilbao and take a panoramic tour on arrival. Day 6: Bilbao Explore Bilbao at your own pace with a day at leisure. Get useful information from your guide to help you plan your day. Enjoy some free time in the city before your transfer to the airport.

From Logroño: Bilbao & Guggenheim Museum Small-Group Tour

4. From Logroño: Bilbao & Guggenheim Museum Small-Group Tour

Begin the tour with pick up from your hotel in Logroño. Then, board a comfortable vehicle and set off towards the historic city of Bilbao, the economic powerhouse of the Basque Country. Enjoy a small-group tour for a more intimate experience.  When you arrive in the city, set off on a guided walking tour to get acquainted with the city's historic past. Starting from Arriaga Theater, follow your guide to Ribiera Market along the Bilbao estuary. As you stroll, learn all about Bilbao's historical importance in the Basque Industrial revolution. See many of the main sights in the Old Town and downtown, listening to the informative commentary from your guide. After that, head over to the spectacular Guggenheim Museum to discover world-class modern art exhibits and architecture. Spend some time exploring the collections with your entrance ticket included in the tour price. Finally, return to the vehicle where you will be dropped off back at your hotel and the tour concludes.

  • Guided tours
2 activities found
Sort by:

Frequently asked questions about Castile and León, Spain

What top attractions are a must-see in Castile and León, Spain?

What are the most popular museums and exhibitions in Castile and León, Spain?

Other Sightseeing Options in Castile and León, Spain

Want to discover all there is to do in Castile and León, Spain? Click here for a full list.

What people are saying about Castile and León, Spain

The tour guide responded individually to the needs of the tour group and was very competent. Recommended at any time.

Handsome!!!! The guide, clear, very friendly, cordial and pleases him as well as the driver. unmissable ride