Trip to País Vasco – August 16-18

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Don’t miss our trip to the north of Spain: País Vasco or the Basque Country.

Where is the Basque Country?

The Basque Country is an autonomous community in northern Spain. Locally known as Euskadi or País Vasco, it has its own language (Euskadi), its own culinary traditions, and a distinctive geographic and cultural landscape. In this trip, we will visit the most important cities in the north of Spain:

San Sebastian: boasts one of the best city beaches in Europe. Sebastian is also redefining the Basque image around the world with its extraordinary cuisine. The city has two restaurants ranked in the list of the World’s 50 Best Restaurants and in addition, has 16 Michelin stars spread across 9 restaurants. It is also one of the best places to eat pintxos – culinary creations in miniature form, similar to Spanish tapas but better.

San Juan de Gaztelugatxe: one of the most impressive places in the Basque Country. San Juan de Gaztelugatxe, whose name means “castle rock” in Basque (“gaztelu” = castle + “aitz” = rock), is a definite “must” if you are visiting the Basque Country. This is where many scenes from Game of Thrones have been shot, most famously the Dragonstone. Whether or not you like Game of Thrones, you cannot miss this spectacular corner when you have the chance.

San Sebastian

Time and day

23:00

We meet at 23:00 on Friday in Plaza Espanya between the two Venetian towers.

Friday, August 16, 2019

We leave Barcelona on Friday night at 23:00 and we will get back on Sunday at 02:30.

Meeting point: Plaza Espanya between the two towers

How much is it?

non-Studentfy Card Holders / Erasmus

65€

Studentfy Card holders

60€

What does the price include?

  • Private bus from Barcelona to País Vasco and back to Barcelona
  • Tour guide

Plan

The trip begins on Friday, August 16 at 23:00 and ends on Sunday, August 18 at 02:30.

Day 1: Friday, August 16

  • 23:00: Meet in Plaza Espanya between the two towers
  • 23:15: The bus moves (don’t be late). It will take about 7 hours to get to Gaztelugaxte, we will stop for about 1 hour to have breakfast


Day 2: Saturday, August 17

  • 08:00: arrive in Gaztelugatxe
  • 08:00 to 11:00: Free time to explore Gaztelugatxe
  • 11:00: Meet again where the bus left us to go to San Sebastian
  • 11:30: Arrive in San Sebastian
  • 11:30 to 20:30: Free time to discover San Sebastian (We recommend you to visit: Castillo de la mota, Catedral Buen Pastor, Playa de la Concha..)
  • 20:30: Meet again where the bus left us to go back to Barcelona


Day 3: Sunday, August 18

  • 02:30: Arrive in Barcelona (we will stop at Plaza Espanya & Plaza Catalunya)

Recommendations

– It’s almost impossible to stop the bus if someone needs to use the bathroom. Please use the bathroom before the bus moves.
– The north of Spain is usually colder than the rest of Spain. Make sure you bring a warm and breathable jacket
– Bring snacks, energy bars/gels and sandwiches

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This trip is organized and run by Barcelona Trips (Licence number: GC-3213) and brought to you by Studentfy.

Photo Credits: pixabay, @barcelona_trips

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