Basque Country ~ Spain & France
Immerse yourself in the rich heritage and captivating beauty of Basque Spain and France on this seven-night adventure based in San Sebastián, a dazzling city with gorgeous beaches and a world-class food culture. See the historic highlights of Bayonne, France, including its Gothic cathedral, and stroll in Biarritz, a seaside resort favored by socialites and surfers alike. Visit the towns of St-Jean-de-Luz and Espelette, where strings of red peppers decorate whitewashed homes. Marvel at the Frank Gehry-designed Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao and admire Ernest Hemingway’s beloved Pamplona. Along the way, chat with local Basques over dinner, visit a cider house and learn about traditions at a 16th-century farmhouse. Experienced guides and lecturers provide expert insight into the vibrant Basque culture. This small-group program includes first-class accommodations, an extensive meal plan and wine with dinner.