From Biarritz

2 days

Basque Seaside &  the Mountain Railway

Price: 580 €

Basque sea side & the mountain railway

Basque arrival and departure, difficult acces and small Basque villages

departure Biarritz / Bayonne
arrival       San Sebastian

journey theme Santiago Pilgrimage Route, Spain, in the French Basque specialty
local scenery   Vineyard, cedar forest, sea and mountains, meadow

per person : 580 €
Charter : 1,450 € (1-4 people) 2,030 € (5-7 people) 

French driver will guide you in english.
*Customers' meals, lodging and entrance fees are not included.

Mileage 170 Km

Day 1

La Rhune, a symbol of Euskadi (meaning Basque), is rocked by a wooden mountain train.
From the train window up to 905m above the mountain, which overlooks the Basque Country, you can see small horses, sheep, and eagle called Potock.
*Operates from March 26 to early November

Famous as the village of pepper Espelette enjoy specialties such as ground veal ash, piperard, local wine called ilreggie, apple cider cider, sheep cheese called Osso Iraty, cherry jam from neighboring village Itzas, basque pastry.

Itxassou is dotted with cherry and cheese farmers. You can also shop at the farm.

Stay in the quiet Ainhoa , registered as one of the most beautiful village list.
Located 730 km to the final point of the pilgrimage route, Santiago de Compostela, and prospering as a post town on the Spanish border from the 13th century, you can see traditional Basque traditional houses built around the 17th century. ..
If you wish, we will hike for about an hour and a half to the small chapel, the scenic hills and the scenic spots overlooking the sea.

Day 2

Head to Saint Jean de Luz , a small port town that became famous for the wedding of Louis XIV and Queen Mary Therese .
Shops line up near the church built with its roof charpenter as an inverted sailship shape).
Enjoy shopping at shops such as cotton shoes called espadrilles, basque linen, and rustic almond-flavored macaroons that Louis XIV preferred.

At the entrance to the Spanish Sea Basque , the small port town of Hondarribia offers a stroll through the Old Town and a tour tapas bar.
You can also go to one of the most famous fish soups in the world. (Reservation required)

Driving along the beautiful coastline and far-flung pasture landscapes registered as protected areas, which cannot be reached by train or bus, come and enjoy the very attractive town of San Sebastian.
In a small bay called Pasea, which once flourished as a shipyard, you can take a small boat from Donebane to San Pedro on the opposite bank. After arriving in

From San Sebastian, we will visit the igueldo observatory overlooking La Concha Bay, which means scallop in Spanish regarding to the pilgrim path who pass though.
There are many tapas bars in the old city. Known as a gastronomic town, many people from all over the world gather and live late into the night.
Enjoy the famous pinchos (thin sliced ​​bread with anchopi and cod side dishes), and a slightly sparkling white wine called chacoli.

This tour can also be changed from San Sebastian to Biarritz or Bayonne.


Day 1
09:00 Departure from Biarritz
09:15~12:00 Lune Mountain Railway
12:30~15 :00 Espelette

15:15~16:00 Itxassou
16:30 arrival to Ainhoa (hotel)

Day 2
09:00 Ainhoa departure
09:30-11:00 Saint Jean de Luz
11:45-14:30 Hondarribia
17:30 arrival to San Sebastian (hotel)