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SECRETS OF NORTHERN SPAIN

Ready to take the challenge? Secrets of Northern Spain is more than your average tour.
Bespoke, curated group visits to the Basque region of Spain - hosted by a local
 
Visit places that aren't in the travel guides, places where the locals go, not just visitors. You will live like a Spaniard and shop, eat and mingle like a local...Keep reading to learn more about how we can show you the Secrets of Northern Spain

SNAPSHOT

Vitoria-Gasteiz,European Green Capital 2012. 

6 nights, 5 days is the duration of our trip. Our Headquarters will be Vitoria, from where We'll be visiting Bilbao,San Sebastian, Rioja Valley...in our private Northern Spain Experience.

TRIP STYLE: Authentic Northen Spain, as locals do!

AGE GROUP: Exclusively + 18

GROUP LEADER: Trip manager Maria Cabello and  local guide Mr. Aitor Delgado...you are in for a treat. We will be working and travelling with our group for an intimate, unforgettable experience.

GROUP SIZE: Max 16

INCLUSIONS

ACCOMMODATION: Our casa away from home is located in an 18th. century building, exclusively for our group (6 nights). Just drop your suitcases from day 1 and forget about dragging your luggage around the world!

 

TRANSPORT: Private Shuttle, air con and Wi-fi.

MEALS: Northern Spain is one of the most exclusive areas , famous for it's food and Wine. You'll be spoilt for choice here. 5 Breakfast,5 lunches and 6 dinners.

VISITS AND ACTIVITIES ALSO INCLUDED: Guggenheim Museum. Visit to a Rioja Valley Winery and wine tasting. 

DEPARTURES

2024 DATES OPEN

From 15th till 20th September 2024

From 22nd till 27th September 2024

From 29th till 4th October 2024

Bookings open now

PRICE TWIN SHARE

4,500 AUD Per Person

3,000 USD Per Person

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Get the real feel of the Country by mingling with the locals

  • Camino de Santiago (St. James's way) throughout Vitoria. Walking Tour.

  • Drive thought the Rioja Valley and visit a local winery

  • Visit the Guggenheim Museum

  • Stay in an 18th century building only and exclusively for our group for a unique experience

  • Pintxos Route at San Sebastian

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Behind the scenes tours took us places untouched by the typical tourist, revealing the rich history and  authenticity of the region

Dawn Johnson, NC

Vitoria-Gasteiz, see it, feel it!

This is my home town, Vitoria-Gasteiz. Let me show you this fascinating City. 

The 'Green Capital' will be our headquarters from where we discover the Secrets in Northern Spain...are you ready to take the challenge?

A Passionate Traveller

Let me introduce myself, my name is Maria Del Carmen Cabello San Agustin, born and raised in Vitoria-Gasteiz.

I have called Melbourne home for over 20 years now, but I'd like to take you back to my home town, Vitoria Gasteiz, and show you the Secrets of Northern Spain.

 

I combine my passion for food, travel and culture to bring you unique local experiences on my curated tour of the Basque Country.

 

Let's explore the SECRETS OF NORTHERN SPAIN.

 

Have a look at our great packages, and get in touch below.

 

Omar Khayyam

"Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life."

 

 

 

 

Welcome to Secrets of Northern Spain, our exclusive and intimate tours.

Day 1 Vitoria-Gasteiz

Arrive at the capital of The Basque Country, Vitoria-Gasteiz and get yourself settled in our private 18th. Century stunning accommodation, a home away from home. Meet your local guide and enjoy dinner with all the most popular dishes of the area, a truly gourmet experience

 

Day 2 .Vitoria-Gasteiz

Venture on a tour from Medieval to present time, we will walk a section of the "Camino de Santiago" that crosses the heart of Vitoria. Our local guide, Mr. Delgado will provide us with an authentic tour. We will be covering an approximate 6 kms in distance. This walk is an interesting way of discover the Camino and relatively flat. After a beautiful lunch al fresco to replenish ourselves, we'll be experiencing a private visit to one of the most iconic temples in Northern Spain, Catedral de Santa Maria, before heading back to our Casa to prepare ourselves for a beautiful dinner in one of many memorable, prestigious restaurants in the city.

Day 3 Rioja Valley

Today we'll take a day trip to Rioja Valley. Visit an iconic Winery, Marques de Riscal ,where we will enjoy a wine tasting session. Immerse yourself into the beauty of the Medieval town La Guardia, always with our local guide, absorb the history and traditions of one the best and most beautiful villages in the world.  Our private shuttle will take us back to our casa before heading out again to enjoy the delicacies of one of the most famous restaurants in Vitoria-Gasteiz.

Day 4 Bilbao

We'll be heading to the Basque Coast and be immersing ourselves into the stunning town of Bilbao. Our local guides will be travelling with us from our accommodation. Morning tour to the most iconic places in Bilbao Old Quarter, stopping to taste local pintxos and wine. A must visit will be the Guggenheim Museum before returning to Vitoria, to sample another authentic Northern Spain Gourmet dinner. I couldn't think of a better way to finish the day!

Day 5 Donostia-San Sebastian

Today we'll be taking a day trip to the resort town in Spain's mountainous Basque Country.

Private Tour with our local Guides while tasting pintxos at the second most Michelin stars city per capita in the world,behind only Kyoto. A couple of options here, I should say surprises, in terms of dinner, I'll reveal in the near future. Back in our private shuttle to our Casa, sweet dreams!

Day 6 Vitoria-Gasteiz

Sadly, today's marks your last day in this incredible city but we'll make sure that you're coming back in the near future!

After a full breakfast we will be heading to the Market, where we will be sampling the local produce. Followed by a private tour to the Open air museum, The murals tour, followed by Menu del Dia to replenish our mind and soul. Free afternoon to probably get a pair or two of a beautiful handmade leather shoes made in Spain.  Our group will have the last supper, a memorable one, before wishing you all the best for the rest of  your holidays.

Included in our trip

Breakfast x 5 

lunches x 5

Dinners x 6

Northern Spain is known for it's cuisine, best in all Spain. Our dinners are taking place in the best local restaurants. you're in for a treat!

Visits to differents museums: Guggenheim, The Murals Museum, Naipes Museum. All with private local guide in English

Visit to the Temple Catedral Santa Maria. In English.

Visit to Winery Marques de Riscal, Wine tasting and Tour. In English.

Visit to an authentic Cider House.

Walk  Camino De Santiago, Saint James' Way, with our private local Guide.

Private Shuttle bus for our group exclusive.

For our private groups We'll have the experience, local knowledge and privilege of 2 tour local guides to make your stay in Northern Spain a truly unforgettable experience.

 

Vitoria-Gasteiz

Santa Maria Cathedral

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