14 days in Bilbao & Bordeaux Itinerary

14 days in Bilbao & Bordeaux Itinerary

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14 days in Bilbao & Bordeaux Itinerary

Start: Athens, Greece
Fly:  8 h 45 min
1
Bilbao, Spain
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Bordeaux, France
— 7 nights
Fly:  7 h
End: Athens, Greece

6
nights
Bilbao, Spain

Bilbao ©
A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
Venture out of the city with trips to Haro (Bodega La Rioja Alta S.A., Bodegas Lopez de Heredia Vina Tondonia, &more), San Sebastian - Donostia (Let's get Basque!, Parte Vieja, &more) and Bodegas Tritium (in Cenicero). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, make a trip to Taberna Plaza Nueva, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and appreciate the history behind Puppy.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bilbao attractions planner.

Athens, Greece to Bilbao is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Athens to Bilbao is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Athens in August, things will get slightly colder in Bilbao: highs are around 31°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Bilbao

Wineries Tours Museums

Side Trips

San Sebastian - Donostia, Haro, Bodegas Tritium, Bodegas Campillo, Bodegas Fos
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Guggenheim Museum Bilbao ©
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
Casco Viejo ©
Casco Viejo
Wine Tours & Tastings

7
nights
Bordeaux, France

Bordeaux ©
With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bordeaux: Observatoire Sainte-Cecile (in Arcachon), Dune du Pilat (in La Teste-de-Buch) and La Rochelle (Porte de la Grosse-Horloge, Aquarium La Rochelle, &more). There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Place de la Bourse, tour the pleasant surroundings at La Cote des Basques, admire the landmark architecture of La Cite du Vin, and explore the fascinating underground world of Grottes de Abbaye de Brantome.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Bordeaux visit planning app.

Drive from Bilbao to Bordeaux in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. August in Bordeaux sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

La Rochelle, Biarritz, Brantome en Perigord City, Observatoire Sainte-Cecile, Dune du Pilat
Find places to stay Aug 20 — 27:
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Place de la Bourse ©
Place de la Bourse
The Water Mirror ©
The Water Mirror
Dune du Pilat
Dune du Pilat

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