8 days in Spain & Bayonne Itinerary

8 days in Spain & Bayonne Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bayonne, France
— 2 nights
2
Bilbao, Spain
— 2 nights
3
Santander, Spain
— 1 night
4
Gijon, Spain
— 1 night
5
Leon, Spain
— 1 night

2
nights
Bayonne, France

Bayonne ©
Bayonne is a city and commune and one of the two sub-prefectures of the department of Pyrénées-Atlantiques, in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region of south-western France. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): stroll through La Cote des Basques, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquarium de Biarritz, then take some stellar pictures from Rocher de la Vierge, then steep yourself in history at Maison Moulis, and finally don't miss a visit to Cathedrale Sainte-Marie de Bayonne. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at L'Adour, take in the exciting artwork at Spacejunk, and then get engrossed in the history at Basque Museum (Musee Basque).

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Bayonne online tour itinerary planner.

Porto, Portugal to Bayonne is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bilbao.

Things to do in Bayonne

Parks · Nature · Museums

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Biarritz
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Aquarium de Biarritz ©
Aquarium de Biarritz
Rocher de la Vierge ©
Rocher de la Vierge
Cathedrale Sainte-Marie de Bayonne ©
Cathedrale Sainte-Marie de Bayonne

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Bilbao, Spain

Bilbao ©
A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
On the 11th (Tue), shop like a local with La Ribera Market, appreciate the extensive heritage of Casco Viejo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Begona, and finally stroll around Dona Casilda Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, explore the world behind art at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, then head outdoors with San Mames Stadium, and finally take in the views from Puente Zubizuri.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Bilbao driving holiday planner.

Getting from Bayonne to Bilbao by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Santander.

Things to do in Bilbao

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Casco Viejo ©
Casco Viejo
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao ©
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
Bilbao Fine Arts Museum ©
Bilbao Fine Arts Museum

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Santander, Spain

Santander ©
Known for its prime north coast location and elegant city center, Santander remains the central destination for tourism and commerce in the whole Cantabrian region.
On the 13th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Peninsula of Magdalena.

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Getting from Bilbao to Santander by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Bilbao in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Santander: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Gijon.

Things to do in Santander

Nature · Parks
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Peninsula of Magdalena ©
Peninsula of Magdalena

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Gijon, Spain

Gijon
Gijón, or '' is the largest city and municipality in the autonomous community of Asturias in Spain. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Laboral Ciudad de la Cultura, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Botanico Atlantico, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de San Lorenzo, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Acuario de Gijon.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Gijon day trip planner.

Drive from Santander to Gijon in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Leon.

Things to do in Gijon

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors
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Playa de San Lorenzo
Playa de San Lorenzo
Laboral Ciudad de la Cultura ©
Laboral Ciudad de la Cultura
Acuario de Gijon ©
Acuario de Gijon

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Leon, Spain

Leon ©
León is the capital of the province of León, located in the northwest of Spain. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Antiguo Convento de San Marcos, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at La Basilica De San Isidoro De Leon, admire the masterpieces at Museo Casa Botines Gaudi, then don't miss a visit to Historic Center of Leon, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral.

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Getting from Gijon to Leon by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Gijon in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Leon, with highs around 31°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Leon

Historic Sites · Museums
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Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral ©
Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral
La Basilica De San Isidoro De Leon ©
La Basilica De San Isidoro De Leon
Antiguo Convento de San Marcos ©
Antiguo Convento de San Marcos

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