Bermeo, Guernica & the Cantabrian Coast

Bermeo, Guernica & the Cantabrian Coast

5.5 hours | Bilbao | B I O - 1 1 0
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Description

Points of Interest

  • Bermeo
  • Guernica
Strenuous activity

Be sure to read the Special Notes further down this page for important requirements and restriction.

Visit two former capitals on this half-day Basque country excursion. Explore Bermeo, once the provincial capital until 1602, and still a major fishing port. Then visit Guernica, the ancient Basque capital. Its destruction by German bombs during the Spanish Civil War inspired Picasso's great masterpiece. En route to Bermeo, stop at San Juan de Gaztelugatxe, which offers a panoramic view of the Biscayan coast with its steep cliffs and stretches of white beach. Upon arrival, enjoy a brief walking tour. Stroll along the streets of Bermeo's Old Quarter, the Gothic Church of San Francisco, the 18th-century Town Hall, and the neoclassical Church of Santa Maria. View the petrified trunk of the oak tree that survived the air raid. Visit the Park of Europe's peace memorials and stop at Casa de Juntas, home to the Basque parliament since 1979.

Special Notes:

Many shops in Bermeo are closed on Sundays and during lunch.

A few steps and inclines are to be negotiated at Bermeo and Guernica. From the coach drop-off/pick-up point in Gernika to the Casa de Juntas and Park of Europe there is a 10-15 minute walk.

Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.
Casa de Juntas is an exterior visit.

Tour order may vary between groups but covering all mentioned sites.

Child Price:

12 years & under only

Details

Tour timeline may vary to avoid overcrowding, etc.

Depart the ship for a photo stop of Catabrian coastline

Transport type: Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Transport Capacity: 45
Travel time: 01:15
Inside visit: No
Restroom available: No
Shopping available: No
Photo/video restrictions: No
Photo/video opportunity: Yes

Continue on to Bermeo Town

Transport type: Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Transport Capacity: 45
Travel time: 00:15
Inside visit: No
Air conditioned: Yes
Restroom available: Yes
Shopping available: Yes
Photo/video restrictions: No
Photo/video opportunity: Yes

Bermeo guided walking tour

Transport type: Walking
Transport Capacity: 45
Time at site: 01:00
Inside visit: No
Air conditioned: No
Steps: 5
Shopping available: Yes
Photo/video restrictions: No
Photo/video opportunity: Yes

Transfer to Gernika

Transport type: Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Transport Capacity: 45
Travel time: 00:30
Inside visit: No
Air conditioned: Yes
Shopping available: No
Photo/video restrictions: No
Photo/video opportunity: Yes

Visit Genika Town

Time at site: 01:30
Inside visit: No
Restroom available: Yes
Shopping available: Yes

Re-board your motorcoach and return to your ship

Transport type: Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Transport Capacity: 45
Travel time: 01:00
Time at site: 00:45