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French-Basque Countryside Private tour Discover the hidden beauty of Pyrenees provided by Basque Guides

French-Basque Countryside Private tour Discover the hidden beauty of Pyrenees

French-Basque Countryside Private tour Discover the hidden beauty of Pyrenees
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Tour snapshot
Duration:
7–8 hours
Taking Covid-19 safety measures
Hotel pickup offered
Ticket type:
Mobile
Free cancellation
  • Duration:
    7–8 hours
  • Taking Covid-19 safety measures
  • Hotel pickup offered
  • Ticket type:
    Mobile
  • Free cancellation
About
Know before you go
  • Duration: 7-8 hours
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English, Spanish
What to expect
Know before you go
  • Duration: 7-8 hours
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
English, Spanish
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 25170P12
Important information
Inclusions
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Driver/guide
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Bottled water
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
Duration
7–8 hours
Departure details
  • Traveler pickup is offered.
  • Please let us know your accommodation address if you are staying in an apartment. For other cities pick up please ask
  • Airports:
  • San Sebastian Airport, Gabarrari Kalea, 22, 20280 Hondarribia, Gipuzkoa, Spain
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Additional information
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Driver/guide
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Bottled water
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
Departure details
  • Traveler pickup is offered.
  • Please let us know your accommodation address if you are staying in an apartment. For other cities pick up please ask
  • Airports:
  • San Sebastian Airport, Gabarrari Kalea, 22, 20280 Hondarribia, Gipuzkoa, Spain
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
7–8 hours
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Travel safe during COVID-19
Last updated: Jun 18, 2020
A note from French-Basque Countryside Private tour Discover the hidden beauty of Pyrenees
Face masks could be required at some indoor places.
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • Pass by
    Basque Guides
  • 1
    Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port
    Stop: 90 minutes
    See details
  • 2
    Espelette
    Stop: 2 hours
    See details
  • 3
    Ainhoa
    Stop: 90 minutes
    See details
  • You'll return to the starting point
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journeymaid48
Fairport, NY1,006 contributions
Jul 2021
Iker was an excellent guide. The tour of the French side of the Pyrenees was fantastic. The countryside was beautiful and the villages were quaint. Espelette was the best! The trip to St. Jean Pied de Port was nice but the town itself was so amazing. The scallop shells and hostels everywhere as this is one of the major sites to begin the Camino to Santiago de Compostella. We learned so much about the Basque language and the history of the area. We even travelled on part of the Pass du Roland. Iker taught us so much and we came away with a deeper appreciation for the region and its culture.
Written August 9, 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Thank you very much for your comments and review! Nice to read that you enjoyed so much our little country and its hidden gems Best regards from San Sebastian Iker Bardaji and Basque Guides team
Written August 10, 2021
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Tyrielee
9 contributions
Nov 2019 • Friends
This is one of the best trips we’ve ever had. Iker was an amazing guide. So much good food so many great places to see so well organized. I cannot recommend them more strongly.
Written April 30, 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Thank you very much for your review and comments. Glad to read that you enjoyed so much with me ;-) Hope to see you again at some point. Best regards from San Sebastian Iker Bardaji and Basque Guides team
Written May 1, 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

LPTexas
Santa Fe, NM24 contributions
Oct 2019
We spent a wonderful day with Iker touring the French basque country. Because the weather wasn't favorable to going up into the mountains, he altered the itinerary to make sure we really got a feel for the culture, terrain and food. His knowledge of the region is extraordinary and he shares it in a very entertaining way. We hope we get to return to the area and engage Iker again.
Written October 31, 2019
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Thank you very much for your review and comments, it was a pleasure to guide you along the Basque Country. Best regards from San Sebastian Iker Bardaji and Basque Guides team
Written November 1, 2019
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Kim S
39 contributions
Oct 2019
My friend and I did a day trip enjoying the beauty of the northern Basque region and Spanish & French Pyrenees and French coastal towns with Iker, our guide. Iker was very knowledgeable and it was evident he has such a passion for what he does and for the Basque region. From teaching us how to say some of useful words in Euskara - the local language (it definitely is NOT Spanish!) to the wealth of knowledge about the region with several wonderful stops to explore and have a wonderful lunch......it was definitely a fun day tour. I would highly recommend Iker as a guide. He told us about his cooking tours and that would definitely be on my list for my next visit. Until then, for those of you traveling to the beautiful Basque region, book your tour(s) with Iker. You will not be disappointed!
Written October 30, 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Thank you for your review! Nice read that you enjoyed so much with me. Best regards from San Sebastian Iker Bardaji and Basque Guides team
Written October 31, 2019
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Imprimis
Melbourne, Australia6 contributions
May 2019 • Couples
It's rare to find a guide with such passion for, and depth of knowledge of his subject, in this case being all things Euskadi. The very personable Mikel took us through the postcard villages of the Pyrenees while giving us a solid background in Basque culture, food, wine, agriculture, history and of course, politics. Frequent stops to stretch the legs provided a chance to experience these places up close. An excellent lunch in Espelette punctuated the day.

Mikel's further suggestions as what to eat/drink/visit in and around Donostia proved to be spot on and were much appreciated.

Booking directly with the very helpful Iker was drama free. As an aside, it was a pleasant surprise to find a company with such a relaxed cancellation policy.
Written June 16, 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Thank you for your review and nice comments Glad to read that you enjoyed so much your day with us Looking forward to see you soon back again Best regards from San Sebastian Iker Bardaji
Written June 17, 2019
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
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C6360CSbrendah
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Iker is great!
We toured three wineries with Iker, and Had an amazing time! He gave us a very personal experience, and is a great
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Wonderful Day
we booked a private day trip from San Sebastian to Lourdes and it was fantastic. Daniel made the experience perfect
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Outstanding tour experience!
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At long last Lourdes
Ever since I was a young girl, I had hoped to one day visit Lourdes. Our trip begin at San Sebastian Our guide
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A Fantastic private pintox and wine tour experience!
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The Best of the Best
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Fantastic tour
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We booked the Pinxtos tour very last minute while in San Sebastián. We were lucky to find Iker as a guide. He too
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Fantastic experience
A group of 4 of us had an amazing time walking the streets of San Sebastián with Iker. As well as taking us to the
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Outstanding! Stop Researching and Book with Iker Now!
Phenomenal experience. We booked the Private Rioja wine tasting tour with local lunch departing from San Sebastián.
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A Must-Do Pintxo Experience
I was looking forward to the pintxo tour but the experience was way better than I could ever expect. Our tour guide
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Extraordinary Tour Company
The best part of Basque Country vacation is experiencing it through the eyes of a local. Owner of Basque Guides, Ik
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Fantastic Pintxos Tour
Absolutely incredible tour of San Sebastián Pintxos bars. Not only lovely food but a great tour guide, thank you !
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