Bilbao: San Juan de Gaztelugatxe and Txakoli Wine Day Trip San Juan de Gaztelugatxe & Txakoli Wine Private Tour for 2

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ID: GYG421363-O-763311
Country: Spain

Duration: 07:00 hours


Enjoy Basque wine country on this guided day tour from Bilbao with private options. See the views from San Juan de Gaztelugatxe, visit a Txakoli winery, taste 3 wines with appetizers, and enjoy lunch.
If you enjoy geology and wine, you will be wowed by the breathtaking scenery found in the Basque area, particularly in San Juan de Gaztelugatxe, which is only 30 kilometers from Bilbao.

It is without a doubt one of the most impressive destinations in the Basque Country, lying within the UNSCO Urdaibai Biosphere Reserve and featuring a stunning coastal environment with white cliffs and gorgeous beaches.

The amazing Basque Txakoli DOP wineries are located close to this protected natural area, therefore you must visit a family winery to complete this unforgettable experience.

You will visit San Juan Bautista's hermitage and  Climb 241 steps to be rewarded with amazing views from the top! Make a wish from the top of the bell and take in the beautiful sights.

We'll take you on a tour of the Urdaibai Biosphere Reserve (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) on our way to the amazing Txakoli wineries. You will visit a family winery on a prime site in the natural region of Biscay, which is also a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.

Txakoli wine is a local favorite. The white wine of choice among Basques and Basque sailors.

Lunch will consist of regional appetisers and pintxos, which will be complemented with regional wines.

Note that the steps to the hermitage are now undergoing renovations, so access to the chapel may be restricted!


  • Climb 241 steps to the top of the breathtaking San Juan de Gaztelugatxe
  • Visit a local winery and sample three wines paired with local appetizers
  • Discover the stunning scenery of the Urdaibai estuary

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All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Pick up from your accommodation in Bilbao

When should I book?

To guarantee availability book as soon as possible. Early booking is worth consideration especially if you planning the trip during high season like public holidays or weekends.


This excursion you can cancel with no cost up to 48 hours before the start of the trip. If you cancel it after 48 hours or not show up on the excursion you will still be charged the full price of the activity. Being late on pick-up or departure will be considered as not showing up.