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Map of Northern Spain Road Trip: Madrid to the Basque Country - 7 Days
Northern Spain Road Trip: Madrid to the Basque Country - 7 Days

In just a week you can embark on the road-trip of a lifetime from Spain's capital to its stunning Basque Country. The adventure begins in Madrid with city tours before hopping in your rental and driving north to La Rioja, one of Spain's most beautiful wine regions. After a tasting, you'll continue on to Basque Country, where tours of San Sebastian's historic center and Bilbao's Guggenheim Museum await.

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Map of Northern Spain Road Trip: Madrid to the Basque Country - 8 Days
Northern Spain Road Trip: Madrid to the Basque Country - 8 Days

Eight days is enough time to have the trip of a lifetime—particularly when it's a road-trip through northern Spain. On this itinerary, you'll drive from Madrid north through the stunning La Rioja wine country, of course stopping for a tasting or two. The experience culminates on the coast of Basque Country with city tours of Bilbao and San Sebastian, both home to rich culture and incredible food.

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Map of Northern Spain Road Trip: Madrid to the Basque Country - 9 Days
Northern Spain Road Trip: Madrid to the Basque Country - 9 Days

Nine days is enough time to immerse yourself in a couple areas of Spain, ensuring you get the most out of the experience. This itinerary begins with a road trip from Madrid to wine country for a tasting of Spain's world-renowned varietals. You'll finish the tour on the Basque coast and its most beautiful cities, San Sebastian and Bilbao.

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Map of Northern Spain Road Trip: Madrid to the Basque Country - 10 Days
Northern Spain Road Trip: Madrid to the Basque Country - 10 Days

Over 10 days you'll embark on a gourmet road trip from Madrid to Spain's northern Basque Country. This unforgettable excursion is a delight for the eyes and taste buds that includes tapas tours in Madrid, wine tasting in La Rioja, and sampling the great cheese and seafood of the Basque coast. A visit to the famous Guggenheim caps the trip, adding a cultural cherry atop an epic vacation sundae.

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