Madrid to San Sebastian or Bilbao Private Tour - Madrid to San Sebastian or Bilbao Private Tour -

Madrid to San Sebastian or Bilbao Private Tour

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Tour description

We can’t think of a better way to travel from Madrid to San Sebastian or Bilbao! With this private tour from Madrid to San Sebastian, you will combine 2 private day tours to 2 of Spain’s most famous wine regions: Rioja and Ribera del Duero. You will enjoy fantastic landscapes, wineries, gastronomy, and historical sites. Be transported to the north of Spain in total comfort while enjoying and getting to know the essence of Spanish wine country

  • The most enjoyable way to travel from Madrid to San Sebastian or Bilbao

  • 2 private wine tours in Ribera del Duero and Rioja

  • Discover very interesting wineries and enjoy the high-quality local gastronomy

  • Excellent hotel in Burgos and time to enjoy its famous cathedral

  • High-quality meals and wine tastings

This Private tour from Madrid to San Sebastian or Bilbao includes

Professional Guide

A friendly local tour guide on both days

Top quality vehicle

Transportation in a comfortable high-quality minivan with A/C on both days Private transfer from Rioja to San Sebastian or Bilbao at the end of the wine tour in Rioja

Top quality meals

2 high quality meals with wine in both wine regions (either at a winery or top local restaurant)

Exclusive winery visits and tastings

Visit at least 5 wineries; guided tour in English of each winery by a local wine expert or the owners themselves

Great Lanscapes and Cultural highlights

Stops on the route to enjoy Burgos and Laguardia (Rioja)

Excellent hotel

1 night accommodation with breakfast at a superb hotel in Burgos

Taxes, Tolls & services

21% Spanish Taxes (VAT). Complimentary water

Hotel Pickup & Drop-off

Pick-up at your hotel or accomodation in Madrid city center and in San Sebastian or Bilbao

Practical information & Dietary restrictions

Hotel pick-up: Your guide for this private 2 day wine tour from Madrid to Bilbao or San Sebastian through the wine country of Ribera del Duero and Rioja will contact you approximately 10 to 15 days prior to the date of your tour to confirm the location of your hotel for pick-up, pick-up time, recommendations for what to wear, and to ask if you have any dietary restrictions.

Madrid to Bilbao or San Sebastian private tour - Itinerary

If you need to travel from Madrid to San Sebastian or from Madrid to Bilbao, we believe this is the best way to do it. This 2-day private tour offers a comfortable and fascinating way to get to San or Bilbao Sebastian from Madrid via wine country. Transportation is through safe roads and highways in a private luxury minivan. Hotel pick-up in Madrid and drop-off in San Sebastian or Bilbao are included. You will discover amazing parts of Spain with one of our friendly expert guides.

  • Day 1: Madrid – Segovia – Ribera del Duero – Burgos
  • Day 2: Burgos – Rioja – San Sebastian
DAY 1 - Madrid – Ribera del Duero - Burgos
On day 1, you will be picked up from your accommodation in Madrid by your friendly tour guide. You will then head to Ribera del Duero, one of Spain’s top wine regions, for your private wine tour. We will select 2 of the most interesting wineries in Ribera del Duero and you will also enjoy a high quality meal served at either a winery or an excellent local restaurant. After quenching your thirst for delicious Ribera del Duero wine, you will be dropped off at your hotel in Burgos where you will have the evening to spend as you please. Your guide will recommend the best places to enjoy local tapas for dinner in Burgos. Get a good night’s sleep because Rioja awaits you on day 2.
DAY 2 – Rioja - San Sebastian or Bilbao
Your guide will meet you at your hotel in Burgos and drive you to Rioja for your private wine tour. Rioja is world famous thanks to the quality of its red wines and its beautiful landscapes. Your day includes visits to 2 of our favorite wineries and tasting at a 3rd winery. Each winery tour will conclude with wine tasting. We have selected a very special restaurant for your meal, either at an ancient cave, a winery, or an old castle. There, you will discover the most traditional Riojan dishes. After lunch, you will have a bit of time to enjoy the landscapes of Rioja and the medieval walled city of Laguardia. Your private tour will end at around 7pm with dropoff at your hotel in San Sebastian or Bilbao

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Reviews

My husband and I had a wonderful time on our two-day tour. We visited three wineries each day, and we were pleased that there were a mix/variety of settings, ranging from a intimate/family-owned boutique winery to more commercial/established wineries with stunning facilities and scenery. We felt welcome at each location, and enjoyed tasting some excellent wines (a good mix of whites and reds). We've done quite a bit of wine tasting (Napa, Sonoma, Paso Robles, etc), and we were not disappointed at all in the quality and variety of the wines we were able to enjoy during this tour. Additionally, the opportunity to learn more about the history and culture of the area was fantastic. Raul is a knowledgeable, engaging, and professional guide. He made sure we stayed on schedule, but never made us feel rushed. One of the many highlights of our experience was lunch at Ribera del Duero -delicious lamb straight out of the wood-burning oven, fresh rustic bread and a crisp salad, plus a locally produced digestif. Our overnight stay in Burgos was lovely, and we enjoyed our evening wandering the town and eating tapas This tour was well-organized and immensely enjoyable- we would repeat it again in a heartbeat.
Tasting at Dinastis Vivanco winery in Rioja
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Why with us and Terms

  • Dietary restrictions.  The tour can accomodate nearly all possible dietary restrictions. You will be requested to provide dietary restrictions through the booking process.
  • What it the pick -up time in Madrid? Pick-up is typically at around 8:00 AM but it is confirmed on a case by case basis
  • At what time will we be in Bilbao or San Sebastian on day 2? At around 19:00. Arrival depends on the traffic found 
  • Can I be picked up at the airport? Yes, but  you should be ready at the airpot to be picked up no later than 9:00 AM to ensure the itinerary is the same. Contact us in case of doubts.
  • Can the itinerary be extended in one conutry? Let us know about your ideas and we will try to adapt the itinerary to best suit your travel plans
  • Can I pay with Amex? You need to contact us to be able to book with Amex
  • Can I play with a paypal account? You need to contact us if you wish to pay using Paypal

  • Can I have the name of the wineries we will visit? We do not advertise the names of the wineries visited and prefer not to provide them to ensure we keep the exclusivity of the tour to its maximum for our customers. We only visited small, top wineries that fit perfectly well into the schedule for the day.  

  • Can I propose which wineries to visit? We understand you may love some wines and would like to visit the winery where they are produced. We are happy to listen to your preferences but please bear in mind that some wines are great, but the wineries not worth visiting. Please bear also in mind that some wineries do not accept visits or are not available on many days. Lastly, visiting certain wineries may imply a huge detour. The local team is expert in Ribera del Duero and Rioja and will ensure your tour includes amazing wineries.

Winetourismspain.com is the most secure, easy and best way to experience the fantastic wineries of Ribera del Duero and Rioja during your stay in Madrid. Not only can we save you the time and effort of organising your winery visits in English, we can also offer you the opportunity to explore the area in luxury and comfort with your own experienced wine expert guide for the day, and really get to know the wineries and high quality wines in the area.

We only work with the best guides and wine producers in Ribera del Duero and Rioja. We are experts in the region and our customers count on our knowledge to build the perfect tour on the chosen day.

You can make your reservation by selecting an available date from the calendar. Then select the number of people. To proceed to the payment page click “BOOK NOW”.

If you are booking well in advance you may prefer to pay a 20% deposit to reserve your date. If you book for less than 30 days we recommend you book paying the full amount. Full balance is requesterd 4 or 3 weeks prior to the starting tour date.

If cancelled 30 days before the start of your trip, 15% of the total services cost will be deducted. For cancellations within 30 days of the starting date of the service, 30% of the total cost will be charged. Tours cancelled 7 days or less prior to the first day of your trip are non-refundable. We advise that you consider purchasing Trip Cancellation / Travel Insurance.

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