Northern Spain Trip

Tuesday, May 9, 2023 
UA58  Leaves SFO 1:50 PM, arrives 9:55 AM on May 10 at Frankfurt, DE (FRA)

Wednesday, May 10, 2023 
Lufthansa 1144/UA 9210 Leaves FRA 3:55 PM Terminal 5, arrives 6:05 PM at Bilbao (BIO)
Pick up rental car at Bilbao airport

Hotel Hesperia Bilbao, Campo Volantin 28, Bilbao, Biscay 48007, Spain

Thursday, May 11, 2023
Hotel Hesperia Bilbao

Guggenheim Museum
Museum of Bellas Artes de Bilbao
Bilbao Archaeological Museum
Bilbao Cathedral
Mercado de la Ribera
Walk around Casco Viejo (old quarter)

Friday, May 12, 2023
Hotel Hesperia Bilbao 
Day trip to Guernika
Drive back along coast east of Bilbao, including fishing port of Getxo
Stop to photograph the hermitage on the point at
San Juan de Gaztelugatxe

Saturday, May 13, 2023
Drive to Burgos
Museum of Human Evolution

Atapuerca cave and archeological site
Abba Burgos Hotel, Calle Fernán Gonzalez 72, 09003 Burgos, Spain  

Sunday, May 14, 2023
Drive to León
Villa Romana La Olmeda
León cathedral
NH Collection León Plaza Mayor, Plaza Mayor, 15-17, 24003 León, Spain

Monday, May 15, 2023
Drive to Santiago
Stop at Lugo
Stop at O Cebreiro village

Hotel Costa Vella, Rúa da Porta da Pena 17, 15704 Santiago de Compostela, A Coruña, Spain

Tuesday, May 16, 2023
Hotel Costa Vella, Santiago de Compostela
Cathedral including Portico de Gloria tickets and cathedral museum
Walk around old town
Pilgrimage museum
Museum of the Galician People (Povo Galego)
Mercado de Abastos food market

Wednesday, May 17, 2023
Drive to
A Coruña
Stop at various seaside villages along the coast southwest of A Coruña
Meliá Maria Pita, Avda. Pedro Barrie de la Maza 3, 15003 A Coruña, Spain  

Thursday, May 18, 2023
Drive to Gijón
Stop at Playa Catedrales at low tide
Stop at Playa de Silencio
Stop at Luarca fishing village
Casona De Cefontes, Camino de la Carbayera 564, 33394 Cefontes
, Gijón, Asturias  

Friday, May 19, 2023
Tito Bustillo Cave tour with advance tickets
Drive to Ojedo (next to Potes) in Picos de Europa national park
Apartamentos Spa Cantabria Infinita, Calle el Puente, 84, 39584 Ojedo, Cantabria, Spain

Saturday, May 20, 2023
Explore Picos de Europa national park
Fuente Dé cable car and walk around trails at the top
Walk around Potes

Apartamentos Spa Cantabria Infinita, Calle el Puente, 84, 39584 Ojedo, Cantabria, Spain  

Sunday, May 21, 2023
Drive to San Sebastian / Donostia
Stop at Altamira Museum and tour neocave
Visit El Castillo cave with advance tickets

Apartamentos Gran Zubieta La Concha, Calle Zubieta 3, 20007, San Sebastián,  

Monday, May 22, 2023
Apartamentos Gran Zubieta La Concha
Walk around old town
Mercado de la Brexta food market
Walk along beach

Tuesday, May 23, 2023
Drive to to Bayonne, France
Old town
Basque Museum
Drive to Hondarribia, Spain
Walk around old town
Drive back to San Sebastian

Apartamentos Gran Zubieta La Concha 

Wednesday, May 24, 2023
San Telmo Museum in San Sebastian
Drive to Bilbao airport, stopping at the fishing village of Lekeitio

Holiday Inn Express Bilbao, Zarandoa Kalea 5, Derio, Spain 48160

Thursday, May 25, 2023 span>
Return to California

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