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Camino del Norte Stage 1 & 2 - San Sebastián to Santander

From £1,535.00
15 Days & 14 Nights
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Camino del Norte Stage 1 & 2 - San Sebastián to Santander

  • The outstanding gastronomic experience of San Sebastián
  • The contrast of quiet fishing villages and modern cities
  • Marveling at the art and architecture of the Guggenheim in Bilbao
  • Meeting fellow pilgrims and sharing their stories
  • Sampling the peace of the northern coast of Spain
Walk the first two stages of the Camino del Norte, from San Sebastian to Santander. Starting in the European Capital of Culture 2016, San Sebastian, walk along the beautiful coastline of northern Spain before heading inland to the lush, green hills of the Basque Country. A stop in Bilbao allows you to admire the architecture of the wonderful Guggenheim, before continuing through seaside fishing villages and wetlands to Santander.


Day 1: Arrival in San Sebastián Day 2: Walk to Getaria 16.5 miles / 27 km Day 3: Walk to Deba 11 miles / 18 km Day 4: Walk to Markina 15 miles / 24.5 km Day 5: Walk to Gernika 15.5 miles / 25 km Day 6: Walk to Lezama 12.5 miles / 20 km Day 7: Walk to Bilbao 7 miles / 11 km Day 8: Rest day in Bilbao Day 9: Walk to Portugalete 12.5 miles / 20 km Day 10: Walk to Castro Urdiales 16.5 miles / 26.4 km Day 11: Walk to Liendo 15 miles / 24 km Day 12: Walk to Noja 12.5 miles / 19.8 km Day 13: Walk to Galizano 12.4 miles / 19.8 km Day 14: Walk to Santander 6.7 miles / 10.6 km Day 15 Onward Travel from Santander

This trip has a carbon score of 15kg per person per night, meaning it’s one of our best trips! For comparison, a carbon count of 15kg is equivalent to 4.5 cheeseburgers. Here at Macs, we pride ourselves on being a responsible travel company and continue to adopt, develop and innovate ways to positively impact the environment. Find out more information on how we've carbon counted our trips.


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