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Camino del Norte Stage 2 - Bilbao to Santander

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8 Days & 7 Nights
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Camino del Norte Stage 2 - Bilbao to Santander

  • The city of Bilbao, renowned for its art and architecture
  • The contrast of quiet fishing villages and modern cities
  • The unspoiled north coast of Spain
  • Meeting your fellow pilgrims and sharing your stories
Walk from the Bilbao, renowned for its art and architecture to the other historic Spanish city of Santander. Begin with a walk through the outskirts of Bilbao, before walking along world class beaches and taking in the views up the beautiful Rias. (Fjords) Wander through little seaside fishing villages which are a stark contrast to the modern Bilbao and then the latter part of the route alternates between forest and coastal walking, your route is dotted with little rural churches.There is also some wetland walking which is outstanding for its bird life before you arrive in Santander.


Day 1: Arrive Bilbao and Overnight Day 2: Walk to Portugalete 12.5 miles / 20 km Day 3: Walk to Castro Urdiales 16.5 miles / 26.4 km Day 4: Walk to Liendo 15 miles / 24 km Day 5: Walk to Noja 13.5 miles / 21.5 km Day 6: Walk to Galizano 13.5 miles / 22 km Day 7: Walk to Santander 9.5 miles / 15 km Day 7: 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 88.5 candy bars. 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 about how we've carbon counted our trips.


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