Discover the delights of the beautiful Basque Country, a region in the western Pyrenees shared by both France and Spain. Our holiday begins with an overnight crossing from Portsmouth to Santander on board Brittany Ferries’ Pont Aven, whose features including a cocktail piano bar and entertainment area for your enjoyment. Arriving on the Spanish side of the terrain we first visit Guernica, then head for San Sebastián, a stunning resort town on the Bay of Biscay. After that, it’s another day of Basque delights but this time on the French side, taking in Biarritz, Bayonne & St. Jean de Luz. Our tour doesn’t end there, with a few gems thrown in between, this carefully thought-out itinerary also covers the fortified town of Carcassonne and the spectacular setting of Rocamadour, plus much more.
You will stay for three nights at the 3-star Hotel Zarauz in Zarautz, then three nights at the 3-star Brit Hotel in Carcassonne, followed by two nights at the 2-star Hotel Lion d’Or in Rocamadour.
Overnight stay in the Paris area will be in a city-style hotel.
On the overnight sailing, accommodation will be in two-berth, en suite cabins.