12 days in Spain, Oeiras & Biarritz Itinerary

12 days in Spain, Oeiras & Biarritz Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Oeiras, Portugal
— 1 day
2
La Coruna, Spain
— 1 day
3
Santiago de Compostela, Spain
— 2 nights
4
Bilbao, Spain
— 3 nights
5
Santander, Spain
— 2 nights
6
Biarritz, France
— 3 nights

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Oeiras, Portugal

Oeiras ©
Oeiras is a municipality in western part of the Lisbon Metropolitan Area, subregion of Greater Lisbon, in continental Portugal. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): kick back and relax at Praia de Carcavelos, appreciate the history behind Santuario Nacional de Cristo Rei, and then don't miss a visit to Centro de Arte - Coleccao Manuel de Brito.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Oeiras road trip tool.

Lisbon to Oeiras is an approximately half hour car ride. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to La Coruna.

Things to do in Oeiras

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Praia de Carcavelos, Santuario Nacional de Cristo Rei
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Centro de Arte - Coleccao Manuel de Brito ©
Praia de Carcavelos ©
Praia de Carcavelos
Santuario Nacional de Cristo Rei ©
Santuario Nacional de Cristo Rei

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La Coruna, Spain

La Coruna ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Plaza del Humor, thenmake a trip to Plaza de Maria Pita, thenvisit a coastal fixture at Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules), and finally kick back and relax at Playa de Santa Cristina.

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You can drive from Oeiras to La Coruna in 6.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Oeiras to La Coruna, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Oeiras, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in La Coruna, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Santiago de Compostela.

Things to do in La Coruna

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Playa de Santa Cristina
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Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules) ©
Tower of Hercules (Torre de Hercules)
Playa de Santa Cristina ©
Playa de Santa Cristina
Plaza de Maria Pita ©
Plaza de Maria Pita

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Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Santiago de Compostela ©
As the site of the sacred cathedral that marks the end of the pilgrimage route of the famous St.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Palacio de Raxoi, don't miss a visit to Plaza del Obradoiro, thenmake a trip to Botafumeiro, thenwalk around Parque de la Alameda, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela. On your second day here, get to know the fascinating history of Convento, igreja e colegio das Orfas, appreciate the extensive heritage of Plaza Cervantes - Santiago, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Monasterio de San Martin Pinario, and finally don't miss a visit to Santiago de Compostela. Casco Historico.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Santiago de Compostela online road trip planner.

Drive from La Coruna to Santiago de Compostela in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Santiago de Compostela, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Bilbao.

Things to do in Santiago de Compostela

Parks Historic Sites
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Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela ©
Cathedral De Santiago de Compostela
Plaza del Obradoiro ©
Plaza del Obradoiro
Santiago de Compostela. Casco Historico ©
Santiago de Compostela. Casco Historico

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Bilbao, Spain

Bilbao ©
A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at La Concha Beach and Playa de Azkorri. Change things up with a short trip to Parte Vieja in San Sebastian - Donostia (about 1h 20 min away). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, tour the water at your own pace with RiverCheer, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bilbao trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Santiago de Compostela in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Bilbao, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Santander.

Things to do in Bilbao

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

San Sebastian - Donostia
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La Concha Beach ©
La Concha Beach
Parte Vieja ©
Parte Vieja
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao ©
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

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Santander, Spain

Santander ©
Known for its prime north coast location and elegant city center, Santander remains the central destination for tourism and commerce in the whole Cantabrian region.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Galizano, stroll through Playa de Langre, and then steep yourself in history at Refugio Antiaereo. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Playa De Valdearenas and then get to know the resident critters at Parque de la Naturaleza de Cabarceno.

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You can drive from Bilbao to Santander in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Bilbao in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Santander: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Biarritz.

Things to do in Santander

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Playa de Langre, Playa Galizano, Playa De Valdearenas, Parque de la Naturaleza de Cabarceno
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Playa de Langre ©
Playa de Langre
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Playa Galizano
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Playa De Valdearenas

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Biarritz, France

Biarritz ©
A popular holiday destination with world-class surfing, Biarritz has interesting coastal rock formations and stellar waves that make this luxurious seaside town popular with tourists and surfers alike.
Visit Plage d'Hendaye and Plage de la Milady for some beach relaxation. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at La Cote des Basques, don't miss a visit to Rocher de la Vierge, get outside with Parc Accrobranche Au Creux des Cimes, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage des Cavaliers.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Biarritz road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Santander to Biarritz takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Biarritz can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Biarritz

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Plage des Cavaliers, Grande Plage, Parc Accrobranche Au Creux des Cimes, Plage d'Hendaye
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Plage d'Hendaye ©
Plage d'Hendaye
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Plage de la Milady
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Grande Plage

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