Our visit to Briones – La Rioja, San Sebastian and the Northern Basque Country

Once we left Bilbao, Briones in the La Rioja the wine region was next. Followed by San Sebastian and finally Zumaia and the northern coast. Briones is an amazing little village, just like you know Spain should look like, with a square and little cafes! It also hosts one of the most finest Vineries in Spain, Dinastia Vicanco http://www.lonelyplanet.com/spain/la-rioja/briones IMG_2458 IMG_2468 IMG_2478 IMG_2508 IMG_2521 IMG_2557 IMG_2580 Dinastia Vicanco, Bodegas – http://www.wine-pages.com/organise/vivanco.htm IMG_2597 IMG_2606 IMG_2648 IMG_2651 IMG_2671 IMG_2682 IMG_2683 Wine tasting with a view! IMG_2700 IMG_2712 Arrival in Onati, a tiny town in the Basque known for it’s amazing architecture! http://travel.michelin.com/web/destination/Spain-Onati IMG_2730 IMG_2736 IMG_2742 IMG_2745 IMG_2756 IMG_2759

On our way from Onati, we came past the most beautiful setting. It was a long drive on small roads, but well worth the drive!

IMG_2761 We finally arrived in San Sebastian, what an amazing city and fantastic beaches!! http://www.sansebastianturismo.com IMG_2786 IMG_2826 IMG_2778 IMG_2783 IMG_2834 IMG_2853 IMG_2864 IMG_2950 IMG_2964 IMG_2967 IMG_2985 IMG_2987 IMG_3003 IMG_3032 Our last two nights were in Zumaia. Now that’s a view and a half, from our hotel in Zumaia, known for it’s Flysch Rock Formation http://www.spain.info/en_GB/que-quieres/ciudades-pueblos/otros-destinos/zumaia.html IMG_3097 IMG_3105 IMG_3126 IMG_3133 IMG_3146 IMG_3159 IMG_3175 IMG_3181 IMG_3185 IMG_3187

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