Find the best place to stay — Basque Country

Where to stay around Basque Country?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,211 holiday lettings near Basque Country. From 731 apartments to 179 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Basque Country is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Basque Country?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Basque Country. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • San Sebastián: 849 holiday homes
  • Bilbao: 154 holiday homes
  • Portugalete: 133 holiday homes
  • Greater Bilbao: 229 holiday homes
  • Donostia-San Sebastian Aquarium: 896 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Basque Country! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Basque Country?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Basque Country with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • San Sebastián: 849 holiday lettings
  • Bilbao: 154 holiday lettings
  • Portugalete: 133 holiday lettings
  • Zarautz: 705 holiday lettings
  • Hondarribia: 716 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Basque Country?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Basque Country are:

  • Bilbao Airport (BIO): 244 self catering accommodations
  • San Sebastian Airport (EAS): 827 self catering accommodations
  • Vitoria Airport (VIT): 72 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Basque Country?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Basque Country. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Donostia-San Sebastian Aquarium: 896 holiday rentals
  • San Sebastian (YJH-San Sebastian-Donostia Train Station): 905 holiday rentals
  • San Sebastian City Hall: 899 holiday rentals
  • Gros: 897 holiday rentals
  • Basilica of Saint Mary of the Chorus: 896 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Basque Country listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a holiday rental home or villa in Basque Country, Spain your home away from home

The Basque Country is home to the Basque people, whose language, culture and traditions set the region aside from other areas in Spain while still maintaining the same laid-back way of life. The beaches of San Sebastian give way to cosmopolitan cityscapes in Bilbao, then rolling green countryside around Alava and Vitoria. Whichever you prefer, the area is dotted with Basque Country villas with pools where you can relax and soak in the chilled out surroundings.

Things to do in Basque Country, Spain

Beach lovers will be more than happy with the offerings in the Basque Country, which include the famous La Concha beach in San Sebastian where visitors can sunbathe, swim and enjoy the various water sports on offer such as canoeing and sailing.

San Sebastian and Bilbao also offer a huge variety of restaurants and bars where visitors can indulge themselves with local delights including the local take on tapas and Basque cider.

Arts lovers can get their fix at one of a number of notable theatres across the Basque Country, mostly in Bilbao or Vitoria-Gasteiz. The Bilbao Symphony Orchestra also plays regularly both in Bilbao and other musical festivals which are held regularly across the region during the summer months.

Places to visit on holiday in Basque Country, Spain

Bilbao is the largest city in the Basque Country and is home to the famous Guggenheim Museum which exhibits world-class modern and contemporary arts exhibits. The best time to visit is in August, which sees the annual Semana Grande festival, where Bilbao’s streets come alive with music, dance, bullfighting and other typical Spanish festivities.

Vitoria-Gasteiz is home to a number of fine examples of Gothic churches, including the Cathedral or Santa Maria. There are also lots of museums in the town devoted to such varied themes as art, natural sciences, archaeology and playing cards.

Miramar Palace at San Sebastian is a beautiful place to spend an afternoon away from the beach, with an intricately designed country house surrounded by beautiful parks and gardens, all of which are open to the public.

Weather in Basque Country, Spain

The Basque Country has a mild temperate climate with an average temperature of 21C in the summer and 9C in the winter. The region has substantial rainfall year round, with the driest months being June to September. There are, however, still many things to see and do around the region which are indoors, so the odd spot of rain won’t ruin your holiday.

Travel to Basque Country, Spain

The main airport serving the Basque Country is Bilbao Airport (BIO) which is 5km north of the city. The airport receives international flights on a daily basis from most major European cities including easyJet flights fromLondonStansted. Car hire is available at the airport to get to your Basque Country self-catering accommodation – example distances are 99km to San Sebastian and 65km to Vitoria-Gasteiz.