One-time Nonstop Flight from New York to the Basque Country Set for October

'Puppy' by Jeff Koons; at the world famous Guggenheim museum in Bilbao, Spain

What could possibly top a blissful week in the Basque Country that tantalizes your palate, challenges you to embark on unforgettable outdoor adventures and beckons you to immerse yourself in the beautiful Spanish lifestyle? Getting there nonstop from New York, that’s what.

Iberia Airlines is launching a one-time nonstop flight from New York/ JFK to Vitoria-Foronda Airport, the gateway to Vitoria-Gasteiz, the capital of Spain’s autonomous community of the Basque Country, Bilbao and the country’s most stunningly sublime wine regions.

An exquisite array of journeys have been created exclusively for those on this flight, and infusing experiences such as “pintxo” bar crawls in San Sebastian, Guggenheim museum visits, cooking exhibitions, and tastings with the best chefs in the Basque Country.

Vitoria is surrounded by the Rioja Alavesa wine country and the packages will also include harvest-season lunches and private visits to exceptional wineries the region, under warm, sunny October skies.

The flight will depart JFK on October 4, arriving October 5 and will return on October 12. The renowned Basque Country specialist tour outfitter Romotur will serve as the exclusive booking agent for this special flight and land packages. US-based Spain expert Teresa Parker of Spanish Journeys is partnering on the project to handle traveler inquiries in the US.

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