San Sebastián, Spain

Field Trips for San Sebastián, Spain

Individual courses often have class-specific field trips. You are also encouraged to participate in the included program field trips. There will be two field trips each semester to the French and Spanish Basque Country. Dates and locations may change at the discretion of the Resident Director, but common destinations include the following.

Dates and exact locations are at the discretion of the Resident Director and they vary from session and session and semester to semester. Common destinations include the following.


Travel to the charming capital city of Bizkaia and tour the world famous Guggenheim museum, an amazing structure representing the architecture of the millennium.


Visit the historic city of Burgos with its magnificent cathedral and explore Atapuerca, one of the most important anthropological sites in Europe.

French Basque Country

Visit the memorable city of Bayonne and the stunning summer resort of Biarritz.

Province Bizkaia

Visit Gernika, the parliamentary building, museum, famous Tree of Gernika and world famous Guggenheim museum in Bilbao.

Province of Guipuzcoa

Visit the mountain sanctuary of Arantzazu, and discover the fascinating geology of the coast.


Hike in the Pyrenees and explore the witches’ cave of Zugarramurdi.

Santillana del Mar

Feel as if you went back to the Middle Ages exploring "the most beautiful town in Spain" on this overnight field trip, including a visit to an exact replica of Paleolithic cave paintings in Altamira.