Direct Flight From New York to Cultural, Culinary and Wine Delights in Spain's Basque Country

Direct Flight From New York to Cultural, Culinary and Wine Delights in Spain's 
Basque Country 
Fly Non-Stop to Vitoria With On-board Wine Tasting Seminar, Tour
Options 
NAPA, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/21/14 --  A limited-edition, non-stop
Iberia Airlines flight from New York's JFK airport direct to
Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain and the Basque region's cultural, food and
wine treasures in Bilbao, San Sebastian, and Rioja wine country,
departs this coming October 4th, with a non-stop return on October
12th.  
The flight has been organized by the Camara de Alava, the chamber of
commerce for the Alava province of Spain. Its destination city,
Vitoria-Gasteiz, is the capital of the Alava region, and was named
Spain's Gastronomic Capital this year. Also named European Green
Capital for its beauty and dedication to sustainability,
Vitoria-Gasteiz is home to Gothic cathedrals and Renaissance mansions
as well as the most important contemporary art collections of Basque
Spain.  
From the epicenter of Vitoria-Gasteiz, it is a short journey to
explore all that is Basque Country. If your interest is in going from
Guggenheim New York City to Guggenheim Bilbao, you can walk the
vibrant city streets and visit the masterpiece that is Bilbao's
Guggenheim Museum. Stroll along the sandy beaches and view the
crystal blue waters of the Bay of Biscay before heading to dinner at
one of San Sebastian's Michelin-starred restaurants. This coastal
village is not only the preeminent beach destination for the
well-travelled, it has more legendary kitchens per square meter than
anywhere else in the world. This special harvest flight will also
take you to the spectacular avant-garde wineries of Rioja wine
country for a taste of their world famous wines. You really can
Basque in it all. 
Flight Details:
 Iberia 6254: Departs JFK on Saturday, October 4, at
5:05 pm
 Arrives VIT on Sunday, October 5, at 6:20 am
 Iberia 6244:
Departs VIT on Saturday, October 12, at 12:30 pm
 Arrives JFK on
Saturday, October 12, at 3:30 pm 
The flight will feature an on-board wine tasting seminar led by
international wine educator Paul Wagner. In addition, three tours of
Basque Country are being offered in conjunction with the dates of
this special roundtrip flight which will allow visitors to delve into
the culture, art, food, wine and glorious landscapes of this
fascinating land. All three tours include coach airfare on the
exclusive non-stop Iberia Airlines flight; accommodations at four and
five star hotels; airport transfers in Spain and private group
transportation on a range of included activities, dependent on tour
choice. All breakfasts are included, and any meals as noted per tour. 
For full details on tours, please visit www.basqueinit.com.  
Bookings in the U.S. can be made through:  
Brian Murphy
 Expedia Cruise Ship Centers (for the flight and travel
package, no cruise)
NorthBay@CruiseShipCenters.com 
1-800 258-8880 
or  
Teresa Parker
 Spanish Journeys
 508-349-9769 
 visit basqueinit.com 
About Camara de Alava
 The Alava Chamber of Commerce is a public
corporation whose main goals include supporting wine and tourism in
the Alava region of the Basque Country, as well as contributing to
the general interest of the territory. In this role we support and
promote the Vitoria International Airport. The Chamber of Commerce of
Alava also supports local companies in their efforts to enter foreign
markets by providing international assistance and training middle
managers and executives. 
Press Office 
Balzac Communications & Marketing 
Michael Wangbickler 
mwangbickler@balzac.com 
707 255 7667 
 
 
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