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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 Sebastián, 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 Álava, the chamber of commerce for the Álava province of Spain. Its destination city, Vitoria-Gasteiz, is the capital of the Álava 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 Sebastián'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

Bookings in the U.S. can be made through:

Brian Murphy
Expedia Cruise Ship Centers (for the flight and travel package, no cruise)
[email protected]
1-800 258-8880


Teresa Parker
Spanish Journeys

About Camara de Álava
The Álava Chamber of Commerce is a public corporation whose main goals include supporting wine and tourism in the Álava 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 Álava 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
Email Contact
707 255 7667

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