Spain, Basque – Gourmet Experience
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Travel Type: Food and Wine, Food Tours, Private Touring
Location: Basque, San Sebastian, Spain
From AUD: $3,549
Duration: 6 Days
Offer Expires: Dec 31, 2019
This private tour is an amazing premium six day food and wine experience covering the best of Rioja and the Basque Country, one of the leading culinary destinations in Europe.
Savour visits to Rioja wineries, cheese producers at small farms, Michelin starred restaurants, irresistible pintxos, and
Learn the history of small towns from the Middle Ages in Rioja, and experience the charm of fishing villages along the coast. Visit the vanguard of Bilbao and the majestic streets of San Sebastian, on this dream
tour for food lovers.
Day 1 | BILBAO
Arrive in Bilbao Airport
Private transfer and check in to your hotel Accommodation in Bilbao
Day 2 | BILBAO
Private City Tour discovering the Old Town and the famous and stunning Guggenheim museum. After the walk, savour a gourmet lunch at a Michelin starred restaurant. Free afternoon to explore the city at your own pace.
Accommodation in Bilbao
Day 3 | THE COAST AND SAN SEBASTIAN
Check-out and drive to Getaria, a picturesque fishing village on the coast where we will take a gentle stroll to discover its secrets. After the visit we will head to San Sebastian for a city tour. During our stroll through the Old Town's vibrant streets, we will experience the city's food culture having a progressive pintxos lunch at different bars, just as the locals do.
After lunch, it's time to visit a traditional cheese farm with a tasting of Idiazabal cheese and local cider. Drive back to San Sebastian.
Accommodation in San Sebastian
Day 4 | RIOJA
Check out and drive to Rioja for a private wine tour. Visit three wineries of different styles and enjoy a food experience married with wine at one of them.
Accommodation in Rioja
Day 5 | RIOJA
Private wine tour. Explore the medieval streets of Laguardia with a walking tour. We will visit two wineries, one of them with caves and cellars from Middle Ages where you will immerse yourself in the past of Rioja wine. Enjoy a gourmet lunch with a tasting menu at one of our favourite restaurants in the region. Free afternoon to relax.
Accommodation in Rioja
Day 6 | Farewell
Private transfer to Bilbao airport
Five nights 4* boutique hotels
One day private walking tour in Bilbao: city tour, visit to Guggenheim museum and gourmet lunch on a Michelin starred restaurant
One day private tour Getaria- San Sebastian with private local guide and private luxury transportation: Cheese farm tour, Getaria tour and San Sebastian tour including lunch
Two days private tour in Rioja with private local guide and private luxury transportation including lunch.
Wineries entrance fees and tastings
Private transfer from/to Bilbao airport
This is a private tour. As such it is available all year round on a departure date to fit in with your travel plans. Just contact us so we can check availability for you.
$3549 per person, based on two couples (total 4 people sharing two rooms)
$4759 per person, based on one couple (total 2 people sharing one room)
Price subject to availability and exchange rate at time of booking