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$1300 p.p on DBL $1500 on single
When : Valid Throughout 2018
Duration : 7 days / 6 nights
Welcome to Basque
Delightful tastes and flavours infused in the historical heritage of Basque Country
SAVOUR A WEALTH OF CULTURE, HISTORY AND FOOD
A DESTINATION FOR THE CURIOUS TRAVELER, JOURNEY WITH US , THE WORLD AT HER FEET
Journey through Basque Country and savour local cuisine, chat with chefs and enjoy street food while en route to sight seeing and cultural expeditions. Every tour entails a food experience along the way giving you a journey like no other. Our delicious itinerary explores the phenomenal taste of Basque and fascinating sight seeing ,cultural experiences as we cut through the maze of amazing plates of local food, while exploring the city with spectacular landscape and heritage.
Highlights of the tour
A Tasty vacation in Basque Country explores culture and food in the gorgeous cities of San Sebastian and Bilbao
Our experience to Basque, Spain is a guaranteed departure and needs a minimum of just two women travelling together
Sanctuary of Loyola
Welcome to Basque Country, where the first stop is to view this giant basilica built in eighteenth century
San Sebastian, gastronomy and tapas tour
Tour from Bilbao to San Sebastian , visiting the interior valleys of Biscay, and other typical Basque towns including the oldest tower houses in Gipuzcoa. We travel to the vibrant coastal city of San Sebastian, full of bustling pintxos bars, beautiful beaches and its charming old city. This is a food haven, from classic preparation and authentic ingredients to delicious selections, everything about San Sebastian is beautiful.
San Telmo Museum of Basque Society Evolution
San Telmo assumes the responsibility of preserving, completing and increasing collections of the history and evolution of Basque society.
Ordizia traditional market
Another all day gastronomic excursion. Start from San Sebastian, passing Lasarte, Andoain and Villabona villages where art, history, archeology and nature abound. Arriving in Gipuzcoa , visit the Ordizia traditional market. This market dates back to the eleventh and twelfth centuries and local products including Idiazabal cheese are a must try here.
Gesaltza (Salinas de Añana)
Heading inland in the Alava province, through rural and natural landscapes, arrive at the ninth century salt flats of Gesaltza (Salinas de Añana) and continue the trip through Amurrio, passing small Basque towns and beautiful mountain scenery and nature.
No trip to Basque is complete without stopping by Getxo, a town located in the province of Biscay. This is a part of Greater Bilbao with about 80,000 inhabitants and mostly an affluent residential area, as well as being the third largest municipality of Biscay.
Basque cuisine in Bilbao
Our street food tour in Bilbao starts at the famous marina, before heading towards Bilbao city centre. The culinary influence in this area is from the coastal cuisine and inland heritage as well as French Spanish influence. So much to taste and so little time!
Enjoy the cuisine as the local experts share traditional recipes and food history as we savour Basque Country.
“Bilbao la Vieja”
After lunch we take a Walking Tour of Bilbao, a vibrant and Panoramic old city with second-hand markets, cafes, and street food.
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
Contemporary and a modern museum of art the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao was designed by Canadian-American architect Frank Gehry, and is located in Bilbao, Basque Country. Twenty years on, the Museum continues to challenge assumptions about the connections between art and architecture today.
Here’s what’s included:
- Ilunion Bilbao 3* or similar
- Codina 3* or similar
- AC General Alava 3* or similar
- One lunch
What’s not included
- International Airfare.
- Travel/Medical Insurance.
- All extra excursions that are not stipulated will be borne by travelers.
- Meals ,Drinks & personal items that are not stipulated.
- Tips & gratuities.
- Personal expenses in the hotel and during the tour (including mini bar/ room service/ laundry etc).
- Photo and video charges at museums and places of interest
- Touristic accommodation tax: 1.21€ per person and night, to be paid at the check out.