Basque Region - Gourmet trips
New to Tasting Places last year we are very happy to continue with offering four-night culinary experiences to the north of Spain highlighting the best of Bilbao and San Sebastian, or enjoy a longer six-night itinerary including the wine region of Rioja.
Just a short flight from the UK, Bilbao is perfect for a long weekend break, offering culture, cuisine and shopping.
Our specially designed itinerary incorporates the best of the region, with some fabulous meals in renowned restaurants; winery tours and tastings; a market tour; visit to the Guggenheim; experiencing the pintxos scene; and hands-on cooking, as well as wonderful accommodation throughout.
This tour is organised on a tailor-made basis with a required minimum of four persons.
Price: From approximately Eur 2,500 per person (plus travel costs)
BACALAO AL PILPIL
A traditional Basque Salt cod dish
A vast array ofdelious bite size appitisers
Basque Tuna with peppers and tomotoes
CHIPIRONES RELLENOS EN SU TINTA
Squid in it own sauce
Sample schedule (six-day)
Arrival in Bilbao
Welcome drinks, walking tour and transfer to restaurant for dinner
Tour of the market and Cooking class with renowned chef
Visit to the Guggenheim Museum and dinner at a historic restaurant
Check out and transfer to Rioja region
Winery tours and visits
Further winery tour and tastings
Lunch of traditional dishes of the region
Pintxos master class
Transfer to San Sebastian
Lunch at a one-star Michelin restaurant and the culinary highlight of the trip
Evening Pintxos experience
Market visit and Basque cooking
Afternoon at leisure - chance to enjoy the beach / go shopping
Dinner at a traditional cider house
Breakfast and depart for Bilbao airport