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From San Sebastian: Basque Wine and Cheese tour

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From San Sebastian: Basque Wine and Cheese tour

What you'll do

Explore the vibrant flavours of the Basque Country. Delight in delectable tastings, pairing the unique notes of Txakoli wine and Idiazabal cheese with other local delicacies. Roam charming villages, dine in renowned restaurants and uncover the rich gastronomic culture of the Basque region. Your journey through the picturesque Basque Country promises an unforgettable encounter with the distinctive tastes of Txakoli wine and Idiazabal cheese, creating lasting memories of the region's culinary heritage.

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Highlights

Discover Idiazabal Cheese Making Farm:

  • Witness the artistry of Basque cheesemakers crafting renowned Idiazabal cheese

  • Visit idyllic cheese farms, savouring the smoky and nutty flavours of this culinary masterpiece

  • Learn traditional techniques and about strict regulations ensuring Idiazabal cheese authenticity

Family-Run Txakoli Winery:

  • Explore the stunning Txakoli wine region and visit a charming family-owned winery

  • Discover the famed Txakoli wines, crafted with local grape varieties overlooking the sea

  • Taste the unique wines, learning about the special production process, paired with local tuna, chilli peppers, and chorizo

Lunch in Getaria: (at your own expense)

  • Set the mood leading to a delightful lunch by the sea in Getaria

  • Stroll through enchanting Mediaeval streets of fisherman’s houses with wooden balconies

  • Enjoy stunning views perched on hills overlooking the sea, creating lasting memories

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Itinerary

  • 1
    9:00 AM - Departure from Hotel: Prompt hotel pick-up for a full-day exploration of Basque flavours
  • 2
    Visit to Idiazabal Cheese Making Farm: Explore traditional cheese farms and witness Basque cheese makers crafting renowned Idiazabal cheese, learn about the artistry, traditional techniques, and strict regulations ensuring authenticity
  • 3
    Txakoli Winery Experience: Visit local wineries in the beautiful Txakoli wine region, meeting passionate winemakers, gain insights into the wine production process, and sample various Txakoli wines
  • 4
    Family-Owned Txakoli Vineyard: Explore the charming family-owned winery's vineyards overlooking the sea, discovering the unique Txakoli wines made from local grape varieties on terraced hillsides
  • 5
    Wine Tasting and Local Delicacies: Taste Txakoli wines, accompanied by local tuna, chilli peppers, and chorizo, experience the distinctive flavours of the region in a delightful setting
  • 6
    Lunch by the Sea in Getaria: Head to Getaria for lunch at a typical grilled fish restaurant by the harbour, stroll through enchanting Mediaeval streets and fisherman's houses with wooden balconies
  • 7
    Scenic Exploration in Getaria: Explore the captivating town, taking in the picturesque views of the sea from hillside locations, enjoy a relaxing walk through the charming Medieval centre, creating lasting memories
  • 8
    5:00 PM - Return to Hotel: Drop-off at the hotel, concluding a day filled with Basque culinary delights and cultural experiences

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What's Included

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

  • Professional driver and knowledgeable local guide

  • This is a private tour only your group will participate

  • Entrance fee/tickets for the winery & cheesemaker

  • Tastings at both venues, immersing yourself in Basque flavours

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What's not included

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Anything not already outlined within the itinerary or inclusions

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Notes

Important Information

  • The tour runs rain or shine

  • Under 18? You can't consume alcohol, but delightful non-alcoholic options are available

  • Special dietary requirements or allergies? Let us know when booking

  • We kindly request that all participants arrive on time, as we are unable to accommodate late arrivals. Please be aware that refunds will not be possible in such instances

  • This tour is private, we could add, remove or change anything to meet your preferences

  • This tour accommodates smaller groups. If you require a booking for a larger group, please don't hesitate to reach out to us, on our live chat, or [email protected] and we'll help create the perfect experience for you

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Where you'll be

Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain


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