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From San Sebastian: Private - Special Flavours of the Basque Countryside

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From San Sebastian: Private - Special Flavours of the Basque Countryside

What you'll do

Begin a captivating culinary journey through the enchanting Basque Countryside with a "Flavours of the Basque Countryside" tour. Uncover hidden culinary gems, savour diverse flavours, and create lasting memories in this gastronomic haven. Expert guides will unveil time-honoured recipes, ancient cooking techniques and vibrant local produce, immersing you in the rich cultural tapestry of Basque cuisine. Join now for an extraordinary experience, where every moment is a celebration of the region's gastronomic prowess and deep-rooted traditions.

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  • Explore the Basque Countryside: Wind through charming towns with unique characters, explore coastal cliffs used in Game of Thrones filming

  • Culinary Delights: Charcuterie Tasting at a Ham Farm: Immerse yourself in Basque ham production. Choose Between: Delightful cider tasting or full lunch at a traditional cider house

  • Cider Tasting Experience:  Discover Basque Cider: Insights into "Sagardoa." with an orchard Walk, Stroll through apple orchards, learn about pollination and fermentation, enjoy cider tasting with flavorful chorizo

  • Farmhouse Lunch Experience:  Visit a Historic Basque Farmhouse: Explore a 16th-century family-run farmhouse

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    Below is a sample itinerary for the Flavours of the Basque Countryside Tour and may be subject to change
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    9:30 AM - Hotel Lobby Meetup
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    Begin your day with a warm welcome in the lobby of your hotel in San Sebastian
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    Your exclusive culinary adventure awaits as you set out on a journey through the captivating Basque Countryside
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    Inland Exploration
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    Traverse windy roads leading to charming towns with unique local characters
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    Ascend to the summit of the mecca of the Basques, enjoying breathtaking panoramic views
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    Explore renowned religious sanctuaries steeped in history
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    Discover coastal cliffs that served as a filming location for the famous TV series, Game of Thrones
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    Optional Culinary Experiences
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    Choose between a charcuterie tasting at a ham farm or a full lunch at a traditional cider house
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    Cider Tasting at a Traditional Cider House
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    Immerse yourself in the world of "Sagardoa," Basque Cider
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    Stroll through apple orchards, learning about pollination and the fermentation process
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    Watch an enlightening audiovisual documentary on the evolution of natural Petritegi cider
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    Enjoy a cider tasting paired with flavorful chorizo
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    Full Lunch in a Private Farmhouse
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    Visit a historic Basque farmhouse, family-run since the 16th century
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    Gain insights into rearing indigenous Basque pigs and traditional farming practices
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    Explore the green ryegrass pasture, where happy pigs graze on a variety of natural delights
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    Conclude your culinary journey with a delicious lunch at this self-sufficient traditional Basque farm
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    4:00 PM - Return
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    Conclude your remarkable 6.5-hour culinary expedition, with complimentary hotel drop-off
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    Cherish the memories of a day filled with diverse flavours, hidden gems, and the extraordinary richness of Basque cuisine

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What's Included

  • Private Group Tour

  • Basque Local Guide/Driver

  • Transport Costs

  • Tickets for Cider Tasting

  • 5-Course Lunch at a Private Ham-Producing Farm

  • Wine and Soft Drinks

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What's not included

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Anything not already outlined within the inclusions or itinerary

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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

  • The tour will commence promptly at 9:30 am. 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, you 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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