Get ready to enjoy some of the most creative dishes in the world on our private food tours in San Sebastian. If you are looking for an authentic foodie experience, then a choice of Pintxos (Basque tapas) await.
However, our food and drink experiences in San Sebastian deliver much more than just amazing Spanish cuisine. The following are a small selection of our private food tours, all of which combine fine gastronomy with a taster of the local culture and historical sights.
Private Food Tours in San Sebastian
Here we take a brief look at a handful of the food tours in San Sebastian we currently have available. As well as a local tour guide, you’ll get a true feeling for life in the Basque country.
This is a great day out at Pamplona, the capital of Spain’s Navarre region. However, the real highlight is the magnificent three-course meal at the famous Cafe Iruña.
During this six-hour tour, you will learn all about the fascinating city of Pamplona, known for its medieval history.
Your private guide will show you the city’s main highlights; including an old fortress called ‘la Cuidadella’. As well as taking a walk along the route for the Sanfermin bull race.
This is an eight-hour tour, covering the best sights of the Basque coast along with a selection of Pintxos for lunch. We start the tour from San Juan de Gaztelugatxe, then visit the flysch of Zumaia, where parts of the TV series Game of Thrones was filmed.
During the trip, learn all about the Basque history before we travel onto Getaria. In this gorgeous seaside town, the day includes a tour of its naval history.
You will also get to watch the local chefs cook on an open grill. Where you can sample freshly cooked fish and relish in some superb pintxos tasting!
On this tour, we visit Bilbao’s Casco Viejo, where the streets are lined with a vast selection of authentic Bilbao style pintxos. It is here you can savour the taste of Spain before venturing off to discover the rest of the city.
After lunch, enjoy a walk to the church of San Antón, dating back to the 17th century. Then spend some time strolling around the Ribera indoor market.
During the day there will also be a visit to Guggenheim, the Spanish museum of modern and contemporary art.
This is an amazing food tour experience, especially if you want to see the famous sights of the Basque coast. Firstly, we will visit the medieval castle of San Juan de Gaztelugatxe, climb up the 242 steps to reach the chapel and ring the hanging bell. Afterwards, we will visit the Zumaia flysch (home to Game of Thrones season 5).
Next, it’s off to Getaria to enjoy some delicious pintxo, before the drive to a local vineyard for some Txakoli wine and awe-inspiring views.
Trip to your Basque roots (with a Gastronomic Experience!)
Enjoy superb cuisine at a local Basque restaurant, before visiting the Pintxo Workshop Studio. Giving you the chance to sample even more local produce for a food experience of generous proportions.
One of the cultural highlights will be the unique Maritime Factory. Where you will discover the re-constructed Galeón San Juan (an iconic whaler of the XVI century). Learn all about the amazing history of the whaler San Juan and the many cargo ships that sailed up from Euskadi to Terranova.
Food and Drink Experiences in San Sebastian
Did you know that San Sebastian has more Michelin Stars per square meter than virtually anywhere else around the world? As such, it’s no wonder it’s a destination that’s in high demand within the food tourism industry.
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