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Secret Gastronomic Society & Pintxo tour
Do a night out in San Sebastian like a local, led by me, a local man passionate about sharing our culinary culture. You will discover a unique sensory and culinary experience when you enter the door of a Basque's Secret Gastronomic Society in Old Town (members only private club) and taste our local cheese that come from a 500 years old Basque cider house. If we find more members at the kitchen during our visit to my Gastronomic Club, you can interact with them while they are cooking some local dishes. We dive straight into the culinary heart of the city for a night of eating and drinking unlike any you’ve ever experienced. From fresh prawns to line-caught baby squid to perfectly charred steak, the pintxo hunt changes nightly but always features a range of traditional spots and chic, avant-garde bars. Come thirsty, too, as we’ll be pairing each pintxo with the perfect pour, from cider to local whites and reds. We’ll start by enjoying “txakoli”(local white wine) at the oldest wine cellar in Old Town where you will know the secret of Txakoli wine, before heading into hidden side-streets towards 4 of the city’s most loved pintxo bars + foodie temples. I will teach you how to ‘throw cider’ into your glasses, how to choose the best pintxos, all the while indulging in some of the best pintxos and Basque finest wines. There is not a better overview of the local food scene
Unique Local Chef Pintxo´s Class
-I´ll show you ingredients from traditional Basque gastronomy and we will locate them geographically in the territory of the seven Basque provinces, so you can tour the Basque Country through its gastronomic culture. -We will cook and taste 6 of the most famous Pintxos of San Sebastián´s bars, while I tell you their stories, secrets and tips so you can cook like a local chef. They will be 6 bite "Basque tapas" that will include local ingredients as fish, pork, cheese, eggs, dairy products and vegetables. Dessert will include the original recipe of "the best Cheesecake in the World", from "La Viña" bar. It is possible to adapt the 6 pintxos for vegetarians, but because most of the ingredients in our culture are of animal origin, it is not a course suitable for vegans. Sorry. -We will set up a little stand with different props for you to take beautiful photographs of the Pintxos you've prepared, so you can share your experience and new knowledge with family and friends. Cook like a local !! Other things to note The class I offer is dynamic. You, traveller, will cook your own Pintxos with my help. The most important thing is to arrive hungry for cooking, learning, enjoying and getting your hands dirty!!
Chef Led Walking Pintxo Dinner Tour
Minimum of 2 participants please. If you are solo, have a large group, don't see your date available or have special requests? Message me! :) ***** The only CHEF-LED PINTXO TOUR in San Sebastián, join me for a walking, eating & drinking experience you'll never forget! We'll visit 5 different bars for a glass & a pintxo (Basque tapa) at each one. It's a full meal, a great night out & exactly what the locals like to do. You'll BE A LOCAL with me! Along the route I'll show you the sites & tell you about the history & culture of the Basque Country, but my focus is definitely on FOOD & DRINK. There's no better way to learn why this is one of the world's most delicious culinary capitols. Oh, I'm also gonna email you a handful of recipes when we're done so you can take the magic home. My route & the menu changes daily, but we'll do a mix from the traditional to the modern. Expect to dine of anchovies, octopus, bacalao, veal cheeks, foie gras, suckling pig, maybe we'll nibble on a pig ear or two? Thirsty? I'm great at pairing the perfect pour with the perfect plate, from local ciders to white wine (txakoli), young & aged tempranillo from La Rioja & beyond. Or tear it up with some exceptional Basque craft beer! We're gonna have a blast, get a good walk in, have some laughs & of course EAT & DRINK VERY WELL.
Pintxos-hopping – Top pintxos tasting
Take part in an unique pintxos tasting, paired with great wines, stopping at some of the best pintxo bars. Enjoy the Basque flavors that have conquered thousands and match them with the most renown wines like Rioja, Ribera de Duero or the local white Txakolí. This pintxo tour stops at 5 top bars, and will include 6 pintxos, 5 drinks and will finish with a traditional Basque dessert. Pintxo tour is suitable for people with food preferences (no meat, gluten-free, pregnants…). Pintxo bars are in walking distance, most in the charming Old Town of San Sebastian. From our meeting point we will visit the Old Town of San Sebastian where you will learn about Basque traditions and customs. You will visit bars off the normal tourist trail, eating and drinking like locals do. You will get to try and enjoy 6 pintxos (tapas) that I choose for you, 1 sweet pintxo and 5 drinks (wine, beer, cider…). The tour will last 2.5h approximately.
Michelin Star Pintxo Tour
As we tour the neighborhoods surrounding the picturesque historic district, we will eat the food that has made San Sebastian the culinary capital of the world. We will pass some of the city's main attractions and teach you about the city's history and fascinating Basque culture. You will experience both the traditional pintxo culture and the avant-garde culinary scene. This experience will be an authentic look at Basque gastronomic culture and the important role that it plays in daily life. We will try 5+ spectacular pintxos each paired with a local drink from 3-4 different establishments. We will create a custom pintxo tour for you, based on your personal preferences, and teach you how to identify and order the best pintxos on your own. Come experience San Sebastian's gastronomic scene. Blow your mind with the best food in the world. The tour will last approximately 3 hours. Other things to note We will experience the BEST pintxos in San Sebastian! The tour is molded after a Michelin star menu. That said, we will not be visiting a Michelin star restaurant because they do not serve pintxos. Depending on Ane's irregular work schedule, it is possible she may not be able to attend every tour.

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Secret Gastronomic Society & Pintxo tour
Do a night out in San Sebastian like a local, led by me, a local man passionate about sharing our culinary culture. You will discover a unique sensory and culinary experience when you enter the door of a Basque's Secret Gastronomic Society in Old Town (members only private club) and taste our local cheese that come from a 500 years old Basque cider house. If we find more members at the kitchen during our visit to my Gastronomic Club, you can interact with them while they are cooking some local dishes. We dive straight into the culinary heart of the city for a night of eating and drinking unlike any you’ve ever experienced. From fresh prawns to line-caught baby squid to perfectly charred steak, the pintxo hunt changes nightly but always features a range of traditional spots and chic, avant-garde bars. Come thirsty, too, as we’ll be pairing each pintxo with the perfect pour, from cider to local whites and reds. We’ll start by enjoying “txakoli”(local white wine) at the oldest wine cellar in Old Town where you will know the secret of Txakoli wine, before heading into hidden side-streets towards 4 of the city’s most loved pintxo bars + foodie temples. I will teach you how to ‘throw cider’ into your glasses, how to choose the best pintxos, all the while indulging in some of the best pintxos and Basque finest wines. There is not a better overview of the local food scene
Cider house with guided tour and meal
Experience the "Txotx!" ritual, taste natural Basque cider and take a trip back to our origins! Would you like to enjoy a cider house but you don’t know how to get to one? This tour is the solution. We will pick you up in San Sebastian so that you can learn, with the help of our guide, the secrets of this thousand-year-old drink very closely linked to the Basque Country and its culture and gastronomy. You will visit the apple orchards, the farmhouse presses/stores, the cider-making areas, the cellars and, naturally, you will taste natural home-made cider as we Basques make it: in the bottle and through the ritual called "Txotx". ¡Txoootx! is a call to taste Natural Cider directly from the barrels while you enjoy a Traditional Cider House Menu. Through the Ritual of "Txotx" you will taste cider from different barrels in the cellars of our cider houses while you enjoy a traditional cider house menu. You will have free time to taste the tasty cider house menu. .
Disfruta de la mejor experiencia en barco de la ciudad
Vive una experiencia personalizada e única navegando por la costa vasco-fracesa, y también disfrutando de la bahía de la famosa playa de la Concha en Donostia-SanSebastián. Vive los fuegos artificiales de la Semana Grande de verano. Conoce los increíbles paisajes y pueblos al rededor de esta ciudad, como por ejemplo lugares tan pintorescos y conocidos Zumaia (donde se grabaron varias secuencias de la serie Juego de Tronos) Pasajes, Orio, Getaria... Así como también parte de la costa Francesa, pueblos como Hendaya y San Juan de luz. Disfruta de la historia sobre la gastronomía de la zona, y también sobre la historia de esta maravillosa ciudad. También puedes solicitar el servicio de pesca, podrán disfrutar de una enseñanza de esta actividad, con un profesional en la materia. Disfruta conociendo los diferentes pescados de la zona.
Pintxo crawl through the beautiful San Sebastian / Donosti
Follow me on a journey of the senses, exploring the humble pintxo! I am a sommelier from Australia who is living in Donosti (San Sebastián). I am a food and wine enthusiast who has pintxo’d my way all over town. I’d love for you to join me on a wonder through this gorgeous city, stopping along the way at some of my favourite bars and enjoying their best known pintxo (Basque word for tapas). You’ll be invited to one pintxo and one drink (wine, beer, cider or soft drink) at 4 bars. This is a relaxed, easy going tour - a chance to relax, eat some good food & meet new people along the way. It’s perfectly suited for friends, couples, groups or solo travellers. For the tour to go ahead a minimum of 2 people are required. Please note this when booking as a solo traveller.
Unique Local Chef Pintxo´s Class
-I´ll show you ingredients from traditional Basque gastronomy and we will locate them geographically in the territory of the seven Basque provinces, so you can tour the Basque Country through its gastronomic culture. -We will cook and taste 6 of the most famous Pintxos of San Sebastián´s bars, while I tell you their stories, secrets and tips so you can cook like a local chef. They will be 6 bite "Basque tapas" that will include local ingredients as fish, pork, cheese, eggs, dairy products and vegetables. Dessert will include the original recipe of "the best Cheesecake in the World", from "La Viña" bar. It is possible to adapt the 6 pintxos for vegetarians, but because most of the ingredients in our culture are of animal origin, it is not a course suitable for vegans. Sorry. -We will set up a little stand with different props for you to take beautiful photographs of the Pintxos you've prepared, so you can share your experience and new knowledge with family and friends. Cook like a local !! Other things to note The class I offer is dynamic. You, traveller, will cook your own Pintxos with my help. The most important thing is to arrive hungry for cooking, learning, enjoying and getting your hands dirty!!

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San Sebastian Foodie Pintxo Tour Market tasting included
Taste de evolution of the gastronomy over time tasting 10 bites and 5 drinks enough to fill your stomach. A MUST to do on your first day in San Sebastian. THE MOST COMPLETE FOOD TOUR by Jon @EARRA.TOURS! A very Basque, local and intrepid foody traveller. What you get apart from the 4 greatest pintxos and 5 Basque TOP National drinks ( Rioja wine, txakoli, local cider, soft drinks): - MARKET STROLL with tasting of olives, olive-oil and Gilda tasting (except weekends noon and bank holiday, we visit a gourmet shop to taste gilda, Ibérico Ham and cheese) - IBERICO HAM TASTING to taste & learn the differences between them - learn about our TRADITIONS & HISTORY - taste the r-evolution of pintxos in recent years - visit authentic corners of a lifetime - Little city tour: curiosities and local anecdotes while we walk - tricks to become a professional pintxo hunter. - Historic tales - Recommendations for your stay Let me teach you where you can have the best, how to find them and how to eat them. It will change your idea of "pintxo" from the first day of your holidays. You will be more than satisfied! You will have the best gastronomic experience. Success is guaranteed!
Rioja Wine Tour From San Sebastián and other cities
Rioja is one of the world’s top wine-producing regions. The picturesque landscape is the definition of Wine Country. We’ll take you to three great wineries we’ve hand-selected for their true character and fantastic Rioja wines! FB and Insta: @northcoastours * Minimum number of guests: 3. For parties of 2 or 1, check out our website for booking. Public tours only run with 3 or more people. Tour Highlights: – Visit 3 excellent wineries – A generous tasting session at each, enjoying up to 10 wines (included in price!) – Visit of historic town of Laguardia – Photo stops at Marques de Riscal and Ysios wineries – Learn all about the winemaking process – Experience the stunning views – Travel in a small luxury transport, max. 5 guests (we can host up to 200) Pick-up, location: We pick up from all San Sebastian, Pamplona, Logroño and Vitoria hotels and residences and at the wine country Duration: Full day tour, 9+ hours Departure time 8 am Inclusions: – A visit to 3 exclusive wineries with tastings at each – All tasting fees – One winery tour with visit to caves and vineyards – Live narration – Pick up and drop off Exclusions: – Lunch: Traditional Rioja 3 courses lunch with wine and dessert in Laguardia is around 20€. Pintxo lunch for about 10€ – Guide Tips
Chef Led Walking Pintxo Dinner Tour
Minimum of 2 participants please. If you are solo, have a large group, don't see your date available or have special requests? Message me! :) ***** The only CHEF-LED PINTXO TOUR in San Sebastián, join me for a walking, eating & drinking experience you'll never forget! We'll visit 5 different bars for a glass & a pintxo (Basque tapa) at each one. It's a full meal, a great night out & exactly what the locals like to do. You'll BE A LOCAL with me! Along the route I'll show you the sites & tell you about the history & culture of the Basque Country, but my focus is definitely on FOOD & DRINK. There's no better way to learn why this is one of the world's most delicious culinary capitols. Oh, I'm also gonna email you a handful of recipes when we're done so you can take the magic home. My route & the menu changes daily, but we'll do a mix from the traditional to the modern. Expect to dine of anchovies, octopus, bacalao, veal cheeks, foie gras, suckling pig, maybe we'll nibble on a pig ear or two? Thirsty? I'm great at pairing the perfect pour with the perfect plate, from local ciders to white wine (txakoli), young & aged tempranillo from La Rioja & beyond. Or tear it up with some exceptional Basque craft beer! We're gonna have a blast, get a good walk in, have some laughs & of course EAT & DRINK VERY WELL.
FROM THE MARKET TO THE SECRET KITCHEN
Buy all we will need, in the market and old stores, for cooking and eating, a classic menu in a gastronomic society : You must come hungry, because we will start the day having breakfast. Before start shopping, and enjoying with the local gastronomical life, in the market and the most original shops, while we taste different foods. Then, we will enter in a local “gastronomic society”, where you will enjoy and learn, by cooking together one of ours most delicious menus (starters, main course and dessert). While we cook, we will also make 2 traditional pintxos, to eat them in the moment, help with one of ours typical wines. Once we have the food ready, we will go to play our most native sport, the hand ball and have a drink in a classic tavern, to enjoy the atmosphere of the street. Before, returning to eat the full menu. After lunch, we will continue with coffee and classic local liquor. * Gastronomic societies : The love of food and social dining is what brings together family groups and friends to cook, top quality ingredients with loving care. To be able to access the societies you have to be friend of a member. Other things to note If you have any particular request about food or drink, you can tell me before start shopping.
Pintxos-hopping – Top pintxos tasting
Take part in an unique pintxos tasting, paired with great wines, stopping at some of the best pintxo bars. Enjoy the Basque flavors that have conquered thousands and match them with the most renown wines like Rioja, Ribera de Duero or the local white Txakolí. This pintxo tour stops at 5 top bars, and will include 6 pintxos, 5 drinks and will finish with a traditional Basque dessert. Pintxo tour is suitable for people with food preferences (no meat, gluten-free, pregnants…). Pintxo bars are in walking distance, most in the charming Old Town of San Sebastian. From our meeting point we will visit the Old Town of San Sebastian where you will learn about Basque traditions and customs. You will visit bars off the normal tourist trail, eating and drinking like locals do. You will get to try and enjoy 6 pintxos (tapas) that I choose for you, 1 sweet pintxo and 5 drinks (wine, beer, cider…). The tour will last 2.5h approximately.

All activities near Donostia-San Sebastian

Secret Gastronomic Society & Pintxo tour
Do a night out in San Sebastian like a local, led by me, a local man passionate about sharing our culinary culture. You will discover a unique sensory and culinary experience when you enter the door of a Basque's Secret Gastronomic Society in Old Town (members only private club) and taste our local cheese that come from a 500 years old Basque cider house. If we find more members at the kitchen during our visit to my Gastronomic Club, you can interact with them while they are cooking some local dishes. We dive straight into the culinary heart of the city for a night of eating and drinking unlike any you’ve ever experienced. From fresh prawns to line-caught baby squid to perfectly charred steak, the pintxo hunt changes nightly but always features a range of traditional spots and chic, avant-garde bars. Come thirsty, too, as we’ll be pairing each pintxo with the perfect pour, from cider to local whites and reds. We’ll start by enjoying “txakoli”(local white wine) at the oldest wine cellar in Old Town where you will know the secret of Txakoli wine, before heading into hidden side-streets towards 4 of the city’s most loved pintxo bars + foodie temples. I will teach you how to ‘throw cider’ into your glasses, how to choose the best pintxos, all the while indulging in some of the best pintxos and Basque finest wines. There is not a better overview of the local food scene
Cider house with guided tour and meal
Experience the "Txotx!" ritual, taste natural Basque cider and take a trip back to our origins! Would you like to enjoy a cider house but you don’t know how to get to one? This tour is the solution. We will pick you up in San Sebastian so that you can learn, with the help of our guide, the secrets of this thousand-year-old drink very closely linked to the Basque Country and its culture and gastronomy. You will visit the apple orchards, the farmhouse presses/stores, the cider-making areas, the cellars and, naturally, you will taste natural home-made cider as we Basques make it: in the bottle and through the ritual called "Txotx". ¡Txoootx! is a call to taste Natural Cider directly from the barrels while you enjoy a Traditional Cider House Menu. Through the Ritual of "Txotx" you will taste cider from different barrels in the cellars of our cider houses while you enjoy a traditional cider house menu. You will have free time to taste the tasty cider house menu. .
Disfruta de la mejor experiencia en barco de la ciudad
Vive una experiencia personalizada e única navegando por la costa vasco-fracesa, y también disfrutando de la bahía de la famosa playa de la Concha en Donostia-SanSebastián. Vive los fuegos artificiales de la Semana Grande de verano. Conoce los increíbles paisajes y pueblos al rededor de esta ciudad, como por ejemplo lugares tan pintorescos y conocidos Zumaia (donde se grabaron varias secuencias de la serie Juego de Tronos) Pasajes, Orio, Getaria... Así como también parte de la costa Francesa, pueblos como Hendaya y San Juan de luz. Disfruta de la historia sobre la gastronomía de la zona, y también sobre la historia de esta maravillosa ciudad. También puedes solicitar el servicio de pesca, podrán disfrutar de una enseñanza de esta actividad, con un profesional en la materia. Disfruta conociendo los diferentes pescados de la zona.
Pintxo crawl through the beautiful San Sebastian / Donosti
Follow me on a journey of the senses, exploring the humble pintxo! I am a sommelier from Australia who is living in Donosti (San Sebastián). I am a food and wine enthusiast who has pintxo’d my way all over town. I’d love for you to join me on a wonder through this gorgeous city, stopping along the way at some of my favourite bars and enjoying their best known pintxo (Basque word for tapas). You’ll be invited to one pintxo and one drink (wine, beer, cider or soft drink) at 4 bars. This is a relaxed, easy going tour - a chance to relax, eat some good food & meet new people along the way. It’s perfectly suited for friends, couples, groups or solo travellers. For the tour to go ahead a minimum of 2 people are required. Please note this when booking as a solo traveller.
Unique Local Chef Pintxo´s Class
-I´ll show you ingredients from traditional Basque gastronomy and we will locate them geographically in the territory of the seven Basque provinces, so you can tour the Basque Country through its gastronomic culture. -We will cook and taste 6 of the most famous Pintxos of San Sebastián´s bars, while I tell you their stories, secrets and tips so you can cook like a local chef. They will be 6 bite "Basque tapas" that will include local ingredients as fish, pork, cheese, eggs, dairy products and vegetables. Dessert will include the original recipe of "the best Cheesecake in the World", from "La Viña" bar. It is possible to adapt the 6 pintxos for vegetarians, but because most of the ingredients in our culture are of animal origin, it is not a course suitable for vegans. Sorry. -We will set up a little stand with different props for you to take beautiful photographs of the Pintxos you've prepared, so you can share your experience and new knowledge with family and friends. Cook like a local !! Other things to note The class I offer is dynamic. You, traveller, will cook your own Pintxos with my help. The most important thing is to arrive hungry for cooking, learning, enjoying and getting your hands dirty!!
San Sebastian Foodie Pintxo Tour Market tasting included
Taste de evolution of the gastronomy over time tasting 10 bites and 5 drinks enough to fill your stomach. A MUST to do on your first day in San Sebastian. THE MOST COMPLETE FOOD TOUR by Jon @EARRA.TOURS! A very Basque, local and intrepid foody traveller. What you get apart from the 4 greatest pintxos and 5 Basque TOP National drinks ( Rioja wine, txakoli, local cider, soft drinks): - MARKET STROLL with tasting of olives, olive-oil and Gilda tasting (except weekends noon and bank holiday, we visit a gourmet shop to taste gilda, Ibérico Ham and cheese) - IBERICO HAM TASTING to taste & learn the differences between them - learn about our TRADITIONS & HISTORY - taste the r-evolution of pintxos in recent years - visit authentic corners of a lifetime - Little city tour: curiosities and local anecdotes while we walk - tricks to become a professional pintxo hunter. - Historic tales - Recommendations for your stay Let me teach you where you can have the best, how to find them and how to eat them. It will change your idea of "pintxo" from the first day of your holidays. You will be more than satisfied! You will have the best gastronomic experience. Success is guaranteed!
Rioja Wine Tour From San Sebastián and other cities
Rioja is one of the world’s top wine-producing regions. The picturesque landscape is the definition of Wine Country. We’ll take you to three great wineries we’ve hand-selected for their true character and fantastic Rioja wines! FB and Insta: @northcoastours * Minimum number of guests: 3. For parties of 2 or 1, check out our website for booking. Public tours only run with 3 or more people. Tour Highlights: – Visit 3 excellent wineries – A generous tasting session at each, enjoying up to 10 wines (included in price!) – Visit of historic town of Laguardia – Photo stops at Marques de Riscal and Ysios wineries – Learn all about the winemaking process – Experience the stunning views – Travel in a small luxury transport, max. 5 guests (we can host up to 200) Pick-up, location: We pick up from all San Sebastian, Pamplona, Logroño and Vitoria hotels and residences and at the wine country Duration: Full day tour, 9+ hours Departure time 8 am Inclusions: – A visit to 3 exclusive wineries with tastings at each – All tasting fees – One winery tour with visit to caves and vineyards – Live narration – Pick up and drop off Exclusions: – Lunch: Traditional Rioja 3 courses lunch with wine and dessert in Laguardia is around 20€. Pintxo lunch for about 10€ – Guide Tips
Chef Led Walking Pintxo Dinner Tour
Minimum of 2 participants please. If you are solo, have a large group, don't see your date available or have special requests? Message me! :) ***** The only CHEF-LED PINTXO TOUR in San Sebastián, join me for a walking, eating & drinking experience you'll never forget! We'll visit 5 different bars for a glass & a pintxo (Basque tapa) at each one. It's a full meal, a great night out & exactly what the locals like to do. You'll BE A LOCAL with me! Along the route I'll show you the sites & tell you about the history & culture of the Basque Country, but my focus is definitely on FOOD & DRINK. There's no better way to learn why this is one of the world's most delicious culinary capitols. Oh, I'm also gonna email you a handful of recipes when we're done so you can take the magic home. My route & the menu changes daily, but we'll do a mix from the traditional to the modern. Expect to dine of anchovies, octopus, bacalao, veal cheeks, foie gras, suckling pig, maybe we'll nibble on a pig ear or two? Thirsty? I'm great at pairing the perfect pour with the perfect plate, from local ciders to white wine (txakoli), young & aged tempranillo from La Rioja & beyond. Or tear it up with some exceptional Basque craft beer! We're gonna have a blast, get a good walk in, have some laughs & of course EAT & DRINK VERY WELL.
FROM THE MARKET TO THE SECRET KITCHEN
Buy all we will need, in the market and old stores, for cooking and eating, a classic menu in a gastronomic society : You must come hungry, because we will start the day having breakfast. Before start shopping, and enjoying with the local gastronomical life, in the market and the most original shops, while we taste different foods. Then, we will enter in a local “gastronomic society”, where you will enjoy and learn, by cooking together one of ours most delicious menus (starters, main course and dessert). While we cook, we will also make 2 traditional pintxos, to eat them in the moment, help with one of ours typical wines. Once we have the food ready, we will go to play our most native sport, the hand ball and have a drink in a classic tavern, to enjoy the atmosphere of the street. Before, returning to eat the full menu. After lunch, we will continue with coffee and classic local liquor. * Gastronomic societies : The love of food and social dining is what brings together family groups and friends to cook, top quality ingredients with loving care. To be able to access the societies you have to be friend of a member. Other things to note If you have any particular request about food or drink, you can tell me before start shopping.
Pintxos-hopping – Top pintxos tasting
Take part in an unique pintxos tasting, paired with great wines, stopping at some of the best pintxo bars. Enjoy the Basque flavors that have conquered thousands and match them with the most renown wines like Rioja, Ribera de Duero or the local white Txakolí. This pintxo tour stops at 5 top bars, and will include 6 pintxos, 5 drinks and will finish with a traditional Basque dessert. Pintxo tour is suitable for people with food preferences (no meat, gluten-free, pregnants…). Pintxo bars are in walking distance, most in the charming Old Town of San Sebastian. From our meeting point we will visit the Old Town of San Sebastian where you will learn about Basque traditions and customs. You will visit bars off the normal tourist trail, eating and drinking like locals do. You will get to try and enjoy 6 pintxos (tapas) that I choose for you, 1 sweet pintxo and 5 drinks (wine, beer, cider…). The tour will last 2.5h approximately.
Camino de Santiago coast trail
Hike this easy and famous pilgrimage trail, enjoying the amazing Basque Coast, stopping at the end of the walk, in the charmy fishermen village of Pasajes San Juan, where we could fisnish our tour with an amazing lunch in a seaview local restaurant. Stroll the pinturesque fishing village of Pasajes San Juan, where Victor Hugo the famous French writer lived and got inspired for his writings, Taste some local delicious Basque courses at the end of the walk before we head back to San Sebastian by bus. Scenic and picturesque trail not to be missed! Moderate level walk. Walking time: Around 2.5 hours, stoping along the way for pictures, rest, snacks… Total tour lenght around 4 hours. Other things to note Wear confortable shoes, bring some water with you.
Running Tour Explore San Sebastian
Get ready to sweat a bit while touring San Sebastian. Our mission will be to reach the Castillo de la Mota that is located on the top of Mount Urgull. To do this we will first run through parts of the city in and out of the tourist routes. We will meet outside of San Telmo museum to and start warming up as we pass through the streets of the old part of the city. We will accelerate the pace by running along the Urumea river towards Cristina Enea park. We will continue our tour passing the Good Shepherd church and we will go up to the Miramar palace and then return by the bay of La Concha to the old part where we will find the small and charismatic port of San Sebastian before the ascent by one of the slopes that will take us to the top of Mount Urgull. Along the way we will make stops at different points and while we take a breath I will tell you about San Sebastian and of course you can take spectacular photos of the views we will have. The last stop will be at the top of Mt. Urgull, 123 m high, where we will arrive triumphantly at Castillo de la Mota, now converted into a museum House of History (Free admission - Open every day 11 am to 8 pm). Here we will conclude our mission. Other things to note Routes between 10k and 5k apox to select according to the level of the participants. Get to know San Sebastian while burning calories. So then you can enjoy some pintxos without regrets. The route has plans, slopes and steps depending on the level of the group we will select routes and step.
MOST COMPLETE HIKE, CAMINO SANTIAGO & Local immersion: Market stroll, Txakoli Winery, Landscapes, Fishing Village
Hi! I would admit first booking of 2 people please. Join "the Basque Immersion" walking THE CAMINO DE SANTIAGO. Probably one of the most complete tours you can make. Very doable for kids too! We will enjoy an easy 9km walk enjoying every moment. easy= we don´t walk more than hour in a row and just 30 minutes uphill. Having been born in this village, I have many things to show you. * 8:50 We leave by train from Donostia-San Sebastian to Zarautz (it takes only 30minutes). * We will walk along a natural reserve & beach * Then we will walk through the old part with its monuments and legends *Visit the LOCAL MARKET & EAT fresh bread with the best Idiazabal cheese, apple jelly and cider (included) * hike up the roman path that is part of the Camino de Santiago, stopping at the Torreón (lookout) of 1913 to enjoy unique views and breathe fresh air. * Visit & tasting a family Txakoli winery, which takes great care of its vineyards to obtain good quality txakolis that we will taste accompanied by local product such as tuna and anchovies during the visit. * We will continue an hour to the medieval fishing town of Getaria known for its txakoli and grilled fish where I will tell you about some important people was born. * 14,45: Once the excursion is over, you can choose between going back to Donostia-San Sebastián by public bus with me or staying in Getaria (recommended). Let me show you our traditions, historical stories and monuments while you breathe the fresh air of the Basque coast! You dare? Well, let´s start!
Pintxo tour San Sebastian with a gastronomic researcher
You’ll visit some of the best bars in town and enjoy a personalized selection of pintxos and drinks on each, along with some history and insights about the Local Food Scene and Basque Food Culture and History. Food and drinks are included and should be taken as a full dinner with a drink pairing. A tour of the city intertwined with the food, including local history, and culture, and exploring 2 different neighborhoods. Five food stops which have a pintxo in each stop and wine and local drink pairings in each place. Let us know if you have any allergies or intolerances beforehand.
Mountain Bike Tour & Pintxo Donostia
The tour starts at the Basque Epic shop just 50 meters away from the "La Concha Beach" were the profesionals will hand you everything you will need for the tour (Specialized Rockhopper 29" Mountain bike, helmet and a bottle of water) we also have SPD pedals if you require. After about 2 km of riding athrough the city, you will gradually leave the city behind and make your way up Mount Ulia. We will stop along the way to take photos and learn about the surroundings. At the top of the little mountain, we will enjoy the spectacular sea views and we will take a little break to rest. At the top of the mountain the guests will have the opportunity to explore the forests and trails along the coast and once we are done at the top, we will ride down the hill to Zurriola Beach. Our tour will finish in a rustic local bar where you will have opportunity to try a Pintxo and drink or coffee, before making your way back to the Basque Epic shop where you will finish your tour.