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Bilbao pintxos, food & history tour with a local

Bilbao pintxos, food & history tour with a local

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Enjoy a dinner to remember—and discover the highlights of Bilbao’s vibrant food scene—during this small-group food tour. Meet your guide in central Bilbao, and be sure to come hungry: you’ll taste the best of the city’s many pintxos (tapas) bars. Try a number of local bites, learn all about what sets the Basque Country’s culinary offerings apart, enjoy drinks with your nibbles, and follow your guide to locals-frequented favorites.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD105.98
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The Premier Bilbao Gourmet Food Tour

The Premier Bilbao Gourmet Food Tour

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Learn all about traditional pintxos (the Basque version of Spanish tapas) on a guided walking tour of Bilbao's bars. At each stop, sample one or two of these delightful little bar snacks accompanied with a glass of wine, beer, or hard cider. Get an insider's perspective of the ancient part of the city that dates back to 1300. Consider booking this tour at the beginning of your Bilbao vacation so you can return to your favorite hotspots for more pintxo sampling.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Basque Coast Tour: Vizcaya Bridge, Gaztelugatxe, Bermeo and Gernika

Basque Coast Tour: Vizcaya Bridge, Gaztelugatxe, Bermeo and Gernika

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Cruise the curvaceous coastline of Bilbao in a luxurious minivan on a guided tour of the city and its sights. See the intriguing industrial areas that propelled Bilbao into prosperity and visit significant landmarks like the Transporter Bridge of Bizkaia and the San Juan de Gaztelugatxe hermitage. Visit the quaint coastal villages that pepper the Basque Coast and absorb the tranquil ambiance of picturesque marinas on this enriching excursion.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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The High End Food Tour Of Bilbao
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The High End Food Tour Of Bilbao

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Foodies will want to join this guided walking tour of Bilbao to learn about the gastronomy of Northern Spain. Indulge in Basque tapas, pintxos, and miniature cuisine, as well as wine pairings, Basque craft beers, and other traditional local drinks. Discover the roots of each dish and drink, its ingredients, and how you can recreate it at home. Experience Bilbao like the Basque people.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Ultimate San Sebastian Pintxos & Wine Tour (Evening)
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Ultimate San Sebastian Pintxos & Wine Tour (Evening)

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Discover the tradition of pintxos (Basque tapas) during this small-group food tour in San Sebastian. See the city through a local’s lens and visit six pintxos bars meeting the families behind them along the way. Taste a variety of snacks and Spanish wine as you stroll through San Sebastian in a group limited to just eight people.
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  • 3 hours
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La Rioja and Vitoria Wine Tour with Winery Visit

La Rioja and Vitoria Wine Tour with Winery Visit

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Visitors to Basque Country can easily miss the charming capital city of Vitoria, opting to tour the smaller villages and wine regions. On this full-day tour across Basque Country, travelers don't need to choose—you'll visit both the city and countryside. Start your day walking through Vitoria's historic quarter, and then head to La Rioja for an afternoon in the vineyards and villages. Wrap up your day at a traditional winery for a wine tasting, included at no extra charge.
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  • 8 hours
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Casco Viejo or 7 streets
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Casco Viejo or 7 streets

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Discover the charm of Bilbao’s Old Quarter on an enriching morning or afternoon walking-tour of the city’s medieval enclave. With an expert guide, travel back in time to the 6th century and visit ancient landmarks like the Cathedral of Santiago and Plaza Nueva. Admire the sacred beauty of the Church of St Anton; wander the site of the Mercado de la Ribera; and enjoy picturesque views of the port, the origin of the industrial Spanish city. Gain valuable insight into the rich history of the city and see cultural traditions first hand as you explore.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Bike & Pintxos in Getxo (Scenic Bilbao's Seaside)

Bike & Pintxos in Getxo (Scenic Bilbao's Seaside)

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Enjoy Bilbao's seaside landscapes, history & local culture with us while cycling with good people! We love it! You will love it too! Pleasant ride along the coastline. UNESCO sites, Moving sceneries, chance for great Photos, Pintxos & Drinks. After the tour enjoy the rest of your day with total freedom to roam around this magnificent area. Vizcaya Bridge, Portugalete & Santurzi neighbourhoods just around the corner or bring your book and enjoy the day at the Beach! Feel Free!
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  • 2 hours 45 minutes
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La Rioja Wine Tour with Two Winery Visits with Wine Tasting from Bilbao
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La Rioja Wine Tour with Two Winery Visits with Wine Tasting from Bilbao

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Learn more about Spanish wine on this fun small-group day tour of two wineries near Bilbao. Get the chance to sample the Rioja wine that comes from this northern Spanish region. Walk through the vineyards and learn how wine is made. A fun way to indulge in a glass or three without worrying about driving back to your hotel after.
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  • 7 hours
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USD224.80
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Cooking Class in Bilbao with Local Charming Village Visit

Cooking Class in Bilbao with Local Charming Village Visit

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Learn how to make Basque tapas with the benefit of personalized attention during this half-day private cooking class. Enjoy being in a private villa in the mountains with a chef guide, who will teach you how to cook with seasonal produce grown on site. Sip a glass of wine and taste local cheese and olive oil while you learn, then sit down to eat your masterpieces. Private round-trip transportation included, as well as a visit to the fishing village of Castro Urdiales.
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  • 5 hours
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Biarritz, Saint Jean de Luz, Hondarribia and San Sebastian Full Day Tour

Biarritz, Saint Jean de Luz, Hondarribia and San Sebastian Full Day Tour

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Marvel at the scenic splendor of San Sebastian on a delightful day-trip from Bilbao. Wander the winding streets of the city’s Old Quarter to see antique architecture; pleasure your palate with Spanish specialties in the small fishing village of Hondarribia; and sink your toes into the silken sands of Biarritz, a sandy stretch declared the ‘Beach of Kings’ due to regular visits by European royalty. Convenient round-trip transportation from your hotel is included in this tour.   
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Luxury Basque Coast Private Tour

Luxury Basque Coast Private Tour

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On this full-day private tour, you’ll explore the stunning coastline of the Basque region in your own chauffeured, luxury vehicle. Build your own custom-made itinerary, without the rush of a group tour. Highlights along the way include San Juan de Gaztelugatxe (where scenes from Game of Thrones were filmed), the historic city center of San Sebastian, and the iconic "flysch" of Getaria and Zumaia.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD701.17
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Biarritz, Saint Jean De Luz & San Sebastian

Biarritz, Saint Jean De Luz & San Sebastian

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See many of the most charming areas of the Basque Coast with this day tour. You’ll start with chic Biarritz, once a summer getaway for European royals, followed by a stop at Saint Jean de Luz, where you can try out local treats. Then it’s San Sebastian, where you’ll have free time to explore or grab lunch into the famous old town, before embarking on a walking tour followed by a visit to Mount Igueldo.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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The Real Rioja Explore Tour - Private experience
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The Real Rioja Explore Tour - Private experience

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Yes your great wine adventure is here. Step behind the scenes for this fantastic tour of this famous wine region full to the brim of tastes and unforgettable times. Greeted by the sunny hills of La Rioja, first stop is a very special family run vineyard where they’ll show you the whole wine making process from vines to wines. Then hit the relax button, it’s the tasting session in a dream spot overlooking the valley followed by traditional tapas. Next off to a famed vineyard and prepare to be wowed. Now it's time for the 11th century town of Laguardia to amble through the cobbled streets visiting the secret cellar caves full to the brim of the regions finest. We'll top this off with a casual tapas lunch.
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
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Bilbao Historical Tour

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Bilbao Historical Tour

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Discover the history of Bilbao on this guided walking tour. Learn about the city’s gastronomy, culture, architecture, and traditions while you explore the streets and feel like a local. Tour highlights include the Plaza Nueva in Casco Viejo, La Ribera market, Catedral de Santiago, Bidebarrieta (the central library), and more.
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  • 2 hours
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The Sanctuary of Loyola, Getaria, Zarauz and San Sebastian

The Sanctuary of Loyola, Getaria, Zarauz and San Sebastian

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Explore the spectacular and sacred sites of the Basque country on an enriching full-day excursion from Bilbao. Visit grand ecclesiastical structures like the Sanctuary of Loyola to attend an enlightening prayer ceremony; discover the quaint fishing villages that pepper the coastline to see why Bilbao residents favor them for their summer sojourns; and tour the stunning sights of the city of San Sebastian with an accomplished guide. Convenient round-trip transportation from your Bilbao hotel is included in this tour.       
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD82.35
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Bilbao Night Lights Tour

Bilbao Night Lights Tour

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Bilbao is a very beautiful city with nice urban architecture that knows very well how to mix between the old and new style which create a unique contrast, for that reason a night tour is the best choose to meet most of the locals and discover how they live. Because we have a friendly way to show you around, join us for a maximum fun, knowledge and adventure to feel like a local after your tour.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD29.17
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Bilbao Like a Local: Customized Private Tour

Bilbao Like a Local: Customized Private Tour

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Get to know Bilbao through the eyes of a local on a custom tour that's tailored to your unique interests. Before your tour begins, you'll chat with your Bilbao local guide (Lokafyer) and work out an itinerary that suits your passions and their perspective. By the end of the tour, you'll feel confident navigating the city and have a full suite of recommendations for the rest of your trip.
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  • 2 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD42.82
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Small-Group Electric Bike Tour in San Sebastián

Small-Group Electric Bike Tour in San Sebastián

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Experience San Sebastian’s highlights and lesser-known delights on this small-group electric bike tour. Hop on an easy-to-ride bike and see more than you ever could on a walking tour as you travel along the city's large network of bike lanes. Discover La Concha, the Boulevard, and Monte Igueldo for bird’s-eye views, and explore often-overlooked districts such as the university and sports quarter. Ideal for first-time and short-on-time visitors, with a choice of departures.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Evening Pintxo-Tapas Tour with Discover San Sebastian

Evening Pintxo-Tapas Tour with Discover San Sebastian

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Visit some of San Sebastian's best pintxo bars with a culinary expert guide on this food tour. Travel with a small group of just eight people, which means you can get to know your host and fellow adventurers as you go. Taste some typical San Sebastian pintxos and listen to in-depth commentary on the local culinary culture.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD133.81
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San Sebastian Evening Pintxo Tour with Wine

San Sebastian Evening Pintxo Tour with Wine

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Tantalize your taste buds with traditional Basque cuisine on a ‘pintxos’ (Basque tapas) tour of San Sebastiàn. Explore the winding streets of the atmospheric Old Town with a gastronomic guide and discover local haunts that serve the best pintxos in town. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of six exquisite eateries and sample styles ranging from classic to contemporary. Sip cider and fine wines designed to compliment each dish and enjoy the intimate atmosphere of this small-group tour, on which numbers are limited to 10 people.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD139.16
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History and flavors of San Sebastian with Lunch

History and flavors of San Sebastian with Lunch

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With Discover San Sebastian you will walk through the city center and old town, visiting the most important places while learning our history and captivating anecdotes only known by locals. In an hour and a half, we will have time to see the main spots in town before tasting the variety of the best pintxos in the city. Each pintxo/tapas tour of Discover San Sebastian will be unique since your guide will decide the route that you will take based on your food preferences or allergies. In each bar that you visit, our guide will suggest a variety of pintxos and recommend the best drink that goes with your choice while explaining how to order and move around the old town like a local.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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Private Pintxos and Wine Tour in San Sebastián

Private Pintxos and Wine Tour in San Sebastián

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Dig into San Sebastian's legendary gourmet scene with a private pintxos and wine tour. Stroll through the medieval Old Town with a personal guide to learn a brief history of the city, stopping along the way at some of the best pintxos bars to taste a variety of the intricate, bite-sized Basque tapas. Bring out the rich regional flavors with a selection of Spanish and Basque wine pairings as you learn to order and eat just like a local.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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USD181.98
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PINTXOS in San Sebastian - Private Gastronomic and Cultural Adventure

PINTXOS in San Sebastian - Private Gastronomic and Cultural Adventure

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With a seemingly endless variety of classic Basque-country pintxos, or small snacks, to choose from, deciding where to eat in Donostia can be daunting. This guided tour eliminates the guesswork by taking you to tried-and-true establishments known for their high-quality pintxos—and might push you out of your comfort zone to try favorite local varieties. Enjoy a snack and a drink at each while chatting with your guide on this friendly private tour of the city.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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What people are saying about Half-day Tours in Basque Country

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Bilbao pintxos, food & history tour with a local
"Loved the food, the history, the conversation and our guide, Adrian. He was knowledgeable, professional and had a great sense of humor. Thanks for a memorable tour of Bilbao. Ellen & Jim"..."
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The Premier Bilbao Gourmet Food Tour
"Our guide Olaia was first class and made it into a great evening. Great choice of bars and food. Highly recommended."..."
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Basque Coast Tour: Vizcaya Bridge, Gaztelugatxe, Bermeo and Gernika
"Stefan managed a complicated set of hotel picks and dual languages well, interesting overview of the area and its history."..."
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The High End Food Tour Of Bilbao
"Sara was so enthusiastic and very interesting, easy to talk to with fantastic English. All the drinks and food were delicious. A great tour to do at the beginning of your stay in Bilbao so you know what to order!"..."
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Ultimate San Sebastian Pintxos & Wine Tour (Evening)
"Sooo awesome!! There is really nothing like a food tour with a local! I can’t recommend these experiences enough! — I’ve taken walking food tours in Paris, Madrid, Bilbao & now San Sebastián…. These guides are the the best!!! Thank you! ❤️❤️❤️"..."
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La Rioja and Vitoria Wine Tour with Winery Visit
"Really interesting and entertaining day. The wine tasting is only a fairly small portion of the trip, but is a highlight - but there are views abound all day. Recommended."..."
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Casco Viejo or 7 streets
"We really enjoyed this! Laris was adorable - he had great information on the old quarter and even treated us to our first pinxtos. I'd highly recommend it."..."
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Bike & Pintxos in Getxo (Scenic Bilbao's Seaside)
"We loved our bike tour through Bilbao with Miguel. He knows a lot about the city, the region and the culture and was open to answering any questions we had. We learnt a lot, saw different parts and landscapes of Bilbao and really enjoyed the company. We highly recommend!"..."
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La Rioja Wine Tour with Two Winery Visits with Wine Tasting from Bilbao
"Great experience! Matteo was so fabulousness, Knowledgeable and kind. A great driver, accommodating and very polite."..."
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Cooking Class in Bilbao with Local Charming Village Visit
"Irene, the cooking instructor is a gem! She grew up in Bilbao, gave us a short tour then went to her villa for the hands on cooking class. She paired each pintxos with wine. Irene makes you feel like family. Wonderful way to spend the afternoon! Highly recommend this class."..."
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Biarritz, Saint Jean de Luz, Hondarribia and San Sebastian Full Day Tour
"Loved the experience. The 4 places were ably selected; they are simply beautiful. I enjoyed my day and the things I saw and did in each of them.. Stefan is a very good guide."..."
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Luxury Basque Coast Private Tour
"Our tour guide, Joe, was fantastic. He was very informative about the area and had a plan to take us to various areas along the Basque coast; however, he was flexible with the timing and the places we visited based on requests within the group. The tour was one of the highlights of our trip through Spain and definitely recommend."..."
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Biarritz, Saint Jean De Luz & San Sebastian
"Great tour guide! We had enough time to look around and enjoy every part of the stops. Views were espectacular!"..."
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The Real Rioja Explore Tour - Private experience
"We loved our Rioja day tour with Experience San Sebastian and our guide, Alex. Alex was very friendly and knowledgeable about Rioja and the Basque Country. The wineries he chose and took us to were excellent and their views were almost as good as their wine!! We especially enjoyed our lunch trip in the medieval city of La Guardia. The restaurant Alex chose was one of the best meals of our trip to the Iberian Peninsula."..."
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Bilbao Historical Tour
"Thank you to Sam for a wonderful tour. He was knowledgeable and really liked his job. Really feel like we know Bilbao better."..."
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The Sanctuary of Loyola, Getaria, Zarauz and San Sebastian
"Learning the history and being able to ask questions. The enthusiasm of the guide. Everything is timed very well."..."
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Bilbao Night Lights Tour
"Chris was an excellent guide who was passionate about his subject and communicated brilliantly. Thank you!"..."
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Bilbao Like a Local: Customized Private Tour
"This was a true immersion into Bilbao's neighborhoods. I recommend doing this tour on the day of arrival, but do wear comfortable shoes :)"..."
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Small-Group Electric Bike Tour in San Sebastián
"We did our tour with Pelayo who showed us around his beautiful city for the 3 hour bike tour. He was very interesting and informative and what a great way to see San Sebastián! I would highly recommend doing this tour!"..."
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Evening Pintxo-Tapas Tour with Discover San Sebastian
"Lovely group. Esky was a delightful host. The places she took us to were great, tapas were really good,"..."
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San Sebastian Evening Pintxo Tour with Wine
"Great time, loved the experience. Definitely a basket list item for anyone visiting for the first time."..."
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History and flavors of San Sebastian with Lunch
"The tour operator, Eskerne, was knowledgable, patient, kind, personable, entertaining, and lovely. It was one of, if not the best tour we have ever been on in any country."..."
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Private Pintxos and Wine Tour in San Sebastián
"Lide was an amazing tour guide. We did the traditional, modern and in-between. Her recommendations were perfect. Very real and personal experience"..."
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PINTXOS in San Sebastian - Private Gastronomic and Cultural Adventure
"Laura had fun knowledge of the area and the mix of restaurants she selected provided us with a broad sampling of Old Town’s culinary options. She also did a good job finding items my 12 year old son would enjoy."..."
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