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Eat + Drink: Bilbao

Duration
4 Days
Prices From:
US$ 1,229

Indulge in a gastronomic experience in the Basque Country! Stay in a deluxe hotel, take a private walking tour and taste various 'pintxos'. Then, venture outside the city, experiencing Basque traditions and gastronomy and visiting a famous wine cellar, then enjoy a gourmet meal in a Michelin starred restaurant.


This 4-day city break invites you to explore Bilbao and Basque Country while enjoying one of its prime attractions – Basque cuisine!

Settle into your hotel, then enjoy a private guided walking tour of Bilbao’s oldest neighbourhoods. You’ll see more than 500 years of history flow into the daily life of this forward-thinking city, including Europe’s largest covered market, Mercado de la Ribera. Try the local tapas traditions of txikeiteo and pintxos along the way. The following day, expand your explorations with another private tour, this time of the surrounding coastal region, including a famous Txacoli winery. Besides some of Spain’s most attractive coastal scenery, your tour focuses on the flavours of the Basque region, including lunch at a Michelin starred restaurant.


 

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Duration
4 Days
Prices From:
US$ 1,229

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Day 1

Bilbao Airport/Train station to Bilbao Hotels

Duration1 Hour

Carlton Bilbao

The Hotel Carlton is one of the most emblematic and luxurious hotel in the city of Bilbao. Built in 1919, the exterior main façade has a ‘beaux arts’ architecture style with its beautiful glass roof, a symbol of the hotel’s classic style. It has 6 floors and 141 spacious rooms, a restaurants and bars and meeting rooms.

Meal Plan Full Breakfast
Duration3 Nights
Accommodation

Carlton Bilbao

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    Carlton Bilbao


    The Hotel Carlton is one of the most emblematic and luxurious hotel in the city of Bilbao. Built in 1919, the exterior main façade has a ‘beaux arts’ architecture style with its beautiful glass roof, a symbol of the hotel’s classic style. It has 6 ...

    The Hotel Carlton is one of the most emblematic and luxurious hotel in the city of Bilbao. Built in 1919, the exterior main façade has a ‘beaux arts’ architecture style with its beautiful glass roof, a symbol of the hotel’s classic style. It has 6 floors and 141 spacious rooms, a restaurants and bars and meeting rooms.

    Facilities

    • Bar
    • Free WiFi
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Parking

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Day 2

Private Bilbao Pintxos Discovery Tour

Enjoy a Bilbao's old quarter private guided walking tour and experience the popular custom of "txikiteo" and "pintxos" (tapas). Visit the historic old quarter of Bilbao, popularly known as the "Seven Streets", were more than 500 years of history and nowadays-urban vitality. Strolling around its cobbled streets, charming corners and squares, which witnessed the intensive business and port growth of the city, you will discover emblematic buildings such as Saint James's Gothic Cathedral, the Plaza Nueva (New Square), the San Anton Church and the Mercado de la Ribera (Seaside Market) the biggest covered market in Europe.

The old quarter is the best place to try out the cuisine served in numerous bars and restaurants to experience the popular custom of "txikiteo" and pintxos (tapas). This tour will take you on a gastronomic adventure, enjoying this Basque tradition - tasting the best pintxos on the narrow authentic streets in Bilbao's Old Quarter together with a glass of local white wine: "txakolí". Three drinks and pintxos are included in this tour.

Duration4 Hours
Day 3

Private Bilbao Gastro Experience

Meet your private guide and be ready for a private full day tour exploring the stunning Basque coastal area and enjoying a unique gourmet experience visiting a famous Txacolí winery followed by a delicious meal in Michelin starred restaurant.

The Basque coast is a wild and natural place full of tradition and good gastronomy. Your private driver will pick you up in Bilbao to continue your way and head for the coast to San Juan de Gaztelugatxe, a beautiful chapel located on the top of a rock and surrounded by the sea. Drive along the coast to visit the typical fishing village of Bermeo. Then continue up the coast to Mundaka, where you will enjoy its beauty and magnificent views of the Biosphere Reserve of Urdaibai. Continue to Azurmendi complex admiring the beautiful countryside scenery.

On arrival, you will visit the largest txakolí wine cellar in the Basque Country. The cellar, whose wine bears Gorka Izagirre's name, is born with the purpose of introducing, sheltering, and increasing the value of this age-old wine, fruit of the Atlantic viticulture of native varieties.

After the visit, you will enjoy a delicious meal, an amazing gastronomic experience consisting of an elaborated gourmet-tasting menu with wine pairings included.

Duration8 Hours
Day 4

Bilbao Hotels to Bilbao Airport/Train station

Duration1 Hour

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DEPARTURES:

Daily.

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • 3 nights' deluxe class accommodations
  • Half day private Bilbao Pintxos Discovery Tour
  • Full day private Bilbao Gastro Experience
  • Meals as per itinerary.

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • Travel insurance
  • International and domestic airfare & airfare taxes
  • Visa fees if applicable
  • Meals and beverages not mentioned
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please inquire.

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16 Dec 2019
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