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⭐️The Original Gourmet Food Tour of Bilbao

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    What to Expect
    -We will do as the Basques do! A bar hopping tour of the old part of Bilbao with a local born and raised in Bilbao. This unique gastronomic experience is an absolute must when visiting the Basque Country!
    -A pintxo is the Basque version of the Spanish tapa accompanied with typical drink (usually wine or a small beer!). The Basque people demonstrate their love of gastronomy with these tasty little gourmet bar snacks that are found throughout the city.
    -The pintxos can be very elaborate or quite simple, and there is something for every taste! We will also be sampling some great wines along the way!
    -We know the best bars in the city! There are many mentioned online, but you are sure to experience some of the best lesser known local establishments on a Bilbao pintxo tour! We know the best pintxos to order in each bar!
    -We will also take you on a private guided tour of the Casco Viejo or Old Part of Bilbao which dates back to the 1300s.
    -In between stops at the bars we will point out sites such as the Santiago Cathedral, San Anton Church, the Ribera Market, etc...
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    San Nikolas eliza, Plaza de San Nicolás, s/n, 48006 Bilbo, Bizkaia, Spain
    Departure Time
    6:30 PM
    Duration
    3h
    Inclusions
    • Local English-speaking guide from Bilbao.
    • 1-2 pintxos at 5 different bars.
    • 5 drinks (options include red wine, white wine, beer, water, and cider)
    • Alcoholic Beverages
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Tour can be adapted to meet food preferences and dietary requirements (vegetarians, food allergies, etc)
    • Not recommended for vegans
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

    Zach was a delightful host and guide. He took us up the funicular to give us an good orientation, with day ending with his favorite pintxos

    Thank footman9235
    Zachary S, Owner at The Best of Basque, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

    Alan, Really appreciate the review! Thanks again for your business and great to meet you all. Regards, Zach

    Reviewed 8 June 2018

    Irene met our group of five at our cruise ship and escorted us for a great day of wine, pintxos, a visit to the Guggenheim, and overall just a day of pure fun and enjoyment! Irene was the best of the best! Wish we could...More

    Date of experience: May 2018
    1  Thank KYPaula1013
    Zachary S, Owner at The Best of Basque, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

    Hola Paula! Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review. Zach and I really appreciate it. I am happy you liked the tour and my city! Regards, Irene

    Reviewed 7 June 2018

    After attentive planning and responsive communication with Zach, we met Irene at Teatro Arriaga exactly as planned and began an unforgettable, insider's gastronomic and historical tour of Bilbao. Led by her unbridled energy and lifelong insight into "her" city, we visited Irene's favorite Pintxos bars...More

    Date of experience: June 2018
    Thank DavidandTaylor2018
    Zachary S, Owner at The Best of Basque, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

    David, Thanks for the review! The pintxo tour is a always a client favorite, and so pleased that you enjoyed your time in Bilbao with Irene. Thanks again for your business. Take care, Zach and Irene

    Reviewed 22 May 2018

    Irene took us and another couple on a walk through the old town of Bilbao, and fed us a wide variety of the local tapas - Pintxos in Basque. She has a spare umbrella! Very good value and we had 5 glasses of wine and...More

    Date of experience: May 2018
    Thank CarolynScout
    Reviewed 21 May 2018

    My friend and I scheduled a tour with Irene on fairly short notice, only about a week before. I emailed with Zach to set everything up and he was courteous and quick to respond! Scheduling and meeting up was a very smooth process. We went...More

    Date of experience: May 2018
    Thank Lauren H
    Zachary S, Owner at The Best of Basque, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2018

    Lauren, Thanks for posting a review! Really appreciate it! It was Irene’s absolute pleasure to show you ladies around her town! Take care, Zach and Irene

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    Response from P6686WGwendys | Reviewed this property |
    There were single people and couples on my tour. Everyone enjoyed getting to know the people on the tour. It’s very easy-going, everyone felt welcome.
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    You have sent this request to me as a reviewer, if you go to the website you will be able to check the availability of the tour guide.😀👍 Hope you are successful in booking as it is worthwhile
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