- 3-hour evening pintxos tour of San Sebastián with a friendly local guide
- Visit three award-winning pintxos bars around Constitution Square and the Gross neighborhood
- Learn about the history of Basque cuisine and the renowned food in San Sebastián
- Sample signature pintxos like stewed rabbit and fresh txangurro, the local spider crab
- Try popular Basque beverages such as txakoli wine and cider
Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour
Experience a night out in San Sebastián just as the locals do! You’ll learn that pintxos bars not only provide great food, but also play a big part in the locals’ social lives; they’re great places to meet friends and new people.
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What You Can Expect
As the region’s capital, San Sebastián flies the flag for foodies with its cluster of Michelin-starred restaurants and, of course, its ever-popular tapas bars. Serving up pintxos, a Basque variation of tapas, the bars are rammed to the rafters with locals and visitors alike who go to eat and be merry.
In between chatting about food, visit three of San Sebastian’s finest pintxos bars to try out their lovingly crafted specialties in each one. Dishes may change on occasion, but typically include a succulent rabbit dish paired with a glass of local txakoli wine and carrillada – stewed pigs’ or cows’ cheeks – with a glass of full-bodied Rioja Alavesa. Try artisan cheese, cider and even seafood delicacies such as txangurro, a spider crab dish.
The three bars are different in style, giving you a glimpse of the many types of pintxos bars in town. Learn the difference between a sagardotegi and sociedad gastronomica, and marvel at the creative flair shown in each one.
Your tour finishes at the third bar in the center of town, leaving you well placed to continue eating and drinking your way around San Sebastián, if you wish!
GREAT EXPERIENCE - THE GUIDE (THOMAS) WAS GREAT, FUN, AND VERY INFORMATIVE. IN ADDITION TO THE FANTASTIC PINTXOS EXPERIENCE, HE INTRODUCED US TO THE BASQUE LOCAL SPORTS, CULTURE, AND HISTORY. HE ANSWERED ALL OF OUR QUESTIONS (LANGUAGE, ECONOMY, CULTURE, POLITICS, ETC...). HE HAS A GREAT PERSONALITY AND VERY KNOWLEDGEABLE. TOTALLY WORTH IT IF YOU GET THE CHANCE. RAMI and ZAINA
A perfect first evening for our Basque Country holiday. Amaia was a fabulous guide who included everybody and shared her knowledge with us in an interesting and entertaining way. One tip I would offer is to eat during the day...The food on this tour is wonderful, but there's not a great deal of it.