5 star rating: Highly Recommended 39 Reviews

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  • Location:San Sebastian, Spain
  • Duration:3 hours (approx.)

San Sebastián Food Tour: Pintxos and Wine

Discover the esteemed culinary scene of San Sebastián on an evening tour to three award-winning ‘pintxos’ (Basque tapas) bars. Accompanied by an expert gastronomical guide, discover the history behind the miniature morsels known as pintxos and pleasure your palate with samples of some of the city’s best. Tantalize your taste buds with local delicacies like spider crab while sipping fine Basque wines and crisp locally brewed beers.

Highlights

  • 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

San Sebastián Food Tour: Pintxos and Wine

Enjoy pintxos on a Basque tapas tour!

Greet your guide in central San Sebastían then stroll through the gorgeous Gross neighborhood on the way to your first food destination. Listen as your guide explains the critically acclaimed culinary scene in San Sebastián and hear how dishes reflect layers of rich history and heritage.

Stroll past majestic Michelin-starred restaurant and traditional taverns before arriving at your first delicious destination. Sample local specialties while sipping complimenting beverages and absorb the convivial atmosphere within each exuberant eatery. Venture to three distinctly different bars to see the stylistic varieties of pintxos; marvel at the creative flair in each and learn about the subtle nuances of the food.

Bid your guide and group farewell in the third and final tapas bar, an conclusion point that leaves you perfectly placed to continue exploring the city independently.

Customer Reviews

Jørgen P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

We were very satisfied with this tour, due to Maria's engagement and enthusiasm. She also was very flexible and adaptive to our needs and preferences. We were 6 friends who had a great evening back in October, visiting different parts of the city and different types of pintxos bars..

I-Ding W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Great tour!

Eleanor F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Our tour leader was excellent Maria?. She went out of her way to introduce us to wonderful tapas and wines, was very personable, energetic and informative. I would recommend her as an excellent guide!

Paul P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Loved this tour! Informational, fun and tasty!!
Highly recommend it.

Samantha T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

The San Sebastian Pintxos and Wine tour was one of the best tours myself and my partner have been on.
Tomasz the tour guide has a great knowledge of San Sebastian's history, the Pintxos bars and wine. Additionally Tomasz has a great sense of humor and enjoys a laugh, which makes the whole tour just that much more enjoyable.
Would recommend to anyone looking for an introduction to San Sebastian, especially those who are first timers or have who know limited Spanish, as the tips, tricks and general history given throughout the tour can be very handy and insightful for the remainder of your stay

Diana S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

This is a tour not to be missed, our guide Thomasz, was a delight. He had a good knowledge of the area and its history. He was entertaining and kept us amused throughout the tour. The group were all friendly and we shared some laughs and all had a great evening. The city is a great place to spent a vacation. W will certainly be returning.

Diana A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

I highly recommend this tour. The tapas/wines were amazing. Our tour guide Tomaz was knowledgeable, professional, and made the entire experience memorable for us. Thank you!

Diana
Toronto, Canada

MR A E M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Tomasz did a great job he was informative, funny and an excellent guide. We were glad of the introduction to the world of pintxos and would recommend the tour.

Rebecca D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

The guide made us feel welcomed right from the beginning. She brought up the traditional pintxo to start the tour. It was great exploring the old town, as well as crossing the river and discovering new parts of SS. Each stop had delicious food and wine pairings.

Lisa C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

We loved the tour. Tomas was a great tour guide, funny and knowledgeable. The food and wine were delicious and the two hour tour ended up being 3 1/2 hours of fun! I would highly recommend this tour to anyone visiting San Sebastian.

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