San Sebastian, Spain
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Overview

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.
  • 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 Travelers Choose This Tour

Tastings in the lively Gros area, alongside the Old Town, give this extra marks for range and authenticity.
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.

Reviews

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M
, Nov 2018

Our guide Chris was helpful and informative. Well prepared to ensure a wonderful time. But beyond the tour she went out of her way to help us get a taxi back. Highly recommend to anyone

C
, Oct 2018

We started off our visit to San Sebastián with a fabulous food and culture tour. Christina was great and the night could not have been better. Thank you

M
, Sep 2018

The tour was good and the guide Eneku as patient with the group (11). Choices of places to go to were good however, should have included a traditional pinxto bar rather than just going to modern ones.

j
, Jul 2018

Guide was great and we had delicious pintxos. Would recommend this trip we were a party of four and all enjoyed this tour

G
, Apr 2018

Fun experience to get to know the food and the culture of this area.

G
, Nov 2017

This was a great experience. Our guide Marta was fantastic and she introduced us to some wonderful Pintxos.

A
, Nov 2017

We undertook this tour the evening we arrived in San Sebastian, and it equipped us beautifully for the rest of our stay in this wonderful town. Marta's expert cultural and gastronomic knowledge made this an exceptional experience, and her ability to interact with bar staff in the filled-to-capacity bars showed that she is also held in high regard by them. I would highly recommend this tour, and learn all about the uniqueness of this Basque corner of Spain.

R
, Oct 2017

This was great. We always look for something like this as soon as we get to a destination. Its the best way to see what goes on through a locals eyes. The food was yummy. A definite yes for us.

T
, Oct 2017

Very nice tour to get knowledge of the Pintxos in San Sebastian with a lovely guide.

S
, Oct 2017

Our guide was Marta and she was engaging and interesting - the information was great. We had been in the city a few days already, and she cemented our impressions of it. The spots she chose to visit were spot on - delicious and different - ensuring that we got a chance to enjoy a range of pintxos - and teaching us what to order when we were on our own to enhance the rest of our trip. I would highly recommend this tour - very enjoyable.


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