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San Sebastián Food Tour: Pintxos and Wine

Donostia, Spain
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icon3 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
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Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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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.
Stop At:  
San Sebastian Urban Adventures
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Plaza de la Constitucion
Admission Ticket Free
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What is the social distancing policy during San Sebastián Food Tour: Pintxos and Wine?
The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by San Sebastián Food Tour: Pintxos and Wine.
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during San Sebastián Food Tour: Pintxos and Wine?
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by San Sebastián Food Tour: Pintxos and Wine.
What is the maximum group size during San Sebastián Food Tour: Pintxos and Wine?
This activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by San Sebastián Food Tour: Pintxos and Wine.

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Pintxos tour
, Jul 2020
We really enjoyed Carlo’s company. He was attentive and knowledgeable, and his recommendations about which pintxos to try were excellent. A great tour!
, Oct 2019
We had a very enjoyable and informative tour. Our guide Carlos was very knowledgeable on the history, culture, food and wine of San Sebastian area.
The best way to begin time in San Sebastián
, Sep 2019
This tour was the perfect way to kick off our long weekend in San Sebastián. Kris, our guide was so fun and informative. She even followed up after the tour with an email with more recommendations. Highly recommend this tour to learn a little history of Basque culture and get your bearings in San Sebastián. Oh - and the Pintxos are delicious!!!
Pinchos tour
Bob E
, Sep 2019
Carlo did a terrific job leading us in this small group three hour tour. He is extremely knowledgeable about basque cuisine and took us to 3 great bars where we sampled yummy pinxhos and wine. We also appreciated his email follow up with lots or recommendations which we plan on pursuin when we return to San Sebastián next year. Bob and Peg Ellwanger
Great Bites and guide
Fernando F
, Aug 2019
Carlo was our guide and he did an amazing job. Not only his explanations we're useful and clear but also the places he took us were well selected. We ended up returning to some of them. Stark highlights when it comes to food are Gandarias and Bar Sport.
Great tour - thank you Carlo
, Jul 2019
Great tour. Carlo, our tour guide, was really friendly and informative. Really enjoyed the tour and highly recommend
Alin was amazing!
, Jul 2019
I'm so happy that I booked this tour. I have been here three times but still feel like there is so much to learn. Alin was the best guide, and gave so much valuable information about the city / Basque country and the history, pintxos, and what to do / see. She goes out of her way to make sure you feel comfortable and are getting the best experience. You go to three places and get 2 pintxos and one drink per place, which works out great as you're not too full but still feel satisfied. I highly recommend and if you could request Alin I would do it!
Great tour
, Jul 2019
Alin was an excellent tour guide. The tour was full of interesting information on San Sebastian and the Basque Region in general in addition to excellent food and drinks. Highly recommend!
, Jul 2019
Kris was hands down, the best tour guide around the city. She kept everything brief, interesting, and to the point. She was funny, and certainly knew her way around San Sebastian with the food. The pinxto places she took us too were great, and we certainly went back there after the tour throughout our trip.
Anders S
, Jun 2019
Highly recommended food tour. Great food, great guide and great atmosphere. One of the best guided tours!

Product code: 6172PINTXOS

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