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⭐The Premier Food & Wine 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 June 5, 2019 via mobile

    We took the Bilbao Gourmet Pintxos & Tapas Tour with our small group of family and friends and enjoyed every minute!! Full disclosure, I am of Basque heritage which added to the excitement of our first visit to the Basque Country and spending time with...More

    Thank Edech
    Zachary2986, Owner at The Best of Basque, responded to this reviewResponded June 13, 2019

    Thank you so much for the nice review. It was a blast with you guys. I really enjoyed showing you my city and of course the pintxos! Thank you again. Irene

    Reviewed May 13, 2019

    Four of us spent an evening with Irene on a Pinxtos tour in Bilboa. We visited some great bars, sampled some fantastic food and drank Verity of local beverages. In addition her knowledge, not only of the food of the area but also the history...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank janakyPortsmouthVa
    Zachary2986, Owner at The Best of Basque, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2019

    Thank you for the review. It was an absolute pleasure to introduce you to the food and wine of Bilbao. Thanks again! Regards, Zach and Irene

    Reviewed May 10, 2019

    Irene met us with enthusiasm and a smile which never wavered over our hours long Pinxtos food tour. Her local knowledge of culture and food was most interesting that met and exceeded our expectations. The experience was relaxed, fun and informative. Having this time with...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank 868dianea
    Zachary2986, Owner at The Best of Basque, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2019

    So happy you enjoyed our tour of Bilbao and the pintxo scene. We so appreciate you taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor. Thanks again and all the best! Zach and Irene

    Reviewed May 1, 2019 via mobile

    We really enjoyed Irene’s tour. Totally recommended. The food is the best you can find in Bilbao. Don’t doubt it. Book!

    Thank DaniellaZlotogoura
    Zachary2986, Owner at The Best of Basque, responded to this reviewResponded May 5, 2019

    Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Irene and I really appreciate it. We are happy that you enjoyed your tour with us. Thanks again, Zach and Irene

    Reviewed April 29, 2019 via mobile

    Pinxtos tour in Bilboa, what a great start to our visit here. Irene knows all the best Pinxtos bars and the specialties to order there. Truly come hungry, so much food. Her pride in her city and the blend of her knowledge of its history...More

    Thank P6686WGwendys
    Zachary2986, Owner at The Best of Basque, responded to this reviewResponded May 5, 2019

    It was my pleasure to show you Bilbao and our pintxo scene. We really appreciate the kind review. Thanks again, Irene and Zach

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    October 15, 2019|
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    Response from Susan4563 | Reviewed this property |
    Agree with the previous answer. Contact the company directly. Hope they have room as it was such fun.
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    June 1, 2019|
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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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    May 9, 2019|
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    Response from Gull1962 | Reviewed this property |
    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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