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⭐️The Original Gourmet Food 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
    • 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
    • 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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    All reviews first night food and wine old town pintxos bars bar hopping amazing pintxos great introduction three hours fantastic evening casco viejo highlight of our trip basque country small group wonderful selection arrive hungry different places plaza nueva
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Just landed today and attended Irene’s food group tour. She is passionate about the pintxos food scene as well as her beautiful city. If you have never had a pintxos you should definitely start here. It’s like a crash course and she gives you the...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank gregdigitalguy
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Last night my husband and I went on “The Original Gourmet Food Tour of Bilbao” with the vivacious, passionate and proudly Basque, Irene. There were 4 people in our group which made for a lovely intimate evening. Irene took us to several pintxos bars in...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Jabiru74
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    My brother and I arrived in Madrid and immediately on to Bilbao. Wanted to get into the local time zone so booked this gourmet tour at acclimate ASAP. Our guide, Irene, met us at the designated time and place. There were six people in the...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank valentinos70
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Thank you Irene for sharing your love and passion for the food and wine of the Basque region. A fabulous experience not to be missed.

    Thank lisasF5091FZ
    Zachary2986, Owner at The Best of Basque, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you so much for the review. It was my great pleasure to show you the food and wine of Bilbao. Take care, Irene

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    This was an awesome night out. Our guide was passionate about food. Wine and Basque Country. It was a small group and afterwards we sat with the other couple and had another drink which was so lovely. Highly recommend this tour.

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    Zachary2986, Owner at The Best of Basque, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    I had a great time with you all. Thank you very much for the review. We really appreciate it! Thanks again! Irene

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    June 1, 2019|
    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.
    May 9, 2019|
    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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    • Duration: 3h
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    • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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