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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
    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 May 21, 2018

    Irene took us and another couple on a walk through the old town of Bilbao, and fed us a wide variety of the local tapas - Pintxos in Basque. She has a spare umbrella! Very good value and we had 5 glasses of wine and...More

    Date of experience: May 2018
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    Reviewed May 21, 2018

    My friend and I scheduled a tour with Irene on fairly short notice, only about a week before. I emailed with Zach to set everything up and he was courteous and quick to respond! Scheduling and meeting up was a very smooth process. We went...More

    Date of experience: May 2018
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    Zachary S, Owner at The Best of Basque, responded to this reviewResponded May 22, 2018

    Lauren, Thanks for posting a review! Really appreciate it! It was Irene’s absolute pleasure to show you ladies around her town! Take care, Zach and Irene

    Reviewed May 17, 2018

    We met Zach for an evening in Bilbao and it was fantastic. We learnt about the history of the old town, the Basque culture and how to eat Pinxto style. We went to 5 different places, had different drinks and snacks in each. All 5...More

    Date of experience: May 2018
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    Zachary S, Owner at The Best of Basque, responded to this reviewResponded May 21, 2018

    Robin, Appreciate the review! It was nice that we were able to find such a nice bar for you guys! It was a pleasure to spend the evening with you both! Sincerely, Zach

    Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

    My wife and I very much enjoyed our food and wine tour with the lovely Irene. She is a great tour guide, a passionate Basque and very knowledgeable about Bilbao. She gave us an excellent tour of the Old Town, providing us with lots of...More

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    Zachary S, Owner at The Best of Basque, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

    Thank you so very much for the review. Irene really appreciates it! Take care, Zach

    Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

    We were three friends on this Tour. Zach was a great guide with lots of knowledge. We visited five different locations, had really god wine!! I highly recomend this, a great way to see the oldest part of town.

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    Zachary S, Owner at The Best of Basque, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2018

    So happy that you all enjoyed the evening with me. Thanks again for choosing us for your food and wine tour of Bilbao and the review! Thanks again, Zach

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    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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    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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