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San Sebastián Food Tour: Pintxos and Wine

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    What to Expect
    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.
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    Departure Point
    Kaimingaintxo Plaza, 20003 Donostia, Gipuzkoa, Spain
    Return Details
    Donostia-San Sebastian, Gipuzkoa, Spain
    • Local English-speaking guide
    • 3 glasses of wine or local aperitif
    • 6 pintxos (local snacks)
    • a soft drink for passengers under 18 years of age
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Minimum age is 12 years
    • For your Urban Adventure you will be in a small group of a maximum of 12 people.
    • This tour is a culture + food tour. You will not receive a full meal, but will get to sample six snacks (pintoxs) throughout the tour. In addition to learning about Basque gastronomy and digging in to the pintxos, enjoy a walking tour of the city and get to know San Sebastián like a local — by walking and eating!
    • We can accommodate some dietary restrictions, please contact us in advance.
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 4 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 3 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    Reviewed May 6, 2018

    Having arrived in San Sebastian on a Friday afternoon, I was anxious to check out the food scene but wasn't sure where to start. So I was really happy to encounter the pinxtos and wine tour led by Cristina. Cristina was a wonderful guide-- we...More

    Date of experience: April 2018
    Thank danibauter
    Tomasz K, Guest Relations Manager at San Sebastian Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2018

    Dear Dani, thank you for your comment! Your are right, the food scene can be so overwhelming and a wonderful guide like Cristina is who can really guide through it. It makes us really happy to know that you had a great time with her...More

    Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

    This was a great way to start our stay in San Sebastián Christina was the most friendly and informative host/ guide we have had since leaving home . She not only told us about the food , wine and culture of the Basque Country she...More

    2  Thank 123beverly
    Tomasz K, Guest Relations Manager at San Sebastian Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2018

    Dear Beverly, thank you for your comment and we are so glad that you had an amazing experience with our excellent guide, Cristina. Is true that this is a tour can be more helpful for your stay if you do it early during your stay...More

    Reviewed April 29, 2018

    Cristina was amazing. A must do in San Sebastian!!! Very knowledgeable and passionate about food and wine and making sure we not only enjoyed the best restaurants, but understood the history behind the food and culture. A memorable experience I would definitely recommend and do...More

    Date of experience: April 2018
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    Tomasz K, Guest Relations Manager at San Sebastian Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2018

    Thanks alicia, your are right, this tour is a must do. Cristina is an amazing guide and we are so glad that you got ot know the history, food and culture of this city with us and specially her. If you ever come back we'll...More

    Reviewed April 26, 2018

    I am usually hesitant about tours as I sometimes anticipate higher than what is delivered. NOT THE CASE HERE, THIS TOUR WITH CRISTINA IS AMAZING and if you are visiting San Sebastian, you NEED to do this tour! Our guide, Cristina, was spectacular. While this...More

    Date of experience: April 2018
    Thank the_bfr
    Tomasz K, Guest Relations Manager at San Sebastian Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2018

    Dear Brandon, I absolutely love your comment. Cristina is an amazing guide and I'm so glad that you know it. Our tours are designed to give the best experience to you, nonetheless, our guides like Cristina are the ones that make it amazing for you....More

    Reviewed April 15, 2018

    We absolutely loved the gastronomy tour of San Sebastián. Our tour guide, Cristina was phenomenal and introduced us to both the history of San Sebastián along with amazing pintxos and wine that reflected what this city is about.

    Date of experience: April 2018
    Thank Faith K
    Tomasz K, Guest Relations Manager at San Sebastian Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2018

    Dear Faith, we really appreciate your comment and I love to read that you had a phenomenal time with Cristina. I'm glad you'll keep great memories of this city and we hope to see you again in the future for more Pintxos and Wine!

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    August 25, 2019|
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    Response from Tami C | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, it is. There is a bit of walking but it is all within the old town area. There was one restaurant that had a set of stairs to the basement where we had a table reserved to sit. The other two stops we did stand. Have fun... More
    July 7, 2019|
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    Response from pingleby | Reviewed this property |
    Yes they were very accommodating for all allergies and preferences
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