Bilbao Full-day Culinary Experience On The Basque Coast

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 6 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    Mondays to Sundays 11:00am
  • Departure Details :
    Carlton Hotel in Plaza Moyua
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Lets take a break from sightseeing in the city and go on a fascinating journey toexplore the Basque coast! On this tour I will take you to one of my favorite wineries in the region, specializing inartisanaltxacoliproduction. This is the slightly bubbly white wine that youll see at pintxo bars around town. Well learn all about how it is made and then indulge in a delicious3-course Basque lunchwith a pairing of different types of txacoli. To work off all the wonderful food we will venture out to San Juan de Gaztelugatxe, a beautiful natural islet on the coast. We will stop to walk around and take pictures before heading back to Bilbao.

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ITINERARY

  • Transportation from Plaza Moyua to the Basque Coast
  • Guided tour of txacoli winery in the coastal town of Bakio
  • Typical Basque lunch, each dish with wine pairing
  • Visit San Juan de Gaztelugatxe

Join a knowledgeable, food-and-wine-loving Bilbao native guide on an exciting adventure to Bakio on the coast of Basque Country. This tour will take you on a journey to explore a local winery, specializing intxacoli, an effervescent Basque white wine popularat pintxo bars around the region. You will have a chance to learn all about the production of this speciality and to taste some along the way. After working up an appetite you will enjoy an authentic Basque lunch paired with various wines. The menu may include a refreshing salad with tuna belly, red peppers and anchovies (with white Txacoli), hake with fresh squid (paired with barrel-aged Txacoli),beef tenderloin with mushrooms (paired with red Txacoli)and a sweet dessert to finish. After our meal, we will head out to exploreSan Juan de Gaztelugatxe, a picturesque islet on thecoast of Biscay the ideal place for photos and selfies! On the way back your guide will answer any questions you may have about the Basque lifestyle and provide useful suggestions for the rest of your stay in Bilbao.

Inclusions

  • Txacoli tasting
  • Typical Basque lunch, each dish with wine pairing (The menu may include a refreshing salad with tuna belly, red peppers and anchovies (with white Txacoli), hake with fresh squid (paired with barrel-aged Txacoli),beef tenderloin with mushrooms -paired with red Txacoli-and a sweet dessert to finish)

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

This tour is perfect for those interested in stretching their legs and  exploring outside the confines of Bilbao. We will take a tour of an authentic txacoli winery and sit for a delicious Basque meal. Youll finish this tour an expert in Basque wines, cuisine, and culture.

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