Real Food Adventure - Northern Spain

Real Food Adventure - Northern Spain information and booking

from
$2465
  • Duration
    8
    days
  • Physical rating
    4
  • Culture Shock
    4
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Schedule Details

Departs from
Barcelona
Accommodation
Hotel
Group Size
Maximum of 12 travellers per group
Transportation
Bus, Metro, Public bus, Train
Important Notes
A single supplement is available on this trip. Please see trip notes for details.

Highlights

Discover Barcelona’s best bodegas and bars, Snack on the flavours of Spain at Barcelona's impressive Santa Catarina Markets, Whip up some of Barcelona’s finest specialties in a spirited cooking class, Sample the renowned tapas of Logrono , Bottle your own wine in the famous La Rioja wine region, Choose to head underground through the maze of tunnels and wine caves in medieval La Guardia, Wander the labyrinthine streets of San Sebastian’s Parte Vieja, Experience a txikiteo, where devouring Basque-style tapas is the night’s agenda, Drink cider straight from the barrel at a traditional sagardotegia (cider house)

Tour description provided by Intrepid

Get ready for a journey through northern Spain’s most alluring sights, sounds and tastes. Immerse yourself in the amazing culture, history and cuisine of Barcelona, tasting local produce at La Boqueria market that has been trading since the 1200s, whipping up Catalan specialties in a cooking class and wandering the stunning Las Ramblas and Barri Gotic (Gothic Quarter). Famous for its tapas and eclectic array of bars, Logrono is a beautiful city in the heart of Spain’s La Rioja wine region. Tapas-hop through the city, learn the workings of a family-run vineyard and explore the medieval streets of La Guardia, a place where underground tunnels and wine caves weave beneath the city. Venture on to the north of Spain’s most celebrated city, San Sebastian, where beautiful beaches, historic buildings and a thriving food and arts scene bask together under a beaming sun. Experience a traditional sagardotegia (cider house), indulge in pintxos (Basque-style tapas) while exploring the Parte Vieja (Old Town) and feast on San Sebastian’s celebrated Basque cuisine. Let this Real Food Adventure take you through the cultural and culinary heart of Spain and taste all the flavours of this exceptional region.

Itinerary

Days 1-2 Barcelona
Spain's cosmopolitan second city, Barcelona offers ground-breaking art and architecture, stylish shopping, superb dining and non-stop nightlife.
Days 3-4 Logrono
Famous for its delicious Rioja wine, Logrono's many tapas bars offer no shortage of opportunities to sample its signature tipple.
Days 5-8 San Sebastian
A vibrant cultural heart beats within this relaxed, coastal city - San Sebastian is a perfect place to relax at the beach or enjoy the finer points of Spanish culture.