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$126.16 Day Trips & Excursions

Biarritz and French Basque coast tour from San Sebastian

Early morning (9am) pickup at your hotel or any location for your convenience. First stop is Bayonne, a lovely walled medieval town located in the banks of the river Adur. Next to Biarritz, where the traditional basque village meets the luxury of the belle epoque, with its iconic beach and casino on the seashore. After that we go to Saint Jean de Luz, a typical french basque village with charming little streets.Lunch with 2 main courses + dessert + wine included in the tour price.  Tour ends with drop-off at your hotel so you do not have to worry about logistics; just get ready to enjoy an amazing trip!

$90.60 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Small-Group French Cooking Class in Bordeaux

Immerse yourself in the world of French culinary ! Learn to cook duck breast, foie gras and french pastry during an intimate cookery class with your French chef named Marie-Claude.  Discover the secrets of French cuisine and prepare 3 tasty dishes:  Starter: jar of foie gras pears, crusty foie gras and apple, rissoto with foie gras, gratin dauphinois with foie gras, cake with walnut and duck confit... Main course: Duck breast roasted in the honey and orange, duck filet with caramel and spices, duck breast stuffed with mushroom and Bayonne ham, basquaise chicken... with vegetables and fried potatoes (sarladaise style) Dessert: cannelé façon profiterole The number of participants is limited to a maximum of 6 in order to guarantee a personalized cookery class. Your cookery class takes place in the guest house of your French chef, Marie-Claude. A real gourmet, Marie-Claude invites you to discover the secrets of Southwestern cuisine. The cookery class starts at 7:00 pm. Begin to define the daily menu over a cup of coffee or tea.You will prepare three traditional French dishes. The menu will depend on the day and season, and will have for theme the cuisine of southwest of France. Preparation of dishes under the attentive eye of the chef who will guide you in the preparation of an authentic meal. After which, tasting of your dishes during the dinner that incluses Bordeaux wines. The cookery class ends up at 10:30 pm. Please advise at booking of any food allergy.

$28.67 Walking & Biking Tours

Walking Guided Tour of Bayonne (English only)

Meet your guide by Place de la Liberté in central Bayonne, where you will enjoy a beautiful view of the Nive and Adour rivers and understand why the Romans decided to set a military camp here in the IV century. Then you will set off on your 2-hour walking tour. You will walk to the feudal fortress of Bayonne, Chateau Vieux, the Sainte Marie Cathedral, a Unesco World Heritage site, and the Place Pasteur, the medieval heart of Bayonne. Along the way, your guide will point out examples of beautiful traditional half-timbered architecture and regale you with stories about life in medieval Bayonne. You will also take a peek at the amazing defensive system of Bayonne, including hidden remains of the Roman wall. You will then cross the river to visit the charming Petit Bayonne quarter, where Basque identity is always present. Hear about the modern daily life of Bayonne and Basque traditions as you visit the youngest quarter of Bayonne. Then walk to the Chateau Neuf and the Saint-Andre church, before returning to Grand Bayonne. At the end of the tour, you will discover why Bayonne became the capital of chocolate, and walk by the hundred-year-old chocolate shops of the famous Rue du Port Neuf.

$193.82 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Saint-Emilion afternoon and French Cooking Class

Meeting point in front of Bordeaux Tourist Office. Departure from Bordeaux at 1:00 p.m. to the prestigious Saint-Emilion vineyard and its lovely medieval village listed as UNESCO World Heritage since 1999 for its "cultural landscape". According UNESCO, Saint-Emilion is "an outstanding example of an historic landscape that has survived intact". Visit a traditional family Chateau in Pomerol or Saint-Emilion. Visit the vineyard, the vat room and the cellar. Explanation about vinification and winemaking process. Tasting of 2 wines. Drive through the vineyard of Saint-Emilion and visit of the famous medieval village dating from the Middle Age. Walking tour in the charming village and discovery of the main monuments. Visit a top winery in Saint-Emilion. Start the visit in the vineyard, tour around the vat room and  the cellar. Tasting of 2 wines.  The tour in the vineyard ends up with a tasting of French delicacies (cannelés which is small French pastry flavored with rum and vanilla).Back in Bordeaux at 6.30 p.m. Drop-off in a guest house for a cooking class. Discovery of South West French cooking and learn about basic cooking skills of French cuisine. Starter: jar of foie gras pears, crusty foie gras and apple, rissoto with foie gras, gratin dauphinois with foie gras, cake with walnut and duck confit... Main course: Duck breast roasted in the honey and orange, duck filet with caramel spices, duck breast stuffed with mushroom and Bayonne ham, basquaise chicken... with vegetables and fried potatoes (Sarladaise style) Dessert: cannelé façon profiteroles Preparation of dishes under the attentive eye of the Chef who will guide you in the preparation of an authentic meal. After which, tasting of your dishes during the dinner that incluses wine of Bordeaux.