San Sebastian Small-Group Pintxos and Wine Evening Tour

Food, Wine & Nightlife in Spain

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from$146.13
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Wine and dine like a local on this 3-hour small-group ‘pintxos’ (Basque tapas) tour in San Sebastián. Head to San Sebastián’s famous Old Town, Parte Vieja, with an expert guide to hunt down the most delicious pintxos in town. Visit six of the most exciting pintxos bars in the city, from classic traditional haunts to chic nouveau Basque bars, and taste an array of tantalizing pintxos, paired with a refreshing glass of cider or local wine in each venue. Numbers are limited to 10 on this small-group tour, ensuring an intimate dining experience.
Meet your food-loving local guide in central San Sebastián, before strolling to the lively Parte Vieja Old Town to experience a night on the town in true San Sebastián style. The culinary heart of the city, Parte Vieja is where the most popular — and reportedly the best — pintxos bars are found.While similar to traditional Spanish tapas, pintxos are smaller and are often served on a small piece of bread with a toothpick pierced through the middle. These beautifully prepared, bite-sized morsels are a Basque Country specialty, and best when paired with a refreshing glass of wine or cider.Navigate your way through the bustling streets of the Old Town with your guide. Walking through Parte Vieja in the evening is a real feast for the senses, with bar after bar bursting with hot and cold pintxos and the smell of rich meats and fresh fish rising in the air. Follow your guide as you weave through the crowds to visit six of the most interesting pintxos venues in San Sebastián, from traditional haunts to chic modern Basque bars.Your guide picks a selection of the most exquisitely prepared and delicious pintxos, each paired with a drink of wine or cider, for you and your group to try. From fresh prawns and wild-caught squid to succulent veal and pork tenderloin, Basque food is bursting with delicate flavors that dance on your tongue!Your tour ends in the late evening at the final venue, leaving you perfectly positioned to follow your nose to the next pintxos bar where you can put your newfound pintxos knowledge to the test, if you so wish.

What’s included

  • Local guide
  • Food and drinks (1-2 pintxos and paired wines per each visited bar)

What’s not included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Highlights

  • Led by a local guide
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Snacks and Beverages included
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