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San Sebastián
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Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
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ESSG005
Gastronomic
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San Sebastián

San Sebastián

4 days in Spain's leading culinary hotspot

  • An insider's look at Spain's leading culinary hotspot 
  • Lovely surroundings in the arts city of San Sebastián
  • Accommodation at a good hotel right by the beach 
  • City stroll with local guide and tapas at the best bars
  • Option of trying tasty culinary creations at one of the best restaurants in Spain  
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Prices on request for a minimum of 6 participants

Day 1: Arrival in San Sebastián
Day 2: Master Class in pintxos-making
Day 3: Time to explore San Sebastián
Day 4: End of program

Day 1:    Arrival in San Sebastián

From pintxo to pintxo, from 9 p.m. to midnight. This evening, your culinary experience starts off with a guided tapas tour in the historic city centre, enjoying San Sebastian and its fabulous atmosphere which resembles - more than anything - a giant cocktail party. With the help of your expert local guide, you'll sample some of the tastiest Basque tapas available, served up (in style!) with fine wines or sparkling txakoli.

Challenge: Travel to Northern Spain. Tapas tour.

Villages along the way: San Sebastián

Day 2:    Master Class in pintxos-making

Today's activity involves a local market visit, with a chance to learn about unique ingredients, followed by a hands-on cooking class with emphasis on making "pintxos". Lunch will then be a delicious sampler of our own creations. Free time this evening to further explore the city or relax at your hotel.

Challenge: Market visit and cooking class

Villages along the way: San Sebastián

Day 3:    Time to explore San Sebastián

Time to delve deeper into the secrets of this lovely city, be it shopping, eating or hitting the beach! Optional extra: book an extra culinary experience of grand dimensions while you try high-tech Basque cuisine at one of the city's renowned restaurants, such as Mugaritz - a 2 Michelin star restaurant, awarded third place among the worlds 50 best restaurants in 2008.

Challenge: Choice of activities in "Donosti"

Villages along the way: San Sebastián

Day 4:    End of program

Your food and wine adventure comes to an end today after breakfast. But surely this get-away has been just enough to whet your appetite. You'll soon be planning your next S-cape to savours the secrets of Green Spain!

Challenge: Departure from San Sebastian

accommodation

All hotels of this trip are carefully selected because of their location (by the sea), atmosphere and/or unique services. All rooms are en-suite.
You can find the standard hotels of this trip. If a hotel is fully booked, then we will book a similar one for you and inform you about the alternative booked. 

Extra overnight:
You can book additional night(s) at any of the accommodations along the way.

practical info

Departure any day of the week, from March to December

Nearest airports to get to San Sebastián are: Bilbao airport (BIO) and San Sebastian airport (EAS)  

GPS tracks are available on request.

included

Included

  • 3 nights' accommodation at a 3-star hotel in the city
  • All breakfasts
  • City tour of pinxtos bars with local expert gourmet guide (all food and drinks included)
  • Detailed cultural information in English

Not Included

  • Other lunches and dinners
  • Flights and transfers to and from San Sebastián
  • Personal expenses such as drinks, phone calls, extra transfers, tips, etc.
  • Any items not specifically mentioned in the program

Extras

  • Single Room Supplement(s)
  • Solo Traveller Supplement
  • Option of booking a meal at one of San Sebastian's world-famous restaurants: Arzak, Mugaritz, Akelarre, Kokotxa, etc. Reservations through S-cape Travel
  • For a group of min. 4 persons we can book a Pintxos "Master Class" (prices on request)
  • Other food- and wine-related activities on request
  • Extra night/s in San Sebastián, Bilbao or La Rioja
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