Biarritz tour from San Sebastian - French Basque Country Gastronomy - Biarritz tour from San Sebastian - French Basque Country Gastronomy -

Private Biarritz, Saint Jean de Luz and Hondarribia tour from San Sebastian

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Tour description

Enjoy 2 countries in 1 day! Take advantage of your stay in San Sebastian to discover Biarritz and some of France and its charming Basque towns with this Biarritz tour from San Sebastian.  You will visit the splendid towns of Biarritz and Saint-Jean-de-Luz in France and discover local gastronomic products and wines by visiting a market and local gastronomic shops. On your way back, get to know the charming town of Hondarribia in Spain, very close to the French border. Enjoy high-quality pintxos with your local guide that will be explaining all about the history and gastronomy of this fascinating region along the way

What we like most about this gastronomy tour from San Sebastian

  • A friendly local guide for the day with vast knowledge of this part of Spain and France

  • Pickup from your hotel and a scenic ride across the border to France

  • Enjoy different local products and wines at each stop of the tour

  • The charming beautiful towns of the Basque Country

  • The experience of visiting another country for the day!

This gastronomy tour from San Sebastian includes

Professional Guide

Friendly and knowledgeable English-speaking local guide

Top quality vehicle

Transportation from San Sebastian to Rioja and back to San Sebastian in a luxury minivan with air-conditioning

Top quality meal

Lunch consisting of high quality tastings of local gastronomic products at each stop that can be adapted to your preferences

Landscapes & villages

Visit 3 charming Basque towns (Biarritz and Saint-Jean-de-Luz in France and Hondarribia in Spain)

Taxes & services

21% Spanish Taxes (VAT). Complimentary water

Hotel Pickup & Drop-off

Pickup and drop-off from your hotel in San Sebastian

Practical information & Dietary restrictions

Hotel pick-up: Your guide for this private tour from San Sebastian in French Basque country will contact you to confirm location pick-up, time and also to ask if there are any dietary restrictions in your group

Gastronomy day tour from San Sebastian to French basque country - Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary. The order of the itinerary may change depending on the day, weather, etc.

In the morning, you will be picked up from your hotel or apartment in San Sebastian by your English-speaking local guide. You will make your way to France in a luxury and spacious vehicle and your tour guide will introduce you to the itinerary for the day. The first destination of the day is the beautiful Biarritz in French Basque Country. You will visit the best food market in the region and taste local delicacies. You can´t miss the fish market with the freshest seafood you´ve ever tasted! And if seafood is not your cup of tea, not to worry, there is plenty more to choose from. A nice pairing with local French wine and you will be excited to find out what´s next to try on this gastronomic tour.

A pleasant coastal drive will bring you to your next stop, Saint-Jean-de-Luz, a charming seaside town and birthplace of famous pirates. You will start off with a walk through the old quarter and visit one of the best cheese producers. Here you will taste a nice variety of high-quality cheeses paired with a wine from the nearby vinoteca.

You will then make your way back across the border to Spain but not to San Sebastian just yet. Hondarribia is one of the most beautiful villages of the Cantabrian coast but it is also packed with a large number of amazing bars and restaurants. Your tour guide will recommend the best pintxos (Basque tapas) to try at some of his favorite local spots. And you certainly will not be returning to San Sebastian hungry!

Your tour guide will lead you on a nice stroll in the walled city to take in the Basque architecture and gain a perspective of the history and Basque way of life. After a full day of eating, drinking, and exploring new places and cultures, you will make your way back to your hotel in San Sebastian.

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Reviews

The tour was great. it gave us the opportunity to get to know this unknown part of France. The guide was very knowledgable and passionate about the basque country. Food was delicious. I highly recommend this tour
oysters at Biarritz market
Katie

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Why with us and Terms

  • Dietary restrictions.  The tour can accomodate nearly all possible dietary restrictions. You will be requested to provide dietary restrictions through the booking process.
  • What it the pick -up time in my accomodation? Pick-up is typically at around 8:30 AM but it is confirmed on a case by case basis
  • At what time will we be back to our accomodation? At around 18:00. This may depend on where your hotel o flat is located, and also on the itinerary for the day
  • Can I pay with Amex? You need to contact us to be able to book with Amex
  • Can I play with a paypal account? You need to contact us if you wish to pay using Paypal

  • Can I have the name of the wineries we will visit? We do not advertise the names of the wineries visited and prefer not to provide them to ensure we keep the exclusivity of the tour to its maximum for our customers. We only visited small, top wineries that fit perfectly well into the schedule for the day.  

  • Can I propose which wineries to visit? We understand you may love some wines from Rioja and would like to visit the winery where they are produced. We are happy to listen to your preferences but please bear in mind that some wines are great, but the wineries not worth visiting. Please bear also in mind that some wineries do not accept visits or are not available on many days. Lastly, visiting certain wineries may imply a huge detour. The local team is expert in Rioja and will ensure your tour includes amazing wineries.

Winetourismspain.com is the most secure, easy and best way to experience the fantastic wineries of Rioja.  This tour offers you the opportunity to explore the area in luxury and comfort with your own experienced wine expert guide for the day, and really get to know the wineries and high quality wines in the area.

We only work with the best guides and wine producers in Rioja wine country. 

You can make your reservation by selecting an available date from the calendar. Then select the number of people.  To proceed to the payment page click “BOOK NOW”.

If you are booking well in advance and prefer to pay a 30% deposit to reserve your date, please contact us by clicking on Contact Us” and we can then send you a payment link for the deposit

If cancelled 30 days before the start of your trip, 15% of the total services cost will be deducted. For cancellations within 30 days of the starting date of the service, 30% of the total cost will be charged. Tours cancelled 7 days or less prior to the first day of your trip are non-refundable. We advise that you consider purchasing Trip Cancellation / Travel Insurance.

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