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