Gimme Gastronomy Tour. Spain (10 Days)

Barcelona, Spain To Bilbao, Spain

Valid for Departures Now Through: 18 Dec 2016

Wine and gastronomy tasting tours are the unique opportunity not only to travel the authentic Spain but also to experience wine tasting, gourmet food, art, and history.

Our tours include the best of Spain’s traditional food and wine along with numerous activities. You will have a great chance to visit of tapas bars, experience cooking classes,  visit private gastronomic clubs, and try a wine from the top vineyards.

A table full of Spanish tapas.

A table full of Spanish tapas.

Plan:

3 Nights – Barcelona  

2 Nights – San Sebastián  

2 Nights – La Rioja

2 Nights – Bilbao

 

Details:

● A tour focusing on the city’s finest tapas and wine (Barcelona).

● Private “epicurean tour” of the city’s best foods (Barcelona).

● A comprehensive tour of Barcelona’s one-of-a-kind Modernista architecture (Barcelona).

● A Basque culinary day, exposing you to the best that the region’s cuisine has to offer (San Sebastian).

Barcelona - August 21: customers seated at a tapas bar at La Boqueria market in Barcelona, Spain on Augut 21, 2014. The market is one of the oldest in Europe and a popular tourist attraction.

Itinerary

DAYLOCATION(S)HOTELMEALSDESCRIPTION
Day 1Barcelona, SpainCasa FusterNone

We will arrange for you to be whisked around Barcelona this evening, to some of its culinary hot spots, for tapas.  

Day 2Barcelona, SpainCasa FusterBreakfast

Your “epicurean tour” of Barcelona will include the best mild Spanish cheeses, many varieties of the world-famous jamon (Iberian ham), hand-roasted hazelnuts, and plenty of salted cod!

When you’ve digested your food, head to the Sagrada Familia, as well as other fantastical works by Modernista architect Antonio Gaudi.

Day 3Barcelona, SpainNoneBreakfast

You will have today at leisure.

We recommend heading to the Born district, the hippest area now for avant-garde shopping, or to check out Barcelona’s chocolate museum.

Day 4San Sebastian, SpainMaria CristinaBreakfast

Enjoy your train ride to San Sebastian.

We will make you reservations at one of this small city’s fine restaurants tonight.

Day 5San Sebastian, SpainMaria CristinaBreakfast

Spend today absorbing the many delights of Basque country’s cuisine, from the region’s unique hard ciders to its mouth-watering seafood dishes.

Day 6La Rioja, SpainMarques de RiscalBreakfast

Enjoy your ride to the Rioja wine region.

Highlights of your day:  taste wines at one of the country’s oldest wine producers, as well as wines from some of its finest new vineyards.  We recommend lunch at the restaurant of the Marques de Riscal winery, designed by architect Frank Gehry.

Day 7La Rioja, SpainMarques de RiscalBreakfast

You will have today at leisure.

Combined with local grapes, these techniques produced deep, oaky red wines that have made La Rioja a draw for wine lovers from around the world.

Try the Vinotherapy treatments at the Marques de Riscal’s spa, where the essence of the grape is used for skincare.

Day 8Bilbao, SpainGran DomineBreakfast

Enjoy your ride to Bilbao.

Highlights of your day:  tour the iconic Guggenheim Museum. The collection includes works by major modern and contemporary artists, such as Kandinsky, Klee, and Warhol.

Day 9Bilbao, SpainGran DomineBreakfast

You will have today at leisure.  

We suggest you take in some of Bilbao’s phenomenal architecture. We will provide you with a list of our favorite buildings.

Day 10Bilbao, SpainNoneBreakfast

Depart.

 

To Book a Tour,
Contact our Travel Advisors:1.877.999.4768

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