Pintxos in the Old Town private walking tour San Sebastián

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Tour Number

Activity Level

126025


Categories

Local Experience, Food and Wine, First Time Visitor, City

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

Spanish (fluent), English (fluent)

History meets Haute Cuisine in San Sebastián


We combine an interesting tour of the historic old town with the single most popular activity in San Sebastián; Pintxo tasting. The Basque way of eating tapas is the perfect combination of haute cuisine and local bar ambience where the pintxos are little pieces of art in themselves and represent all the different parts of Basque gastronomy. They are displayed up on the bar for you to take your pick or you can order from the menu of hot specialties.

Let me introduce you to a unique and unforgettable experience that will make you change your standards for good food. After many years of working in restaurants and bars around San Sebastián I know exactly where to go and what to order in every little bar and what their specialties are.

Itinerary

A chance to experience both the most beautiful sights of San Sebastián as well as discover the gastronomic heart of the Basque Country.

We start out on a historic walk around the old town to get to know the town's history before visiting many of the most famous and distinguished pintxo restaurants in San Sebastián and enjoying some of the best food this country has to offer.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Outside the main entrance of the Kursaal building in central San Sebastian, just down by the Zurriola beach. I will stand by the ticket windows holding a sign with your name.

End location: The old town.

Duration: 3 hours

Tour operated in shine or rain.

Transportation

Walking tour.

What’s Included

Private walking tour of San Sebastián with introduction to the world of pintxos.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 euro - Per person depending on your choice of pintxos.

What’s Extra

Food and drinks.

A Recent Review of this tour

Extremely knowledgeable. Showed us a great experience in San Sebastián. Had a great time. Would highly recommend.
Anne Devore

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