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Wine, Chocolate And Pintxos: A Luxury Gourmet Tour From Bordeaux To San Sebastian

Wine, Chocolate And Pintxos: A Luxury Gourmet Tour From Bordeaux To San Sebastian

7 Days/6 Nights From
AU$5,107 Per Person
 
  • Tour Type
    Escorted TourEscorted Tour
  • Duration
    7 Days/6 Nights
  • Tour Code
    OPH-18-4709
  • Capacity
    8 passengers
  • Operating Days
    Apr to Oct
7 Days/6 Nights From
AU$5,107 Per Person
 
  • Tour Type
    Escorted TourEscorted Tour
  • Duration
    7 Days/6 Nights
  • Tour Code
    OPH-18-4709
  • Capacity
    8 passengers
  • Operating Days
    Apr to Oct
Description 
  • Tour Highlights
    AccommodationAccommodation Accommodation includedActivityActivity Wine tasting sessionsAdmissionAdmission All entrance fees includedEscorted tourEscorted tour Experienced private English speaking guideMealsMeals Daily breakfast, 3 lunches & 2 dinners TransportationTransportation Transportation in an air-conditioned minibus/van

Summary

Savor the best food & wines that can be found in this part of Europe as you travel from Bordeaux in Southwestern France to San Sebastian in Northern Spain on this exclusive small group tour that has been especially designed for gourmet travelers. This carefully crafted, laid-back tour begins in Bordeaux, a perfect destination to be introduced to the subtleties behind the art of food & wine pairing. A gourmet tour of Bordeaux, a wine-blending workshop, visits and tastings at Grands Crus wineries, and several delicious meals will be on your program in this part of France. In Northern Spain, reach the foodie town of San Sebastian, which is internationally acclaimed for its sophisticated culinary pleasures and where no less than 9 Michelin starred-restaurants are present. Here, a hands-on cooking experience, a scrumptious Pintxos bar crawl and a tour of the Rioja wine region are just some of the local gourmet experiences that we have included.

Meeting Point: Your hotel in Bordeaux

Tour Dates

  • April 6th to 12th
  • May 4th to 10th
  • June 22nd to 28th
  • August 31st to September 6th
  • October 19th to 25th

Itinerary

Day 1, Arrival In Bordeaux & Welcome Dinner

Day 2,Bordeaux Gourmet Walking Tour, Chateau Pessac-Leognan Visit & Wine-blending Workshop

Day 3, Saint Emilion Wines Village

Day 4, Bayonne Gourmet Tour, Transfer To San Sebastian, Early Evening Pinxtos Tour

Day 5, Basque Market Stroll & Gastronomic Club Lunch

Day 6, A Day In The Rioja Full Day Wine Tour & Farewell Dinner

Day 7, San Sebastian & Departure Day

Inclusions

  • 3-night accommodation in central Bordeaux 5* Hotel
  • 3-night accommodation in central San Sebastian 4* Hotel
  • Breakfast from Day 2 to 7
  • Services of an expert English speaking accredited guide
  • Travel in recent, comfortable, and fully equipped minibus
  • Welcome dinner in Bordeaux on Day 1
  • Private guided gourmet walking tour in Bordeaux
  • Wine & cheese pairing lunch in Bordeaux on Day 2
  • Visit, tasting, and wine-blending workshop at Château Pape Clement in Pessac-Léognan
  • Guided walking tour in Saint Emilion including the underground monuments
  • Visit and sparkling wine tasting at Cloitre des Cordeliers in Saint Emilion
  • Lunch at L’Envers du Décor restaurant in Saint Emilion on Day 3
  • Visit and wine tasting gourmande « Caviar » at Château de Ferrand in Saint-Emilion
  • Bayonne ham workshop visit and tasting
  • Bayonne chocolate tasting at “Atelier du Chocolat” in Bayonne
  • Evening guided walking Pintxos tour in San Sebastian on Day 4
  • Basque market stroll & gastronomic club lunch on Day 5
  • Visit and wine tasting at Baigorri winery in the Rioja wine region
  • Visit and wine tasting at Marqués de Riscal winery in the Rioja wine region
  • Farewell dinner at a traditional Sagardotegi (cider house) on Day 6
  • All entrance fees for activities, monuments, wine tastings mentioned in the program
  • Bottled water in the minibus

Exclusions

  • Meals, drinks unless specified in itinerary
  • Social drinks, items of personal nature, room service in hotels
  • Laundry costs, shipping charges including for the return of lost items
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Entrance fees to monuments, museums, attractions unless specified in itinerary
  • Driver/guide gratuities at your own discretion

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