Spain Culinary Highlights in Style

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Duration
10 Days
Departure Day
Daily
Group Size
Private Tour
Tour Type
Culinary Trip
Trip Grading
Easy
Breakfast
Daily Breakfast
Other Meals
6 Lunches & 6 Dinners
Hotel Category
3 Star Hotels
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Visit the centre of Madrid, a guided tour which will take you to the most beautiful corners of the city and explore this amazing capital. Indulge in a fantastic dinner in Pamplona La Rioja, at one of the best restaurants of the city. Explore Antoni Gaudí’s creative world by visiting the architect’s most important landmarks in Barcelona. Visit a Barcelona food market is an essential ingredient to the local culture and its culinary reputation.

Travel Itinerary

DAY 1

MadridArrival

A private transfer will pick you up at the airport to take you to your hotel in the centre of Madrid. More or less 25 min driving. Rest of day at leisure.

DAY 2

Madrid

Guided morning tour of Madrid. Visit the centre of Madrid, you will be with a guide who will take you to all the most beautiful corners of the city and will be able to explain the history of this amazing capital. You will pass by the famous square “Plaza España”, by the market “Mercado San Miguel” and many more! Lunch at the Mercado Jamón Ibérico. The king of Spanish tables is none other than the delicious Iberian ham. Royal Palace visit during the afternoon. The palace was built in the form of a square and was inspired by sketches made by Bernini he construction of the Louvre in Paris. Dinner at Corral de la Morería Flamenco night show. Corral de la Morería was started by Manuel del Rey in 1956, and is the most known “tablao” flamenco in the world. It’s location is privileged, as it is in the centre of Madrid – next to the Royal Palace, in the main historic quarters of the city. This restaurant received a Michelin star in 2019!

DAY 3

Toledo

Guided Tour of Toledo in the morning English speaking guide will take you on a walking tour of the most famous and breath-taking sites Toledo. An overview of the most important places of the city. Primate Cathedral of Spain, Synagogue of El Transito, Greco’s Museum, Alcazar’s Army Museum. Lunch at the José Maria. This iconic restaurant has been a place for people to meet and celebrate since 1982. The establishment, located right in the historical quarter of Segovia, which was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then you will be back in Madrid and enjoy a free time in the city!

DAY 4

Andadeduero - San Sebastian

On the road from Madrid to San Sebastian, you will be able to stop at Aranda de Duero. (2h driving from Madrid). Guided tour of Torremilanos a vineyard with more than 100 years of history and family working for the quality of the Ribera Del Duelo wines unique since 1975. Lunch at the La Jamada restaurant, Guided tour dinner Pinxtos San Sebastian Live the fantastic experience of a Premium Gourmet Pintxos Tour in San Sebastian. A true one-of a-kind pintxos experience accompanied by a local guide. Get in real touch with the Basque history and culture Recommended for gourmets and food lovers who want to taste the best pintxos and match them with fine wines and local beverages!

DAY 5

Bilbao

You will visit Bilbao. 1h15min driving from San Sebastian to Bilbao. Guided tour of the Guggenheim Museum With an English speaking guide, you will visit the museum. The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao is a museum of modern and contemporary art designed by Canadian American architect Frank Gehry. Lunch at the Abando Restaurant. Bilbao guided tour. Our guided English tour will bring you closer to the basic monuments of the old town of Bilbao, as well as the most important things about the culture of the city and its most interesting curiosities. Teatro Arriaga, Plaza Nueva, Plaza de Unamuno, Church and Bridge of San Antón, Mercado de la Ribera, Cathedral … and many more! You will then return to San Sebastian where you will have free time to rest, enjoy the hotel and the city.

DAY 6

San Sebastian - Pamplona - La Rioja

Guided tour visit of Pamplona. On your way from San Sebastian to la Rioja you will stop by Pamplona (its on your way). (1h10 driving) The best way to discover the spirit of Pamplona, its culture and people, is through a local guide, who will explain the best kept secrets of each and every corner of the old quarters. You’ll learn all about the most iconic buildings and the history of Pamplona. Lunch at Alma Pamplona restaurant The gastronomic proposal focuses on researching the culinary tradition of Navarre and refining it. When you will arrive at La Rioja, you will have a dinner at one of the best restaurant of the city. La Quisquillosa was born from Joaquín Aragón’s dream: to create a food house where there is a lot of product, funds, stews, sauces and flavors of a lifetime. Delicatessen, fish and seafood, Spanish / Basque, grills and tapas bars will be part of your menu.

DAY 7

La Rioja

Visit on segway the Muga vineyards Immerse yourself in the true origins of wines, enjoying nature in a modern, sustainable way. We will visit vineyard plots, learning the importance of their location, soil type and the characteristics of each of them. In the middle of this fabulous experience, we will stop for a picnic in one of the most special vineyards, recharging ready to continue the journey until we get back to the winery, where we will have a guided tour, including the traditional cooperage, followed by a wine tasting. Visit of the Suso Monastery. After 40 min of driving you will arrive to this amazing Monastery. A English speaking guide will explain you the history of this monument. The Suso Monastery founded by San Millán in the 5th century. Declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO on December 4, 1997, for historical,artistic,religious,linguisticand literary reasons. Dinner at Marques de Riscal In 1858 the wine cellar of Marqués de Riscal became the first Riojana winery to produce wine according to the traditional Bordeaux system. It was also the first winery to create a highly expressive wine: Barón de Chirel.

DAY 8

La Rioja – Barcelona

After 5h of driving you will arrive to Barcelona. Lunch at Marina Bay. It is an exceptional viewpoint for lovers of sea and beach, overlooking Port Olympic and Barceloneta beaches. Guided visit of the Sagrada Familia. The Sagrada Familia is the best known and most characteristic monument in Barcelona. Dinner at Bar Cañete Restaurant.

DAY 9

Barcelona

Gaudi Tour. Delve into Antoni Gaudí’s creative world by visiting the architect’s most important landmarks in Barcelona, including Park Güell and Casa Batlló. Next, head to the Parque Güell. Located on Carmel Hill, this public green space was built between 1900 and 1914. Accompanied by a professional and local English-speaking guide, visit Casa Batlló, the last stop of this activity. Lunch at Ocaña Restaurant. Dinner in the Food Markets of Barcelona. This adventure is a real culinary experience with a complete immersion in an emblematic Barcelona food market. We enjoy a typical Spanish tapas followed by a delicious and sweet surprise! Food lovers of all ages have the opportunity to participate in the local food culture with a visit to an authentic Barcelona food market, sampling gastronomic tapas at five stops, including a wonderful dessert that is sure to leave you with a lasting memory. Seeing a Barcelona food market is an essential ingredient to the local culture and its culinary reputation. The different food stands are often managed by the same families over generations and generations, and these people are genuine experts and a sourceof knowledge for shoppers.

DAY 14

Barcelona Departure

A private transfer will pick you up at hotel in Barcelona to bring you to the airport. More or less 25 min driving.

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Spain Culinary Highlights in Style
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