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From San Sebastian: Hondarribia Sightseeing and Pintxos

From San Sebastian: Hondarribia Sightseeing and Pintxos

From US$ 515.89 per group up to 2

Escape the hustle and bustle of San Sebastian and discover the picturesque fishing village of Hondarribia famous for its haute cuisine in this two-in-one experience that truly grasps the significance of pintxo culture.

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Duration 6 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish, Polish, French
Wheelchair accessible
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Immerse yourself in atmosphere of Hondarribia
  • Discover the fishing neighborhood of Marina with its colorful houses and busy bars
  • Enjoy a selection of delicious pintxos from award winning bars
  • Learn about Basque cuisine
Full description
Be picked up in San Sebastian and drive down one of the most scenic roads along the Basque Coast. On the way, your guide will explain the history of the area and what to expect throughout the experience. Your first stop is the fishing port of Hondarribia, where you’ll hear about the history of local sailors, pirates, and explorers. Immerse yourself in some of the oldest fishing traditions and find out about some of the favorite seafood delicacies in the region. Head to the historic part of this fortified town with its narrow streets, flower-draped balconies, and medieval charm. Find out about the hacheros – men with peculiar sheep wool hats – and discover a hidden collection of tapestries by Rubens in the castle of Emperor Charles V. Visit two bars in the town and try some pintxos which were invented in Hondarribia. Continue to the fisherman village known as the Marina to savor pintxos in another three establishments. Afterward, head to a modern, award-winning restaurant and taste the highest quality, seasonal ingredients turned into artsy creations by talented chefs. The guide will also give you practical tips on how to enjoy pintxos the way locals do. Each dish will be paired with a regional drink of wine, beer, or apple cider. After the pintxos, you'll have the chance to try a surprise dessert that is loved by locals. At the end of this delicious experience, you will be driven back to San Sebastian.
Includes
  • Professional guide/driver
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation
  • 3 pintxos
  • 3 local drinks
  • Water
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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