HONDARRIBIA SIGHTSEEING and PINTXOS - Private Gastronomic Adventure

HONDARRIBIA SIGHTSEEING and PINTXOS - Private Gastronomic Adventure

It would be a pity to go to Gipuzkoa and not get to know its most adorable town, Hondarribia. Why adorable? For its medieval and walled neighborhood, for its fishing district full of gastro avant-garde, for its views of the neighboring country, for the tips that our guides will give you about how to eat pintxos (and you never dared to ask).

Itinerary
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Pass By: Jaizkibel, 20280, Gipuzkoa, Spain

You will begin your journey in San Sebastian and drive one of the most scenic roads along Basque Coast, where the harsh landscape of Mount Jaizkibel cuts into the ocean. On the way, your guide will give you an introduction on the history of the area, and what to expect throughout the experience.

Stop At: Capitania Puerto Deportivo de Hondarribia, Ramon Iribarren, S/N, 20280 Hondarribia Spain

We will first stop in the fishing port of Hondarribia and dive into the history of local sailors, pirates and explorers to understand the intimate relation between the Basques and the ocean. You'll also immerse yourself in some of the oldest fishing traditions and find out what are our favorite seafood delicacies.


Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Muralla de Hondarribia, Casco Antiguo, 20280 Hondarribia Spain

From the port we will head to the historic part of this fortified town that set the stage for some of Basque Country’s most glorious battles. Its narrow streets, flowers draped from the balconies and medieval charm creates an extraordinary atmosphere and cultural context. You will find out who were ‘hacheros’ - men with peculiar sheep wool hats and discover a hidden collection of tapestries by Rubens in the castle of Emperor Charles V.


Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Historic Center of Hondarribia, Centro Historico, Hondarribia Spain

It’s time for some pintxos! Did you know that the most prestigious pintxo competition in the region - Euskal Herria Pintxo Contest was founded in Hondarribia- That’s right! Hondarribia is one of the best places to experience our region’s ambitious cuisine. We will visit two excellent bars in the old part and continue to the fishermen’s village known as the Marina to savour pintxos in another three establishments.


Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Barrio de la Marina, San Pedro Kalea, 37, 20280 Hondarribia, Gipuzkoa, Spain

We will switch from traditional, family-run to modern, award-winning restaurants enjoying textures and flavours of 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. In each place we will pair our dishes with delicious, regional drinks whether to be wine, beer or apple cider.
Now something for those with a sweet tooth! Let us surprise you with a beloved by locals dessert that is a must after every pintxo stroll.


Duration: 1 hour



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Infant seats available"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Surfaces are wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"Wheelchair accessibility is extra paid - contact for details"
"Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Face masks provided for travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
"Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons"
"Our vehicles and offices are cleaned and disinfected in accordance with the cleaning and disinfection protocol certified by the Institute for Spanish Tourism Quality (ICTE). We also use an ozone air purification treatment in our vehicles before every tour."



Duración: 6 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up available also from different locations - please ask for details!
Please wait in the hotel lobby 10 minutes before your scheduled pickup time.


Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Incluye

  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Pintxos enough for lunch
  • Five drinks (wine, beer, cider or soft drinks)
  • Entry/Admission - Historic Center of Hondarribia
  • Entry/Admission - Barrio de la Marina

No Incluye

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities

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