Designed with intrepid foodies in mind, the treasures of Basque country fill all of your senses on our luxury Spain culinary tour. Over seven days, we’ll take you behind the scenes to discover the region’s finest ingredients, unique cooking styles, and Michelin-starred eateries. You will no doubt find a place that is at once contemporary and traditional—and forever flavorful.
Luxury Spain Culinary Tour by Ker & Downey
Suggested journey at a glance: 7 days / 6 nights in San Sebastian and Bilbao
There are many ways to experience a luxury Spain culinary tour with Ker & Downey. Our designers are at their best when crafting a journey unique to you; so contact us to get started planning, and read on to see one example of what’s possible on a handcrafted trip.
First start your luxury Spain culinary tour in San Sebastián in Basque country. One of Europe’s culinary capitals, San Sebasitian proves among the best places in the world to eat. Indeed, the Michelin stars shine brightly here. Plus, the celebrated restaurants range from the contemporary to the classic.
While here, indulge in the pintxo (tapas) culture on a walking tour through Old Town, mingling the tasty dishes with the storied history of the city. Also enjoy a private class to learn how to cut and taste the popular Spanish Iberian ham. Outside San Sebastián, taste wine in coastal Getaria, and visit a pig farm and anchovies factory. Additionally, catch your own fish in the Cantabrian Sea, and craft cider within a centuries-old cider house. The thread of tradition is woven throughout your luxury Spain culinary tour. To be sure, every ingredient and industry has a significant place in Basque country history. Your private guide will reveal these connections with insight from bygone eras and the talented craftsmen of today.
Continue to Bilbao, the largest city in the Basque region, and an unmatched cultural hotbed. We have injected your luxury Spain culinary tour with an array of activities in Bilbao. A private tour with a museum expert uncovers the contemporary magic of the Guggenheim Museum. Furthermore, a walking tour of the city showcases its inspiring architectural achievements. There is more to taste here too. As such, a pintxos and wine tasting tour of the “seven streets” will leave you completely sated. Finally, enjoy a special reservation at a three Michelin starred restaurant — your final taste of Spain.
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This luxury Spain culinary tour pairs perfectly with other areas in Spain, Portugal, and France. Your Ker & Downey designer can help you craft your own custom itinerary that encompasses all you wish to experience. Therefore, contact a Ker & Downey designer today to begin planning, and read more about seasonality and pricing in Southern Europe at the Ker & Downey Difference. For even more inspiration, follow us on Facebook and Instagram.