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A Taste of Spain Culinary Day Tours - Basque Country

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Address: , San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
Phone Number: +34 856 07 96 26
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Description: Experience the foods and cuisines of Spain with the local culinary...
Experience the foods and cuisines of Spain with the local culinary experts: private cooking classes, market visits, tapas sessions, customized food & wine tours... in the Basque Country and throughout Spain. Since 1999, we specialize in organizing genuine culinary experiences for international foodies willing to savor the authentic Taste of Spain. Small - private groups, starting from 2 people. A Taste of Spain is recommended by National Geographic on "Food Journeys of a lifetime" as local tour operator providing expert knowledge in the Spanish culinary scene; and is a member of the IACP (International Association of Culinary Professionals) and Slow Food.
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Cooking a meal with Tomasz

We were invited, thru Urban Adventures, to help prepare and eat a meal with a local couple. Tomasz Kolinski and his wife were wonderful allowing us to help prepare the meal and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Sioux Falls, South Dakota

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We were invited, thru Urban Adventures, to help prepare and eat a meal with a local couple. Tomasz Kolinski and his wife were wonderful allowing us to help prepare the meal and sit down in their home and have a very relaxing time enjoying their hospitality. Hope we can do it again soon.

Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Taste of Spain did an amazing job setting me up in great hotels and guides for my visit to the area. Also made great recommendations on where to dine and visit in the area. The view and quality of life was superb.

Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We had a wonderful experience with Taste of Spain from start to finish. We did the seven day tour, and San Sebastian/Basque Country was the second leg of the trip. Here are some of the reasons we most loved it: The People -- we were very fortunate to have a diverse and fun loving group of travelers on our tour.... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

My husband and I arrived in San Sebastian in the evening as part of Taste of Spain's week long ultimate foodie tour. We travelled on a very comfortable bus from Madrid and stopped at a parador in Lerma for coffee and then visited the Marques de Arviza winery in la Rioja. We had a very special, exclusive and delicious lunch... More 

Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

San Sebastian was the second stop on our 'Ultimate Foodie Tour of Spain’. 'A Taste of Spain' is a truly professional outfit, looking after all the logistics involved in transporting us around Spain. More importantly however, satisfying our thirst for knowledge (and wine) and our hunger to experience the real Spain with its fantastic food. San Sebastian is an incredible... More 

Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

San Sabastian is one of the jewels of Spain that is not as familiar to American tourists as the larger cities. This lovely setting on the sea is a perfect place for an introduction to Rioja and to salt cod. A Taste of Spain provided us with insights and opportunities we would never have found on our own. We loved... More 

boston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

I miss A Taste of Spain already! This trip was a birthday present from my husband and I ended up traveling solo with a great group of folks and the best tour guide in the world. Cesar was a virtual encyclopedia of information(I bet he is a member of MENSA) telling us things about where we were what we were... More 

Hong Kong
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We have heard so much about the glory of San Sebastian being the Culinary Mecca of Spain but it was not until we joined 'The Taste of Spain' were we able to truly feel it in the first person singular. The ride on a luxury bus from Madrid on Day 1 was painless and to break up the journey we... More 

Clearwater, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

I hated leaving Madrid but the trip to San Sebastian was absolutely beautiful. We stopped for coffee along the way but the tour and lunch at the winery was magnificent. The tour of San Sebastian helped us get our bearings for our free time in the city. The cooking lesson at the Gastronomic Society was amazing but the Pinxtos Crawl... More 

Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I have been dreaming of Spain for the last few years and wanted to focus my visit solely on the wine and cuisine. I stumbled upon the website and after reading the trip outline I knew that this was the tour for me. Since, I was travelling alone, the idea of having a group of foodies to travel with appealed... More 

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