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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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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 28, 2014
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Hong Kong
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
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 

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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 

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Moscow, Russia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
6 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
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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Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I can tell you that this tour is one of the best I have ever been on. The group was small and the people were all very friendly. Everything was arranged for us and ran on time and any special needs were catered for. We had a fantastic time at the local markets in San Sebastian and then really enjoyed... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

If you have any doubts about doing this tour - I am here to assure you that it meet all of my expectations plus some. I travelled solo so I was a little apprehensive but all my doubts were expelled as soon as I met the tour guide and the others in the group. I was blown away by the... More 

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ATasteofSpain, Owner at A Taste of Spain Culinary Day Tours - Basque Country, responded to this review

Thanks so much! We're very glad to know that you enjoyed our "Ultimate Foodie Tour of Spain". You were a terrific group, working for customers like you is a true pleasure. All the best, The team at A Taste of Spain More 

Seoul, South Korea
2 reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

As part of the "A Taste of Spain" tour we spent 2 days traveling Bilbao and San Sebastian Basque cuisine with the beautiful scenery of San Sebastian was magnificent~~!! Food/hotel and view was top notch. The 2 days was too short for me personally and I would like to visit San Sebastian again for a longer stay next time. Also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Spent an entertaining and delicious day cooking with the chef from the gastronomic society. Not only interesting in cooking techniques but also in learning the history of these clubs. Wonderful lunch of basque dishes with lovely wines. We did a private event for a group of 4 - recommend highly!

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Prairie Village, KS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

My experience in San Sebastian and Bilbao areas was fabulous. The Mediterranean influence was all around us. I loved the palm trees, floral and beauty of this area. The food was delicious as well!

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

A Taste of Spain organised a tailored tour for 4 of us in Northern Spain covering art,architecture,history and food.Everything worked very well,the hotels and restaurants chosen were of a high standard and A Taste of Spain regularly checked over the 10 days.The food around San Sebastian and Bilbao was excellent,the Guggenheim stunning,and Leon Cathedral and the San Isidore frescoes in... More 

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okc
2 reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

The entire tour throughout Spain was simply perfect. Every detail was carried out by our guides and Miguel-the owner-with the utmost attention to detail. Every city, including San Sabastion, was perfectly executed and thouroughly entertaining . From tours of wineries to cooking classes to fabulous meals always hosted privately with chefs and owners. I can't mark anything down. I would... More 

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