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56 reviews
Biarritz, France
About Bascovivo
Join our small group tours in the Basque Country with a passionate local guide. Join us from Biarritz, Saint-Jean-de-Luz, or San Sebastian. Discover the must-see of the Basque country during a full day or half day tour. Taste the delicious Basque gastronomy, admire the wonderful Basque landscapes and unique architecture of the traditional Basque villages.

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Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

Mickael was a super guide and took us on a lovely walk through San Sebastian. A beautiful city- and amazing tapas and wine. We got to choose three tapas per place visited- so lots of options.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank EmmaR472
Reviewed October 17, 2017

We enjoyed this trip very much with an extremely knowledgeable guide. Michel, our guide knows the history of this Basque country and the ins and outs of San Sebastian. He explained in detail the difference between tapas and pintxos, brought us to three great tapas...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

Thank you Mickael for a wonderful tour of the Basque countryside! The tour was extremely informative and we visited several lovely Northern Basque towns that we would otherwise have missed. And the local cuisine we sampled was delicious! Mickael was very attentive to everyone and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 28, 2017

We went on two different tours with Mickael last week and were simply delighted. There were only two of us on the tour to Bidard, Guétary, and St. Jean de Luz so we really had a deluxe PERSONAL tour. Mickael, being born and raised in...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

We recently enjoyed the half-day tour of Basque villages with Mickael and spent a really wonderful afternoon exploring the countryside around Biarritz. My friend and I joined 3 other tourists, and our guide was very good at creating a friendly, relaxed atmosphere for the experience....More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 2, 2017

We went on a fabulous tour of the Basque Coast,visiting the lovely fishing village of Guéthary. We then went on to visit Saint Jean de Luz,here we had a very interesting insight into the history and also tried local delicacies. We visited the church where...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Bascovivo, Tour guide at Bascovivo, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2017

Bonjour Ken and Angela! I am so happy you had a good time and enjoyed the experience with Bascovivo. I spent such a good time with both of you during this basque coast tour. Hope to see you again sometime in my beautiful region, All...More

Reviewed May 24, 2017

I went on two of their tours this past week, both with Michael as our guide. The first day he took us to San Sebastián in the pouring rain. However, he gave us a complete tour of the town and stops at three wonderful tapas...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Bascovivo, Gérant at Bascovivo, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2017

Dear Joan, Milesker (thank you in Basque language) for this great review, it goes straight to my heart! This two days with you were very nice, I really enjoyed it and I know that Pierre, the owner of the Espelette farm pepper appreciate it very...More

Reviewed May 11, 2017

This tour was fantastic! Mickaël was a superb, extremely knowledgeable guide. We visited three typical beautiful Basque villages and a chili pepper farm and tasted cheeses and charcuteries. For me, the highlight of the trip was playing pelote à la main nue and with the...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Bascovivo, Tour guide at Bascovivo, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2017

Bonjour John and Edith, Milesker (thank you in Basque language :) for this excellent feed back about your tour with me.I feel very happy you spent a good time with me discovering the Basque inland valley, meeting local producers, admiring this very special architecture and...More

Reviewed April 21, 2017

After being picked up by Mickael on a beautifully clear Sunday morning, we drove down to San Sebastian (there were just 2 couples on board) where he gave us a short walking/history tour - most interesting and informative. Then it was off to the tapas...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Bascovivo, Gérant at Bascovivo, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2017

Egun on Miriam and Peter! Many thanks for you excellent review about your San Sebastian Tapas tour with Bascovivo. We are very satisfied to read that you enjoyed your experience with us and that you keep a good souvenir. Indeed Mickael is very knowledgeable, passionate...More

Reviewed November 1, 2016

This full-day tour was one of the highlights of a recent trip to northern Spain with my husband. Our guide, Mickael Labourdique, picked us up in San Sebastian, then we headed into northern Basque (i.e., France), where we were joined by another couple. Artisanal chocolates...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Bascovivo, Gérant at Bascovivo, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2016

Dear Sue and Leo, Many many thanks for you great review about your basque country tour with Bascovivo! It seems like your spent an excellent experience with your guide Mickael ! He is such a nice person, a real passionate who loves to share its...More

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April 26, 2017|
Response from Bascovivo | Property representative |
Dear Carliste, Thanks for your message, indeed we can pick you up at the dock directly or in front of Biarritz Tourist Office which is in the very center. We recommend to discover the Basque Villages (Basque inland valley... More
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