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Visiting the Basque Country? Looking to walk the Camino de Santiago? Spend an afternoon or day with us and, we'll show you our neighborhood! We've got lots of things to share with you - from breath taking coastal walks leading into San Sebastian, to...more
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Colon de Larreategui 26 - 7C, 48009 Bilbao, Spain
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Reviewed November 17, 2018

My Camino de Santiago with Fresco Tours was one of the most amazing experiences in my life. I completed their Kinder Camino on October 5, 2018 and have only wonderful things to say about this journey. From the moment I booked my tour with Fresco...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Maureen V
Alissa J, Guest Relations Manager at Fresco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 19, 2018

Dear Maureen V, The Camino is truly a special experience to have in life, and I am very happy that you were able to share it with the rest of the group, and even celebrate your arrival to Santiago with family! Our guides, Alis &...More

Reviewed November 14, 2018

I had a first rate experience walking the kinder, gentler Camino organized by Fresco Tours. Our guides were knowledgeable and took us to places just off the Camino that really enriched the experience. The several inns we stayed in over the 10 day walk many...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank GoPlaces626648
Alissa J, Guest Relations Manager at Fresco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 19, 2018

Dear GoPlaces626648, Thank you for sharing your feedback with us, though the text was unfortunately cut off for some reason. :( Nonetheless, it is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your experience on the trail with your group and your Fresco Tours guides. We are...More

Reviewed October 19, 2018

Awesome experience on the kinder camino de santiago. 3 years ago myself and 2 other friends discussed walking the camino, ultimately 6 of us just completed walking the camino. None of us envisioned how well we would be taken care of from the initial planning...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank aztsteward
Alissa J, Guest Relations Manager at Fresco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2018

Dear aztsteward, So lovely to hear that you enjoyed the Camino and were able to accomplish this grand achievement with your friends! It was a pleasure to be able to help you with arrangements, and more importantly, to know that you had a grand old...More

Reviewed October 19, 2018

Our ten days could not have been better. What made it the best were our two guides, David and Dora. By golly, in every way they were more than outstanding, in caring of us, teaching us the history, sharing how to experience the Camino, helping...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bwybar
Alissa J, Guest Relations Manager at Fresco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2018

Dear bwybar, It's so great to hear that you had fun on the Camino and were well-taken care of! I concur with you that David & Dora are knowledgeable and caring guides, and we are very fortunate to have them on our team. :) The...More

Reviewed October 16, 2018

We booked our tour with Fresco on the recommendation of a friend and after looking at several other tour companies - we are so happy we did! Hovering around 60 years old and in good physical condition, we wanted a Camino experience that challenged us...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Elba P, Guest Relations Manager at Fresco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018

Dear Alex and Marcia! Thank you so much for your review! I am so very happy to have had a chance to meet you and to discuss your Camino experience while enjoying a nice glass of wine with you and the rest of the group...More

Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

My friend and I just finished the Kinder Camino with Fresco. It was fantastic. The food, guides, places we stayed were really good. It was seamless in all ways. Everything was very well planned. And Alex, the owner of Fresco showed up and walked with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank NanaLong
Alissa J, Guest Relations Manager at Fresco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2018

Hi NanaLong, So happy that you enjoyed your Camino adventure and that you were able to complete this journey with your friend and the rest of the group. It's always a treat to have Alex on the trail and we always tell him he needs...More

Reviewed October 3, 2018

Just finished 120 km with Fresco's "Kinder Camino". It was a perfectly organized trip from initial contact to all pre-trip planning for things like hotel rooms pre-trip and trains from Madrid to Leon, to the walk itself. We stayed in lovely old manors we never...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Alissa J, Guest Relations Manager at Fresco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2018

Dear retinott, Congratulations on your accomplishment, reaching Santiago with your friend and the rest of the group! We are so happy that we could be a part of your Camino adventure, and make it a memorable experience. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed...More

Reviewed October 3, 2018

I'm still processing my Camino, but Fresco Tours did a great job for us. My wife and I -- and several friends from college -- did a 200 km self-guided trip with Fresco Tours starting in Ponferrada, Spain and ending in Santiago. The hotels were...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mark M
Elba P, Guest Relations Manager at Fresco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

Hola Mark! Thank you so much for your review of Fresco Tours...much appreciated! It has been a pleasure working with your group and I am so happy to hear that everything was to your satisfaction! It was great to be able to assist Joel with...More

Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

Loved our journey on the Camino! We were 7 friends traveling together, and Alys and Robert were our excellent guides. We had delicious food, outstanding, unique accommodations in manors and palaces, and terrific guidance so we could each enjoy the Camino for our own reasons...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Alissa J, Guest Relations Manager at Fresco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

Dear ksnunan, I am so happy to hear that you were able to enjoy the magic of the Camino with your friends. I am sure it was very special to be able to walk together (or on your own when you wanted time to meditate),...More

Reviewed September 19, 2018

Really enjoyed the Camino, I travelled solo and Fresco did a great job organizing. Great hotels and detailed maps. Carol Unger my Fresco tour representative was very helpful too!More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Elba P, Guest Relations Manager at Fresco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2018

Dear Russ! Thank you so much for your review! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your Camino with Fresco Tours and that you found everything to your liking. Glad you met Carol who is a wonderful and very knowledgeable guide and who...More

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KathandArn
October 3, 2018|
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Response from alexfrescotours | Property representative |
Hola KathandArn, Great news! Please let me know how I may be of any assistance. We'd love to have you join us - either on the Camino or in the Basque Country. Let me know your thoughts and we can put some ideas on paper... More
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k0ride
August 29, 2017|
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Hola kOride, Food speaks volumes about a culture and we love to eat! During our walking days, we prepare gourmet picnics using the freshest of local ingredients and selecting the tastiest recipes of the region. We are proud... More
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Dear hfcfm, I am sorry to hear that you have some feelings of disappointment prior to your journey. Please keep in mind that you will be walking in Galicia, Spain which is a very rural area and hotel options are limited. As... More
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