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The Best of Basque

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“rioja tour”(5 reviews)
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THE BEST OF BASQUE is a specialized tour operator located in the Basque Country, Spain. We are a Basque-American team who specialize in custom private day tours. Specifically, we offer food, wine, sightseeing and cultural experiences in the Basque...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
48003 Bilbao, Spain
+34 688 89 29 11
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All reviewsbasque regionrioja tourmercedes vanhighly recommend this companygreat riojalast minute tripchange thingsobvious lovehope to return soonamazing tourprivate touradded greatlysix dayslong tourfood winedon't hesitate to bookcustom tour
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Reviewed yesterday

I was SO PLEASED with this tour. Great pintxos, wines, stories and company with Irene, who was so interesting and gracious. She not only thoroughly explained pintxos and what they are about, but also took me to places that I would never have found on...More

Thank nyclondonguy
Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I did a tour with Zach and everything was perfect. He was super accommodating after our flight got delayed and picked us up at the airport. We visited 3 wineries, all of which were great. He is very knowledgeable about the area,...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Zach and Irene made our short excursion to Northern Spain a trip to remember. Irene has the most infectiously cheerful personality and Zach is a perfect complement. They showed us spectacular scenery and chose excellent restaurants for our tapas and wine experience. We can't recommend...More

Thank Pogoxaf
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The six of us had a great day traveling with Zach along the coast between San Sebastián and Bilbao. Along with the sites such as Guernica and Mundaka and a great walk out to San Juan de Gaztelugatxe Zach gave us plenty of insight into...More

Thank Troutman51
Reviewed 6 days ago

Irene and Zack are amazing guides to the Basque country! We did four tours with them and each of the tours were a special experience. They have engaging personalities and a super amount of knowledge of the entire Basque region. When we were searching for...More

Thank n_johnston
Reviewed 1 week ago

*** TAKE THIS TOUR *** My wife and I just spent a custom tour day with Irene from The Best of Basque. What a wonderful day it was, filled with very interesting details about the Basque culture and history. Irene is energetic and very knowledgeable,...More

Thank Andreas L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had so much fun being guided by Irene through a tasting and history tour of Bilbao. Irene listened to what we wanted to experience and molded the tour accordingly. She chose delicious pinxtos at each charming stop and perfectly matched wine for each. We...More

Thank Anne R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a day with Zach on a private tour of the Rioja with visits to CVNE and to Carlos San Pedro in LaGuardia with lunch and a walked tour of LaGuardia and stops to see some of the amazing architecture. It was a wonderful...More

Thank NMR709
Zachary S, Owner at The Best of Basque, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the kind words! We greatly appreciate your business and happy you enjoyed the tour. Thanks, Zach

Reviewed 1 week ago

We just spent two days with Irene and Zach and It was an experience of a life time. We went on three tours. A "pub crawl" through Bilbao's Old Town, A tour of Spanish Basque country and a tour of French Basque country. They were...More

Thank harth2o
Zachary S, Owner at The Best of Basque, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review!!! We really appreciate it! Thanks again! Zach and Irene

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our guide Zach met us at the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao to begin our introduction to the Basque Coastline......he began by describing the Basque culture and the history of its people and their relationship to the rest of Spain ... that set the tone for...More

Thank dorygeo
Zachary S, Owner at The Best of Basque, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dory! It was such a pleasure to meet you both! We so very much appreciate the review and your business. Take care, Zach and Irene

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Kristen R
July 11, 2018|
Response from Zachary S | Property representative |
Hi Kristen, Unfortunately we are fully booked tomorrow. Regards, Zach
Lou A
May 19, 2018|
Response from Zachary S | Property representative |
Absolutely Lue. Would be our pleasure to take you 6 on private tour of 3-4 wineries in La Rioja. Please send me an email and we can discuss further. Our email address can be found on our website. Look forward to hearing from... More