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Bilbao: Guided Txacoli Wine Tasting and Basque Lunch Tour

1. Bilbao: Guided Txacoli Wine Tasting and Basque Lunch Tour

Bilbao's "casco Viejo" is known as the "Seven Streets", and has always been the heart of the city. The area was rehabilitated after some floods in 1983, and combines the old pedestrian streets and traditional Basque shops with the most innovative bars and restaurants where you can taste the very best of Basque cuisine. In its corners are the oldest churches and monuments of the city, including the Cathedral of Santiago, the Church of San Antón, the Mercado de la Ribera, the Municipal Library of Bidebarrieta and Plaza Nueva. Between the walls of this city lies a traditional wine from the area, titled "txakoli". You can discover how the wine is made, and experience the vineyards partnered with unbeatable views. You will be able to taste a txakoli wine whilst also tasting other typical products and observing the nearby mountains and San Mamé's arch. To better understand the traditional way of making txakoli, you will board a 30-minute train to see villages inland of Lezama, where a minibus will pick you up to take you to a winery. The vineyards are visited and a tasting of different Basque Country wines is conducted under the direction of a txakolinero teacher to help you discover the culture of typical txakoli. You will also try traditionally prepared products such as txorizo, bread and cheese from the area. At the conclusion of your tour, you will be returned to your accommodation in Bilbao.

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Bilbao: Art and Gastronomy Private Tour

2. Bilbao: Art and Gastronomy Private Tour

Discover the most important museums in Bilbao and taste the Basque country cuisine on this private half-day tour with a local guide. Begin your tour at the Fine Arts Museum and marvel at its collection of ancient, modern, and contemporary art. Continue on to the nearby and impressive Guggemheim Museum and admire contemporary Basque and Spanish art represented through a selection of works. After these museum visits, hop on the tram and enjoy a sightseeing tour around the city's modern area before arriving in the Old Town of Bilbao. Enjoy the Estuary of Bilbao, City Hall, the city center, commercial area and the Arriaga Theatre. While strolling, sample the typical pintxos at a few, carefully selected local bars.

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What people are saying about Basque Country

Worth to visit. A hostess who cooks well and gets the best out of the tour. Beautiful views and of course delicious wines tasted. The guide (Experia Norte) knew everything about the city. We got a lot of history.

Beautiful scenery. interesting to know about the geo system. Excellent Guide well prepared and well informed. Speaks good English. Be prepared for ups and downs hills. Must wear good shoes for walking.

Angel is a great guide, his explanations are excellent and the visit to the geopark together with the views that there are are one of the things you must do in San Sebastián

a very experienced guide "Angel" tells a constructive story in the longest journey you will ever make on foot. very inspiring. an absolute must.

Fascinating tour with a very knowledgeable and interesting guide. Highly recommended.