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Embark on a delightful Gastronomic Tour through Spain, immersing yourself in the country’s rich culinary heritage and diverse cultural experiences. Begin your journey in Madrid, the vibrant capital. Discover the enchanting UNESCO World Heritage sites of Segovia and Toledo, where history blends seamlessly with gastronomy.
Continue your gastronomic adventure in the southern gems of Granada, Cordoba, and Seville, savoring traditional tapas. Experience the coastal charm of Cadiz and Jerez, known for their exquisite wines and sherry bodegas. In the picturesque town of Aracena, delight in the world-renowned Iberian ham and explore its captivating caves.
Head north to Bilbao and San Sebastian, renowned for their exceptional Basque cuisine and tantalizing pintxos. Journey through the enchanting vineyards of La Rioja, indulging in wine tastings and discovering the art of winemaking. Conclude your tour in Barcelona and Penedes, where you’ll uncover Catalan culinary delights and enjoy the beauty of the Mediterranean coast.
This gastronomic odyssey offers a perfect blend of luxury, relaxation, local immersion, and unforgettable food and wine experiences, making it a dream journey for every epicurean traveler.Less
Upon arrival at Madrid Airport, you'll receive a warm welcome from our private transfer service, ready to whisk you away in a luxurious vehicle to your exceptional hotel located conveniently in the heart of the city.
Once you've settled into your accommodation, the rest of the day is yours to explore Madrid at your own pace.
If you're eager to fully immerse yourself in the local culture and indulge in the city's culinary delights, we highly recommend joining an evening tapas tour in Old Madrid.
Led by an expert local guide, this gastronomic adventure will take you on a delightful journey, allowing you to savor a variety of traditional tapas dishes while discovering the charming essence of the metropolis.
Embark on a captivating walking tour led by an expert local guide and delve into the rich history of Madrid. Step by step, explore its iconic monuments and landmarks that form the city's artistic and architectural legacy.
In the historic neighborhood of "de los Austrias,", witness the remarkable transformation of Madrid from a modest town to the capital of a vast empire during the reign of Phillip II. Admire the noble facades, convents, and majestic squares, including the renowned Plaza Mayor, which serves as the epicenter of Madrid's vibrant life.
At the Plaza de Oriente, behold two magnificent creations. The neoclassical Cathedral of Almudena stands proudly facing the expansive Palacio Real, the largest royal residence in Western Europe, housing treasures such as the Throne Room, Royal Armoury, and a rich collection of paintings, sculptures, and tapestries.
In the evening, treat yourself to an unforgettable experience of an authentic flamenco performance and dinner at one of Spain's most renowned tablaos.
Embark on a private day trip from Madrid to the enchanting city of Segovia, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and explore its architectural and artistic marvels. Enjoy luxury transportation and the expertise of a local guide.
Witness the awe-inspiring Roman aqueduct, with its 167 arches reaching impressive heights. Discover the fairy-tale-like Alcazar of Segovia, once a favored residence of Castilian kings, showcasing various architectural styles. Explore the elegant center of Segovia, filled with Romanesque churches and the historic Jewish quarter.
After the tour, savor the local cuisine recommended by your guide and take leisure time to wander the city.
Return to your Madrid hotel with memories of Segovia's cultural treasures and captivating charm.
Travel comfortably in a premium vehicle from your Madrid hotel to your accommodation in Granada, making a captivating stop in the historic city of Toledo.
Guided by a knowledgeable local, immerse yourself in the vibrant cultural tapestry of Spain's former capital, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Witness the profound artistic and scientific contributions born from the fusion of cultures that have shaped this remarkable city.
Explore architectural marvels like the Cathedral, standing proudly on the site of the ancient Great Mosque. Marvel at Santo Tomé Church's blend of Islamic art and Spanish masterpieces.
Visit El Tránsito synagogue, a testament to Toledo's rich Jewish heritage. Enjoy leisurely strolls through winding streets and squares, enchanted by the city's charm. After lunch in Toledo, continue to Granada and check-in at your centrally located hotel.
Perched atop a strategic hill in Granada, the Alhambra citadel proudly showcases its enchanting palaces and vibrant gardens, the sole surviving royal residences of an Islamic dynasty from the Middle Ages.
Immerse yourself in a world of courtyards adorned with flowing water and walls adorned with intricate geometric and floral patterns, reminiscent of the fabled Garden of Eden. Throughout the private tour, your expert guide, well-versed in Islamic Art, will unveil the hidden secrets and symbolic meanings embedded within these palaces, evoking the allure of tales from the Arabian Nights.
At noon, Immerse yourself in the historical and culinary heritage of Andalusia through a delightful tour set in the vibrant Granada central market. Accompanied by a knowledgeable local guide, we will explore the stalls brimming with regional products.
Indulge in a tasting session featuring up to six award-winning extra virgin olive oils, recognized in national and international competitions.
Embark on a journey from Granada to Seville, stopping in Cordoba to explore its attractions and aromas. Your private driver will transfer you from your Granada hotel to your Seville accommodation, allowing you to discover Cordoba along the way.
With an expert local guide, delve into Cordoba's illustrious history on an exclusive tour. Learn about its past as the center of the Umayyad Caliphate, known over a thousand years ago for its cultural advancements. Marvel at the stunning Great Umayyad Mosque with its arches and columns of jasper, marble, and granite. The Cathedral within the mosque showcases Renaissance and Baroque treasures.
Explore the charming streets of La Judería, once home of a vibrant Jewish community. Cordoba's charm is evident with its whitewashed houses, elegant mansions, and beautiful patios adorned with flowers and plants.
After the tour, join us on a culinary journey that explores the shared history of East and West through a tantalizing tasting menu and wine pairing experience in a 2 Michelin stars restaurant of Cordoba. After the culinary experience, continue to your hotel in Seville.
Experience the multicultural heritage of Seville on a private walking tour with an expert guide. Discover the Alcázar Real, where Islamic and Christian artistic traditions intertwine in palaces and gardens from different periods.
Visit the Cathedral, a grand Gothic church housing 80 chapels and the tomb of Christopher Columbus. With remnants of its Muslim past, such as the Orange Tree Courtyard and the towering Giralda, it stands as an iconic symbol of Seville.
Wander through the charming Santa Cruz quarter, once home to a thriving Jewish community. Explore its peaceful passages, plazas, and courtyards, immersing yourself in the district's distinctive Sevillian atmosphere.
Embark on a full-day tour from Seville to Cadiz and Jerez de la Frontera, immersing yourself in the cultural heritage and wine traditions of these ancient cities. Enjoy a private transfer in a luxury vehicle to the Atlantic port, accompanied by your expert guide.
Discover the landmarks of Jerez, including the 12th-century Alcazar with its old mosque, Arab baths, and residences. Admire the Cathedral, aristocratic palaces, and churches that emerged after the Christian reconquest.
After lunch, explore Cadiz, the oldest city in the Western World, with its Phoenician archaeological remains and the impressive Roman Theatre. Experience the city's rich history and prosperity through its Neoclassical architecture, elegant squares, and the striking Cathedral overlooking the bay.
Explore the vibrant culinary scene of Seville through a popular market visit and hands-on cooking class. Uncover the secrets of Spanish and Andalusian cuisine as you navigate the bustling local market, handpicking fresh ingredients for your culinary creations.
Immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere of the Sevillian market, filled with an array of vibrant vegetables, succulent meats, and fresh seafood. Guided by professional chefs, you'll learn to prepare local classic dishes and savor the fruits of your labor.
This gastronomic adventure will leave you with newfound Spanish cuisine knowledge, allowing you to impress your loved ones with your newly acquired recipes.
Embark on a day excursion from Seville to the Sierra de Aracena, known as the sanctuary of exquisite Iberian ham. Explore the secluded mountain range, picturesque villages, and acorn tree pastures where Pata Negra pigs are bred.
Your driver will pick you up from your Seville hotel and take you to a prestigious ham cellar, where you'll learn about the meticulous elaboration process and traditions behind the renowned Iberian cured ham. Enjoy a tasting of the exquisite ham paired with local wine.
Next, visit the Grotto of the Marvels in the charming village of Aracena. Marvel at the underground galleries, lakes, and caves of extraordinary beauty.
Before returning to Seville, indulge in the local gastronomy by sitting at one of the terrace bars in the beautiful village square. Experience the flavors of the region before concluding your day trip.
Upon arriving in Bilbao by flight from Seville, enjoy a convenient private transfer to your carefully chosen centrally located hotel.
At noon, experience an unforgettable pintxo tour in Bilbao, led by a knowledgeable local guide. Explore lively streets filled with charming pintxo bars, indulging in a variety of mouthwatering bites that showcase the rich Basque gastronomy.
Discover the history, culture, and traditions behind these culinary delights while sampling must-try pintxos recommended by your guide. From succulent seafood to tender meats, vegetarian delights, and artisanal cheeses, there's something to suit every palate.
Accompany your pintxos with expertly paired local wines or traditional beverages, enhancing the flavors of your culinary journey. Immerse yourself in Bilbao's gastronomic culture, gaining a deeper appreciation for its rich culinary heritage.
Explore the vibrant city of Bilbao, nestled amidst the meandering Nervión River and lush mountains. Accompanied by an expert local guide, visit the iconic Guggenheim Museum, a masterpiece of contemporary architecture, and the charming Casco Viejo, the oldest part of the city.
Marvel at the Guggenheim Museum's unique design, resembling a giant boat with titanium scales, housing remarkable contemporary art collections and temporary exhibitions. The museum symbolizes Bilbao's remarkable urban revitalization, recognized for its visionary urban planning.
On the other side of the city, discover the historic and medieval enclave of Old Bilbao, centered around the Gothic Cathedral of Santiago. Explore the narrow pedestrian streets, remnants of Bilbao's medieval past, and indulge in the delightful and innovative pintxos offered in the numerous taverns.
After the tour and lunch in Bilbao, private transfer to your hotel in San Sebastian
Join our expert guide as we explore the charming old part of San Sebastian, nestled by the Urgull Mountain, Urumeya River, and the picturesque Concha Bay. Immerse yourself in the blend of traditional and modern architecture that defines this iconic city.
Begin at The Constitution Square, where you'll uncover the intriguing story behind the numbered balconies that grace this renowned area. Continue your journey to the impressive 18th-century Santa Maria Basilica, and the Gothic-style San Vicente Church. As you wander through the old city, marvel at the bustling port with its fishing boats, and the quaint fisherman houses.
For lunch or dinner, prepare for an extraordinary culinary experience at a prestigious Michelin-starred restaurant in San Sebastian. Nestled in this gastronomic paradise, the restaurant offers a feast for the senses.
Immerse yourself in the culture of La Rioja region during this captivating day excursion. Your private guide and driver will pick you up from your San Sebastian hotel, embarking on a scenic two-hour drive to the heart of La Rioja.
Explore a traditional boutique winery in the charming city of Haro, where you'll gain insight into the production process, visit the barrel room, and indulge in tastings of 3 to 4 exceptional wines paired with charcuterie.
Experience delightful tastings at two other small, family-owned cellars, savoring their genuine wines, each receiving over 90 Parker Points. Along the way, discover picturesque medieval villages and captivating rural landscapes adorned with prestigious vineyards.
Visit the fortified city of La Guardia, nestled atop a high hill, where stone houses stand above underground cave wine cellars. Capture external views and photos of iconic wineries like Marques de Riscal and Ysios, designed by renowned architects Gehry and Calatrava respectively.
For lunch, relish a traditional Riojan-style meal featuring hot and cold tapas, perfectly paired with the region's exquisite wines.
Experience an exclusive culinary journey into the heart of Basque gastronomic traditions. Gain access to the Sociedad Gastronómica, a members-only cooking club where Basques gather to cook, dine, and socialize, preserving their rich culture and recipes.
Start the day with a visit to San Sebastian Central Market, handpicking seasonal products from local farmers and producers. Then, in a traditional private Gastronomic Society, cook and savor these ingredients, immersing yourself in the Basque way of cooking.
With a glass of local wine in hand, prepare delicious dishes showcasing the market's bounty, including seasonal produce, charcuterie, fresh vegetables, fish, and seafood. Delight in the flavors of the land and embrace the camaraderie and profound passion for gastronomy that defines Basque cuisine.
fly from San Sebastian to Barcelona. Upon arrival at the airport, you will be greeted by a private transfer service that will whisk you away in a premium vehicle to your exceptional hotel, which is conveniently located in the heart of the city.
After settling into your hotel, the remainder of the day is yours to explore Barcelona at your leisure.
For those looking to immerse themselves in the local culture and indulge in the city's culinary delights, we highly recommend an evening tapas tour in Old Barcelona. Accompanied by an expert local guide, this tour will take you on a gastronomic adventure, allowing you to sample a variety of traditional tapas dishes while uncovering the historical charm of the city's old quarter.
Embark on an exclusive tour with our knowledgeable guide, immersing yourself in Antoni Gaudí's architectural masterpieces. Begin at Park Güell, atop Mount Carmel, offering breathtaking panoramic views of Barcelona's captivating cityscape.
Explore La Sagrada Familia, an awe-inspiring and unfinished work embodying Gaudí's vision and the essence of Barcelona's Modernist movement.
Continue the adventure along Passeig de Gracia, renowned as the city's most elegant boulevard. Marvel at the "Block of Discord," where rival architects and Modernist greats proudly display astonishing façades.
Get ready for a captivating journey as you immerse yourself in the extraordinary world created by Gaudí's visionary mind.
Indulge in a premium wine and cava tasting experience in the captivating region of Penedès, located just an hour away from Barcelona. This area is renowned for its exceptional wines and renowned sparkling cavas.
Nestled between the majestic Montserrat Mountain and the serene Mediterranean coastline, the vineyards stretch across picturesque rolling hills, benefiting from an ideal soil and climate.
Explore two prestigious family-owned cellars renowned for their organic Grand Cru wines and Reserve sparkling cavas. Delight in the breathtaking vineyard landscapes, indulge in tastings of 8 premium wines and cavas paired with local delicacies, and savor an optional tapas lunch at a winery.
Gain insights into the art of winemaking from knowledgeable guides and immerse yourself in the passion and craftsmanship behind these exceptional organic wines and cavas. This unforgettable journey through Penedès guarantees a refined culinary adventure and lasting memories in a picturesque setting.
Conclude your Spanish adventure by checking out of your hotel in Barcelona and enjoying a private transfer to the airport for your departure flight.
We sincerely hope that you have had a delightful experience exploring the finest attractions and aromas that Spain has to offer!