SPAIN & SOUTHWEST FRANCE
Culinary, Cooking and Wine Appreciation
10 DAYS / 9 NIGHTS

$4995Book Now!per person, double occupancy

Highlights:

  • Stay in the historic and beautiful city of San Sebastian on the Bay of Biscay
  • Enjoy a “Pintxos” Tapas walking tour through San Sebastian
  • Visit famous Spanish wineries, meet the wine makers and enjoy drinking the bold red wines of the Rioja region.
  • Experience a private lunch at one of the oldest wineries in the Bordeaux region in Pessac-Leognan
  • Discover the beauty of Saint. Emilion, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Stay in a 17th century chateau and prepare regional specialties in your cooking class
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Included:

  • 5 nights, 4 star accommodations in Bilbao, San Sebastian & Rioja
  • 4 nights, 4 star & Chateau accommodations in Bordeaux & Monflanquin
  • Daily buffet breakfast
  • 8 dinners/ 8 lunches
  • Bilbao “walkabout” including with Pintxos(Tapas) dinner
  • Market visit, cooking class with private chef including lunch and drinks
  • Cooking class with well-known San Sebastian chef in a private Gastronomic club including dinner and drinks
  • Visits to artisan producers of Idiazabal cheese & Txakoli wine
  • St. Sebastian city walking tour with Pintxos(Tapas) dinner
  • Half day tour of Bilbao and the Guggenheim Museum including picnic lunch
  • Tour and tastings in Rioja region at selected wineries including lunch
  • Visits to wineries in Bordeaux region and Saint Emilion including tastings and lunch
  • Cooking class at 17th century Chateau
  • Full day tour of the Castles of the Dordogne Vallely
  • Private guides and transportation
  • Services of tour hostess

Not included:

    • International airfare
    • Airport transfers unless specified
    • Gratuities for guides, baggage handlers, drivers, housekeepers