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San Sebastian Gastronomika 2016 - 8 Days

San Sebastian Gastronomika 2016

Spain · Private Tour · 8 Days
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Attend 2016 San Sebastian Gastronomika congress and learn from some of the most renowned chefs in the world. Delight on authentic Basque gastronomy in its celebrated restaurants and sample its hearty produce in its traditional markets.

Itinerary

Day 1 - San Sebastian
Day 2 - San Sebastian
Day 3 - San Sebastian
Day 4 - San Sebastian
Day 5 - Ordizia
Day 6 - San Sebastian → Hondarribia → San Sebastian
Day 7 - San Sebastian → Bilbao → San Sebastian
Day 8 - San Sebastian

What is included

  • Airport-hotel transfer from San Sebastian Hondarribia Airport
  • 7 nights accommodation in 4* hotels sea view room with daily breakfast
  • Guided tour of San Sebastian in day 2
  • Entrance for San Sebastian Gastronomika on October 3rd in zone A of the auditorium with real-time samplings of the chefs' presentations
  • Entrance to Aquarium in San Sebastian in day 4
  • Transfer and guided tour in Ordizia lcoal market
  • Two-hour Pintxos workshop
  • Transfer and guided tour to Hondarribia
  • Entrance to museum Guggenheim with audio guide in Bilbao
  • Bus ticket to and from Bilbao in day 7
  • Mentioned meals in the itinerary

What is NOT included

  • International flights
  • Suplement charges for airport transfer from Biarritz Parma airport or Bilbao Loiu airport
  • Transfers to the Cider house
  • Meals not mentioned in this itinerary
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
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San Sebastian

Saturday, 1 October 2016

Upon arrival to Hondarraiba-San Sebastian, Biarritz Parma or Loiu Bilbao airports, you will be picked up and transferred on a private vehicle to Hotel San Sebastian.

Overnight at the hotel.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Hotel Londres y de Inglaterra

Sea View Room San Sebastian

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2
San Sebastian

Sunday, 2 October 2016

Guided walking tour of San Sebastian 

After breakfast, we will take you on a guided walking tour of San Sebastian so you can discover its undisputed landmarks and best-kept secrets, and get acquainted with the most singular anecdotes of this city.

Lunch at La Perla en la Bahía de la Concha

We will have lunch in La Perla en la Bahía de la Concha, where you will enjoy a set with superb views of the bay. 

Free afternoon at leisure.

Overnight at the hotel.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Hotel Londres y de Inglaterra

Sea View Room San Sebastian

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3
San Sebastian

Monday, 3 October 2016

San Sebastian Gastronomika Congress

After breakfast, you will walk on your own to Kursaal where you will attend the prestigious haute-cuisine congress San Sebastian Gastronomika (simultaneous translation in English and Spanish available). 

Reserved seats in the A section of the Auditorium, with real-time samplings of the following lectures:

"Chic" Avant-garde, by Luke Dale Roberts (The Test Kitchen Restaurant, South Africa)

Contemporary Africa, by Margot Janse (The Tasting Room, South Africa)

What does culinary creativity sound like? by Carme Ruscalleda (Sant Pau, Spain)

Complex stocks, by Josean Alija (Nerua, Spain)

Haute-cuisine of the jungle, by Alex Atala (DOM, Brazil)

Beyond perfection, by Martín Berasategui (Martín Berasategui, Spain)


We will have lunch at one of the restaurant stands of the event, featuring Asador San Sebastian Gastronomika, Asador Gipuzkoa, Basque Culinary Center and many others. 

Free afternoon at leisure to explore the fair.

Overnight at the hotel.

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Hotel → Kursaal 1 km 15min
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Hotel Londres y de Inglaterra

Sea View Room San Sebastian

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4
San Sebastian

Tuesday, 4 October 2016

Gourmet products tasting

In the morning in Kursaal, sample of gourmet products according to the program (in Spanish language).

San Sebastian's Aquarium visit

In the afternoon, you will visit San Sebastian's Aquarium, an underwater voyage through the most beautiful seas on Earth, where you will be able to admire over 5,000 fish from a 360º tunnel.

Dinner at Michelin one star restaurant

Dinner will take place at Elkano de Getaria Restaurant (Michelin one star), where we will enjoy a heavenly set menu. You will be transfer with a shuttle bus with other attendees of the congress to the restaurant Elkano Getaria.

Overnight at the hotel.

  • Breakfast
  • Sampling products
  • Dinner
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Hotel Londres y de Inglaterra

Sea View Room San Sebastian

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5
Ordizia

Wednesday, 5 October 2016

Guided tour to Ordizia local market

After breakfast, we will drive to the basque town of Ordizia to visit its traditional market. Apart from representing a true pleasure to the senses, markets are the best outlets of local produce. Ordizia's is by far the most important, and its prices are the benchmark of the entire region.

Jury of VII National Grill Contest 

In the afternoon, you will be part of the jury of the VII National Grill Contest, a meeting point for all meat-lovers and an institution in Spain's grill gastronomy. The objective of the contest is to celebrate and enjoy the creations of the most acclaimed grill masters. 

Free afternoon at leisure.

Overnight at the hotel.

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San Sebastian → Ordizia39 km 45min
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Hotel Londres y de Inglaterra

Sea View Room San Sebastian

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6
San Sebastian → Hondarribia → San Sebastian

Thursday, 6 October 2016

Pintxos workshop

After breakfast, we will attend a two-hour Pintxos Workshop. This features a theoretical-practical cooking class, where a chef will explain the art of preparing pinchos. Once it finishes, we will enjoy lunch.

Guided tour to Hondarriba

In the afternoon, we will drive to Hondarriba, where a local guide will walk you along its Old Town. This walking tour will take you from La Marina street all the way to Buitron as you enjoy beautiful views of Hendaya.

Guided tour and dinner at La Sidrería Cider House

In the evening, you will head your own to La Sidrería to enjoy dinner. This visit will start with a 20 minutes guided tour, where you will enjoy a video detailing the evolution of Petritegi and the making of cider, and you will have the chance to know and taste the products of a real basque cider-making factory from the hand of an experienced guide.

Overnight at the hotel.

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San Sebastian → Hondarribia23 km 30min
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Hotel Londres y de Inglaterra

Sea View Room San Sebastian

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7
San Sebastian → Bilbao → San Sebastian

Friday, 7 October 2016

Visit to Bilbao on your own

After breakfast, you will take public transportation to Bilbao where you will have free time to wander around its Old Town and the renovated area around the Guggenheim Museum before visiting inside. Visit the museum with audio guide.

You will have lunch at Bistro Guggenheim with a tasting menu including starter, main course, desert, artisanal bread and drink. The restaurant is located inside the museum. 

After this, you will head back to San Sebastian by public transport.

Overnight at the hotel.

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Public Bus
San Sebastian → Bilbao125 km 1h 20min
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Hotel Londres y de Inglaterra

Sea View Room San Sebastian

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8
San Sebastian

Saturday, 8 October 2016

After breakfast, we will transfer you to Hondarraiba-San Sebastian, Biarritz Parma or Loiu Bilbao airports for your flight back home.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Accommodations

San Sebastian
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Hotel Londres y de Inglaterra

Sea View Room

Price for comfort experience

Customizable private tour
Prices per person2 pax
Double Sharing
1 Oct 2016 - 9 Oct 2016$3282

Photos

San Sebastian Gastronomika Congress
San Sebastian Gastronomika Congress
San Sebastian Gastronomy
San Sebastian Gastronomika Congress
San Sebastian Gastronomika Congress
San Sebastian Gastronomika Congress
San Sebastian Gastronomika Congress
San Sebastian Gastronomy
Pintxo
San Sebastian
Cider House
Aquarium, San Sebastian

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