Uncork the Txakoli at the Top 5 Vineyard Tours Near San Sebastian

In Spain, where there is great food, there is great wine. With San Sebastian’s rising status as the gastronomy capital of Europe, local production of Txakoli wine has been revitalized. Along the coast on either side of San Sebastian are a number of towns with Txakoli vineyards and wineries. These towns comprise the Txakoli Route, and they’re home to our favorite vineyard […]

Go Green With The Top Vegetarian Tapas In San Sebastian

For those of us who are vegetarians, the bars in San Sebastian can inspire a bit of pintxo envy. Bar displays overflow with colorful pintxos and… they all have meat or fish. The struggle ends now! These are our picks for top vegetarian tapas in San Sebastian. First, a handy bit of information: pintxos are the Basque […]

6 Typical Desserts from The Basque Country

Pastel Vasco is the most typical dessert from the Basque Country.

In a land where pintxos are the norm and foodies flock to local bars for feasts of miniature haute cuisine, it can be easy for people visiting the Basque Country to forget to save room for dessert. But like the rest of the food offered in this beautiful region, dessert is no joke. In true Basque style, both […]

Txotx! Discovering Basque Cider Houses in San Sebastian

San Sebastian tapas tours and food tours.

If you are a foodie heading to San Sebastian, there’s one tradition you need to know about: the Basque Cider House. Called sagardotegi in Basque, these temples to great food and drink are open from late January to the beginning of May. Visiting the cider houses in San Sebastian is one of the best ways to witness […]

Top 7 Must-Try Typical Foods in San Sebastian

Anchovy pintxo on a San Sebastian pintxos tour.

San Sebastian is a city synonymous with top quality food and has even been called the world’s best city for foodies. It boasts nine Michelin Star restaurants and 16 stars (as of 2017), a thriving pintxos bar scene, and beautiful local markets filled with fresh seafood, local meats, and seasonal vegetables—not to mention the excellent […]