Bilbao Gourmet Pintxos & Tapas Tour

Bilbao Gourmet Pintxos & Tapas Tour: Essential Part of Being Basque


-We will do as the Basques do! A bar hopping tour of the old part of Bilbao. This activity is referred to as pintxo-pote in the Basque language.

-A pintxo is the Basque version of the Spanish tapa accompanied with typical drink (usually wine or a small beer!).

-Sampling pintxos in the Basque Country is an absolute must! The Basque people demonstrate their love of gastronomy with these tasty little bar snacks.

-The pintxos can be very elaborate or quite simple, and there is something for every taste!

-We know the best bars in the city! There are many mentioned online, but you are sure to experience some of the best lesser known local establishments on a Basque pintxo tour with Irene and Zach!

-We will also take you on a walking tour of the Casco Viejo or Old Part of Bilbao which dates back to the 1300s.

-In between stops at the bars we will point out sites such as the Santiago Cathedral, San Anton Church, the Ribera Market, etc...

-Throughout this leisurely stroll we will be stopping off at some of our favorite bars for some local drinks and Basque pintxos.


  • 11:30am-2:30pm or 6:30pm-9:30pm. Approximately 3 hours.
  • Includes 8 pintxos (Basque version of the Spanish tapa) and 5 drinks in 5 separate bars.
  • 85 euro/person.
  • Tour starts and finishes at your hotel/accommodation or agreed upon meeting place.
  • Fully insured and licensed by the Basque Government.
  • Local tour guide.


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