San Sebastian Pintxos Tour
Private walking tour
Pintxos are the small snacks that are usually eaten in bars all over the Basque Country and San Sebastian is the undisputed capital of the pintxo! Our San Sebastian Pintxos tours show you the best pintxos in town.
Our local Basque guide knows all of the bars and, with every bar having it’s own speciality, what to order in each one.
You’ll learn the customs and traditions of pintxos tasting, see the passion that Basque’s have for gastronomy and how it is ingrained in their culture. It’s a great way to learn all about this fascinating and unique region.
This private group walking tour combines a tour of the historic old town with pintxos tasting at 4 of the best bars in San Sebastian. Drinks and pintxos are included in the price and the tour usually lasts between 3-4 hours. As a private group tour (minimum 2 people) it will just be yourselves with the guide and dates and start time can be organised to suit your itinerary.
Why not combine a San Sebastian pintxos tour with a couple of nights in this chic resort at Hostal Alemana (see below) or your Camino de Santiago holiday?
Pintxos are an excellent example of the passion that Basque people have for gastronomy. The Basque cuisine is famous worldwide and pintxos are a miniature form of this much-appreciated cuisine.
They have become so famous that going out to have some pintxos is one of the most pleasurable things to do in the Basque Country, not only for its inhabitants, but for visitors as well. The sight of a bar counter, covered in hundreds of delicious pintxos is well worth a photograph or two as you enjoy these small culinary treasures.
There is a huge variety: from a simple potato omelette to the most complicated gastronomic creation. Everyone is sure to find many pintxos to enjoy as every taste is catered for.
Some bars may provide you with a plate to put your chosen pintxos on and ask you to pay before you eat them.
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Hostal Alemana – prices
From 60 € – per person in a double room breakfast included.
This is for people in a double room with breakfast. There are a few dates that are high season so please check with us the price for your dates.
If you’d like to add some nights in Hotal Alemana to your holiday please either email us or note it on your booking form when reserving your walking holiday.
Hostal Alemana – San Sebastian
Located just 40 metres from the famous conch shell beach of San Sebastian and just a ten minute walk from the tapas bars of the old town. Hostal Alemana is in a lovely building and occupies the first and second floors. It’s a fairly simple hotel but is well equipped. clean, comfortable and has a great location. It has 21 rooms all with en-suite bathrooms.
Breakfast is buffet style and served from 7:30 on weekdays and from 8:00 on weekends. The breakfast room (with wonderful views from teh panaromic windows) is on the first floor.
The hotel has free Wi-Fi – ask at reception for the password.
Location of Hostal Alemana:
In this area are many of the Pintxo bars