1. Spain
  2. Basque Country
  3. Bilbao
  4. Plaza Nueva, Bilbao

Bilbao: Guided Pintxos Tour

Product ID: 194417
Visit the Old Town of Bilbao in a totally new way. While you eat the typical Basque cuisine, discover the wonders of the city.
About this activity
Duration: 180 minutes
Skip the line through a separate entrance
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, German, French, Spanish, Italian
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Taste some exquisite pintxos paired with delicious local wine
  • Learn about the world renowned Basque Cuisine
  • Visit some of the most authentic bars in Bilbao
  • Take a guided tour of the Casco Viejo or the old part of Bilbao
Full description
Take a journey to mix with the locals. Take a tour through the bars of the old town of Bilbao with a local guide, who was born in Bilbao. This unique gastronomic experience is a must when visiting the Basque Country. Delve into the lifestyle and traditions of the inhabitants of Bilbao, explore the old part of the city and taste the most traditional pintxos. 

Learn about the origin and development of the city by visiting four traditional places to taste typical pintxos, one of the specialties of the exquisite Basque cuisine. The pintxo is the Basque version of the Spanish tapa and is taken with a typical drink, usually wine or txakoli. They are delicious gourmet sandwiches that you can find everywhere.
Includes
  • Professional local guide
  • Walking tour
  • Four pintxos tastings
  • Four drinks, red wine, white wine, beer, water, soda, txakoli, or cider
What’s Not Included
  • Pick up or drop-off at your accommodation
  • Gratuities (optional)

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

At the entrance of the Theater Arriaga Square. Your guide will be carrying a green backpack with a white logo.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera
Know before you go
• This tour is appropriate for all ages
Customer reviews

Overall rating

3.7 / 5

based on 13 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    3.8 / 5
  • Organization
    3.8 / 5
  • Value for money
    3 / 5
  • Safety
    3.8 / 5
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sehr informativ, super nette kompetente Betreuung

June 23, 2019

Expensive for what it was

Javier our guide was great, very knowledgeable, engaged and friendly with excellent English. The tour is a bit too long at three hours and the Pintxos and drinks were tasty but small portions and measures. It’s caught between a basic guided tour of the city and a food tasting event and doesn’t quite work on either account. At £70 each it’s a lot of money for what you get. Given that the Pintxos are about €1-2 each as is a small beer/local wine and you only get three it’s not value for money.

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June 18, 2019

The tour was informative, Guide Sonia tried very hard and was well informed. We really liked the city tour. However, the relationship to the pinchos was not entirely optimal. You didn't get the impression that no high quality pincho bars were chosen. Here it would be better to pay more attention to quality, or to visit more well-known bars, .... LG

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May 14, 2019

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Product ID: 194417