Exploration of the gastronomic capital of the Basque Country
High quality & fresh produce at Tolosa Saturday market
Insight into the local cheese-making process at a factory
Smoky flavours of Idiazabal cheese paired with wine
Delectable lunch at restaurant renowned for its excellence
What's included, what's not
Guided tour of Tolosa
Cheese and wine samples
Live tour commentary provided in English
Roundtrip transport to and from San Sebastian
Know before you book
Children aged 3 and younger are complimentary.
At least 4 people are required for this activity to take place.
Maximum group size is 10 people.
Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.
What you can expect
The gastronomic capital of the Guipuzcoa region, Tolosa is a charming town renowned for its significant livestock, wine and the Alubia de Tolosa. Discover culinary wonders on this fascinating tour, as you visit the famous Saturday market and indulge in a high-class meal at a local restaurant.
Delve deep into Spanish gourmet food culture with a visit to Tolosa, home to one of the largest food markets in the Basque Country. Venture into the heart of the verdant mountains and visit a local cheese factory, where your food adventure begins. An artisan provides you with insight into the process of making Idiazabal – a cheese indigenous to the Basque Country. Meet the flock of sheep that produces the milk used to make this smoky cheese before savouring samples with a glass of wine.
Continue to the famed market of Tolosa to see local farmers from all over the region gather to sell their local products, including the famous Alubia de Tolosa (dark bean local to Tolosa). With your knowledgeable local guide, find which stalls trade the highest quality and freshest produce and discover many speciality foods.
Complete your gastronomic experience with a delectable lunch at one of the most applauded restaurants in the region. Indulge in the rich flavours of chilli peppers, T-bone steak and local desserts like tejas and cigarillos.