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Food & Wine Tour of Bilbao!
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Essential Rioja Private Wine Tour from Bilbao
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THE BEST OF BASQUE is a luxury tour company located in Bilbao, Spain. We are a Basque-American team who specialize in custom private day tours. Specifically, we offer food, wine, sightseeing and golf tours in the Basque Country & La Rioja wine country. A tour of Basque Country is a journey into the undiscovered. Naturally beautiful, and culturally rich, this region of northern Spain and southwest France offers a taste of Europe unlike any other.
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48003 Bilbao, Spain
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We did a 5-day tour of the Basque country of Spain and France with Zach & Irene. It was just amazing - far exceeding my expectations. Irene has a wonderful personality, is very proud to be Basque, and her knowledge and love of the Basque...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a great visit to Bilbao and San Sebastian !! Irene was a fantastic guide,, being a local she gave us a great understanding of the city, the culture, and delicious food tasting !! Her great personality made the tour a very enjoyable and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our brief time in Bilbao, Spain, has been the highlight of our cruise. Zach met us promptly at the terminal and throughout our trip managed my 92 pound mobility scooter with apparent ease. In our half day, Zach includ3d the amazing hanging bridge, the incredible...More

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Zachary S, Owner at The Best of Basque, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Rosemary, It was my pleasure to show you three ladies around Bilbao yesterday! Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Thanks again! Sincerely, Zach

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Not only was the Basque Country absolutely phenomenal, Zach and Irene made the experience perfect! Both of them were extremely knowledgeable and kind for the 5 days we were with them! Our group had two children and the kids still haven’t stopped talking about our...More

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Zachary S, Owner at The Best of Basque, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Haley and family! Muchas gracias for the review!!! It was so great to meet all of you, and show you around the Basque Country. Have fun in England! Thanks again, Zach and Irene

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Zach spent three amazing days with us and is one of the best tour guides I have experienced in all my travels. The first day , he picked us up in San Sebastián and drove us to Balbao. He stopped at several beautiful towns along...More

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Zachary S, Owner at The Best of Basque, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Lorie, It was an absolute pleasure to spend the last three days with you four. Glad that you enjoyed it and really appreciate the review. Thanks again! Zach

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We, 3 couples, picked ‘ The Best of Basque ‘ for our shore excursion. All 6 of us are experienced international travellers travel around the world. Our guide, Irene, is probably one of the best tour operators we’ve ever met. She was very knowledgeable about...More

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Zachary S, Owner at The Best of Basque, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Anthony, Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review. Irene and I really appreciate it. Thanks again for your business. Sincerely, Zach and Irene

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were on the Bilbao Architecture and Culture. Irene was a fantastic guide! We saw so much of the city on our tour. We visited the Guggenheim, Ribera market, rode the funicular, saw the old part of the city, and so much more. Throughout the...More

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Zachary S, Owner at The Best of Basque, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Mark, Really appreciate you taking the time to post a review! Irene enjoyed showing you around her city. Thanks again, Irene and Zach

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Absolutely Lue. Would be our pleasure to take you 6 on private tour of 3-4 wineries in La Rioja. Please send me an email and we can discuss further. Our email address can be found on our website. Look forward to hearing from... More
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