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The Best of Basque

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THE BEST OF BASQUE is a specialized tour operator located in the Basque Country, Spain. We are a Basque-American team who specialize in custom private day tours. Specifically, we offer food, wine, sightseeing and cultural experiences in the Basque...more
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 22:00
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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48003 Bilbao, Spain
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+34 688 89 29 11
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family of trip made a trip to the Basque region in Dec for 5 days. The initial plan was just to see the Guggenheim in Bilbao and then figure our way around for the next few days. So glad I came across The Best...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Zachary S, Owner at The Best of Basque, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Katherine, Thank you so very much for taking the time to post a review. We greatly appreciate it! So pleased you enjoyed your time with us and thanks again! Regards, Zach and Irene

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a wonderful evening wandering the pintxos restaurants with Irene. She chose delicious pintxos and wines from some of the best restaurants in Bilbao. We definitely wouldn't have been able to enjoy pintxos as much as we did without her expertise. The tour was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Zachary S, Owner at The Best of Basque, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We really appreciate it! So happy you enjoyed the tour and your time with Irene. Thanks again, Zach and Irene

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself and my girlfriend were brought on an amazing food and wine tour of Bilbao. Irene brought us to her favourite places and we weren't disappointed. There was no shortage of food and wine also which was great, by the end we were full to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Zachary S, Owner at The Best of Basque, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So pleased you enjoyed the food and wine of Bilbao. The pintxos are a must when visiting the region! Thanks for the review and take care. Regards, Zach and Irene

Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

We had such a wonderful holiday in Basque country, enjoying delicious local foods and wines and fatastic landscapes with our superb guide Irene. She is super freindly, devoted, attentive, knowledgeable and proud of her own culture and homeland. We booked 3 tours : the Basque...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Zachary S, Owner at The Best of Basque, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the review here! Irene and I so greatly appreciate your business and it was pleasure to meet you! Take care, Zach and Irene

Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

The tour started with Irene (our excellent guide/driver) picking us up from our hotel in Bilbao around 9 am. She was on time and we were in a nice comfortable and reliable car. Then we drove to the old town of San Sebastian. Irene explained...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Zachary S, Owner at The Best of Basque, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We greatly appreciate the review! Thank you choosing us to experience the Basque Country and eskerrik asko to you!!! Regards, Zach and Irene

Reviewed 3 December 2018

I was part of a small group that took a private tour of the Best of Basque Country with Zach. He picked us up right on time from our cruise ship and took us to Basque areas in both France & Spain! Zach was very...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Zachary S, Owner at The Best of Basque, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Michele, Thanks for the review. So pleased you enjoyed the tour, it was my absolute pleasure to show your group around! Thanks again, Zach and Irene

Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

We booked this tour as we wanted to learn a little more about Bilbao and the Basque region, as well as enjoy the food and drink on offer. From first meeting Irene it was obvious that we were going to get exactly what we wanted....More

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

We so very much appreciate you taking the time to write a review here. Thank you for your business and glad you enjoyed your time with us! Take care, Zach and Irene

Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

Had an excellent tour today with Zach. He spoke english (he’s from America). Picked us up from the lobby of our hotel, excellent conversationalist on the hour drive to San Sebastián. Very informative about the area and Basque Country. Took us to an authentic Basque...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Zachary S, Owner at The Best of Basque, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the positive review. So pleased that you enjoyed the tour of San Sebastian and our beautiful coastline! It was a pleasure to show you around. Regards, Zach and Irene

Reviewed 13 November 2018

We are baby boomers and have just returned to Australia after spending six days with Zach and Irene in the Basque country. Our whole experience was so much better than we ever imagined. Zach and Irene are warm, punctual and full of knowledge of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Zachary S, Owner at The Best of Basque, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Irene and I very much appreciate the review and are so pleased that you enjoyed the experience with us! Thanks again, Zach and Irene

Reviewed 13 November 2018

We were on a cruise with another couple and stopped for a day in Bilbao. I had booked this tour several months prior and had numerous emails with Zach, one off the owners. Zach had put together a proposed plan for the day and it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Zachary S, Owner at The Best of Basque, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking time to post a review fo us. It was a pleasure for Irene and I to show you around the Basque Country. Thanks again for your business and take care. Zach and Irene

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le0nie59
14 January 2019|
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Response from Zachary S | Property representative |
Yes, we can absolutely accommodate you from San Sebastian. Please send us an email and we can set it up! Look forward to hearing from you! Regards, Zach and Irene (Owners, The Best of Basque)
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Kristen R
11 July 2018|
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Response from Zachary S | Property representative |
Hi Kristen, Unfortunately we are fully booked tomorrow. Regards, Zach
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LouAmbrogio
20 May 2018|
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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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