This tour runs Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 10am
Private Tour for 2px: €225/person
Private Tour for 3-4px: €200/person
Private Tour for 5-7px: €175/person
Meeting Point: We will pick you up from your hotel in Bilbao!
What To Expect
Discover the wonderful town of Castro Urdiales – an ideal day trip from Bilbao – with this gastronomic walking tour. Here you’ll experience a wonderful fusion of gastronomy and culture, in a setting between the Cantabrian mountains and the sea. You will try the traditional Cantabrian and Basque food and drink in all its forms, from pintxos and cuisine in miniature to small plates. These will be accompanied by traditional and local drinks from Northern Spain. Each of these will be punctuated with brief and entertaining anecdotes about the history, secrets and architecture of Castro Urdiales.
Castro Urdiales has a gastronomic offering that supersedes even many of the major Basque cities. It’s particularly famous for its calamaris, turbots, anchovies, barnacles, mussels, spider crabs and liquors.
The perfect day trip from Bilbao, the town is surrounded by cold and deep waters on one side and lush mountains, giving it a variety of different produce. The pilgrims are around in their way to Santiago de Compostela. And the local bars here created extraordinary pintxos, built from exceptional ingredients.
THE BEST FOOD PAIRED WITH LOCAL WINES
On this food tour of Castro Urdiales you’ll be accompanied by an expert culinary guide, who will take you to sample some of the very best Cantabrian and Basque cuisine. This tours specialises in seafood as it can be quite tricky to find meaty products.
We will make sure you taste the best seafood from this little town that feeds a big part of the Spanish population.
In each place, we will recommend various local drinks including Riojan red wines, vedejos, albariño white wines, Basque cider, and txakoli. The drinks recommended in each bar can always be replaced with non-alcoholic options and can be varied to suit your taste.
BRIEF HISTORY OF CASTRO URDIALES
Nowadays, Castro Urdiales is a seaport, where Basques and Cantabrians enjoy the good life. Here, you will experience everything from walks along the port to watching regattas and eating the famous local anchovies.
Castro Urdiales also has a lot of history, which we will explore on our walking tour. We will discover the importance of the town, dating all the way back from the Celts and the Romans, through to the spies during World War I.
Expect to take some of the best pictures of your trip when we take you to see the Church inspired in Notre Damme, surrounded by rough waters and overlooking what for us it is the key port of tje Cantabrian Sea
We are fully insured and licensed for tours in Castro Urdiales.
With us, you will get the best Castro Urdiales quality, from transport and service to food and wine.
We have over five years' experience offering tours in Castro Urdiales.
For your comfort and safety, our Castro Urdiales tours are conducted a in 4x4 Range Rover Sport or Mercedes Viano.
We accept all types of debit/credit card payment options.
We work with small family businesses in Castro Urdiales, who are both authentic and sustainable.
The wine cellars and bars we visit in Castro Urdiales, all serve excellent quality Northern Spanish wines.
We partner with traditional local restaurants in Castro Urdiales, which only use seasonal produce.
We will show you the parts of Castro Urdiales which lay off the beaten track.
Our small team have an excellent knowledge of Castro Urdiales, as wall as its food and wine.
Our team are locals who genuinely love and know Castro Urdiales inside out.
Whilst we have a carefully planned this day trip from Bilbao, we aim to cater to our clients' needs, and can adapt accordingly.
With us you will experience a Castro Urdiales with local friends.