An Epicurean Voyage Through Spain

Join us on a journey to uncover delicious Spanish Cuisine! Sample tapas, flavors of the Basque Country, and the culinary wonders of Madrid.
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Get ready to dive into a journey through Spain to uncover delicious Spanish Cuisine! From the vibrant streets of Barcelona to the picturesque landscapes of San Sebastian and the cultural hub of Madrid, sample innovative tapas, savor the flavors of the Basque Country, and explore the gastronomic wonders of Madrid. Get set for a culinary adventure that will redefine your taste buds and leave you craving more.

Paella Spanish Cuisine

Days 1–2: Barcelona

Day 1

Morning: Arrive in Barcelona and check-in at Hotel Arts Barcelona, a luxurious 5-star hotel located on the beachfront.

Afternoon: Begin your culinary exploration with a guided food tour of Barcelona’s famous La Boqueria Market. Taste local delicacies such as jamón ibérico, fresh seafood, and Catalan cheeses.

Evening: Enjoy dinner at Tickets Bar, a Michelin-starred restaurant by Chef Albert Adrià, known for its innovative tapas and creative culinary concepts.

El Nacional Restaurant- Barcelona, Spain Spanish Cuisine

Barcelona Spain

Day 2

Morning: Participate in a cooking class at Cook & Taste Barcelona. Learn to prepare traditional Spanish dishes like paella, gazpacho, and tortilla española.

Afternoon: Explore the Gothic Quarter (Barri Gòtic) and El Born neighborhoods, stopping at local bodegas for wine tastings and vermouth.

Evening: Dine at Disfrutar, a three Michelin-starred restaurant offering avant-garde Mediterranean cuisine in a stylish setting.

Mercado de La Boqueria- Barcelona, Spain Spanish Cuisine

Days 3–4: San Sebastian

Day 3

Morning: Travel to San Sebastian and check-in at Hotel Maria Cristina, a luxury hotel located in the heart of the city.

Afternoon: Discover the pintxos culture of San Sebastian with a guided tour of the city’s best pintxos bars. Sample a variety of small bites paired with local Txakoli wine.

Evening: Enjoy dinner at Arzak, a three Michelin-starred restaurant widely regarded as one of the best in the world. Experience Chef Juan Mari Arzak’s innovative Basque cuisine.

Day 4

Morning: Visit a local Txakoli winery in the nearby Basque countryside for a wine tasting experience. Learn about the production process of this crisp, refreshing white wine.

Afternoon: Explore the picturesque fishing village of Getaria, known for its seafood restaurants and scenic coastal views.

Evening: Dine at Elkano, a Michelin-starred restaurant specializing in grilled fish and seafood dishes prepared with the freshest ingredients.

 

Hotel Arts Barcelona, Barcelona Spain

Days 5-6: Madrid

Day 5

Morning: Travel to Madrid and check-in at The Mandarin Oriental Ritz, a historic 5-star hotel located in the heart of the city.

Afternoon: Take a guided tour of Mercado de San Miguel, a vibrant food market in central Madrid. Sample traditional Spanish specialties such as Iberian ham, croquetas, and churros.

Evening: Enjoy dinner at DiverXO, a three Michelin-starred restaurant helmed by Chef David Muñoz, known for its innovative and theatrical approach to cuisine..

Day 6

Morning: Visit the nearby wine region of Ribera del Duero for a guided tour of a prestigious winery such as Vega Sicilia or Protos. Taste a selection of premium red wines made from Tempranillo grapes

Afternoon: Explore Madrid’s cultural attractions, including the Prado Museum and Retiro Park.

Evening: Dine at Coque, a two Michelin-starred restaurant located just outside of Madrid, offering modern Spanish cuisine with a focus on seasonal ingredients.

Hotel Maria Cristina- San Sabastian, Spain

Day 7: Departure

Morning: Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at The Ritz Madrid before checking out.

Afternoon: Transfer to Madrid-Barajas Airport for your departure, taking with you unforgettable memories of your culinary journey through Spain.

Mandarin Oriental Ritz, Madrid Spain

Wanderlust and Culinary Delights

Let this itinerary ignite your wanderlust and inspire a culinary journey of a lifetime through the diverse flavors of Spanish cuisine. Whether you’re drawn to the bustling markets of Barcelona, the picturesque vineyards of San Sebastian, or the vibrant food scene of Madrid, there’s an adventure awaiting to tantalize your taste buds and create unforgettable memories.

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