One of the keys of the success of the Basque cuisine lies in the quality of its raw material and the season products.
Visit La Bretxa food market in the Old Town of San Sebastian, where the majority of the most popular local chefs choose the ingredients for their dishes everyday and some of the best gourmet shops. As well as exploring the streets in the Old Town with its most emblematic architectural buildings and monuments, you will regain strength en route in some of the most genuine bars.
Vegetable gardens and the “caserios” (farm houses) of the Basque Country offer in these markets products as renowned as the “caserio” chicken (chicken bred in the country, naturally), T-bone steaks, “chistorra” or “chorizo” from the porks of Euskal Harria, tomatoes, chilli peppers from Ibarra, red beans from Tolosa or cheeses from Idiazabal.
11.30am – 1.30pm
Food market and gourmet shops visit, pintxos paired with Spanish wines and local bilingual guide.