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A Culinary Tour of Basque Country with John Spence

The Basque region is a haven for lovers of good food and good wine. Located in Northern Spain and bordering France, this gastronomical capital of Spain is also known for its picture-perfect beaches, alluring green landscape, captivating Basque culture and art museums. Join Scott Dunn USA President, John Spence on a tour designed by Mimo Food’s Managing Director and Founder, Jon Warren, that’s truly a feast for the senses. This 11-day trip includes dinner at Michelin-starred restaurants, winery visits, cooking classes with top chefs, an exclusive tapas tour, outings to world-famous art museums and expertly guided tours of charming villages.

Mimo was founded in 2009, in idyllic San Sebastián, Spain. They believe travel should be unique and personal, but most of all, it should be authentic. Mimo provides immersive culinary tours from their gourmet shops and cooking classes in their luxury cooking school located at Hotel Maria Cristina. Their team of locals are passionate about sharing their culture, offering a taste of its delicious dishes, and welcoming you into the Mimo family.

At a Glance

  • October 2nd - 12th, 2018

  • Spend your downtime at four lovely, luxurious hotels, the Westin Palace Hotel, Madrid, Hotel Maria Cristina, San Sebastián, Hotel du Palais, Biarritz, and Hotel Marques de Riscal, Navarra.

  • Engulf yourself in the magic of Madrid with a panoramic tour, tapas tasting and gourmet market visits.

  • Feast on unbelievable food at Michelin-starred restaurants across the Basque region.

  • Become a master chef at a Basque inspired Mimo cooking class, led by expert chefs.

  • Take in the region's world-famous art at the Bilbao Guggenheim Museum.

  • Tantalize your taste buds with winery visits, accompanied by sommelier guides.

  • Explore charming Biarritz and quaint villages in the South of France.

  • To see a full itinerary for the trip, click here.

Pricing

$12250 per person (in double occupancy rooms)

Pricing

Solo travelers welcome, single supplement cost is $3650

First Come, First Serve

This program has a maximum of 16 paying participants.

Did you know?

San Sebastián has a high concentration of Michelin stars. The city has the second most Michelin stars per capita in the world.

Did you know?

The Spanish royal family made sophisticated San Sebastián their summer base in the 19th century.

Did you know?

Since the fifties, the Hollywood elite have flocked to San Sebastián for their annual film festival. A smaller, artier alternative to Cannes.

To register your interest in this trip or to find out more, please email our Europe Expert Gwen at gwen.nicol@scottdunn.com or call us on 858 345 1764

Meet Your Hosts

The Itinerary

Meet John Spence

To register your interest in this trip or to find out more, please email our Europe Expert Gwen at gwen.nicol@scottdunn.com or call us on 858 345 1764

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