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Luxury Culinary Trip to San Sebastian and La Rioja

Basque Country & La Rioja, Spain

Best time to Travel
May – Oct
Ideal length
3 nights
From (incl. flights)

At a glance

  • International return flights and all private transfers.
  • Three nights’ luxury accommodation in San Sebastian and La Rioja.
  • Tailored culinary experiences in San Sebastian including a privately guided gastronomic tour and a privately guided cider house tour with lunch.
  • Spend the night in Spain’s wine country and experience a full day guided winery tour.
  • Dedicated concierge service to arrange all reservations and on-site services.
  • An OROKO trip co-ordinator to accompany and assist the group.
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Having rightly earned its place as a world-famous culinary capital, San Sebastian is a magnificent gastronomic hub with picturesque surroundings, wrapped by the Bay of Biscay and fringed by verdant green valleys plunging into bright blue waters. With more Michelin stars per square metre than anywhere else in the world, it presents the perfect route for those in search of a culinary adventure. Combined with the winelands of La Rioja, this suggested itinerary is an excellent option for a corporate leisure trip celebration complemented by wining and fine dining.

A dedicated concierge team member will put the finishing touches to your itinerary, arranging everything from restaurant reservations to spa bookings. An OROKO representative will accompany you on the trip, allowing you to sit back, relax and enjoy the trip together. For the most seamless experience possible, all bespoke trips include a personalised OROKO trip app profile and a complimentary sustainable travel pouch. This houses your fast track passes, Butlers Chocolates airport coffee vouchers and personalised luggage tags.

Trip Overview

Depart from Dublin.

Enjoy a seamless experience through Dublin Airport using your complimentary fast track passes and Butlers Chocolates coffee vouchers. Upon arrival in Bilbao Airport, meet your private driver who will transfer you to your luxury accommodation in San Sebastian for your two night stay.

Enjoy a smooth check-in service.

We will have advance passport information submitted to the hotel, and will have room keys set out for each individual or couple in the group in advance, ensuring all group members experience a smooth check-in.

Hotel Check In
Discover the culinary capital of the world.

Set out alongside your private guide and explore San Sebastian on a gastronomic tour. Stroll through historic markets and visit local bars to taste renowned pintxos like gambas a la gambardina, gildas and pintxos de txangurro (spider crab).

San Sebastian Pintxos
Dine in the city’s best restaurants

A culinary hotspot, San Sebastian is home to sensational restaurants. Dine in family run establishments and sample the creations of Michelin-starred maestros like Martín Berasategui, Juan Mari Arzak and Pedro Subijana.

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Visit a traditional cider house known as a ‘sagardotegi’.

Head to a family-run cider house with your private guide. After a tour, delight in a Txotx ritual where cider shoots out of the barrel as you try to catch the barrel’s contents in your glass. Afterwards, enjoy cider alongside a typical Basque dish.

San Sebastian Image 3 Cider Bar
Escape to the winelands of La Rioja.

Spend the night in the iconic Hotel Marques de Riscal and enjoy a privately guided full-day winery tour with your colleagues. Visit three premium wineries, enjoy a selection of wine tastings, explore nearby Laguardia and sit down for a gourmet lunch as a group.

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It’s time to fly home.

After a memorable trip filled with group bonding moments, privately transfer to Bilbao Airport for your flight home. Arrive in Dublin.

Tailoring your holiday

OROKO Itineraries are created with you in mind and no two are the same. These can be used to help plan your trip - or we can design a completely different itinerary to suit you.

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Where to rest your head

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Villa Soro

Villa Soro

Villa Soro offers supreme elegance and grandeur in the outskirts of San Sebastián. Housed within an opulent mansion, interiors are classically furnished with a blend of modern furnishings and unique heirloom pieces.

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Hotel Marqués de Riscal, a Luxury Collection Hotel

Hotel Marqués de Riscal, a Luxury Collection Hotel

Overlooking the celebrated vineyards of its namesake lies the ultra-modern Hotel Marqués de Riscal. Its contemporary exterior, designed by renowned architect, Frank Gehry, is avant-garde, eye-catching and undeniably artistic.

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What people are saying

The whole engagement from start to finish with OROKO is possibly the best experience we have had for a holiday. The trip to Sorrento marked a special occasion and OROKO put together an itinerary that gave us the perfect balance between organised trips and time to experience Sorrento on our own time. The OROKO App is the go-to for all information and documentation relating to your trip.  If your objective is to sit back and have your trip professionally arranged with your guidance I can definitely recommend OROKO to do this on your behalf.

Donal, Sorrento, 2022


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