Gastronomic Societies or Cooking Societies are an important part of San Sebastian culinary traditions. They are private clubs where members meet for cooking and eating with either other members of the society or with their families and/or friends. They have kitchens, and 2 or 3 members of each group buy the food and cook for them. This places are main spots of the Basque food related culture. Access is possible only by invitation by a member.
The Sightseeing Tour is the perfect complement to a Pintxos Tour. A brief and flexible itinerary that will take you to the main points of interest in San Sebastian. A great appetizer of San Sebastian to all new arrivers who want to get an introduction of the city and learn what to see and where to go. Don’t miss the bustling shopping streets, the majestic Town Hall and the emblematic buildings of the Romantic area, before going into the Old Town and the fishing port, at the foot of the Urgull Mountain, which holds the former stronghold of Castillo de la Mota
While San Sebastian has become a top place for food lovers, Spain is home for great wines of long tradition. Near the Basque Country, La Rioja, Ribera de Duero, the Basque white Txakolí or Rosé from Navarra are top wines representatives of it. But also famous wines from Catalonia, Galicia, Toro and La Mancha or southern "licorosos" like Pedro Ximénez or Jerez, or even the sparkling whites, Champagne like, Cava, make the Spanish wine scope very attractive.