Traditional Tapas & Wine Tour in Vigo´s Old Quarter with a Food Expert

 
 
vigo-tapa-food-tour21.jpgPuerta del Sol in Vigo
vigo-tapa-food-tour11.jpgMeet point La Banista statue
vigo-tapa-food-tour09.jpgEnjoying traditional tapas & wines
vigo-tapa-food-tour06.jpgEmpanada Pie and Torilla
vigo-tapa-food-tour10.jpgWicker basket stree in Vigo
vigo-tapa-food-tour12.jpgRibeiro wine and bites
vigo-tapa-food-tour14.jpgSpider crab pate with Mencia
vigo-tapa-food-tour23.jpgCheeses at tapas stop
vigo-tapa-food-tour13.jpgArtisan Cheeses
vigo-tapa-food-tour24.jpgRaw Oysters
vigo-tapa-food-tour02.jpgGroup ready for seafood
vigo-tapa-food-tour03.jpgMaria serving fishermen´s rice
vigo-tapa-food-tour16.jpgFishermen´s rice dish
vigo-tapa-food-tour04.jpgvinoteca stop
vigo-tapa-food-tour05.jpgAlbarino and Mencia Wines
vigo-tapa-food-tour20.jpgGalician Pulpo a feira
vigo-tapa-food-tour17.jpgPeppers of Padron
vigo-tapa-food-tour18.jpgSpanish Torilla
vigo-tapa-food-tour01.jpgGroup at vinoteca stop
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Half-Day (Duration: 02hrs. 30mins. to 03hrs. approx.)

Vigo

Price from: 60,00 euros

 
On the this wine & tapa tour you will visit some of the emblematic taverns/bars/vinotecas of Vigo´s Old Quarter. Taste various Galician fine wines and tapas...
 
Highlights
 
  • Spain's most important Fishing Port more fresh fish comes in here than anywhere in the world!
  • Walk the street in between the tapas stops
  • A selection of different local tapas like Cheeses, Peppers, Tortilla, Empanada Pie, Mussels, etc..
  • You will learn about the different wines from Galicia.
  • A knowledgeable food & wine guide
 
 

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General Overview


Country: Spain
Region: Galicia
City: Vigo
Duration: Half-Day (Duration: 02hrs. 30mins. to 03hrs. approx.)
Type: Half Day Tour Private
Theme: City and Village Walks
Group Size: 2 to 12 People
Price from: 60€
 

Introduction

On the this wine & tapa tour you will visit some of the emblematic taverns/bars/vinotecas of Vigo´s Old Quarter. Your Food & Wine Guide will meet you at your hotel in the city centre or at your cruise ship on the Port of Vigo. An excellent option for those who would like a lunch or dinner tasting various Galician fine wines and tapas.

Vigo is the largest fishing port in Spain which boasts for the best seafood in the world! Due to the mild climate of the Rias Baixas it is a region that has all the ingredients for a top quality seafood.

On our food tour of Vigo you will taste local products from the sea as well is the land.... Cheeses, Paté, Clams, Mussels, etc...

A Taster of Galician Cuisine and Fine Wines in Spain´s most important Fishing Port.

Day by day itinerary

DAY 1:
VIGO

  • Lunch (12:00PM) or Dinner (07:30PM): Meet your Private English-Speaking Food & Wine Specialist Guide on the Port of Vigo at the statue "La Bañista" which only about 4-5mins. walk from the cruise terminal straight past the black shopping mall “A Laxe” you will see this statue to your left in front of the “Estacion Maritima". (See Location section)
  • We will take a little stroll along the nautical port before heading  on tapa crawl thru the streets of the old qarter
  • The 1st stop it will be in a small traditional artisan store/bar only with selected artisan wines, cheese, and other gourmet canned food. We will have some Galician cheese and crab pate long with selected wines eg. D.O. Ribeiro white (Treixadura) wine and D.O. Ribeira Sacra red (Mencia) wine severed in typical tazas (ceramic bowls).
  • Going deeper into the old quarter we will stop to see the Co-Cathedral of Santa Maria de Vigo from the outside then stroll on to our next stop at the old fish market area of A Pedra where the Oyster ladies are lined up selling fresh raw oysters.
  • Here we will stop at a restaurant famed for its rice dishes with fresh seafood from Vigo Bay. Fishermen’s Seafood Rice with Clams, Mussels, Squid, Prawns, etc. Accompanied by a different  D.O. Rias Baixas white (Albariño)wine from the Condado de Tea sub-zone.
  • Our last stop will be at a Vinoteca/bar specialize in Galician wines. We will have try another Galician wine this time from the D.O. Valdeorras white (Godello). Here we will have some other local tapas along with our wines.
  • 02:30PM-03:00PM APPROX or 10:00PM-10:30PM APPROX: : Tour ends at the last tapa stop which is right near where the tour commenced.

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From
60€
(Price per person)
 
 

Included

  • English-Speaking Food & Wine Specialist Guide with years of experience in the local gastronomy to take you around to 3 selected bars/restaurants
  • (L or D ) Lunch or Dinner, the tour price includes approx. 4 drinks (Galician wines selected by our expert) and 4 tapas plus various bites/tastings during the tour.
  • Local Taxes

Excluded

  • Transportation is not included you get to the meeting point and from the ending to at your own arrangements.
  • No other beverages are included outside of what is tasted with your guide selection of wines.
  • All extras must be paid directly.
  • Tips & Gratuities are not included nor are the mandatory but always welcome if you had a good time.

Pick up

  •  Canovas de Castillo, 22, Vigo, at the Statue La Bañista. (You will see a wrought-iron statue with a big head called "La Bañista." It’s right in front of the Estacion Maritima.) See Location Section.
  • Other starting points available on request like hotels in city centre.

Drop off

  •  The tour will end at the last stop which right on the port of Vigo.

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellations more than 2 days before departure will receive a full refund.  Cancellations within this period attract a 100% cancellation fee.
  • If any of the bars/restaurants as described above are closed due to any unforeseen circumstances we will offer a similar type venue. If we cannot get 3 tapas locations at any given time due to availability you will have more tapas at the last stop making it 2 stops. Normally it is 3 but we have the right to offer the same amount of tapas/wines tasted but at 2 venues.
  • When you book a tour/holiday with us you agree to the above and any other terms in our general terms & conditions not mentioned above, and as well to our waiver notice.

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Reviews

Sue Edwards (8 August 2017)
 
We just returned from our Med cruise on Saturday and we did a Wine and Tapas tour in Vigo with Sean. We went to 3 different locations and had several types of wine and lots of tapas don’t eat lunch on the ship if you do this The tour was absolutely great and well worth it