Cooking Vacations In Spain
Discover Spanish cuisine on a Spain food tour or one of our wonderful wine tours in Spain.
If you are looking at our cooking vacations in Spain, you probably already know that Spanish cuisine is a wonderful mix of Mediterranean fare, regional dishes, and international influences, including from Africa, France, Greece, and Italy. Whether you are interested in wine tours in Spain or lots of hands-on cooking classes, our culinary tours in Spain will teach you new cooking skills, local recipes, and an appreciation for authentic Spanish ingredients.
The Spanish are as passionate about their cuisine – including their wine – as any country we’ve visited, and savoring life well and slowly is a Spanish tradition, as you will discover during each meal of our cooking vacations in Spain.
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Gastronomic Tours in Spain
Discover authentic regional cuisine on our culinary tours in Spain, including:
Andalusia: This southern region of Spain is full of amazing produce and olive groves, which influence the gastronomy of this sunny region. Taste the seafood, the locally cured hams, the fermented olives, and more, then explore the amazing wines on our wine tours in Spain and the Andalusia region.
The Basque Country: the northern Spanish Basque country carries influences from its French Basque neighbors, and its gastronomy is considered among the best in the world. From our Basque wine tours in Spain to our cooking classes featuring “pintxos” – the Basque form of tapas – to locally brewed ciders and more, the Basque Country is one of Spain’s most up-and-coming culinary destinations.
Catalonia: Visit one of Europe’s most vibrant regions on our cooking vacations in Spain. Whether you are visiting Barcelona and strolling along the Rambla before a cooking class, or traveling to the Priorat or Penedes areas for wine tours in Spain, Catalonia has plenty to offer our culinary travelers.
Madrid: Madrid is a lively and cosmopolitan city. Full of restaurants, tapas bars, and world-class museums, you will find plenty to satisfy you on our gourmet tours in Spain’s
What to Expect in Our Cooking Vacations and Wine Tours in Spain
Here are some frequent questions our culinary travelers ask when booking our culinary tours in Spain:
What are the Spanish cooking classes like?
The cooking classes on our gastronomic tours of Spain feature traditional and innovative Spanish cuisine and can be taught by everyone from a Michelin-star chef to a passionate home cook. Our cooking classes in Spain are usually hands-on and focus on the preparation of a full meal. Lunch or dinner follows, accompanied by wonderful Spanish wines.
What types of excursions will we find on your Spain food tours and wine tours in Spain?
Our gastronomic tours of Spain include foodie excursions but also visits to cultural sites. The specific activities will depend on the region: you might visit a farm that produces jamon or local cheese, or a fish market by the sea, or an olive grove and press on one of our culinary tours in Spain. But you might also visit local museums and monuments – from Madrid’s Prado to Bilbao’s Guggenheim, from Barcelona’s Sagrada Familia to Granada’s Alhambra Palace.
What if I am more interested in wine tourism in Spain? Do you offer wine tours in Spain as well?
Our culinary tours in Spain, in general, include a strong wine component – it is an intrinsic part of Spanish gastronomy. If you are looking for wine tours in Spain you will find on our tours visits to local wineries with wine tastings, such as of Txakoli and Rioja wines in the north, Priorat wines in Catalonia, and of course sherry in Jerez. Wine tourism in Spain has grown increasingly popular over the past years, and it is a great part of our cooking vacations in Spain.