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Steve Bertrand Vacation offers Foodstuff & Wine of Spain & France
10-working day Personal Team Journey
Madrid – San Sebastián – Bordeaux – Paris

Departure: Departs from Chicago on September 17, 2021. $4,899 for every particular person with round-excursion air on United Airlines from Chicago O’Hare and such as all departure and federal government taxes. Single supplement is added $999.*


  • Madrid – 2 evenings, 4-Star Catalonia Hotel Goya
  • San Sebastián – 2 nights, 4-Star Resort Monte Igualdo
  • Bordeaux – 2 nights, 4-Star Novotel Bordeaux Lac
  • Paris – 2 nights, 4-Star Novotel Tour Eiffel


  • Breakfast daily, except working day of arrival
  • 4 lunches and three dinners
  • Regional wines with all meals
  • The tantalizing Market of San Miguel in Madrid
  • Dinastia Wine Museum in Haro
  • An evening of pintxos in San Sebastián
  • Boat tour of oyster farms and oyster tasting in Bassin d’Arcachon
  • Wine tasting at a major wine estate in Bordeaux
  • Panoramic tour in Paris
  • Mouth-watering foodstuff wander about Paris
  • Skilled nearby guides for going for walks excursions and all sightseeing
  • Providers of an English-talking experienced tour director during
  • Personal luxurious transport with air conditioning
  • 1st course prepare from Bordeaux to Paris
  • Take a look at the Prado Museum and Royal Palace in Madrid
  • Pay a visit to the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao
  • Hotel porterage of a single suitcase for each human being
  • Portfolio of documents
  • 24-hour unexpected emergency purchaser assistance though in Europe

Take note: This tour consists of going for walks excursions. To delight in this tour, you should really be in superior overall health and capable to stroll affordable distances, normally above unpaved and uneven area.

For a lot more facts get hold of: Steve Bertrand at 847-606-6065 or [email protected]

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*Terms and Conditions: This is a Personal Group Journey centered on a least of 25 travellers to work. Departure taxes and gas surcharges are provided. Air inclusive prices are issue to availability and are centered on departure from Chicago O’Hare on United Airways. Not qualified for accrual of recurrent flyer points/mileage. Over stated resorts are subject to modify. Cancellations/Alterations: Deposit is refundable if cancelled prior to June 4, 2021. Soon after last payment date on June 4, 2021, payments are non-refundable.


Working day 1 (SEPTEMBER 17) – United states of america / MADRID: Fly transatlantic right away from the United states to Madrid, Spain. Evening meal is served, and in-flight leisure is offered.

Day 2 (SEPTEMBER 18) – Arrive MADRID, SPAIN: Welcome to Spain! Right after clearing customs, enter the arrivals area wherever you will meet up with your tour director and mentor driver. Make your way to your hotel and love the remainder of your morning and afternoon at leisure in Madrid. This evening appreciate a regular supper of roast lamb. Right away in Madrid. (D)

Day 3 (SEPTEMBER 19) – MADRID: Start your day with a guided check out to the unforgettable Prado Museum. A single of Madrid’s principal points of interest for quite a few website visitors, the gallery properties remarkable performs by Spain’s three terrific masters: Goya, Velázquez and El Greco. Keep on with an exploration of the opulent Royal Palace where grand rooms are loaded with an eclectic prosperity of artwork treasures, antiques and an outstanding collection of clocks. From right here it is only a quick stroll to the historic districts about the Plaza Mayor and the wonderful San Miguel market which has been remodeled into a mouth-watering ensemble of tapas bars and outlets. Sample some of these excellent delicacies for lunch prior to paying out an afternoon at leisure. (B/L)

Working day 4 (SEPTEMBER 20) – LA RIOJA Area / SAN SEBASTIÁN: Travel north to San Sebastián through the entire world-renowned La Rioja area, halting in Haro to visit the Dinastia Wine Museum, a ought to for any wine fanatic. The elegant vacation resort town of San Sebastián is a centre for gastronomy sign up for your manual this evening for a stroll through the Aged Town where each bar specializes in various pintxos dishes. Sample a tasty range from ‘bacalao’ (cod) and wild mushrooms to every single variety of ham and sausage conceivable. Right away in San Sebastián. (B/D)

Working day 5 (SEPTEMBER 21) Excursion TO BILBAO & GETARIA: This morning, push to Bilbao for a guided go to to the Guggenheim Museum, an astounding feat of building created by North American architect Frank O. Gehry. Later on, continue to Getaria, recognised as the kitchen of the Gipuzkoa province simply because of the numerous places to eat and taverns observed right here. Stroll the streets of this quite fishing village and get pleasure from a special lunch at 1 of the many ‘asadors’, eating places known for cooking in open wire mesh baskets on outdoor grills. Return to San Sebastián for overnight. (B/L)

Day 6 (SEPTEMBER 22) – BASSIN D’ARCACHON / BORDEAUX: Journey into France this early morning and quit at the substantial bay, the Bassin d’Arcachon, house to centuries-previous oyster farms. Board a boat for your tour close to the bay. Involving sea and sky, admire the emblematic cabins on stilts, traverse the hectares of oyster farms and sail together the waterfront oyster-farming hamlets of the Cap Ferret peninsula Piquey, Le Canon, l’Herbe & la Vigne. Quit at an oyster producer’s cabin for an oyster tasting with white wine, on a waterfront terrace. Afterwards, proceed to Bordeaux in which you take pleasure in a temporary guided going for walks tour of the town which includes the elegant Spot de la Bourse, Place du Parlement & the 13th-century Cathedral of St André. Right away in Bordeaux. (B/Tasting)

Day 7 (SEPTEMBER 23)  – WINE Location OF BORDEAUX: Driving together the ‘Route du Médoc’ currently, make it possible for our qualified information to introduce you to the magnificent landscape of this conventional wine-escalating land. With far more than 800 ‘crus’ and 8 ‘appellations d’origine contrôlées’, this region provides some of the world’s most renowned wines. Understand much more about the skillful cultivation of these fantastic wines in the course of a cellar tour and specific wine tasting at a person of the region’s prime estates. Return to Bordeaux for right away. (B/L)

Working day 8 (SEPTEMBER 24) – BORDEAUX / PARIS:  Board the significant-pace practice to Paris this morning just before making the most of a pleasant panoramic tour of the ‘City of Lights’. See some of the most legendary Parisian sights such as the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe and the Champs Elysées. Continuing to Ile de la Cité, admire the imposing nonetheless attractive Notre Dame Cathedral. Right after examining in to your resort, continue your working day by discovering the connoisseur sights of Paris on a mouth-watering going for walks tour which involves a great deal of opportunities to sample the city’s irresistible conventional pastries and chocolate. The remainder of your evening is no cost. Be sure to observe: Porterage is not offered at Bordeaux train station. (B/L)

Working day 9 (SEPTEMBER 25) – PARIS: Get pleasure from a total day at leisure in Paris to discover at your individual rate. Your Tour Director will have ideas on what to do and see in Paris. This night, delight in a farewell meal in a area cafe. (B/D)

Working day 10 (SEPTEMBER 26) – PARIS / United states of america: Transfer to the Paris airport to board your homebound flight. (B)

For much more information contact: Steve Bertrand at 847-606-6065 or [email protected]