We’ll begin our Vigo food tour with a walk through the city streets to the local market, recently re-built into a modern new-age urban city market. There are stalls with literally everything you could imagine, from fresh produce to meats, and of course all the fish and seafood that is brought in every morning from the local fishermen.
After a quick stop at the market, our first stop will be a quaint bar near the Cathedral of Santa Maria de Vigo, where we’ll try Ribeiro white wine served in typical tazas (ceramic bowls used for drinking). We’ll pair that with an empanada Gallega (Galician pie), Spanish tortillas, and so much more!
Then we’re off to a vinoteca (tavern) that specialises in Galician wines. We’ll try a young, red wine that’s made of the Mencia grape, and goes well with cured Spanish meats like jamón and chorizo, as well as try some local cheeses like Tetilla and San Simon.
Walking further through the old, cobblestoned streets of the port area of the city, we’ll make our way to our very last stop. Here we’ll try something this area is famous for: seafood! The catch of the day is usually mussels or some type of shellfish, but it all depends on what’s available that day. We’ll accompany that with the famed Albariño white wine from the D.O. Rias Baixas.
It’s here that our tour will conclude, but be warned, the food and wine coma may linger for hours!
Inclusions: Local English-speaking tour guide, 4 tapas and 4 drinks, local taxes.
Exclusions: Additional food and drinks, any personal expenses or souvenirs, tips/gratuities for your guide.
Dress standard: Please wear comfortable walking shoes.
Your Trip: For your Urban Adventures tour you will be placed in a small group of a maximum of 12 people.
Confirmation of booking: If you have your voucher, your booking is confirmed. We'll see you at the start point. Get in touch if you have any concerns or require more information via the email address or phone number (business hours only) on your voucher.
Closure of sites: If any of the bars/restaurants as described above are closed due to any unforeseen circumstances, we will take you to a similar venue and/or ensure you get additional tapas at the stops we can visit.
Child Policy: This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour at the rate listed above. Please select ‘child’ above when booking. Children under the age of 6 are permitted to join this tour free of charge, however any food or drinks you order for them will be at your own cost. Please inform us at the time of booking if you’ll be bringing a child under the age of 6. You can do so in the special request box on the checkout page.
If you have any food restrictions due to allergies, diet, or for religious reasons, please advise us at the time of booking so we can make the appropriate arrangements for you. You can do so in the “Additional Information” box at checkout.
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