Valdemar Family Northern Spain Food & Wine Tour

Madrid, Spain

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Oct 12 - 22, 2022
Group size: 8 - 12
Valdemar Family Northern Spain Food & Wine Tour
Madrid, Spain

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Oct 12 - 22, 2022
Group size: 8 - 12

About this trip

This tour supports Blue Mountain Action Council  (BMAC) through our Community Giving Initiative.

Experience old-world elegance and thousands of years of wine-making history in Northern Spain’s wine country on this inclusive wine and culinary tour!

Our trip starts in Madrid and ends in Bilbao, which will take us to Ribera del Duero, the Rioja region and home of Valdemar Family, followed by the Basque Country, home to Europe’s oldest culture, where boundless innovation and modern design blend easily with timeless local tradition. 

Join us for an exclusive travel experience immersed in the true character of Northern Spain with all its culinary variety, age-old wines, remarkable architecture, natural landscapes, and captivating towns, all at a relaxed and undemanding pace. 

This travel experience whisks you away from the well-trodden tourist path - you’ll feel catered to and cared for, gaining complete insight into local traditions and lifestyle with all the freedom and luxury of an independent traveler.

Trip Highlights

- Spain’s world-famous wine regions: Rioja and Ribera del Duero and the Atlantic coasts most elegant sea-side town, San Sebastian. 

- Sleep in a 12th century medieval abbey turned hotel, surrounded by vineyards 

- Exclusive access to wineries 

- Wine growing and harvest at Bodegas Valdemar

- Walk the Camino de Santiago 

- Experience two of the world-famous architect Frank Gehry designed buildings: Marqués de Riscal winery and Guggenheim Bilbao

- Hands-on cooking class at the Basque Culinary Center

- Tapas and pintxos bar crawls

- Savor delicious fresh food at traditional, local restaurants

COVID-19 and EU Travel

The impact of COVID-19 and international travel continues to evolve.  The US Embassy website has the most current information for US travelers. 

Additionally, we are closely monitoring the situation in Eastern Europe and the impacts on travel and safety in the EU.

InquisiTours will monitor the and communicate the most current requirements to ensure our guests have the information they need to make arrangements for any pre-trip requirements (if applicable).

Travel Insurance and Passports

WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND THE PURCHASE OF TRAVEL INSURANCE, medical and baggage insurance when making the initial deposit for your tour, in order to give yourself peace of mind and to provide for any unforeseen circumstances.  

While we don’t sell travel insurance directly, we do recommend purchasing travel insurance through Allianz Travel Insurance or Travel Safe. You may also consider AAA or Costco, or protection through your travel agent.

Payment, Changes and Cancellation Terms

Due to the upfront commitments arranged for this tour, a non-refundable deposit of $500 per person is required to confirm a booking. Final payment is due 70 days prior to departure. Bookings made within 70 days of the departure date requires full payment.  

Cancellations-   refunds are based  on full tour price.

 71+ days prior to departure: Deposit retained/non-refundable

70-30 days prior to departure: 50% of the total cost of the tour is refundable


Within 30 days of departure: No refunds

Payment plans are available.  Please contact us directly for more information.

What’s included

  • Hotels
    3-nights Ribera del Duero, 5-star Abadía Retuerta LeDomaine. 3-nights Rioja, 4-star Eurostars Fuerte Ruavieja or similar. 3-nights San Sebastian, 4-star Lasala Plaza or similar.
  • Meals
    Most meals, no fixed menus: daily breakfast, 8 lunches, and 5 dinners including wine and drinks
  • Transportation
    Transportation, including airport pick up and drop off
  • Guide
    Fully escorted with an InquisiTours host and an English-speaking guide. Translator services and assistance throughout the trip
  • Activities
    All wine tasting, activities, admissions, and experiences mentioned in the itinerary
  • Concierge
    24-hour concierge services
  • Small Group
    Minimum 8 / Maximum 12 guests
  • Airfare
  • Gratuities
    Gratuity for your driver/guide
  • COVID-19 items
    Such as: COVID testing for the outbound flight and return home flight (if applicable)

Available Packages

Wine Club: Double Occupancy (per person)
Available until August 3, 2022only 2 left

Per person, based on two people sharing a hotel room.

Deposit: $500
Double Occupancy (per person)
Available until August 3, 20224 left

Per person, based on two people sharing a hotel room.

Deposit: $500

Available options

Single Supplement
only 2 left


Day 1
Travel/Overnight Flight to Madrid

 Board your overnight flight from the U.S. to Madrid, Spain 

Your Organizer

With over 25 years of land tour and cruise experience, InquisiTours offers deluxe, fully escorted tours throughout the Pacific Northwest and beyond. We place customer service, flexibility, and the Northwest lifestyle at the center of our land tour products. In addition, we offer private and custom touring experiences that cater to our Guests, Agents, and Operators specific requests and interests. With your travel style and budget, combined with InquisiTours expertise, we will create a complete Northwest experience for you!