Bilbao and San Sebastián
with chef José Pizarro

Visit the Guggenheim in Bilbao, before exploring San Sebastian, one of the gastronomic capitals of the world – all in the company of the UK’s most acclaimed Spanish chef. An unforgettable trip for just ten people.
Tuesday 26 July – Friday 29 July 2022
Price of £2,345 pp*
All tickets to this event will be charged in GBP. Tickets must be purchased in pairs.

*£2,345 pp includes all food, hotel stays, experiences throughout the mini-break and drinks unless specified otherwise. Please note that flights are not included.


Make your own way to Bilbao and meet in the afternoon at the five-star Gran Hotel Domine, directly opposite the Guggenheim Museum.

Check in to your room before receiving your itinerary and a welcome to the trip from the Gastronomous team. Followed by drinks and supper at the hotel.


After breakfast, visit the architectural masterpiece that houses the Guggenheim’s collection of modern and contemporary art.

Transfer to San Sebastián for a traditional Spanish lunch hosted by José Pizarro.

Enjoy time at leisure on the beautiful local beaches of La Concha and Ondarreta.

In the evening, dinner with José at Mugaritz, one of the World’s 50 Best Restaurants (drinks to be paid for separately).


Take a private tour of San Sebastián’s Old Town with José.

Followed by a Pintxo Tour visiting José’s very special favourite tapas bars over a long lunch with pintxos and paired drinks.

Afterwards, time to explore San Sebastián at leisure, before a visit to the Basque Culinary Centre with José for a private cooking class. Under the watchful eye of José, learn to prepare and cook a menu before sitting down together to enjoy dinner with paired wines.


Breakfast at the hotel and farewell to the group.

You may wish to extend your stay and enjoy this jewel of the Basque Country over the weekend.

Terms & Conditions

Tickets must be purchased in pairs.

Price covers event costs, a three-night stay at hotels in Bilbao and San Sebástian, all food, experiences throughout the mini-break and drinks unless specified otherwise. Flights are not included.

Payment must be made in full using an eligible Centurion American Express® Card.

Availability is limited. This mini-break gastronomic experience is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Details are subject to change.

All attendees must be 18 years or older to attend (Cardmember and guest).

All sales are final, non-refundable and resale is prohibited.

American Express will be fully responsible for the proper performance of the package as a whole.

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