Explore Northern Spain
Tentative Dates March 12 - 21
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Join Katie the Cheese Lady to explore the rich
This amazing region of Europe has deep historical roots and is abundant with a thriving local food culture. Join us to learn, listen, taste and experience.
Map of Northern Spain
10 days, 9 nights
We meet in Madrid and travel north to Asturias to visit cheese makers, cider houses and cities with histories that date to Roman times.
Then we head eastward to the Basque Country for gastronomic delights, visits to the Bay of Biscay, and interactions with the unique culture and people of this country.
Click here for a sample itinerary.
9 nights lodging
Transportation between cities
Most meals* (all breakfasts, 6 main meals, 5 light meals)
Visits to museums, creameries, cider houses, and historical sites
One-of-a-kind interactions with people involved in the local food movement
Travel to and from Madrid
A sense of adventure and curiosity
*Please note that meals in Asturias and the Basque Country are traditionally meat-heavy. Most cheese in these regions is not vegetarian.
Our pricing for small group tours (8 people maximum) is structured to cover most travel costs to meet the needs of our guests for a comfortable trip. We also provide time for guests to be on their own as well as make some of their own dining choices during the tour.
Single occupancy add $450
*Price may increase Jan 2022
Photos from past tours
Cheese Stall at Tolosa Market
Arantxa selling her cheese at Tolosa Market
Clever Basque Graffiti
Tree-lined street in Bermeo
Pouring cider in Oviedo
Visiting Cider Alley in Oviedo
A feast in Oviedo Cider Alley
Learning about Asturian cider making at Trabanco Cider House
Visiting the tunnel at Trabanco
Learning about cheese making at Quesos Artesanos Rebollín
Gearing up to help Cristina and her team make cheese
Helping to make cheese