Instituto Hemingway, Bilbao:
Enjoy adventure travel tours, sightseeing tours, Spanish activity holidays, fun vacations or countryside excursions in Northern & Southern Spain! Accredited by the Cervantes Institute, Instituto Hemingway is a private school Bilbao in the Basque Country in Northern Spain. Bilbao is located 396 km / 246 miles north of Madrid and 612km / 380 miles north-west of Barcelona. We provide Spanish language courses, Business Spanish, internship programs, adventure tours / excursions and more. We are not only a "Spanish School", we are an "Institute for Languages and Cross-Cultural Training".Email: Contact us belowTours, Excursions & Activities in Spain:
- Tapas tour in Bilbao:
Over the course of a fascinating gastronomic walking tour through the historic quarter of Bilbao we will introduce you to Basque Culture, meet the locals and taste the best of what the city has to offer.
- Cheese making excursion:
We have prepared this memorable excursion to a private cheese farm and paired it with Olive Oil Tasting.
- Cooking classes in Bilbao:
Visit a Professional culinary academy, located in beautiful Bilbao in Northern Spain. In this cozy and fun atmosphere, a boisterous lunch with fabulous wines will follow your cooking classes.
- Wine tasting tour weekend La Rioja:
We offer wine weekends, starting and finishing in the cutting edge Basque city of Bilbao. The weekend focuses on La Rioja wine and Basque cuisine, and also takes in top art museums and fairy tale castles.
- Whole day trip to the Rioja:
Instituto Hemingway will organize a Wine Tasting in La Rioja that you will always remember, with cellar visits, vineyard walks and charming lunches.
- Excursion to a Cider House:
You will enjoy cider tasting at the cider master's farmhouses where draughts are taken directly from enormous barrels accompanied by grilled beefsteaks, cod tortilla and local artisan cheeses.
- Surf program:
Our bilingual local Surfing Guide will transport you to the best spots of the day and help you advance your surfing skills whilst enjoying the truly hospitable area of Northern Spain.
- Day tour to the birth place of Spanish Language:
Art and history are well represented in the complex of Valpuesta (9th century village) were the Spanish language (castellano) was born, a small medieval village full of history.
- Architecture day tour:
A full visit at the new Guggenheim Museum is the centerpiece of The Art and Architecture of Bilbao. Also included is a visit to the Bilbao Fine Art Museum, a tour of Old Bilbao, visits to Santiago Calatrava's dramatic new bridge and to Norman Foster's state-of-the-art subway stations and New Bilbao Symphonic Auditorium.
- Full day Hemingway tour + Pamploma:
We go to Pamplona (2 hours drive) and take you on a walking tour from the Cathedral to the Bullring and the Three Medieval Boroughs to the ancient walls of the city.
Then, we walk along streets, cafes, hotels and bars related to the "Fiesta" author. Experience yourself (without bulls!) the running of the bulls or "encierro" as it is called.
- Bullfighting day excursion:
Learn all about bullfighting while you stay in Bilbao. The tour includes visits to the bullring, bullfighting museum, bullfighting club, bullfighting interviews with aficionados and visits to bullfighting bars/hotels full of history.