Explore an area of Spain off the beaten path. Intimate small group tours. Cooking workshops with Chef Esmeraldo. Traditional villages, outdoor cooking, gourmet food, wine tasting, stargazing and hiking.
Our all-inclusive small group tours are leisurely paced Spanish travel and cuisine adventures. Take in the tastes, sounds, culture and history of Northernwestern Spain while strolling the old streets of Astorga, Val de San Lorenzo, Jimenez de Jamuz, Pozos and Leon. Enjoy exclusive visits to unique and locally owned bodegas and vineyards in El Bierzo, visit historical sites including the Leon Cathedral, Astorga's roman ruins, Cathedral de Santa Maria de Astorga, and Antoni Gaudi's Episcopal Palace. Drop in on local textlie and pottery artisans for demonstrations of weaving and the creation of traditional earthenware. Tasting and creating with Chef Esmeraldo Oteruelo in cooking workshops. Explore picturesque villages and the countryside. Hiking, history, nature, wildlife, gourmet meals, Spanish wine all found in this little corner of Spain!
Our cooking workshop holidays with Chef Esmeraldo are hands-on! Using traditional cooking methods and ingredients we will create and taste paella, pulpo, tortilla, garlic prawns, churros, just to name a few. Try jamon carving and ice carving. After class we will enjoy lunch, serving up our cooking class creations on the terrace with Spanish wine, mountain views and great company! Have something special you always wanted to learn how to cook? Let us know, special requests are always welcome!
Age range, type of group
Specializing in small groups (6 maximum) to minimize our impact on the fragile mountain environment and to maximize the enjoyment of our clients. Couples, singles, families and seniors are most welcome. Private custom tours are available on request.
Sleeping and meals
We have accommodation in our newly renovated old stone house for up to 6 persons. Bathrooms have rain showers and lots of hot water. We have a reading nook and small library. Help yourself bar with beer, wine, soft drinks, juice, coffee, tea and snacks. Outdoor wood burning fireplace on the terrace with lounge chairs for relaxing.
We offer 4 tour options: Currently Availability May 15 to October 31, 2015
Classic Stays - 3nights/4days - Starting at: 500 per person
- 5nights/6days - Starting at: 700 per person
Guided Tours - 5nights/6days - Starting at: 800 per person
- 7nights/8days - Starting at: 1000 per person
Two Day Getaway - 1night/2days - Starting at: 125 per person
Single Day Cooking Workshop - Starting at: 50 per person (min. two people)
Custom Tours and Weekend Getaways Available Upon Request
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