Travel & Cuisine Adventures in Spain: It is Dessert Time.
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.

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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!

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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 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 February1 to November 30, 2017

Classic Stays - 3nights/4days - Starting at: 550 per person
- 5nights/6days - Starting at: 750 per person

Guided Tours - 5nights/6days - Starting at: 1400 per person
- 7nights/8days - Starting at: 1700 per person

Two Day Getaway - 1night/2days - Starting at: 150 per person

Single Day Cooking Workshop - Starting at: 80 per person (min. two people)

Custom Tours and Weekend Getaways Available Upon Request

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Four Wonderful Days
Jane -- Jul 09, 2013 06:38 am
From the moment we were met on the outskirts of the beautiful village of Pozos until the moment we were waved goodbye, the only words to describe our time with Esme Tours are incredible, wonderful, fantastic and all other superlatives.
Our four days being hosted by Es and Laura were an absolute delight complimented with surprises and unexpected treats everyday. We were warmly welcomed by them and the villagers into this peaceful, quiet location with stunning scenery. Es and Laura were able ... more

A Taste Of Spain
Nicole -- Oct 02, 2012 01:47 pm
This was more then a culinary adventure, it was an imersion into Spanish culture. you get to escape into the mountains and truly grasp what it was like to live in the past and present in Spain.
All the villagers where so warm and welcoming and hour host's Chef Esmeraldo and Laura where phenomenal. They always made sure we were comfortable and were flexible to our needs.
There was always a new adventure and surprise awaiting us. I could no be more grateful to have been able to e ... more

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