Based in Spain since 2006

Good for the Soul

Hola – Hello – Bonjour – Kaixo, Once again Fresco Tours has delivered. Being single and female always comes with a few doubts. After travelling with Fresco last year on the Camino de Santiago, I knew my trip would not be disappointing – no more doubts. The pre and post travel and hotel arrangements coordinated by Fresco Tours could not be better. This Fresco Basque tour was so different in many ways. The scenery was beyond my expectations, and so was the food and accommodations. I will never forget entering the town of San Sebastian nor our hotel in Getaria. Once again, our team leader Jason was full of knowledge and history. It was always a pleasure to see that smile at the end of the day when you finally arrived at the meeting point. As for Sol, her passion for her Basque heritage brought the countryside (and politics) alive. Before I forget, say thank you to Sol for the chocolates at the noon day picnics. A pilgrim can never have enough chocolate after climbing for four hours. Both guides were very professional and I must give them and Fresco Tours many stars for going above and beyond in regards to recovering our fellow pilgrim’s lost passport. Speaking of fellow pilgrims, they were the best. The dinner at the cider restaurant, the tasting of the Txakoli (wine), pinchos (aka tapas) and the visit at the Rioja vineyards were memorable. I am now looking forward to booking next year’s tour with Fresco. I hope that the Portugese tour is still available. Even though Fresco provides guided tours, I still feel that both trips were a journey rather than an adventure or vacation. Both were good for the soul. Gracias – Thank You – Merci – Eskerrik Asko.

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