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Food Lover Tour: Tapas Tour – Barcelona, Spain

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We have all tried to find “the” place to eat—where the locals go, yet undiscovered by the tourists, where it’s possible to order like the locals and enjoy a delicious meal that it would be nearly impossible to discover on your own. This sensation of being away from home and yet a part of the local scene is what our “TAPAS LOVER Tour” is all about.

The Food Lover Tour, as the name suggests, is first and foremost a tour created for lovers of good food—‘foodies’ wishing to explore the local cuisine who want to enjoy their stay in Barcelona while having fun and avoiding the typical tourist traps. Where the locals go, we go! This tapas tour is a very laid back experience with a few stops including a gastronomic dinner in the local and most loved areas in Barcelona. You’d like to know where we go and what we eat? Come and join us on the Tapas Lover Tour.

We partner with a very small group of tapas restaurants that we believe are serving the best tapas—hot and cold appetizers and snacks—in Barcelona. On this tour, we will enjoy exclusive visits to bodegas, taverns and restaurants that offer sensational traditional foods and wines popular with the local community.

Local Experience Guaranteed, Including a Gastronomic Dinner

The first stop takes place in a local “after hour bar/restaurant” very well-known by the people of Barcelona for its good atmosphere; this is where we will start our tour with a few appetizers and drinks. Here, we’ll familiarize you with the basics of our culture’s approach to dining. 

At our second stop we’ll continue enjoying appetizers, but these will be quite different from our first stop. We’ll taste succulent, heartier tapas paired with typical drinks that form the identity of our Spanish and Catalan culture and are very appreciated among the locals.

The final tapas experience is a proper gastronomic and gourmet dinner. The Food Lover Tour has been granted access to some of the “most coveted” and “must see” restaurants in town. Sit down, relax and enjoy a true culinary adventure for foodies, including the best fresh local foods, seasonal meals, wine pairings and great company. Time to enjoy! Welcome to Barcelona and welcome to the Tapas Lover Tour!

Additional Info:

• Meeting point: Gaudi’s La Pedrera (Casa Milá), Passeig de Gràcia 92.
• Starting time at 7:30PM until 11:30PM.
• You may join a small group of travelers. Please feel free to request a 100% private tour for you or for a larger group.
• Minimum 2 person per tour.
• Minimum age: 10 years old.
• Tapas tasting menus and pairing drinks included in price. The combination of the three tapas tasting menus consists of many individual dishes and make up a full and complete meal.
• Additional orders should be paid separately.
• Walking distance during the tour: approx. 1Km divided in 3 lenghts.
• Languages: English, French, Spanish, German and Italian.

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A Taste of Spain: Tapas Tours

Enjoy the best local tapas in Barcelona, Madrid, San Sebastian, Seville… at your own pace!

Tapas play a central role in Spain’s gastronomic scene. Much like Spanish traditional cooking, tapas vary between regions, reflecting not only differences in ingredients and preparations, but also different lifestyles.

They can be traditional or creative, served on bread or independently, cold or hot, small or large. Even the names to order these miniature dishes vary, and what is known as Tapa in one area can be called Ración or Pintxo in others.

Whatever the name may be, there is no better way to savor the local tapas scene than taking one of our private Tapas Tours, available throughout Spain, and perfect for families with children. You’ll visit some of the most interesting Tapas bars in the town of your choice in the company of a local foodie, who will help you select the best tapas based on your personal tastes and the regional or house specialties. No hurries, no fixed timing, no large groups… we’ll do our best to cater to your preferences and make you feel like a local.

Enjoy some of the best tapas in town with your family & friends. And, beyond the food, experience what the tapas culture is all about: the local rituals and customs, the seasonal preparations, the rhythms, the unique atmosphere…

Our private Tapas Tours are a delightful way to dive into the authentic taste of local life!

Available in: Barcelona, Madrid, San Sebastian, La Rioja, Seville, Cordova, Cadiz and Malaga

  • English speaking local foodie
  • Tapas and drinks of your choice at various selected venues (about 2 ½ hours)
  • 165 EUR per person for group of 2
  • 130 EUR per person for group of 4
  • 110 EUR per person for group of 6+

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Visit Barcelona: Tapas Tour – Barcelona, Spain

Walking tour of Barcelona

Discover the historic streets of Barcelona as you sample and enjoy delicious tapas which are one of the city’s main culinary specialities. You’ll also discover centuries-old emporia selling all kinds of products typical of Catalan cuisine.

  • The tours are held in English and Spanish.
  • Official tour guides who specialise in gastronomy.
  • Maximum group size 20 people. Guaranteed departures.

Tour 1- Morning tapas tour

  • The tour includes:
    • Guided tour of Barcelona’s Rambla and Gothic Quarter.
    • Tour of the Boqueria Market.
    • Tasting of three cold and hot tapas at a bar or restaurant + one glass of wine, beer or cider.
  • Length of tour: 2 hours.
  • Dates and time of departure: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 10.30am in May, June, September and October.
  • Complete tour: 01/05, 13 & 24/06, 11, 24, 25 & 26/09, 12/10.
  • Departure point: Teatre Principal de Barcelona. La Rambla, 27. See map
  • Price per person: 45€.

Tour 2- Afternoon tapas tour

  • The tour includes:
    • Guided tour of Barcelona’s Rambla and Gothic Quarter.
    • Tour of the Boqueria Market.
    • Tasting of seven cold and hot tapas at two bars or restaurants + two glasses of wine, beer or cider.
  • Length of tour: 3 hours.
  • Dates and time of departure: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 5pm, all year round.
  • Complete tour: 1 & 6/01, 22 & 25/04, 01/05, 13 & 24/06, 15/08, 11, 24, 25 & 26/09, 12/10, 1/11, 6, 8, 24, 25, 26 & 31/12.
  • Departure point: Palau de la Virreina. La Rambla, 99. See map
  • Price per person: 58€.

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Barcelona City Tours – Barcelona Walks Gourmet

On the Barcelona Walks Gourmet Tour, enjoy a flavour-filled journey in a guided tour through the old town and discover Barcelona‘s cuisine. During this walk you will find out about the history of Barcelona’s cuisine as well as some of its flagship restaurants and food outlets, to enjoy sampling some of their produce. Bon appetit!

  • Farm Viader
  • Market of La Boqueria
  • Confectionery Escriba
  • Cafe de le Opera
  • Petrixol street
  • Chocolateria Fargas
  • La Pineda
  • Les turronerias del carrer Cucurulla
  • Barcelona 600 years of gastronomy culture
  • Cafes el Magnifico
  • Tostaderos Casa Gispert
  • Botifarreria de Santa Maria
  • The wineries of La Ribera

Duration : ~2 h

Fridays and Saturdays at 10:00 am

Departs from: Turisme de Barcelona information office. Pl. de Catalunya, 17.
You should be at the information office 10 minutes before the visit begins.

Ends at: La Ribera

Starting from: €19

Includes ireless tour guide system designed to aid communication between participants and the guide.

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