Barcelona Chocolate and Sweets Walking Tour Small-Group

Food, Wine & Nightlife in Barcelona

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A guided walking and tasting tour of selected Barcelona chocolate shops, bakeries, and cafes. We're Barcelona’s original chocolate walking tour, founded by Food Wine Tours. Indulge your taste buds with this chocolate and sweets small-group walking tour in Barcelona! Learn about the important tradition of pastries and chocolate in Spain as you visit different patisseries and cafés with your local guide. Explore Barcelona's main sweet locations, in the Gothic and El Born quarters, and enjoy six different tastings of a variety of Spanish treats, such as 'ensaimadas,' 'melindros' and 'churros'.This small-group tour, limited to 12 people, ensures you’ll receive personalized attention from your guide.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, Barcelona, CataloniaThe basilica of Santa Maria del Mar in Barcelona, also known as the "cathedral of La Ribera", is one of the most perfect examples of Gothic style architecture due to its harmonious proportions and the serenity of the ensemble.In the Middle Ages, the long periods of time it took to build a church – often more than a century – usually involved changes in architectural style. Santa Maria del Mar in Barcelona is an exception. It was built in just 55 years, from 1329 to 1384, and is the only surviving church in the pure Catalan Gothic style. Its structure comprises three naves of the same height, underpinned by very tall columns set 13 metres apart, a distance unsurpassed by any other existing medieval building. This gives the impression of sublime width, height and airiness, as if gravity had been reversed and pulled the immense blocks of stone upwards. The many stained-glass windows of the church of Santa Maria del Mar play an important role in giving this impressionDuration: 5 minutesStop At: El Born, Barcelona, CataloniaYou will start the tour in a the Born quarter with a sparkling glass of cava and tasting of 2 high quality chocolate made with exotic cocoa. You will visit and taste artisanal candy, traditional turron,…El Born is currently one of the trendiest in Barcelona. Locals and foreigners a like swarm around the charming boutiques, cafes, bars and restaurants that make up this charming part of the city. It’s one of the most popular places in Barcelona to go out at night.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic), Barcelona, CataloniaYou will stroll along the narrow and magic streets where the chocolate guild was located a few centuries ago. Here you can feel the sweetest scents of the city and a special blend of aromas will make you to crave for chocolate and delicious goodies. The Gothic Quarter is one of the most famous landmarks in Barcelona. Located in the heart of the old city, this Barcelona neighborhood features a fusion of buildings dating from Roman times to the 20th century. Welcome to one the most interesting places to visit in Barcelona.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Food Wine Tours, Barcelona, CataloniaDISCOVER BARCELONA BY LOCALS: Food Tours, Wine Tastings, Winery tours, Cooking Classes & Day Trips. We offer a wide range of wine and gourmet tours & experiences to discover the authentic and local that there is in every city and destination.Duration: 5 minutes

What’s included

  • Gourmet walking tour with an English speaking specialized guide
  • 5 stops with more than 10 tastings with chocolates, sweets and drinks
  • Free WiFi at the meeting point
  • All local taxes

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar

Highlights

  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Free snacks included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Small group ensures personal service
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