Combine gourmet food and Catalan culture on a pre-dinner walking tour of Barcelona's famous tapas bars. It's a great way to begin your visit of Barcelona - not only do you get an overview of this fabulous city, you also learn how to order tapas (bar snacks) and discover some of the best bars and cafes Barcelona has to offer. Plus, your friendly, informative guide can offer suggestions to help you get the most from your stay in Barcelona. Upgrade this experience and enjoy a flamenco show.
Your tapas walking tour begins at a gastronomic center that was created to offer new experiences to foodies and travelers visiting Barcelona. Here, enjoy a guided tasting of traditional Spanish products such as cheese, cured meat and bread, all washed down with a drink.After this activity your tour will continue near Barcelona's most famous street, La Rambla, with its bird cages, tapas bars and local restaurants. From here you and your guide will go to La Boqueria, the city’s famous food market, which offers an array of fresh produce including fruit and vegetables, seafood, cheese and any type of meat imaginable. The tour continues at a restaurant offering a wide selection of local, delicious tapas. Here you will enjoy three tapas with a glass of wine, beer or cider, while your food-and-wine-guide provides insights into the flavors of wine, the cuisine and Spanish culture. You'll continue through the Gothic Quarter, where you will discover the architecture, atmosphere, language and gastronomy that are unique to Spain, and some of the gourmet shops which are over 100 years old. Your last stop will be in a bar where four tasty tapas and a glass of wine, cava or beer will be waiting for you.Flamenco Show UpgradeFor a richer experience, book the upgraded version of this tour including a 50-minutes flamenco show with a drink.After enjoying your tapas and drink at the first bar in Las Ramblas, you will make your way to El Born, one of the trendiest neighbourhoods in Barcelona. There you will head to Dalmases Palace, the splendid Gothic venue in which the flamenco show will take place. Sit back and relax as you discover this incredible dance sipping on a glass of cava.