taste Barcelona with a night of contrasts

Delicious local gastronomy and wines.

Night of contrasts

Intimate experience

We will discover 4 different neighbourhoods.

Wine tastings and local tapas.

Small groups of up to 7 people

We will taste locally produced white, rosé and red wines along with cava while enjoying authentic traditional Spanish tapas and local food.  All will come with thorough explanations from your guide to help you understand and really appreciate eating and drinking these fine products from Barcelona, Catalonia and Spain. Wines tasted  and food is all included in the price.

Experience and discover the contrasts and history behind 4 of the most interesting and oldest neighbourhoods including the Gothic Quarter.  As well as eating and drinking we will be crossing through different neighbourhoods of the city and enjoying historical points of interest and some hidden secrets in Barcelona.

Small exclusive groups provide a more intimate experience.  Reduced group sizes enable us to adapt easily to your personal interests, move freely throughout the city and pop in and out of local establishments all while experiencing the local environment.

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Learn about the culture and history of Barcelona

Everything is included.

5 hours duration

Not just about good food

 €105 per person taxes included.

From Monday to Friday.

  Your guia will be an experienced  person who is attached to Barcelona and genuinely loves this city!  Your tour will be made exclusive,  accommodating to your needs and personal interests.  We will passionately guide you through many of the different hidden places scattered around this cosmopolitan city while sharing personal experiences, knowledge and facts.

  Without a doubt you will have an amazing and wonderful experience like no other!  We will show you what Barcelona is really about!

This is an all-inclusive tour!  You will enjoy fine wines, cava, tapas and traditional food from the region while being guided through the streets of Barcelona by an experienced English speaking guide.  All this and even more for an all-inclusive fixed price.

 To secure your reservation you will need to pay a deposit of €45 per person. This can be made by credit card, debit card or a bank transfer via PayPal,  a secure payment system. Easy!!

Tours run from 5 pm to 10 pm.  Tasting tours operate all year round.

We will meet at an easy to find meeting point and your experience and "tasting" of this fascinating city will begin.  Over the duration of the walking tour we will cover a distance of approximately 5km (3 miles).

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Frequent asked questions

What is a CULTURAL, TAPAS and WINE walking tour ?

The tour that we offer is a gastronomic cultural, tapas and wine walking tour.  Made up of these four parts (culture, tapas, walking and wine) it is a guided walking tour for “foodies” who have an interest in wine, tapas and local culture.  The food (tapas) is paired with wine at each stop and both are explained well so that you have an understanding of what you are eating and drinking.  We visit great food places in our tour.  The tour focuses more on the current culinary scene in Barcelona and the present life in Barcelona.  We taste casual and classic foods - pork, cheese, fish, seafood etc., and we will follow an off-the-beaten-path.  The Tapas and Wine Tour is an introduction into the local life in Barcelona: we talk about the history of Barcelona, geographical influences, local cultures and language.

 

How much food will be served?

We believe the dishes served make for a full meal, and most of our guests say they’re full at the end of the walk. That said, we believe the quantity of the food served is not the only, or the primary metric of a food tour, and we will always give preference to quality over quantity, and our primary goal is to show you what’s good here.

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I am a vegetarian/vegan/lactose intolerant/celiac. Is the walk for me?

Tough question that deserves an honest answer.  On the guided tour the options would be less if not able to eat meat (pork), fish, seafood, wheat grains, breads and cereals or dairy products.  There would still be some suitable vegetarian, lactose-free and gluten-free options available at each of the eating stops.  Please also note that there would still be meat, dairy products, gluten products and in particular pork options available on the table for other guests to enjoy who are able to eat these products.  We do our best to accommodate an allergy or restriction. That said, we still want to show a true image of what Catalan and Spanish   cuisine is all about.

 

For instance, pork products, fish and cheese are all included in our guided tour, and thus leaves less to offer to vegetarians and people intolerant to processed milk. We are able to serve some vegetarian or gluten-free dishes but we would be lying if we said it was in any way fully representative of the Spanish cuisine. Spanish cuisine focuses on pork and seafood, and while we do like to take vegetarians on our walk, a limited assortment of dishes should be expected if you want to eat Spanish and Catalan cuisine and not eat meat or seafood. Celiacs (people with gluten allergy) are welcome to join our walks, with a slightly modified and limited assortment of dishes. We do write this now to avoid any disappointments later. We think that when it comes to food allergies and dietary restrictions, honesty is the best policy.

 

I do not drink alcohol. Is that a problem? Can I get a discount?

We are able to provide a non-alcoholic option to any adult not drinking wine. We incorporate wine tasting in the guided tour.  It is a Tapas and Wine tour after all.  Unfortunately, we do not provide discounts for people who do not drink alcohol (wine) or prefer non-alcoholic options.  The cost of the guided tour is the same fixed amount per participant. We hope you understand.

 

Is this tour suitable for children?  Do children get a discount?

The guided group tapas and wine walking tour that we are currently offering is suited to people with an interest in wine as wine tasting is a part of the tour.  The tour is a tapas and wine walking tour.  As there is a large focus on wine the tour is not suitable as an activity for children.  Participants would need to be of legal drinking age to partake in the guided tour.

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