4.5 star rating: Recommended 13 Reviews

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  • Location: Barcelona, Spain
  • Duration:  2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
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 10 people, ensures you’ll receive personalized attention from your guide.

Highlights

  • Chocolate and sweets walking tour in Barcelona
  • Visit traditional patisseries and cafés in the Gothic and Born quarters
  • Enjoy 8 different food tastings, including turrón and churros
  • Learn interesting facts about Spain's chocolate and sweets tradition from your local guide
  • Receive a goodie bag to top your tour off!
  • Small-group tour limited to 10 people ensures a more personalized experience

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

A delectable cultural experience. Your guide will explain when and why locals eat various sweets like churros and turrón -- and you'll get to try them all!

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What You Can Expect

Small-Group Barcelona Chocolate and Sweets Walking Tour

Small-Group Barcelona Chocolate and Sweets Walking Tour

Treat yourself with a delicious and unforgettable walking tour of Barcelona! Meet your guide in central Barcelona and start your tour with a visit to the café-patisserie, where you will enjoy few of the oldest and traditional Spanish sweets .

As you discover different types of sweets and chocolates, your guide will explain how the sweets tradition in Spain started in monasteries centuries ago, when nuns would create elaborate homemade delicacies.

Next, follow your guide through the charming alleyways of the Gothic quarter, where most patisseries, chocolate shops and cafés are located, and where locals gather for a sweet treat. Learn from your guide how chocolate became such a big tradition in Barcelona and take this opportunity to taste some traditional cocoa.

Enjoy the blend of sweet aromas as you continue your tour toward the El Born district and the beautiful Church of Santa Maria del Mar.

Getting close to the end of your tour you will taste one of the very typical Spanish Christmas nougat, turrón. It has persisted in Spanish tradition for over five centuries and is considered one of the favorites Spanish sweets. Finish your tour with a visit to traditional bar which is popular among locals. Here you will taste Spanish hot chocolate accompanied by a churros.

Please note: tasting locations and food samples may vary according to season.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2014

The tour was awesome not only did we enjoy some sweets the guide was really knowledgeable and friendly. Learnt a lot about Barcelona. Pity we didn't do it on our first day there! Thanks

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2014

Great tour to see some shops and parts of the city.

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