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  • Location:Barcelona, Spain
  • Duration:2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

Small-Group Barcelona Chocolate and Sweets Walking Tour

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 15 people, ensures you’ll receive personalized attention from your guide.


  • Chocolate and sweets walking tour in Barcelona
  • Visit traditional patisseries and cafés in the Gothic and Born quarters
  • Enjoy more than 10 different food tastings, including turrón and churros
  • Learn interesting facts about Spain's chocolate and sweets tradition from your local guide
  • Small-group tour limited to 15 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 the gastronomic center that was created to offer new experiences to foodies and travelers visiting Barcelona. Here, enjoy a guided tasting of traditional Spanish sweets or chocolates all washed down with a drink.

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 May 2015

Nicolas, my guide, was fabulous! We went to many chocolate places, sampled chocolates at each place, and I bought goodies to take home with me!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2015

This was a great little tour. Traditional churros, not sweet at all, beautiful chocolate high quality, lovely nougat. Great cava and pastry of choice at end. Bubos chicolate cake. Google it.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2015

Great tour and great guide!!! She was very knowledgeable about all the history of the area and lots of fun to talk with!!! All the chocolates made this a very sweet deal!!! :)

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.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2014

Our tour guide Encana was smart, funny, and very generous with her time! Great fun!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2014

Fabulous time with wonderful knowledgeable guide! Definately recommend!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2014

Sonia was amazing! What a great introduction to Barcelona. I highly recommend this tour. My 10 year old son and I had a great time. Sonia made the experience. She was warm and so knowledgeable!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2012

This was a great tour. We had a great guide who showed us so much more than just chocolate shops. We learned so much about the history of the area and saw many sites that we would never have known about through normal travel means. Since the guide was from Barcelona, she knew so much about the city.

4 star rating: Recommended October 2014

We enjoyed our Chocolate and Sweets tour in Barcelona. Our guide showed us some traditional sweets as well as the chocolate goodies we had expected. Our guide also told us some interesting information about the city as we walked around. It was a great way to see the city and get an idea of the city through its food.

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