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Tour code: 3394BCN01TAPA
Taste the best of Catalonia’s culture and gourmet cuisine on this 3- to 4-hour Barcelona tapas tour through the city on foot. During your pre-dinner outing you’ll explore some of the city’s most famous tapas bars around La Rambla, La Boqueria food market and the Gothic Quarter with an expert food guide, learning how to order these iconic bar snacks like a local. Pair your tapas with some included wine, beer or cider, and then consider upgrading your experience with an optional 50-minute flamenco show in Barcelona’s trendy El Born area.

Highlights

  • Three-hour, pre-dinner walking tour through Barcelona (if non upgraded version is selected)
  • Guided walking tour of La Rambla and Gothic Quarter
  • Visit the famous La Boqueria food market
  • Stop in 2 venues for tapas and wine, beer or cider (if non upgraded tour is selected)
  • Great introduction to Barcelona
  • Learn how to order tapas and discover Barcelona's best bars and cafes
  • Specialized gourmet guide
  • Upgrade your experience to enjoy a flamenco show with a drink in Dalmases Palace in El Born district

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

Visit the best tapas bars in Barcelona on this tour filled with tasty food and drinks. By the end of the evening you'll be confident enough to go out on your own and order tapas the way a local would!

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What You Can Expect

Tapas Evening Walking Tour of Barcelona

Barcelona Gourmet Tapas Evening Walking Tour

Whet your appetite for Barcelona’s delicious food culture during this 3- to 4-hour walking tapas tour with an expert guide. Get the inside scoop on the fascinating Catalan culture surrounding tapas as you learn how to order like a local and sample some of the city’s best at its famous tapas hotspots.

Start your experience in Central Barcelona in the early evening, meeting at a gastronomic-focused food center designed to introduce travelers and foodies alike to the city’s legendary culinary scene. Your mouth is sure to water as you sample a variety of traditional Spanish foodstuffs at the center, including cured meats, cheese and bread, paired with a drink.

Once you finish your snack, begin your tapas crawl near Barcelona’s famous La Rambla pedestrian street, noting the area’s unique mix of tapas bars, local eateries and street performers. Follow your guide into the iconic La Boqueria, the city’s best-known food market, where you’ll admire a mouth-watering range of fresh produce, cheese, seafood and meat laid out for sale. 

Continue your walk to a nearby eatery offering a great selection of tasty, local tapas. Sample three of these tasty bites accompanied by a glass of wine, beer or cider, listening as your foodie guide explains details about Spanish cuisine and culture. After your first stop, head next into the Gothic Quarter, immersing yourself in this historic area’s unique atmosphere, architecture and food. Some of the food merchants located here have been in business for more than a century.

Those who don’t add the flamenco upgrade will make their last visit of the day at another authentic local bar, enjoying four more tasty tapas snacks with more wine, beer or cider. You’ll end your excursion in either the Santa Caterina Market or head to El Born if you select the Flamenco Show Upgrade.

Flamenco Show Upgrade
Enjoy an even-more immersive experience with this upgrade featuring a 50-minute flamenco show with a drink. After enjoying your tapas and drink at the first bar in Las Ramblas, continue to El Born, one of the hippest areas of Barcelona. There you arrive at Dalmases Palace, the beautiful Gothic venue that hosts your flamenco show. Sit back and relax with a class of cava as take in the beautiful music and flowing rhythms this incredible dance.

Customer Reviews

Cynthia M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

So much information and good food squeezed into a couple of hours. A nice way to start your Barcelona trip!

Jeremy H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

great tour, great tucker and a great leader

Alan W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

This tour really broadened my understanding of the Mediterranean diet and taught me all about tapas! The food was great and our tour guide Paula was friendly and fun. Thank you!

Steven C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Paula, our guide was funny, gracious and a real charmer. This was such a pleasant evening and a great way to start our stay in Barcelona. Definitely a tour to consider as it acquaints you with the city and the foods. Paula you are the best.

kevinkaneohe

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Great drinks and food and the group we were with was a lot of fun! Paula did a fantasic job bringing Barcelona, it's food, people, culture and place to life. Great walking tour with her and loved the different resturants and markets - learned alot and had to go back to explore further.

Mary M United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Wonderful introduction to tapas in Barcelona ,with insight of local history as well.paula our guide was super friendly and made the whole group feel at ease ,a most enjoyable experience.well worth booking

Marina H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Exceeded our expectations! Nicholas, our guide, was personable, informative, and made everything fun. The choice of places to visit, the efficiency at getting us all the tapas and wine we wanted, the breadth of the walking tour in the time allowed--it was the best and most memorable tour I've had in a long time. If you have only 3 hours to spend in Barcelona and enjoy food, wine, and an informative walk, this is the tour for you.

Kelly E

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

I would very much book this tour. We did it on our first night and it was such a great experience. Our tours was lead by a gentleman call Nico he walked us through Barcelona allowing us to familiarise ourselves with the area. He made a number of great suggestions of places to visit to get the best curro's to get the best nougat, to have a nice evening drink. which was great as we then went back to see these places during our stay. He was so knowledgeable on the area and its history and told us some great stories along the way. The food was outstanding we had just about the right amount of food to eat to make it our evening meal making this tour fantastic value for money. Well worth every penny. Thanks Nico for a great tour.

kelly m

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

this tour was well worth it. elena was the perfect host.. the tapas places we visited were excellent and served wine that was quite good considering what we paid for the tour. highly recommended.

Roderick O

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Nice tour and informative guide. Not only had good food but learned about local neighborhoods and customs I had never heard of. Overall, a good way to spend an evening.

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