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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

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.

Cynch

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Very good tour, a taste - literally of Barcelona plus informational taste !!

Patrick A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

The Tapas evening walking tour was delightful. Our guide was very knowledgeable and the tapas, sweets and wines were consumed enthusiastically. But the highlight of the tour was the Flamenco dancing portion. The singers, musicians and dancing was unbelievable and we truly loved it.

Toni S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Nicholas Niko? Was fantastic. Highly recommended!

leigh

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Excellent walking tour and tapas tasting with very informative guide.

Nicola F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Excellent. The guide was interesting and we walked around the gothic area before enjoying tapas and wine. I did the flamenco upgrade and so glad i did as the show was held in a wonderful small setting which added to the experience. Great dancing and music.

Richard N

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Great tour. Our 1st day in Barcelona, great start!

Elisha C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Excellent tour guide and very yummy food and wine!

bakersal-mph99

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

excellent tour Paula, tour guide, was exceptional

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