Catalonia boasts a distinctive culture that sometimes get lost amid the ubiquitous tourist traps in Barcelona. This private 6-hour tour to the charming village of Alella gives you the opportunity to experience Catalan culture at its best and most authentic. Visit a rustic, family-run winery to taste samples of fine wine and explore a collection of public modern art on a walking tour. You’ll also browse a local market brimming with fresh produce and sample vermouth, a classic Catalan aperitif.
Your tour begins in central Barcelona, where you’ll board a private, air-conditioned vehicle destined for the charming village of Alella. During the scenic 20-minute journey, your personal guide will provide an overview of Catalan culture and history.
On arrival in Alella, you’ll visit a rustic 14th-century farmhouse, surrounded by vineyards and home to a family-run winery. After a visit to the cellars and vineyards, you’ll sample four organic wines made from grapes growing within meters of the winery.
Following this, you’ll embark on a walking tour of Alella. Replete with examples of public modern art, the village epitomizes many aspects of Catalan culture. Learn about the province’s distinctive identity and then stop at the Market of Alella, that dates back to the early 20th century.
Here, you’ll browse stalls brimming with fresh produce and interact with local vendors. Finally, you’ll visit a traditional tavern to admire its rustic décor and sample vermouth, a classic Catalan aperitif.
Your tour concludes with drop-off at your Barcelona hotel.