Experience the tastes of Catalan specialties at popular local tapas restaurants. Explore the stalls of the top markets in Barcelona, La Boqueria and Santa Caterina. Try some of the favorite drinks of locals paired with your Spanish and Catalan tapas.
What to Expect
If you like typical Catalan food, or want to try it for the first time, and also want to visit some of the top markets in Barcelona, this 4-hour foodie tour is the perfect choice!
Barcelona boasts some of the greatest food markets in the world, and this tour features 2 of the most important places where you can find authentic and healthy fresh food: La Boqueria and Santa Caterina markets.
In addition, you’ll experience the joy of eating at 3 nearby tapas restaurants right in the heart of the city.
First, your expert guide will take you on a visit to La Boqueria, the finest market in Barcelona for fresh products such as meats, fish, and vegetables. Its location on famous La Rambla is one of the most popular with locals and one of the most attractive pedestrian areas in Europe.
Next you’ll move on to the first tapas stop, at a place renowned by locals for its pintxos, which are small snacks traditionally eaten in the northern regions of Spain. Your second stop is at a place where locals usually meet and eat. Try typical tapas from Mediterranean cuisine that combine succulent fish, meats, and vegetables.
You guide will also take you to visit Santa Caterina market, particularly interesting because of its architecture, including its wavy and colorful roof. It is also interesting because of its history, as it was built on the ruins of a ancient convent! Tell your guide what you like to eat, and you’ll be shown some of the most popular local restaurants, offering up the most delicious foods that are beautifully presented.
Your last stop is at a restaurant that offers well-prepared and tasty meat dishes and drinks from the Spanish and Catalan cultures.
- Expert local food guide
- Walking tour in the city center
- Food tasting at local restaurants and the most famous markets
- Selection of tapas and paired drinks
Know Before You Go
• This is a small-group tour
• There is a minimum booking of 2 persons