During this culinary and cultural day in Barcelona you
will have the great opportunity to see some highlights of
this European city full of energy, and we will introduce you
to its rich and delightful gastronomy. You will be amazed.
13:00 - 17:00 hours. Cultural and tapas tour in the historical
Our meeting point will be Casa Battlo, an amazing Gaudi creation
on Paseo de Gracia street, just in the center of Barcelona,
where our guide will meet you. This morning we will go for
a lovely walking tour along the magical medieval narrow streets
of the Gothic old historic quarter, visiting the imposing
cathedral and its environs which include the Romanesque church
of Santa Llucia, the City Hall and more. Antique dealers,
bookshops, restaurants, and unusual shops maintain the activity
of this historical district.
During the walk, we will have a Tapas style lunch so you
will learn about this famous Spanish way of enjoying small
portions of many different specialities accompanied with wine
or refreshing beer.. Snacking and drinking your way from bar
to bar is incredibly Spanish, and can be lots of fun. Anything
from Iberic cured ham and other catalan sausages, tomato bread,
muscles with “vinagreta”, anchovies, shrimps stuffed
in garlic sauce ….can be enjoyed as a tapa.
We will end up in a charming coffee bar to rest for a while
before we head to our cooking class.
17:00 - 18:00 hours. Visit to the Boqueria Market
Situated in Las Ramblas, a famous cheerful pedestrian street
with traditional shops, the fresh market of “la Boqueria”
is one of the most spectacular and nicest food markets in
Spain. It is famous for the quality and diversity of its produce
which comes from around the world. The market is located on
a site originally intended to be used as the courtyard of
the church of Sant Josep. We will meet our chef to buy the
ingredients for our cooking class.
18:00 - 21:00 hours. Cooking class and supper
Afterwards we will go to our prestigious cooking school,
just 5 minutes from the market, and put on our aprons. The
workshop will last about three hours and will consist of a
complete menu with first, second dish and dessert, based on
regional or other typical Spanish recipes you may wish to
learn how to cook such us:
· Gazpacho, tomato soup with garlic, olive oil and
other vegetables (depends on time of year)
· Spanish omelette with potatoes, onions and more Mediterranean
· Paella: Famous rice dish
· Dessert: Catalan cream
We will finish with a delicious supper based on what we have
prepared accompanied with excellent Spanish wine.
Minimum group size: 4 people. Price per person: 250 Euros.
Included in price:
· English speaking guide
· Cooking class in prestigious cooking school including
visit to the Boqueria market
· All cookery equipment
· Supper of the dishes prepared including Spanish wine
and other beverages
· Guided walking tour through the Gothic Quarter including
a tapas style meal with wine, beer and refreshments
If you are interested in this tour please contact us as soon as possible to quote your tour and assure your reservation. 10% deposit to secure your place on tour 60 days before departure and 90 days for dates during high season. Balance required within 30 days of trip. Please consult the Terms and Conditions for cancellation policy & refunds.
The agency reserves the right to modify itineraries and/or substitute services of equal quality, without notice.