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Tapas and Wine Experience Small-Group Walking Tour

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On this 3-hour walking tour of Barcelona's El Born and Gothic Quarter neighborhoods, you may eat as much as you walk. Follow your local foodie guide as you visit four of the city's best tapas bars to sample food and drinks typical of the Catalonian region. As you sip wine and nibble on small bites, hear more about Spanish culinary traditions and get plenty of inside tips from your guide on where to eat and what to do during your time in Barcelona.

Midday tour: 11.00am

Evening tour: 6.00pm
Highlights
  • Experience Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter on a guided, small-group tapas tour
  • Tour includes tapas tasting and regional wine pairings at four bars
  • Learn about Barcelona’s history, culture, cuisines, and local food scene
  • Upgrade for a flamenco show experience with drink for extra cost
  • Taste more than 10 tapas and Wine in 4 different authentic places
What to Expect
Begin this 3-hour walking, wine, and tapas tour in Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter at Plaça Sant Jaume. Learn about the city’s cuisines, culture, landmarks, and history from your guide as you stroll to the first of four tapas bars. Take your place among the locals in the bar and discover the art of tapas including etiquette, how to order, and sharing. Taste Spanish cheeses and dishes like spicy patatas bravas (fried potatoes), pimientos de pardon (padron peppers), octopus, and Iberian ham while sipping regional wines. (Note vegetarian and food allergies in Special Requirements when booking.) Complete your tapas and wine experience by wandering to three more tapas spots, where you’ll continue sampling and learning about Catalonian culture and cuisine. Tour includes tapas and drinks; midday, evening, and private tours are available. Select the flamenco show upgrade to experience a 50-minute show with a drink after the tour.
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Important Information
Departure Point
1: Costa Coffee, Plaça de Sant Jaume, 3, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
2: La Rambla, 97, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Duration
3h
Return Details
Gothic Quarter, Barcelona, Spain
Inclusions
  • Tapas and local product tastings, enough for a full meal
  • Wine tasting (glass of great and local wine at each stop)
  • Friendly local guide
  • Stop at four emblematic restaurants
  • Walking tour through old city
  • Choose between Evening tour (6.00pm) or Midday tour (11.00am)
  • Entry/Admission - El Born
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Flamenco Show ticket (if Flamenco Show option is selected)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Please note food allergies in the Special Requirements at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 36 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A great way of tasting and drinking the best of Barcelona. A really varied night with an enthusiastic and knowledgable guide along with a multi national crowd.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank RowingOG
Reviewed 2 days ago

Having been on food tours in several other cities I found this one a little scattered. The group was 12 people (my others had been 8 which is a more manageable number). The food was fine but the drinks went from red wine to cava...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 208kevin
BcnLocalExperiences, Manager at Barcelona Local Experiences, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Kevin! Gracias for your comment. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the food and the variety of drinks. As for the tour, we like our guides to combine their food knowledge with their knowledge of the city, so when moving from one...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Pao was a wonderful tour guide providing information and entertainment. The food was limited on this tour versus other similar tours we have enjoyed. One location provided a single bite of sausage. We enjoyed one glass of red wine at the last stop. We did...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Cheryl L
BcnLocalExperiences, Manager at Barcelona Local Experiences, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Cheryl! Gracias for your comment. Pau is indeed a wonderful guide, very informed about his culture, the drinks, the food, and the city. In our tour, apart from the well-known red wine and cava, we try to offer the best variety of typical drinks...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

As soon as I arrived in Barcelona, I had my reservation for a Tapas and Wine walking tour. We went through the Gothic Quarter, and El Born for four different stops. Each was fun and different. My group of nine was a mix of people...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank nrothermel
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We joined the Tapas and Wine tour with Pau as our guide. It was a good fun, informative evening with great tapas.

Thank CentralSaL
BcnLocalExperiences, Manager at Barcelona Local Experiences, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi! Thank you for your booking, we will let Pau know you enjoyed the tour :) Regards, Laura

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GailLeigh
26 August 2019|
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Response from Dallasgal56 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure as all we were offered was vermouth and wines.
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shelleyjensen
23 June 2019|
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Response from Marci S |
I would definitely ask the company. I remember having to step down in order to enter one restaurant. Navigating the streets shouldn’t be an issue.
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susano168
21 June 2019|
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Response from Marci S |
It’s only a couple of miles at most. The guide walks at a slow pace and you stop at 4 different places to drink and eat. Not strenuous at all.
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