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Eat + Drink Barcelona

Duration
4 Days
Prices From:
US$ 765

Discover the beauty of Catalonia through its unique gourmet delicacies, wines and tapas with small-group tours. Visit the famous La Boqueria and taste traditional foods such as Iberian ham, Manchego cheese and anchovies. Enjoy a fun cooking class, then visit the renowned Penedes region, known for its spectacular scenery, wines, and cavas.


If you’re serious about Catalonian cuisine, this 4-day trip to Barcelona will take your taste buds on a vacation they’ll never forget.

Join your small group for a visit to La Boqueria, Barcelona’s most famous fresh food market. You’ll learn about its history, but more importantly, how its products relate to Spain and Catalonia’s most famous culinary creations. A cooking workshop then invites you to try your own hand and creating some tasty treats, which will vary according to the season. On your second full day, embark on a tour of two hand-picked wineries, including a family-run boutique winery that has been in operation over 2000 years (no, that’s not a misprint). You’ll learn all about the creation of Catalonia’s favourite wines, plus cava, the sparkling liquor for which the region is best known.


 

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Duration
4 Days
Prices From:
US$ 765

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Day 1

Barcelona Airport to Barcelona City Hotels

Duration30 Minutes

Astoria Hotel

The Astoria is a classic amongst Barcelona's hotels, a boutique hotel located off the emblematic Avinguda Diagonal and steps from Passeig de Gracia, the city's trendiest shopping district. Elegant and modern, the hotel provides comfort and charm with every detail. Housed in an elegant building in Barcelona's Eixample district, the hotel's classic early-twentieth-century architecture is a striking contrast to its renovated interior. One of the hotel's main features are the exquisite pieces of art - modernist posters, frescoes and busts alongside marble and delicate Lalique crystal - that decorate its walls.

Meal Plan Full Breakfast
Duration3 Nights
Accommodation

Astoria Hotel

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    Astoria Hotel



    The Astoria is a classic amongst Barcelona's hotels, a boutique hotel located off the emblematic Avinguda Diagonal and steps from Passeig de Gracia, the city's trendiest shopping district. Elegant and modern, the hotel provides comfort and charm with every detail. Housed in an elegant building ...

    The Astoria is a classic amongst Barcelona's hotels, a boutique hotel located off the emblematic Avinguda Diagonal and steps from Passeig de Gracia, the city's trendiest shopping district. Elegant and modern, the hotel provides comfort and charm with every detail. Housed in an elegant building in Barcelona's Eixample district, the hotel's classic early-twentieth-century architecture is a striking contrast to its renovated interior. One of the hotel's main features are the exquisite pieces of art - modernist posters, frescoes and busts alongside marble and delicate Lalique crystal - that decorate its walls.

    Facilities

    • Business Centre
    • Gym/Fitness Centre
    • Restaurant
    • Sauna
    • Swimming Pool - Outdoor

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Day 2

Half day Cooking Class with Boqueria Market Visit - Small Group

Join a small group tour to discover Spain's most popular dishes! Start by visiting the most famous market in Barcelona, La Boqueria. Your professional guide will explain the history of the market. Next, have the opportunity to taste the most popular dishes in Spain such as: Potatoes Bravas with three sauces, assorted Iberian cold cuts, andalusian fish, traditional garlic prawns, croquettes, Manchego cheese, Cantabrian anchovies, mussels with salsa, octopus feira. In the cooking workshop, led by a professional chef, you will learn how to prepare the following dishes: potato omelette, tomato bread, seafood Paella, catalan cream with Jijona turron and red fruits (subject to change based on season).

Duration4 Hours
Day 3

Wine, Cava and Tapas Vineyards Experience - Small Group

Wine and gastronomy are part of Catalonia's popular wisdom. On this small-group tour, discover the Penedes region. Influenced of the sun and the Mediterranean Sea make the Penedes a privileged territory for winemaking. Travel by luxury private buses and visit 2 hand-picked selected wineries. First stop will be a family-run boutique winery which has been cultivating vines for more than two thousand years. Upon arrival, you will be welcomed by an expert winemaker who will tell you about the history of this millenary winery and guide you into the subterranean wine cellar. Learn about fascinating facts including grape varieties, vine growing, wine making and the optimal conditions for its storage. Enjoy wine tastings, accompanied by an assortment of gourmet tapas. Next, visit the traditional manor house, including a visit through its vineyards on board of a convertible 4x4 car (approx. 40 min.) accompanied by your guide and a viticulturist. A unique and exclusive way to visit a stunning rural landscape with endless vineyards. Along the way, admire a Romanesque church settle among the vineyards and belonging to the manor. The second cellar visit will specialize in cava, a naturally sparkling wine rooted in Catalonia. An exclusive opportunity to enter the Capella, the heart of the cellar, being this the oldest part of the winery, an enchanting candle-lit ancient room. After visiting the vineyard and cellar, taste 4 unique cavas. These are also paired by a selection of appetizers to enhance the experience. Raise your glass for a toast to a great wine experience!

Duration6 Hours
Day 4

Barcelona City Hotels to Barcelona Airport

Duration30 Minutes

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DEPARTURES:

Daily except Saturday and Monday

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • 3 nights' accommodations
  • Half Day Cooking Class with Boqueria Market Visit small group excursion, including tastings
  • Wine, Cava and Tapas Vineyards Experience small group excursion, including tasting

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • Travel insurance
  • International and domestic airfare & airfare taxes
  • Visa fees if applicable
  • Meals and beverages not mentioned
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please inquire.

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15 Jul 2019

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