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Tapas, Taverns & History Tour provided by Devour Barcelona Food Tours

Tapas, Taverns & History Tour

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If you want to combine Barcelona’s cuisine with its culture, look no further than this tapas and history tour—a great choice for first-time visitors. The tour is scheduled in the evening to avoid Barcelona’s daytime heat and is limited to a small group of ten people to guarantee personalized attention from your guide. Plus, receive ample restaurant recommendations and sample local specialties you may not have heard of.
You'll start at
Plaça de Ramon Berenguer el Gran
Plaça de Ramon Berenguer el Gran, Barcelona, Spain- Your guide will be waiting next to the Ramon Berenguer equestrian statue - Your guide will be holding a Devour Barcelona sign. - Please arrive 10 minutes before the tour start time for check-in.
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    Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic)
    Stop: 60 minutes -
    A fascinating guided walk through Barcelona's historic Gothic Quarter.
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You'll end at
Plaça Sant Jaume
Plaça de Sant Jaume, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
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  • Get an inside glimpse into Barcelona's culinary scene on a food tour
  • Combines food tastings with historical info 
  • A great introduction to the Gothic Quarter for first-time visitors 
  • A small group of ten ensures personalized attention from the guide
What to Expect
Your tour begins at a central Barcelona meeting point, where you’ll greet your guide and set off for your first culinary location. At your first restaurant, sample a selection of charcuterie that includes smoked sausage and cured cheeses accompanied by fortified wine. Stroll to the next restaurant via Roman ruins and buildings associated with Christopher Columbus and listen to commentary that reveals the culture and history of Catalonia’s capital city. After feasting on seasonal dishes that could include braised beef cheeks and fresh fish, you’ll satisfy your sweet tooth with Spain’s version of French toast and ice cream. The tour concludes in the heart of Barcelona.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Plaça de Ramon Berenguer el Gran, Barcelona, Spain
3h 30m
Return Details
Plaça Sant Jaume, Plaça de Sant Jaume, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Dinner
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 13 years
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Available for pescatarians and gluten free with prior notice. Please advise when booking.
  • Not recommended for vegans or vegetarians
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • Tours operate even with just 1 person booked
  • A maximum of 10 people per booking
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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KatD wrote a review 4 May
Bainbridge Island, Washington42 contributions
Friends of mine that have travelled extensively recommended I try this tour. At that time, I was traveling to Sevilla. It was an amazing experience meeting locals, learning history and tasting wonderful tapas, cava and wine. Since the Devour tour was the highlight of my first
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Response from Owen D, Manager at Tapas, Taverns & History Tour
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hi Kat, Thanks so much for leaving this review. It was shared with the whole company. At times like these it is great to get some positive reinforcement that our approach is the right one. We are so happy you enjoyed the tour and that you wanted to share us with your friends and family. That really means a lot. We love giving tours and can't wait to have you back on tour with us in the future! We are still working hard and developing new online experiences and there are new ones every week. Kind regards, Owen
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Eric wrote a review Mar 2020
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Our guide Ferran gave us a wonderful tour of Barcelona's Gothic quarter with lots of stories and great food. We had more than enough tapas and drinks for appetizers and dinner. He took care of us at every stop and was ready to answer any of our questions. I highly recommend
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Date of experience: March 2020
Emily H wrote a review Mar 2020
1 contribution
Devour is by far the best tour we’ve ever been apart of! After doing the tapas, taverns, and history tour in Madrid we knew we had to sign up for another tour before we left Spain! CAROLYN was our tour guide in Madrid and she was incredibly knowledgeable on the city and very
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Date of experience: March 2020
Richard wrote a review Mar 2020
Düsseldorf, Germany2 contributions
We had a great time with Dom on the Tapas Taverns & History tour of the Gothic Quarter. He was engaging and informative, and we got to explore different locations and restaurants in the old quarter. We went to places that we definitely would not have found on our own. A great
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Date of experience: February 2020
JimGunther wrote a review Mar 2020
West Haven, Connecticut207 contributions59 helpful votes
We discovered Devour on YouTube, so, knew pretty much what to expect. Absolutely unique bodegas/cafes/pubs. That said, our leader Victoria (and the other guests) made it a really fun evening. Good pace, fun, humorous, good food (enough - possibly - for light eaters) and the
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Date of experience: February 2020
About the operator

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By: Devour Barcelona Food Tours
Food and History
This was our first Devour Tour, which we followed up with 2 more! Jessica was a great guide with heaps of informat
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taryn k
Private Barcelona for Kids Walking Tour with Activities & Snacks
A highlight of our Barcelona trip! Our guide Pamela was fantastic and was excellent at keeping our 8 year old son
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The best thing you will do in Spain
After watching Devour founder James Blick's videos on Youtube, we knew we were going to do these tours. They were a
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Honest and understanding
I didn’t do this tour due to the issues at the moment. But I felt it was important to comment on their professional
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Costa Del Sol
Wonderful experience! The tour guide was very knowledgeable and took care info big great info. Lunch was fantastic
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Brilliant gastronomic discovery of BCN
Literally just back from the Tastes & Traditions of Barcelona tour. A fabulous way to spend 3 plus hours! Well-pace
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Highlight of our trip!
Alvaro was absolutely an amazing tour guide. Each food and drink we tried was different and wonderful. Al told us
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Great guide Alvaro, great tour
We toured with Alvaro. He was a passionate advocate for tapas, and showing us where the locals ate. He was known
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Alvaro was fantastic!
I've taken Devour Food Tours before and they never disappoint. Alvaro was very funny, engaging and extremely knowle
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Best way to experience Barcelona!
The Taste and Traditions tour is fantastic and Hannah is a terrific guide! She was enthusiastic, patient and knowle
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Great Evening!
This was exactly the experience we were hoping for! Al was welcoming and knowledgeable. Our night was made up of ea
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One of the Best Things I did on my Barcelona Vacation
Jessica was an amazing tour guide - lots of history, very personable and loves what she does. The food was great.
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Cassie M
Best decision--Wonderful night with amazing tour and tour guide!
We were almost ready to skip this tour after being so jet-lagged, but decided to go last minute and we are SO glad
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Elizabeth P
Best food tour ever!!
As a family, we feel that food is a really important part of a holiday. A great way to get to experience the local
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Amazing experience!
My wife and I liked the idea of seeing what the locals do and eat. Jessica was our guide and did an amazing job! I
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