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Barcelona History and Food tasting Tour

  • Explore Barcelona on a 3-hour historical tasting tour
  • Learn about the city’s history as your stroll through the historic center
  • Sample a range of Catalan treats like olive oil, pastries, and wine
Barcelona History and Food tasting Tour
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Barcelona History and Food tasting Tour
Discover Barcelona’s rich history and gastronomic culture on this 3-hour tasting tour. Roam the streets of the historic city center and sample a wide range of local products including cheeses, olive oil, pastries, wines, and more. Learn about the city’s history from your informative guide as you pass by various landmarks in the Born, Gothic, and Jewish Quarters.
What to Expect
This casual 3-hour afternoon itinerary is designed for you to savour Barcelona’s culinary heritage from a local perspective. The guides are local food experts who will explain in detail a wide range of local products that you will taste while visiting a locally beloved tapas bar and the city´s most relevant gourmet shops, family-run artisanal food shops specialized in wines and cheeses, pastries, or local olive oil.

Your guide´s expertise, together with knowledge of Barcelona's historical center, are what make this gourmet walking tour different from others in the city.

This tour will include a visit to a fantastic tapas bar to enjoy dinner with local wine, combined with a guided tour of the Born, Gothic and Jewish Quarter of the city. Along the way, your guide will point out some of the most emblematic highlights of the city and explain the history behind them. Also, during you tour you will stop at least to 4 different gourmet boutiques to enjoy some of the local products in Catalunya such as: olive oil, cheese or local tapas.
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Nice tour

It was a pleasure to meet Maria and hear her talk on good level about the town. Like visit a friend who guided you through town, brief history, eat, talk. It was really nice but I could not understand the last pick of tapas restaurant.

Thank Henrik N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Amazing evening

It was my husband, daughter and I with Maria and by the end of the evening it was more like we were out with a friend then a tour guide. We learned so much about the history of Barcelona and the foods we ate were...More

Thank Judy L
Reviewed 25 May 2018
Great tour !

We had a private group tour in Barcelona. Our tour guide Xavier was friendly, knowledgeable and passionate about his work as a food and history guide of this beautiful city. The pinchas, wine and paella were wonderful; however the tour itself was a tad long,...More

Thank spainisbeautiful
Reviewed 24 May 2018
Great wine, pinchas and paella neighbour tour

Our group of 16 arranged a private tour with Foodie and Tours. Our guide, Xavier, was really excellent in trying to keep us all somewhat focused! He was so knowledgeable about the history of Barcelona and also the Born, Gothic and Jewish quarters. Xavier's passion...More

Thank Janice S
Reviewed 5 May 2018
An utter disappointment!

Our tour guide was friendly but unprofessional-- she forced her own agenda without inquiring about our interests as a group. She seemed to feel that Boqueria Market was overrated and touristy-- and she steered us away from there, and we didn't end up visiting any...More

Thank Anne M
FoodieandTours, Director General at Foodie & Tours Barcelona, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Hi Anne We take very seriously our responsibility to make our clients’ foodie tour an enjoyable and unforgettable experience. Thank you for your review, your comments for sure will help us to improve ourselves as foodie experts. Here are some comments about the review you...More

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