Delight your senses with a private tasting tour of Barcelona's best markets and eateries. Meet your friendly foodie guide midday, and set off on a walk to La Boqueria, a popular local market on the iconic Ramblas. Browse colorful piles of fresh produce and see vendors hawking everything from fresh fish and cured meats to aged cheeses, nuts, and specialty products. Learn about common ingredients used in Catalonian cooking and pick up some treats for later if you like.
Next, rest your feet with a stop at a hand-picked tapas bar favored by locals for its delicious ‘pintxos,’ small snacks rooted in northern Spanish culinary traditions. Continue on to the Santa Caterina market, recognizable by its distinctive roof made of colorful waves and unique history alongside the ruins of an ancient convent.
Finally, visit a renowned local restaurant known for its fantastic meat dishes and refreshing drinks. Get help navigating the menu from your guide, and enjoy a sampling of Spanish and Catalonian specialties along with a tasting of regional wines. When you say farewell to your guide at the end of the tour, you’ll have a new appreciation for Spanish cuisine and great tips on where to eat and drink during your remaining time in Barcelona.