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Tapas, Taverns & History Tour

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Discover Barcelona’s enchanting Gothic Quarter in a 2-in-1 food and history tour that combines delicious tastes at 3 tapas bars with an exploration of many of the city's most emblematic squares and sites. Kick off your evening at a local, family-run bodega for a light aperitif before heading to a walking tour of the oldest and most historic area of Barcelona. Finish your evening at 2 distinct tapas bars - a rustic tavern and a modern tapas bar - and feast on local delicacies like fresh-from-the-sea fish lightly fried in olive oil while devouring Catalan wine. All food and drinks included.
  • 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
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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
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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We had eaten plenty of tapas while in Spain, but the promise of visiting family-owned places along with history intrigued us. We had already spent a couple days in Barcelona, and knew much of the history that the tour guide spoke about, but it was nice to have her elaborate
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Ferran, our guid was just great. Had a lot of historical knowledge about Barcelona but was also super fun and free flowing. The food was delicious, we visited three places, had plenty of food and drinks.
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The tour stopped at some great food spots in the Gothic Quarter and covered interesting historical information from the founding of Barcelona up to modern day events. Our guide, Alvaro, was friendly and engaging and provided some great tips on eating in Barcelona. He was very
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We've just come back from a wonderful food and history tour with our guide Alvaro. He is truly an asset to the Devour Barcelona team. He has a great sense of humour and a love for his home city. We could tell that he absolutely loves Barcelona and the work that he is doing. He
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Valentina did a great job herding our group of Americans and Canadians as we walked through the narrow streets surrounding the cathedral learning about the history and culture of Barcelona. The food, wine and vermouth at the three stops were plentiful and delicious. No one left
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