Half Day Private Tapas Tour With World-Class Guide - Barcelona

Tasting
Wine, Local Food
Activity
Food Tour, Walking Tour
Included
Meal, Tour guide
Languages
English
French
Spanish
Italian
Portuguese
Dutch
German
Catalan
Theme
Private, Cultural
Minimum Drinking Age
18
$
304
66
/ Person
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Activity Overview
Enjoy a unique gastronomic trip to Barcelona’s best tapas destinations. We will experience the Catalan gastronomy with remarkable tapas tasting schedule. We begin by visiting some tapas places at the Boqueria marketplace where we'll taste some of the best delicacies paired with excellent local wines, cava or beer.
We will visit the oldest and best marketplace in Europe after having had some delicious baby squid with beans and fresh oysters. After a short 5 minutes walk, we relish in a plate of the most exquisite acorn-fed cured ham with tomato bread next to a mouthwatering grilled pork loin on a slate board or a bunch of steamed mussels. After tasting the unforgettable txistorra red sausage and some mushroom croquettes in a Basque taverna, another short stroll will take you where you will have an enticing garlic shrimp cassoulet that will follow some tasty fried sweet green peppers. A tiny, almost hidden spot will surprise us with their best seafood delicacies, amog which the exotic mediterranean sea urchins.

Lastly, we indulge ourselves at two excellent bars: one has been in business since the 1920s and offers a large variety of small delicious local plates, even cockles or land snails, while the other opposite the lane offers quality, more mothern Catalan snacks that include from fideuà noodles or black rice to stuffed accordeon squid or batter fried baby fish.
When in season, the fried flakes of artichokes, the rovellons wild mushrooms or the calçots young grilled onions can also be enjoyed in the tour as traditional classical specialties.
 
Practical information
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Since 1978 in the travel business and an official Tourist Guide since 1989 for Barcelona and Catalonia, Ton-David was always searching for professional excellence. Be it conducting adventure tours through the U.S., Mexico and Guatemala, or being one of the youngest hotel managers in Minorca. He also worked for a couple of seasons as a tour guide in 8 languages for the best canal boat companies in Amsterdam, Holland. With a solid international working experience and traveling background, his clients range from Prime Ministers, Nobel Prize winners, TV teams, Travel writers, celebrities, etc., to private groups or individuals who asked for a special Catalan touch during their discovery of Barcelona. Most reputed hotels, travel agents, corporations, and individuals who wanted a quality tour and accuracy in the explanations have hired him. Other activities include simultaneous translation from English, French, German and Dutch into Catalan or Spanish.
 
Included
  • 3 great food specialties and a good local drink of your choice in each bar are included in the tour price.
Not Included
  • Extra, non foreseen food and drinks are not included in the tour price.
Group-size:
Max. 9 people
Rates
Per
Price
Person
$
304
66
Timing
Dates
Start Time
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More information about the timing
 Noon TourEvening Tour
Daily12:00 AM06:00 PM
Duration
4 H
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Cancellation Policy
Standard
  • Cancellations made 2 days before will be fully refunded.
  • Cancellations made at a later date will not be refunded.
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We had numerous guides during our Spain and Portugal vacation, but Ton-David was definitely the best. He was knowledgeable, personable, interesting and took great care of us. We have already recommended him to friends and will use him again when we return to Barcelona
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