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Barcelona: 3-Hour Evening Tapas Tour with a Local Guide

1. Barcelona: 3-Hour Evening Tapas Tour with a Local Guide

Escape the touristy spots and discover local neighborhoods on this tapas tour. Throughout the tour, as you delight in the discovery of new tastes, flavors, and dishes, your guide will introduce you to local gastronomic specialties, anecdotes of the city's history, and local neighborhood life. Enjoy your first tapas experience at an old bodega from 1903. Indulge in your first bite and a nice glass of red wine. Stroll through one of the most beautiful squares of the Gothic Quarter and its adjacent narrow medieval streets. Stop at a bar with a beautiful, secret garden to taste Spanish ham and pa amb tomàquet accompanied by a white or red wine. Cross into the old heart of Barcino and visit a charming Bodega from the early 20th century for vermouth and croquettes. Finally, make your way to an a cafe located in a UNESCO World Heritage-listed building where you'll experience a sweet end to the tour.

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What people are saying about Arts Santa Monica

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 21 reviews

A definite must do

We did this tour on our first night in Barcelona. We were exhausted, just having had arrived from Australia, but found this tour a wonderful way to spend our first evening. Dago, our guide was very interesting and friendly and went out of his way to make the evening an enjoyable one. He even ensured that, as a coeliac, I did not miss out and could enjoy the food as much as everyone else. A most memorable night.

Great way to start a holiday in Barcelona!

We had a fantastic night out with our guide and 9 others from around the world. We ate a great deal of good food and drank a great deal of good wine/sangria/beer. No dinner was required after the event! I thoroughly recommend this tour, fed, watered, entertained and home with some great memories.

Great authentic experience!

The tour encompassed two of my favorite things...history of urban areas and local food. I felt like I experienced Barcelona like a local and developed a whole new appreciation for the history of Spain.

A good selection of tapas with an excellent guide.

We enjoyed going to tapas bars which were not in the main tourist area. Our guide (Drago?) gave us an interesting overview of the area and we thought the selection of tapas was excellent.