Guided tour

Barcelona: Food and History Tour

Barcelona: Food and History Tour

From US$ 61.30 per person

Join a 2.5-hour journey through medieval streets and alleyways of the Gothic neighborhood and its oldest sites, true gems of Gothic architecture, while enjoying authentic food and drinks at selected bars and restaurants.

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Duration 3 hours
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  • Visit some of Barcelona's best historical sights
  • Sample traditional food and drinks at some hidden taverns and restaurants of the Gothic neighborhood
  • Travel back in time through the medieval winding streets of the Gothic Quarter
  • Immerse yourself in one of the best and oldest markets in all Europe
Full description
Join a 2000 year magical journey through one of the most vibrant neighborhoods, Barri Gotic.  Your foodie and knowledgeable guide will bring the history of Barcelona to life on your 2.5 to 3-hour tasting journey. During your tour, mix history with the traditions of the neighborhood you explore with wonderful, authentic food like the famous Botifarra and the legendary Pa amb Tomaquet.  No trip is complete in Barcelona until it includes a visit to the world-renowned Boqueria Market. Explore the colorful stalls filled with all kinds of food and amazing flavors and aromas. Follow your foodie guide through the narrow aisles, and explore before you get to taste some cured meats, locally made cheeses and a few more bites! This experience is the best of both worlds, all rolled into one amazing tour. Immerse yourself in the medieval streets and alleyways of the Old Roman City of Barcino, nowadays Barcelona, while having a true taste of its food and drinks at selected bars you will remember long after your trip is over!
  • 18-20 historical sites and point of interest
  • 7-8 tapas
  • 3-4 drinks
  • Water
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Vegans
  • People with gluten intolerance
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meet at the Pastisseria La Colmena just next to the Jaume I metro station. Your guide will be holding an 'eye on food tour' sign and a badge with his name on it. Please arrive 10 minutes early for check-in.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Please note, you will be walking at a moderate pace.
  • This tour is suitable for those who do not drink alcohol.
  • If you enjoy your tour and feel that you receive a great service from your guide, it is customary and much appreciated to leave a tip at the end of the tour; the standard gratuity in the tour industry is 10-15%.
  •  Please wear comfortable shoes and dress appropriately for the weather.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 2 reviews

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Issue with directions to meeting point. It stated Place Dr Angel, then described meeting in front of Hard Rock Cafe, which is 10 mins walk away. This caused a lot of stress and we may missed the tour. I had to call and wait on the phone to sort it out. Please can you review the meeting instructions for this tour. Other than that, the tour was excellent. Adrian was very informative, amusing and good fun. We saw parts of the city that we wouldn't have gone to. Very good tour guide

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November 26, 2019

Adrian did an excellent job and was very knowledgeable about Barcelona

September 1, 2018

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