Guided tour

Barcelona: 3.5-Hour Sips, Sites & Bites Food & History Tour

Guided tour

Barcelona: 3.5-Hour Sips, Sites & Bites Food & History Tour

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From US$ 93.27 per person

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Join a 3.5-hour tasting journey, including a little bit of history as you walk through medieval streets and alleyways of the Gothic, Born and Barceloneta neighborhoods. Enjoy local places, a very cozy wine cellar, a family-run bar and much more!

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Duration 3.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible
Small group
Limited to 6 participants


  • Tour the medieval Barri Gotic and El Born neighborhoods, full of fascinating legends and stories
  • Visit 4 local family-owned taverns and tapas bars and enjoy delicious traditional Catalan dishes
  • Learn about the interesting history of each place
  • Enjoy 9 to 10 mouthwatering tastings and 4 different local drinks
Full description
Join a 2000-year magical journey through two of the most vibrant neighborhoods, Barri Gotic and El Born. Your passionate, knowledgeable guide will bring the history of Barcelona to life on your 3.5-hour tasting journey. During your tour, mix history with the traditions of the neighborhoods you explore with wonderful, authentic food like the legendary pan con tomate (bread with tomato), patatas bravas (fried potatoes with sauces) and much more. Try an assortment of locally made cheeses, cured meats, and heavenly house sparkling wine and cava, the classic vermouth, some of the best regional red and white wines, and the refreshing clara, a truly delicious drink. Experience the best of both worlds, with incredible food and 2000 years of history, all rolled into one amazing tour. Immerse yourself in the medieval streets and alleyways of the old Roman city of Barcino, nowadays Barcelona. Explore some fantastic hidden family-run restaurants, bodegas and taverns. Make wonderful, unique memories of Barcelona’s tastes and smells that will linger long after your trip is over.
  • 9-10 tastings, including: Spanish ham, sausages, regional cheeses, pa amb tomàquet (bread with tomato), patatas bravas (fried potatoes), croquettes, banderillas, fried "pescaditos", and more
  • Rose, white wine, sparkling wine, cava, vermouth, or clara
  • Water
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Vegans
  • People with gluten intolerance

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Meeting point

This activity starts at 5:00 PM at Passeig d'Isabel II, 14, 08003 Barcelona (outside the "7 Portes" restaurant).The meeting point is located 200 meters away from Barceloneta Metro Station (L4 or Yellow Line). If you are coming from the metro, exit the metro station. Walk up the stairs and go about 2 blocks to Passeig d'Isabel II, 14. It is located on the corner of Pla de Palau and Passeig d'Isabel II, outside the restaurant "7 Portes." If you are staying in the Gotic Quarter, it's just a short 15 minutes walk or 5 minutes metro ride to the meeting point.  Your foodie guide will have an "Eye On Food Tours" sign and a badge with their name on it.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Intoxication

Know before you go

  • 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%
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 15 reviews

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It was a great experience. Had a lot of great food and wine. Our guide Adrien was not native but super friendly, able to keep the mood light and knowledgable about the area. He was able to take us to a lot of interesting places despite the craziness of Columbus's holiday We have a new respect for Sangria(they add gin or vermouth to it here), jamon, patata bravas(they are not just regular fries if you know where to go). We even had some wine from porron and fried anchovies. For drinks, we had sangria, some lemon beer(an interesting mix between light beer and lemon soda), red wine, white wine, wine from porron. Highly recommended

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March 28, 2023

Wonderful tour to learn the history of Barcelona while walking the Gothic Quarter and El Born and stopping for delicious tapas & drinks along the way! Loved our guide Adrian, who was a knowledgeable American ex-pat that now calls Barca his home. Highly recommend doing this tour at the start of your stay in Barcelona to get to know this beautiful city.

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March 28, 2023

We really enjoyed going into places we would probably not have visited on our own. Also enjoyed the variety of sips and bites, and were surprised we ate as much as we did. Our guide Adrian was awesome - a lot of fun, and very knowledgeable about the food and drinks, and the history tidbits were great.

March 28, 2023

Product ID: 169750