Barcelona: Markets Food Tour with a Local Chef

Barcelona: Markets Food Tour with a Local Chef

From $43.91 per person

Discover 2 of the best markets in town (Boqueria and Santa Caterina), and visit traditional grocery shops selected by a professional chef. During the tour, you're invited to taste the market's specialities.

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Free cancellation
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Duration 2 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Try fresh products at 2 local food markets: the famous Boqueria Market and Santa Caterina Market
  • Professional chef to guide you through the typical food products and Catalan cuisine
  • Taste carefully selected gourmet delicatessen
  • Small group for a personalized experience
Full description
Start your day with a delightful taste of traditional gourmet bites. Follow the suggestions of a professional chef guiding you through the colorful Boqueria Market, one of the most famous markets worldwide, recognized for its incredible varieties of products on offer. Amaze yourself with new tastes of local gourmet delicacies, and visit traditional grocery shops carefully selected by a talented chef. Taste specialties like olive oil, vinegar, olives, Iberian ham, tomatoes, Manchego cheese, pork sausage, and more. Continue your visit through the maze of the old town of Barcelona to reach the Santa Caterina Market, and enjoy the splendid curved rooftop of the market recently reformed by the famous architects Miralles and Tagliabue. Savor the authentic delicatessens of the market, and try a selection of appetizers that will tantalize your taste buds.
Includes
  • Guided tour by a professional chef
  • Taste of gourmet delicatessen
  • Visit to Boqueria and Santa Caterina Market
  • Tips (optional)
  • Hotel pick-up or transfer
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    • Pets
    • Luggage or large bags

    Know before you go

    • Please state at the time of booking any dietary restrictions or allergies
    • There is a minimum of people required to operate the tour. In the event that this minimum is not met, customers will be offered an alternative date, another tour of equal or superior value, or a full refund
    • Tour may be affected due to special circumstances
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    5 /5

    based on 9 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
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    • Value for money
      5/5
    • Service
      5/5
    • Organization
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    Intento conocer la cultura gastronómica de cada ciudad que visito y decidí reservar este tour ya que fui a pasar unos días a barcelona. 100% RECOMENDABLE!! Es un paseo relajado y muy interesante por dos mercados de barcelona y El Barrio es precioso. Alex es muy amable y nos explicó todo muy bien. Me encanto!!! La próxima vez reservaré también el taller de paella! :)

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    February 25, 2020

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    Una experiencia diferente y única! Soy amante de la cocina y me encanta aprender de la cultura gastronómica de cada ciudad que visito. En este tour pudimos descubrir la esencia de la cocina española y además de una forma muy divertida!! Alex, el chef, es todo un profesional y muy amable. Toda la comida deliciosa y las bebidas en el local al final del tour fueron el final perfecto! Gracias!!

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    February 19, 2020

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    The Tour was AWESOME! Being able to run the alleys of the Markets without getting is great, the Boqueria is must-seen and I enjoyed the local market of Santa Caterina. Gracias for this great day!

    February 25, 2020

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