Barcelona Food Tour

Join the Barcelona Tapas Tour “en el barrio”

When you visit Spain you will soon discover the importance of food to the Spanish way of life. In particular Spain’s love of tapas. In the below article we provide information on why you should join the Barcelona Tapas Tour “en el Barrio”.

Overview of Barcelona

Spain has a rich and intriguing history, from the early Greek and Roman influences through to the Civil War in the mid-1930’s. In modern times Spain has become popular as a holiday destination and for expats to relocate to sunnier, warmer climates.

While Madrid is the country’s official capital, Barcelona is the capital of Catalonia in the North East of Spain. Overlooking the Mediterranean Sea and with a busy shipping harbour. It I also the 5th most visited city in Europe, attracting around 5.5 million visitors each year.

Reasons why people should visit Barcelona

There are plenty of beautiful sandy beaches in Barcelona, but there’s more to the Catalan capital than sunbathing. That said temperatures rise in the summer months, with July and August being the busiest period for tourists.

As well as the many bars and restaurants available, there are lots of famous attractions right on your doorstep. In fact, Barcelona is home to 8 UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Possibly the most instantly recognised of these is the Sagrada Familia. It is one of architect Antoni Gaudi’s most famous works. Construction started on the church back in 1882 and is finally due to be completed around 2026.

Other tourist attractions include the Park Guell, again thanks to Antoni Gaudi. You should also visit Casa Mila, where the architect once lived.

Join the Barcelona Tapas Tour “en el barrio”

With so much to do in and around the city, make sure you stop and eat. However when you join a Barcelona Tapas tour, you don’t need to worry about making a decision. Your private tour guide can do that for you, taking you to the best tourist hotspots, along with those lesser known local neighbourhoods.

The 3 hour “en el barrio” food tour in Barcelona starts at the foot of la Ramblas. Here you can discover a number of mouth-watering dishes along one of Barcelona’s busiest streets.

First place to visit will be at a traditional terrace bar. Here you can sample pintxo (small dishes) and watch the world go by. Before heading off to a wine cellar for a glass or two.

After sampling some of Spain’s fantastic wines, next stop will provide you with Spanish omelette. Although this won’t be just any omelette, but one of the best Barcelona has to offer.

Leaving room in your belly for more tapas, the tour ventures into the Poble Sec neighbourhood. The views of the Montjuic countryside are already worth the tour price. The food tour in Barcelona may start in the tourist area of la Rambla, however you still venture off the beaten track for that authentic feel.

Don’t worry about getting lost though, for your guide will soon have you back to familiar surroundings.

How to Book the Barcelona Tapas Tour “en el barrio”

Joining the Barcelona Tapas tour is easy. Make an enquiry today and you will soon have your tour booked ready for your holiday.

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