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Anna Paloma
Canela Fina S.C.P

What is this?

This is an intimate culinary history and tasting walk through Barcelona, taking you through the iconic markets of Sant Antoni, La Boqueria, and Santa Caterina, and concluding with a traditional Catalan lunch in the Born area. Your host is a local with memories, stories, and anecdotes of the places you’ll visit. At Sant Antoni Market, you'll learn about its transformation from a medieval city gate to a bustling modern market, a symbol of the city's architectural prowess, and how its recent restoration has rejuvenated its historical splendor. La Boqueria, with its vibrant array of fresh produce and bustling atmosphere, is a representation of Barcelona's modernist movement, reflecting the city's cultural revival and artistic expression. Santa Caterina Market, with its origins tied to a medieval monastery, showcases a blend of Barcelona's past and present. The tour culminates in the historic Born area, where you'll savor dishes that have shaped Barcelona's gastronomic landscape.

What makes this unique?

This tour uniquely blends the historical evolution of Barcelona with its rich culinary traditions. Your guide, a local expert, brings an authentic touch with personal stories and anecdotes that reveal the essence of Barcelona's lifestyle and community spirit. Sant Antoni's recent restoration, La Boqueria's role in the modernist movement, and Santa Caterina's historical significance are not just narrated but experienced through the eyes of someone who has lived and breathed the city's evolution. The concluding lunch in the Born area, one of Barcelona's most historic neighborhoods, offers an immersive experience into the flavors that define Catalan cuisine. This tour is an invitation to explore Barcelona's rich tapestry of history, architecture, and gastronomy, providing a comprehensive understanding the soul of Barcelona, beyond its landmarks, through the flavors and tales that have shaped its unique character

What is the profile of the host?

Led by a local food expert, this tour offers an insightful exploration of Barcelona's markets, combined with anecdotes about the city's history and culinary traditions. The host is knowledgeable about the intricacies of local cuisine and provide an enriching, educational experience.

What to bring?

Comfortable walking shoes for exploring the markets. A keen appetite for tasting and enjoying local cuisine. A camera to capture the vibrant scenes and culinary discoveries.
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EUR 180
per person

Private experience

4 hours
This experience accommodates a minimum of 4 and maximum of 8 people to make the base costs and logistics work. Fewer people can book this but will be charged a supplemental fee to achieve the minimum. What’s Included: Guided visits to Sant Antoni, La Boqueria, and Santa Caterina markets. Tastings of local food at various market stalls. A traditional lunch at a renowned restaurant in the Born area.
Offered in English, Catalan, Spanish

Private experience

4 hours
This experience accommodates a minimum of 4 and maximum of 8 people to make the base costs and logistics work. Fewer people can book this but will be charged a supplemental fee to achieve the minimum. What’s Included: Guided visits to Sant Antoni, La Boqueria, and Santa Caterina markets. Tastings of local food at various market stalls. A traditional lunch at a renowned restaurant in the Born area.
Offered in English, Catalan, Spanish
calendar
EUR 180
per person

Private experience

4 hours
This experience accommodates a minimum of 4 and maximum of 8 people to make the base costs and logistics work. Fewer people can book this but will be charged a supplemental fee to achieve the minimum. What’s Included: Guided visits to Sant Antoni, La Boqueria, and Santa Caterina markets. Tastings of local food at various market stalls. A traditional lunch at a renowned restaurant in the Born area.
Offered in English, Catalan, Spanish

Private experience

4 hours
This experience accommodates a minimum of 4 and maximum of 8 people to make the base costs and logistics work. Fewer people can book this but will be charged a supplemental fee to achieve the minimum. What’s Included: Guided visits to Sant Antoni, La Boqueria, and Santa Caterina markets. Tastings of local food at various market stalls. A traditional lunch at a renowned restaurant in the Born area.
Offered in English, Catalan, Spanish