8 Best Food Tours In Barcelona, Spain - Updated 2024

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It’s all about the food and drinks in Barcelona. They put emphasis on flavor when it comes to food. You can enjoy amazing meals even at fast food chains. Almost everything is of high-quality. Check out these food tours in Barcelona you definitely should give a try. These are carefully selected to give you the best of the culinary scene in Barcelona.

1. Montserrat, Tapas and Wine Half-Day Tour from Barcelona (from USD 78.31)

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Enjoy breathtaking views at the mountains of Montserrat. You will be with 14 others and one guide on your way there. You will pass by Benedictine monastery too, a site where miracles were performed by Mother Mary. Just a few minutes from the monastery is Oller del Mas Castle where the winery is located. You’ll get to see the vineyards and the treasures room. And of course, there will be wine. A short talk about the wine making process is part of the tour too. At the same time, Spanish tapas will be served along with six other traditional dishes and desserts!

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From Barcelona: Montserrat Half-Day Wine and Tapas Trip

Duration: 7.0 hour

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2. Paella Cooking Experience with Boqueria Market Tour (from USD 75.09)

Paella seafood
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Instead of a guide, a chef will be with you in this tour. The highlight would be you learning how to cook traditional Spanish seafood paella. So listen well. This is a 3-hour activity that begins with a tour of Mercat de la Boqueria. Just so you know, Mercat de la Boqueria is Barcelona’s oldest food market.

While buying some fresh ingredients for the paella, the chef educates you about the basics of Catalan and Spanish cuisine. You will also be introduced to Barcelona’s famous appetizers. They include the patatas, tortilla de patatas, bravas, queso manchego, and many others. Apart from teaching you how to prepare paella, you also will get a chance to make your own sangria!

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Barcelona: Paella Cooking Experience & Boqueria Market Tour

Duration: 2.5 hour

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3. Intimate Barcelona eBike Tour with Gourmet Tapas & Wine (from USD 70.74)

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Do you want to live like a local in Barcelona? Aboard an electric bike, you will be with a small group in exploring bohemian neighborhoods around Barcelona. You’ll discover secret bars frequented by locals, and of course see the fishing village. There are beaches in Barcelona too! The best thing about this tour? Tapas and sparkling wine, Cava! You will get more of them with this food tour.

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Barcelona: Highlights E-Bike Tour with Tapas

Duration: 3.0 hour

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4. Barcelona: Private Food Tour with 10 Tastings (from USD 178.48)

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You don’t know this, but Barcelona has the best Churros and Pintxos! Thankfully, these two yummy dishes are included in this tour. The highlight of this tour would be the best of the Spanish cuisine. They’ve carefully chosen 8 authentic dishes plus 2 traditional drinks specifically for this tour. This is something you really should look forward to in Barcelona!

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Barcelona: Private Food Tour – 10 Tastings with Locals

Duration: 3.0 hour

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5. Vegan Food Tour Experience in Barcelona (from USD 85.0)

In this tour, you’ll explore three neighborhoods, and taste three different Mediterranean-inspired vegan dishes in three restaurants! One of these restaurants is the first vegan restaurant in Barcelona. You’ll stop by one shop for desserts too! If you’re a vegan, your guide can give you good recommendations for other vegan restaurants that you can try around Barcelona. This food tour will make you realize that you love vegan food. They’re really delish!

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Vegan Food Tour Experience in Barcelona

Duration: 3 hours

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6. Catalan Gastronomy: Small-Group Guided Walking Tour in Barcelona (from USD 109.0)

Jamon Iberico de Bellota served
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Highlights of this 4-hour tour will take you around Gracia neighborhood. You’ll be exploring different food shops, market stalls, and tapas bars. Food tastings include the Iberian ham, salt cod, great cheese, and other good stuff. Basically, your guide will educate you about Barcelona’s culinary scene, particularly the Catalan cuisine. You will have a traditional Catalan breakfast, and you’ll know everything about how the Spanish eat.

This tour is for a small group and the guide is a certified food-lover. You’ll get inside tips from him on where to eat and everything about the Catalan cuisine.

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Barcelano 3-Hour Small-Group Catalan Gastronomy Walking Tour

Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes

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7. Barcelona Food Tour in Sant Antoni and Poble-Sec districts (from USD 84.0)

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This tour will let you experience Barcelona like a local by visiting different eateries and specialty stores to try nine delicious dishes! You’ll be exploring Poble-Sec districts and Sant Antoni too.

If you’re into homemade tapas and other local food, this tour is for you. You will also learn more facts about Barcelona and get to see amazing architecture! After the tour, you will be provided with a guide that features recommendations on the best places to go in Barcelona, and interesting things to do in the city.

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Taste of Barcelona Food Tour

Duration: 3 hours

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8. Private Barcelona Food Lovers Walking Tour (from USD 177.0)

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This tour is for a small group of 8 friends or for an entire family. A professional guide will take you to the capital and visit shops and restaurants frequented by the locals. You get to experience the life of the people in Barcelona. A 3-course meal is included in this food tour and you get to sample tapas at a Spanish tapas bar.

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Private Barcelona Food Lovers Walking Tour

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Barcelona can give you everything when it comes to food. They’re one of those few places that offer the best dining experience to both locals and tourists. If you don’t believe me, try one of these tours and you’ll surely ask for more.

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