Explore Barcelona's neighborhoods, specialty food shops, art galleries and historic sights.
5 days / 4 nights
Trip starts and ends in Barcelona
4 nights Barcelona
- Medieval lanes in the Gothic quarter
- Tasting tour of specialty food shops, markets and bars
- Gaudi's Sagrada Familia and the Block of Discord on the Paseo de Gracia
- Ateliers and workshops of classic and contemporary craftspeople and designers
- Catalan cooking class & market tour
- Traditional Catalan rice and seafood in the Barceloneta
- Biodynamic Cava winery in the Penedes
Barcelona is at once the quintessential Catalan urban center and an international city. Since the 1992 Olympics held here, the city has become a magnet for design, culinary and tech innovation.
Day 1– Visit Barcelona's Ciutat Vella –famous and rarely seen corners such as the Hotel Espanya by architect Domènech i Muntaner, Roman Temple columns and Santa Maria del Mar. Lunch in the seaside Barceloneta. Artisan workshops and ateliers.
Day 2 – Gourmet walking & tasting tour through the Born and Gothic quarter, stopping in for tastings. Lunch at a casual market bar. In the afternoon visit Gaudi's famous Sagrada Familia, La Pedrera, Parc Guell. Skip the lines!
Day 3 – Spend the morning with a Barcelona chef shopping in the market and in the kitchen cooking up a few of Catalonia's traditional plates. Dinner in a fantastic Michelin-starred restaurant.
Day 4 – A day in the Penedes Cava-producing region. Visit a biodynamic Cava winery and a small Cava producer who meticulously produces stellar méthode Champenoise wines.
Day 5 – Departure
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Customize this trip to match your interests and dates. We can add days and activities, or swap out those tours that interest you less. Call us to talk about your interests.
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