Markets Tour With A Professional Chef
Delve into the Barcelona gastronomy scene like never before, and get the local, expert insight from the most authoritative source out there, a local, professional chef, on this tour of two of the city's best markets.
Highlights of the Trip
- Savour fresh produce from 2 local food markets: the famous Boqueria Market and the unique Santa Caterina Market
- A professional chef will be your guide, showing you the ways of Catalan cuisine
- Taste carefully selected local gourmet delicatessen
Start your tour from the magnificent spires of Barcelona Cathedral with some exquisite traditional gourmet bites: olives, Iberian ham, Manchego cheese and a host of other delicacies.
Then, get swept along by Chef Alex López, as he guides you through the colourful Boqueria Market, one of the most famous markets worldwide. It’s recognised for its incredible variety of products on offer, and is a maze of scent, colour and flavour, which your guide navigates with ease to ensure the very best experience.
Explore new tastes and textures, new flavour combinations and of local gourmet delicacies, and visit traditional grocery shops carefully selected by Alex, that supply the freshest, most authentic and in-season ingredients.
From fresh breads and olive oil, vinegar, tomatoes, chorizo, hams and cheeses, the variety of food on offer is of the highest quality.
Continue your visit through the cobbled labyrinth of the old town, until you reach the Santa Caterina Market. An architectural treat in its own right. the splendid curved rooftop was recently redesigned by the famous architects Miralles and Tagliabue.
Savour the authentic delicatessens on offer in the market with a selection of appetisers that will tantalise your tastebuds, and leave an expert in Barcelona’s incredible food scene.
PLEASE NOTE THESE ARE PREMIUM SMALL GROUP TOURS. PRIVATE TOURS CAN BE ACCOMMODATED ON REQUEST.
- Guided tour by the professional chef Alex Lopez
- Taste of gourmet delicatessen
- Visit of Boqueria and Santa Caterina Market
WE BARCELONA CATHEDRAL at Carrer de Montjuïc del Bisbe, 3, 08002 Barcelona
Meet at 9:45am for check in for departure at 10:00am.