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If you're looking to get a taste of Barcelona's most delicious food while on a budget, we've got some rather tasty suggestions for you.

Barcelona is a city that celebrates its food and culture and is home to some of the best restaurants in the world.

However, if you’re wishing to experience an authentic Barcelona, then there's no better way than by taking a food tour. Not only that, but with a local guide to accompany you, it will soon help keep the cost within your price range.

Top 5 Barcelona Food Tours on a Budget

We've rounded up our top five Barcelona food tours under £100 for tourists on a budget.

1. Montserrat monastery tour with lunch

If you're looking for a a great tour of Barcelona and its food on a budget, consider this option. The monastery of Montserrat is located in the heart of Catalonia, Spain. It offers a stunning view of the valley below and is well known for hosting La Moreneta, the patron saint of Catalonia. The monastery also has several museums that are well worth visiting.

This tour includes lunch at a farmhouse where you can sample local cuisine at its best. If you're lucky, you might even get to meet some goats or sheep while they graze on the grass around the farmhouse! If you want to see how mountains have influenced cuisine and culture in Catalonia, this tour is worth considering.

2. Walking food tour

Barcelona is a city that celebrates art and architecture, but it's also well known for its tapas and wine. One of the best ways to experience all of these together is by taking a walking Barcelona food tour.

Walking food tours are very popular in Barcelona and it's not hard to see why. You'll start off in the historic Gothic Quarter, which is home to many famous buildings including
Catedral de Barcelona, Museu Picasso and Plaça del Rei. The Gothic Quarter has a rich history dating back to medieval times with narrow streets and beautiful architecture.

Next, you can head over to Placa de Catalunya to enjoy some traditional tapas paired with local wines before heading back towards some of Barcelona's main streets like Passeig de Gracia or Rambla de Catalunya while enjoying more tapas and drinks along the way.

The best way to explore any city is by walking around, so why not do it while sampling some delicious food and wine? This type of tour allows you to explore all corners of Barcelona in your own time, which makes it perfect for those who have never been here before.

3. Late-start Montserrat food and wine tour

If you're looking for a Barcelona food tour that's off the beaten path, we've got the one for you.

The Late-start Montserrat food and wine tour starts in the village of Monistrol de Montserrat, where you'll learn about the local history and culture as well as sample some traditional Catalan dishes. Then you'll take the Cremallera de Montserrat, which is a cogwheel train offering fantastic views of the countryside. At the monastery, your tour guides will explain the importance of the monastery to Catalonia. Then you'll head over to the farmers' market and at the Stairway to Heaven, you might hear the boy's choir performance!

After you've had time to explore the monastery and see some of the most impressive mountain views in all Catalonia, you'll visit Oller del Mas Cellar, where you'll enjoy a multi-course local meal with regional wine. This winery is located in a 10th-century castle at the foot of Montserrat, so you can look around the winery and experience a guided visit to the vineyards, the old family cellar and private areas of the castle before heading back into the city.

4. Montserrat food and wine tour

If you're looking for a great food tour on a budget, look no further than this Montserrat food and wine tour. Your tour starts in Plaza Catalunya, where you'll meet your guide and group. You'll then embark on your guided tour of the monastery and basilica. The guided tour will take you to all the major tourist hotspots, including the holy cave, and give you plenty of time to explore at your own pace. If you'd like to ride the funicular up to the top of the mountain or shop in the farmer's market, there will be time for this too.

After a tour of the basilica, where you'll get a history lesson on the unique architecture of this beautiful building, you'll visit Oller del Mas for a multi-course meal. You'll learn how the owners use local ingredients in their dishes while they treat you to a delicious dinner. Next, you'll visit one of Catalonia's most famous wineries, where one of their wines was awarded "vi de Finca", which means "wine from vineyards". You'll stroll through the vineyards and learn about wine production before tasting three organic wines.

5. Private and personalised tapas tour

Barcelona is home to some of the best tapas in the world. The city has been influenced by a diverse array of cultures, and this is reflected in its cuisine. If you're looking for a private, walking tour of some of Barcelona's best tapas places, then look no further. We offer tours that are both fun and educational, so you can learn about the history behind each dish while enjoying it.

Your guide will take you through El Poble Sec, one of Barcelona's most vibrant neighbourhoods. Here you will be able to enjoy montaditos, which are crispy pieces of bread topped with smoked salmon, yoghurt, honey and a salty tapenade. You will also be able to enjoy a glass of vermouth with pimientos de patron, which are seared peppers.

Your guide will then lead you to a pintxos bar, where you can try la bomba, which is croquettes of mashed potato stuffed with ground pork, and esqueixada, which is raw salted cod, romesco sauce with tomatoes and black olives. The tour ends at Barrer de Blai, where you'll enjoy a wonderful morsel served on cocktail sticks in a pintxo bar.

Barcelona Food Tours on a Budget

For more information on the range of food tours on a budget available in Barcelona, browse our website and discover the world of Catalan cuisine.

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