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Joining various food tours in Barcelona is a really good way to get to discover the city, especially when it's with a local who knows all the best places to eat and drink!

After all, Spain is a world-wide magnet for food lovers, due to the amazing quality of its long and thriving food culture. As for Barcelona, experiencing an authentic food tour gives visitors the chance to eat like the locals and discover the traditional cuisine of Catalonia.

Top 5 Food Tours in Barcelona

Experience as part of gathering ingredients for a cooking class or book yourself onto one of our private food tours in Barcelona with the family. If you're looking to meet new friends along the way, then a group booking is a relaxed way to find out where the locals eat.

Art and Tapas Small Group Walking Tour with Picasso Museum

On this small-group activity, your guide will meet you at Plaça Reial, Royal Square in the Old Town ready for a tour that combines tapas with art. In fact, it starts out on the street, with a look at various lamp posts designed by the famed artist Antoni Gaudí.

The tour continues to the medieval Gothic Quarter, exploring the Catalan traditions and origins of the surrounding area. There are two stops at different tapas bars and another at a restaurant, all offering their own individual tapas dishes.

Barcelona: Private Family Food Tour with Expert Local Guide

This is a private family food tour that's great for children. As such, it's a lighthearted and fun guide to some of the best places in the city, including the playground in front of the Santa Pau Del Camp church and other child-friendly sites.

Plenty of traditional savoury tapas dishes and sweet chocolate classics will be served along the way. Plus there are games for the children as you all explore the city as part of an exciting treasure hunt.

Walking Food Tour in Barcelona

Repeat the footsteps of famous artists and other local celebrities, tasting authentic Spanish and delicious Catalan dishes. Have a relaxing walk with a local food expert, stopping at various places to try the cuisine.

Explore the history of the interesting Gothic quarter and savour a delicious variety of local tapas and wine, as you enjoy stories of the city and cuisine. As the title suggests, this is certainly one of the more traditional food tours in Barcelona, with simply the best food available.

Boqueria and Santa Caterina Markets with Food and Tapas

A wonderful 4-hour tour of La Boqueria and Santa Caterina markets with a local guide. Both of which are extremely popular among the locals. Admire the distinctive architecture and wealth of foods on offer in both markets.

Your tour guide is on hand to show you the best places to try out ‘pintxos’ - small snacks of tasty Spanish and Catalan food. It's also worth pointing out there are vegetarian and gluten-free menu options are available upon request.

Paella Cooking Class in Barcelona & Market Tour

Barcelona is known for its amazing dishes that combine fresh and seasonal products with that famous Mediterranean flair. So why not learn how to make traditional Spanish cuisine yourself on a Paella Cooking Class?

Although this one has made our top 5 food tours in Barcelona, as you have a look around the La Boqueria indoor market first. Accompanied by your host to purchase the right ingredients, there's a fabulous atmosphere, as well as a chance to learn all about the history of Catalan cuisine.

Then it's time for the cookery class, preparing a traditional menu of Spanish omelette, seafood paella and ‘crema Catalana’. Mingle with other foodies as you get ‘stuck-in’ complete with an endless flow of wine! After all your hard work, indulge in your homemade feast.

Top 5 Food Tours in Barcelona

Book yourself and a loved one on one of our food tours in Barcelona today and discover the local culture and cuisine, through some of the best tapas bars and eateries. Alternatively, browse our other food and drink experiences in Barcelona here.

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