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Tapas Tour and Human Towers Experience in Barcelona.

5h Aprox
Prices regular tour: min 2pax 79€/per person
We have private tour also available, Everyday of the week, ask on livingit@livingit.cat
Price private tour: 2 to 3pax: 250€ // 4 to 5pax: 198€ // 6 to 7pax: 178€ // 8pax: 166€
79€/person
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Enjoy the Spanish style way of eating and uncover the secrets of the famous tapas and  pica-pica (also for vegetarians) in an informal dinner. A variety of flavors that will shape a
delicious meal as well as a tasty experience. The meaning of “buñuelos”, “sangria”, “porró”, “pincho”, “montadito”, “tortilla” will be very clear after the tour. This personalized
evening dinner is guided by local guide who gives insightful commentary about Catalan food and traditions while walking around the center of Barcelona. Later on, continue your
local experience surrounded by hundreds of “castellers” (or human tower builders). Watch a human tower display or get involved in it! Human Towers is a deep rooted tradition in
Catalonia that is in the list of UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. This small-group tour ensures a personalized attention from your guide.

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Private tours available

 

Highlights:

  • Evening walking tour of Catalan and Spanish food and tradition in Barcelona
  •  Learn how to order authentic Spanish Tapas and Catalan Pica-pica
  • Gastronomy trail in 2 different scenarios: the center of Barcelona and its neighbourhoods

  • See a live Human Tower Display — a tradition noted as a UNESCO Intangible Cultural
  • Take part in a human tower display and form part of the tower (optional)

  • Meeting locals and participate in the local activity

 

Inclusions: 

  • Personalized three-hour, evening walking tour of Barcelona’s tapa bars and restaurants
  • Visit a fresh food market and stop in 3 venues for tapas, pica-pica and wine, stylish
  • Insightful commentary about Barcelona’s history and traditions
  • Specialized gourmet guide provides the tour in English or Spanish
  • Watch the best Human Tower builders in the world. You can even get involved and have a go yourself!
  • Explanation of the Human Tower tradition by a local expert
  • Souvenir picture of your human tower
  • A professional native guide provides the guided tour in Catalan, Spanish or English
  • Local taxes included

 

Exclusions:

  •  Gratuities
  •  Hotel Pick Up

Days of operation:

  • Fridays 17:00PM to 22:30PM 
  • This tour is available, from March to November

Specific information:

  • This tour is available in English, Catalan and Spanish. Other languages available upon request
  • Please arrive 15 minutes prior the tour
  • There will be time off the bus, so please bring suitable clothing and footwear
  • Please bring comfortable clothing if you would like to participate in the human towers activity
  • Please, bring sun protection during summer season
  • We can also pick you up and drop off at your accommodation place for just 15€/group more. Tell us when you check in!

 

Meeting point:

Tour begins in a very well-known spot in Central Barcelona, at Plaça Catalunya (in front of Hard Rock Café).

 

Tailor made? Would you like a private tour? Would you prefer a tailor made tour? Please, write us with your interest and enquiry and will get back to you with an interesting proposal! livingit@livingit.cat

79€/person
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If you prefer, we can pick you up at your hotel 30 minutes before departure and with an additional cost of 15€/group

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8 comments

  1. Leonard Jackson

    Our visit to Barcelona was fantastic but the best part was our Walking tour, Tapas and wine tasting adventure with Barbara (the Basque treasure). We learned great current and historical information about the land, people and Catalunya culture. We particularly enjoyed the very personable presentation Barbara made regarding the Market and it’s history, the Picasso museum and it’s history and the relationship that Catalunya has with its neighboring cities and regions. The human tower was a fabulous end to a very delicious and otherwise highly entertaining evening. We can’t thank you enough for sharing Barbara with us. We will recommend your tours to all of our friends and family who are planning to travel to Barcelona.

  2. Ken Salak

    Really enjoyed our tour, the guide was great, the food was great, but the topper was the Human tower practice and participation in a tower. If you can add on a humantower segment DO IT. We stopped at 2 resterants an the large market place

  3. Julie, Neil, Lorraine & Ed

    We travelled Europe for over 5 weeks and this was our best tour in that time! We walked the streets of Barcelona, stopping to eat, learn and watch the vibrancy of the city, and venturing into places that only a local would know about. Our guide, Barbara was absolutely fantastic, sharing with us snippets of daily life as a Catalonian. She was so knowledgeable and keen to answer our endless questions. Watching the building of the human towers was an amazing experience. At the end of the night we said goodnight to Barbara and it felt as though we were saying goodnight to an old friend as opposed to a tour guide. Thank you Barbara!

  4. Claire W.

    Tour guide was lovely, very knowledgeable and passionate about local food/drink. Great to see the human tower rehearsals, very unique way to spend a night out. Fantastic food tour!

  5. I. Espinar

    Muchas gracias Johan y Barbara

    Las fotos son chulísimas!!
    Se nota que disfrutaron un montón!

  6. schildgent

    My girlfriend and I spent over a week in Barcelona and saw every tourist attraction on the list. We decided to engage LIVING IT for their evening tour to the wine tasting and human towers. We met Barbara, our guide, and the other folks on our trip at 5pm. The entire evening was tremendous: outstanding wines in a beautiful scenery with views of the Mediterranean. Later on we did a culinary tour in a Roman village nearby. Churros and Jamon were delicious! The last part of the tour was in the human tower association. Amazing tradition and interesting history behind it. We loved watching “castells”.
    Barbara, our guide, was knowledgeable and entertaining. And the following morning, Barbara send us all pictures of the vineyards and the human towers. Amazing moments! If we return to Barcelona, we’ll definitely book another tour with LIVING IT

  7. Carmen S (Manager Int de Viajes O.)

    Qué bien, muchas gracias por enviarnos as fotografías y por tus comentarios. La verdad es que creo que quedaron encantados. Ojala nos pidan más grupitos y podamos seguir trabajando juntos.

  8. Around the world 2013

    I was very impressed with the precision and professionalism with which the tour was conducted. Our guide was very informative and engaging. The small group of 6 participants provided for a more cosy feel compared to those larger tour groups. During the tasting we sampled 3 different exquisite wines. Later on, we participated in a human tower display. Human tower builders are engaged in an activity that has been recognised by Unesco on a list of and Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Everything about the tour exceeded my expectations. I will recommend this for anyone visiting Barcelona.

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