The Mediterranean diet, which is a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, plays a significant role in European lifestyle (in countries such as Portugal, Spain, Italy, France and even non-European like Morocco) and is recognised in other parts of the world. It is the healthy components of this diet that gathers international followers, ultimately making them pursue this healthy way of eating. With this spectacular tour you will learn all about the Mediterranean diet, take part in a cooking-session using all the main ingredients and taste traditional Spanish dishes such as Paella and various tapas. This is all complemented with wine pairing which adds an exciting touch to the tour!
Boquería Market Tour 10am until 11am
Cooking class 11am until 2pm
Boquería Market Tour 5pm until 6pm (only available on Fridays & Saturdays)
Cooking class 6pm until 9pm
Tour options to choose from
Boquería Market and Spanish Food
With this tour you will explore the Boquería Market while learning all about the main traditional Spanish dishes that are loved around the world. Following the market tour you will enjoy a cooking class, guided by a professional chef, where you will make traditional soup, an appetizer and Paella followed by a dessert. With the food, you will enjoy a range of wine coming from different Spanish regions.
Availability: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday (AM & PM) and Saturday (AM)
Boquería Market and Catalan Tapas & Wine
With this tour you will explore the Boquería Market and enjoy a class where you will learn to make authentic local (Catalan) tapas. This will be complimented with superb wines from Catalonia that pair exceptionally well.
Availability: Wednesdays (AM)
Boquería Market and Classic Tapas
This tour option is one which is perfect for a Saturday evening in Barcelona. After touring the famous Boquería Market you will learn how to make classic Spanish tapas at the cooking school and sip on some great wines!
Availability: Saturday (PM)
Classic Spanish Food
Want to learn how to cook some of your favourite Spanish back home? This tour option is ideal for learning a lot about Spanish gastronomy as you will be making 4 different Spanish dishes - Paella being with one of them.
Availability: Mondays until Thursdays (PM) – NO MARKET TOUR
Barcelona Food Market and Cooking Class Experience
Experience one of Barcelona’s most interesting food markets: Mercado de la Boquería. This tour will leave you with an everlasting memory of Barcelona. You will learn the ins and outs not only of Mediterranean food itself but also the “true” Spanish way of shopping from a destination belonging to the List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity (UNESCO). After all the fascinating insights and purchasing the food needed, you will head to a nearby cooking school where you will make a traditional dish with all the freshly-purchased ingredients and with the guidance of a professional chef
- Discovering Barcelona´s most famous food market
- Cooking class led by professional chef
- Learning to cook Spanish dishes such as: Paella, Crema Catalana, Tortilla and many others!
- Wine pairing and discovering new flavours of the region
- Learning all the fascinating facts about Spanish markets
- English tour of Boquería market (if tour is Mon- Thursday afternoon tour, there is no market tour)
- Purchasing of fresh products (for class)
- Cooking class with guidance of a professional chef
- 4 distinct dishes for lunch
- Wine (to be paired with food)
- Spanish recipes (traditional & modern)
- Anything not mentioned above
There are several options for your cooking class (see "Itinerary" tab for more details):
Boquería Market and Spanish Food : available Monday to Saturday mornings and Friday afternoons. 78€
Boquería Market and Catalan Tapas & Wine : available on Wednesday mornings. 78€
Boquería Market and Classic Tapas: available on Saturday evenings. 78€
Classic Spanish Food: available Monday to Thursday evenings (market visit not included). 65€
BOOKING AND PAYMENT
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If cancelled 30 days before the start of your trip, 15% of the total services cost will be deducted. For cancellations within 30 days of the starting date of the service, 30% of the total cost will be charged. Tours cancelled within 7 days prior to the first day of your trip are non-refundable. We advise that you consider purchasing Trip Cancellation / Travel Insurance
Minimum booking: 2 people