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Markets Walking Tour: La Boquería, Tastings and More5 Reviews
Explore some of Barcelona's best and oldest markets accompanied by a local guide on this walking tour. Taste sweet Catalan turrón and traditional Catalan olives in La Boquería market
- Visit some of Barcelona’s best markets and learn their traditions and secrets
- Sample Catalan olives at La Boquería
- Admire the beautiful Barcelona Cathedral and Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar
- Discover the remnants of a medieval city and market in the Born neighborhood
- See the gleaming ceiling of the Mercato de Santa Caterina
DescriptionBegin your tour at the Boqueria Market, rated one of the top food markets in the world. You’ll be amazed at the sheer variety and quantity of fresh and prepared food available here. As your guide leads you through the patterned walkways, you’ll learn about Catalan food traditions and taste traditional Catalan olives. Exiting the Boqueria Market, you will find yourself at the scenic Ramblas promenade. Itself a former market, famous for its flower sellers, Ramblas today is a wonderful place to soak up the ambiance and snap a few photos as you stroll past its open-air cafes, fragrant flower stands and the colorful Miró mosaic. Next, we’ll travel back in time to ancient Barcelona with a walk in the streets of the Gothic Quarter, full of antique stores and even an occasional antique market. Continue to the bustling Santa Caterina Market, the first covered market in Barcelona, with its undulating, brightly colored roof. Here, you’ll have the chance to sample Catalan ham and salami. On your way to the last stop, we’ll also visit a local caganer shop to discover the story of one of Catalonia’s strangest traditions. Marvel at the monumental church of Santa Maria del Mar, where you’ll hear the intriguing stories of La Ribera neighborhood sailors. Your Barcelona markets tour ends at the sprawling Market of Born. Built as a market, this striking steel and glass structure now houses the remains of the Born neighborhood dating back to the 17th and 18th centuries.
IncludesGuided tour Olives tasting
- This tour will take place in all weather
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