Catalonia- Barcelona & The Costa Brava Food Tour
Get more than just a taste of Spain in this extrordinary gastronomic food, wine and culture tour. In addition, you will be visiting some of this regions most popular towns, known for their excellence in food, wine, unique sites and must-see destinations. Catalonia, Barcelona & The Costa Brava Food Tour is one of our best luxury tours of Spain. Catalonia is one of the most wonderful locations for foodies, and lovers of travel. Not only is there delicious food on the Costa Brava to tempt the palate, the Catalonian region is also home to outstanding vineyards. In this 12 day culinary tour, we take you deep into the North-Eastern region of Catalonia. This region comprises the bustling city of Barcelona some of Spain’s most beautiful towns, and stretches along over 4000 kilometers of gorgeous coastline up towards the Catalan Pyrenees.
Food, Wine and Cooking
Catalonia – Barcelona & the Costa Brava Food Tour is a unique and stunning 12 day, 11 night tour. It is a true culinary and cultural journey. The whole Catalonian region has strong traditions and history. Some Catalonian recipes date as far back as the fifteenth century. Being on the Eastern side of Spain, the Catalonian region is rich in vegetables, seafood and of course their local smallgoods, Jamon and cheeses. Similarly, the Spanish are renowned for their olive oil, desserts, tapa, and world class wines.
This Spanish tour will be sure to blow your taste buds out of the water. This is because Catalonia boasts over 50 Michelin starred restaurants and is home to some of the best chefs in the world. We dine in cantinas, unique restaurants, tapas bars, and local favourites including a private dining experience in one of the regions best chefs. You will also relish in degustation’s of jamon, cheeses, small goods, churros and pastries, enjoy cooking classes specialising in seafoods and Spanish classics and learn why some of the best Chefs come from Spain. We visit some of the most traditional and age old artisan olive oil, sausage and wine producers, in addition you have your own free time to explore, shop or just relax in our luxury accommdation.
To satisfy the thinking traveller, we also immerse ourselves into the architecture, art and archeological aspects of the region. We take a private guided tour to the famous Sagrada Familia Cathedral. The work of genius architect Antoni Gaudí is spellbinding and is listed as one of the 48 UNESCO World Heritage Sites found in Spain. Work is still in progress on the cathedral after 135 years and will continue to stay in construction until 2026. We also visit the the ruins of Empuries an ancient city on the Mediterranean coast where history and nature come together. Founded in 575 BC by Greek colonists from Phocaea the site has more than 2500 years of history including the Greek and Roman settlements.
For lovers of art, your senses will be indulged as we experience the works of artists such as Gaudí and Dalí. Visiting the Dali Museum and House of Dali with free time for you to vist other landmarks of your choice. This tour has something for everyone and promises to be an unforgettable experience.
The whole Catalonia region will delight you. The spectacular beaches in areas such as the Costa Brava, Cap de Creus and Cadaques will linger in your memory. As will Catalonia’s world-class gastronomy. Visit small fishing villages, medieval towns and castles filled with astonishing antiques. This is all part of the history that will unfold before you. Catalonia treats us to some amazing views. We experience the best that Catalonia and Spain has to offer.
Our luxury tours of Spain are where Food, Wine, Culture, Art, Passion and Spanish flare combine. As a result, we know this tour will leave you with deliciously wonderful memories.
Hand selected, beautiful, luxurious and historical 4 and 5 star accommodation, allowing you to experience the true essence of city, country and sea.
*All rooms have their own ensuite and are large double rooms. Single, Double, Twin and room upgrades can be arranged upon request.