SPAIN / CATALONIA – MADRID – ANDALUSIA
Local tapas tour & food markets
Spain is one of the few countries in the world where you can enjoy a wide range of gastronomy experiences.
The rich legacy of the different cultures that have inhabited the peninsula through history make the Spanish gastronomy one of the most diverse in the world.
From north to south you can find different cuisines and specialties. From the best seafood in Galicia to the Iberic jam in the warmer southern areas, Spain offers a treat for every palate!
However, beside perhaps the paella, there isn’t a more distinguishable Spanish dish as tapas.
Having tapas is a common meal through all the country however every region has its specifics… in the north tapas are known as pintxos and have their own culture around it, in the south many bars offer them for free with your drink!
With the big number of bars you can find in each city, it is easy to get lost trying to find the real local places!
WE ARE HERE TO HELP YOU ENJOY TAPAS THE LOCAL WAY!
We offer you the possibility of stepping outside the cities centers away from the tourist traps. Our team of experts will help you to discover their cities and their favorite places in Barcelona, Madrid, Seville, Granada or Malaga.
Going out for tapas normally involves visiting several bars in the course of an evening, in our tour you will shake off the frustration of not knowing where to go, what to order or what to expect.
You will head out and enjoy the Spanish tapas like a Spaniard. First of all, it is very important to note that, timetables are different here than in other western cities you may have visited even in other Mediterranean countries: Dinner in Spain is late, very late.
Our lifestyle suggests that after our heavy and bustling lunch, it is important to have something light and less filling for your dinner.
However, to can also enjoy tapas for lunch, there no rules and tapas are ALWAYS a great plan.
Our local experts will take you off the tourist trail and into the side streets and hidden squares. They will introduce you to the local bars with their buzzing atmosphere and busy barmen. You will also have the chance of learning about the learn about the Spanish wines.
Taste the local delicacies and soak up the sights, sounds and smells of a true night out in Spain!
LOCAL FOOD MARKETS: A JOURNEY TO THE ROOTS OF GASTRONOMY
Spain is one of the countries in the Mediterranean that enjoys more sunny days per year. That is why Spain’s gastronomy is greatly based on fresh fruits and vegetables.
Besides the popularity of big stores local food markets are part of the shopping routine for many people in Spain. Every district has its own and it is the best way to get familiar with the local gastronomy.
If you think that gastronomy is an important part of a country’s culture and you love to mingle with locals, then visiting a local food market will be the perfect activity.
You will get to talk to the fishmongers, butchers and veggie sellers and learn about the products that are part of the daily diet in every home in Spain.
We can complement a tapas tour with a local food market visit, or we can arrange a tasting of local products and drinks inside one of the many markets you can find in Spanish cities.
Many food markets have incorporated small restaurants among the food stalls that offer freshly cooked recipes. Right now, are the most popular gastronomic offer for foodies!
As you see the possibilities of getting to know the most local side of the cities along with the gastronomy are countless!