Monthly Archive: August 2019

Boqueria Bite Card: Self-Guided Tapas Tour

Tour Highlights

The Self-Guided Tour is a true culinary adventure for the free-spirited foodie! With the purchase of our Boqueria Bite Card, you will be entitled to 6 of the most delicious tapas the market has to offer.

This tour is ideal for Foodies and ALL food lovers who want to experience, taste and explore this vibrant market place. The bites are carefully selected to allow you to enjoy the abundance of choices you´ll find in the market.

• purchase online (see purchase button below) or from our pick-up point
• go to the Boqueria Market, find the stall, tear the coupon and hand it over
to the vendor and get your bite!
• you will find the selected vendors where you can pick up your “bite of
Barcelona” on a map on the back of the bite card,
• you can share the bites
• you can use the Bite Card any day, it is valid for 6 months and
transferable once you purchase it,
• Also available for groups who want to disperse and roam the market
individually or in pairs

Included:
• An Audio Guide (downloadable MP3 files) with a historical and anecdotal account of the market and its surroundings.

• Six Delicious tapas:

A Variety of Greek Delicacies & Retsina Wine
A Choice of Seafood Tapa OR Vegan/Kosher/Halal Falafel
Brochette OR Fideuà OR Potato & Meat Pincho & Cava
A Variety of Olives
Freshly Squeezed Juice & Fruit Salad
Choice of Classic Nougats for Dessert

• A suggested Itinerary, including detailed information on the bites/stalls

Price: 25 EUR/Boqueria Bite Card
Duration: At your own pace!
Best Times: 11:00 (AM) – 14:00 (2:00 PM) MON-SATURDAY
Tips: This is a Walking Tour, if you wish so, you can take your tapas and eat them at the newly inaugurated Plaça de la Gardunya in the back of the market, while you enjoy the sun! There are plenty of seating spots.
Maximum/Minimum: up to you!
Pick-up Point: After making your purchase, you’ll receive a reservation number and relevant information. Take that number and show it when picking up your card.
Address: Barcelona Holiday Bici, Passatge d´Escudellers 3, 08002 Barcelona, Spain, about a 5-minute walk from the market. www.barcelonaholidaybici.com

OTHER:
• Bring a smile with you! and be patient, after all it´s a market place!
• You may take as many pictures as you wish during the tour.
• Buy the Bite Cards for yourself, and as a gift for family, friends, and
colleagues,
• For Agency Rates and Group Fares, please contact us!
Other Times: MONDAY-SATURDAY according to vendors/stall hours:

Opening hours: Mon-Sat 9:00-20:00 (9am-8pm)

A Choice of Seafood Tapa >
Opening hours: Mon Closed, Tues-Sat 10:00-16:30 (10am-4:30pm) OR

Vegan/Kosher/Halan Falafel >
Opening hours: Mon-Sat 11:00-18:00 (11am-6pm)

Opening hours: Mon 8:00 – 15:00 (8am-3pm),
Tues-Sat 8:00- 16:00 (8am-4pm)

Opening hours: Mon-Thu: 8:00-14:00 (8am-2pm),
Fri-Sat: 8:00-20:00 (8am-8pm)

Opening hours: Mon-Sat 09:00-20:00 (8am-8pm)

Opening hours: Mon-Sat: 09:00-20:30 (9am-8:30pm)

Seafood & Wine Tasting Tour

Tour Highlights

The Seafood Tour is a true culinary adventure! Visit The Boqueria Market and enjoy a wonderful selection of seafood brought to the market every day! Our guide will introduce you to:
• the history of the fishmongers of the Boqueria,
• the scene behind the local seafood industry,
• an impressive assortment of mouth-wateringly seafood: mussels, langoustines, lobsters, crab, and more available throughout the many stalls in the market,
• the secrets behind the different cooking methods, nutritional values and best ways to ensure the freshness and quality of seafood

The second part of the tour takes you to a magnificent Wine Cellar, which dates back to the XVII century, located right in the Boqueria market. A unique family-owned space in Barcelona.

Included:
• Grilled or fried Shrimp
• Oysters
• Seafood Salad
• A local delicacy
• Three premium wines or cava (3 glasses)
• Variety of local sausages (embutidos)
• Extra Virgin Olive Oil (Olis d’origen) and fresh bread
• Professional Sommelier
• Tour Guide

Price: 89 EUR/Person
Duration: 2,5 – 3 Hrs
Starting Times: 11:30 (AM) OR 14:30 (2:30 PM) TUE-SAT
Languages: English, Spanish, French, or German
Meeting Point: Entrance of the Boqueria Market (Rambla de Sant Josep, 91) by the market map
Maximum: 20 persons/per group, Minimum: 2 persons

OTHER
• Please note that you will be walking for most of the tour, so dress comfortably.
• You may take as many pictures as you wish during the tour.
• You are welcome to stay at the wine cellar and continue to enjoy their selection of wines either at the upstairs bar or at the outside terrace.
• Tips are not necessary, but allowed.
• For other tour times and/or languages requests, please contact us!