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Epicurean Adventure in Barcelona

After vip access to Gaudi’s unfinished surrealist temple, the Sagrada Familia, you’ll snack and sip your way across Barcelona while wiping sampled wine, gazpacho, paella, and faves like patatas bravas from your lips. Don’t worry, between tastings of local fare from the region’s local chefs and vintners, you’ll have ample time to visit art museums and airy shopping spots like el Mercado de la Boqueria.

Location:

  • Barcelona, Spain (BCN)
  • Spain
9  Days | 7  nights

INCLUSIONS

  • Round-trip flights to Barcelona (if flight and hotel package option is chosen)
  • Private airport transfers in Barcelona
  • 7 nights of accommodation
  • 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 dinner and 2 tastings
  • 6 More Moments activities included:
    • Panoramic tour of Barcelona (English-speaking guide)
    • Skip-the-line visit to the Sagrada Família (English-speaking guide)
    • Full-day tour of the Cava and wine region  (English-speaking guide)
    • Market visit and cooking class with lunch in Barcelona (English-speaking local chef)
    • Tapas and wine walking tour in Barcelona with gourmet guide (English-speaking guide)
    • Home hosted dinner (transfers not included)
  • Earn Aeroplan® points

ITINERARY

Day 1

Depart Canada

Fly to Barcelona.

Day 2

Welcome to Barcelona

Upon arrival in Barcelona, take a private transfer to your hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is yours to explore this fascinating city.

Accommodation:
(1 night)

Day 3

Barcelona: Sightseeing

Today, enjoy a panoramic tour of Barcelona, followed by a skip-the-line visit of the Sagrada Família. The rest of the day is yours to make your own discoveries in Barcelona.

More Moments Activities Included:
Barcelona Panoramic Tour and Sagrada Familia:
  • Drive along Passeig de Gràcia to see the Casa Batlló and La Pedrera, designed by the renowned architect Antoni Gaudí.

  • Skip-the-line at Gaudí's unfinished temple, the Sagrada Família, the single and most important site in Barcelona.

Meal(s): Breakfast
Accommodation:
(1 night)

Day 4

Barcelona: Cava & Wine Region Excursion

Head out on a full-day adventure to discover why Catalan wines win so many awards around the world.

More Moments Activities Included:
Cave & Wine Region Excursion:

Visit three Penedès wineries: Jean Leon, in Vilafranca del Penedès; Familia Torres, in Pacs del Penedès; and Freixenet, in Sant Sadurní d’Anoia. You’ll have the chance to taste prestigious wines and cavas during your visit to these hundred-year-old wineries.

Meal(s): Breakfast, tasting
Accommodation:
(1 night)

Day 5

Barcelona: Boqueria Market & Cooking Class

Join in on a unique hands-on cooking workshop in Barcelona and discover the secrets of traditional cuisine. Enjoy the rest of the afternoon at leisure.

More Moments Activities Included:
LOCAL GEMS:

Boqueria Market & Cooking Class:

Learn how to cook some of Spain’s authentic, typical dishes (paella, gazpacho, tapas). Start with a walking tour around the famous Boqueria market, where local chefs will give you plenty of tips on picking local, seasonal products. Back at the school, you’ll continue your cooking experience and end your day adventure enjoying the food you prepared in a friendly and casual atmosphere! 

Meal(s): Breakfast, lunch
Accommodation:
(1 night)

Day 6

Barcelona: At Leisure & Dinner Experience

Take the day to explore Barcelona at leisure. Discover its excellent museums and restaurants and fantastic boutiques. Tonight, join your host for an unforgettable dining experience and create unique memories to cherish for a lifetime!

More Moments Activities Included:
LOCAL GEMS:

Home Hosted Dinner: Hand-picked local chefs share their passion for food and bringing people together. Enjoy this authentic way to immerse yourself in Spain’s gastronomy culture by breaking bread with new friends.

Meal(s): Breakfast, dinner
Accommodation:
(1 night)

Day 7

Barcelona: Evening Walking Tour with Tapas & Wine Tastings

The day is yours to discover the city. In the evening, embark on walking tour, tasting tapas and wine along the way.

More Moments Activities Included:
LOCAL GEMS:

Evening Walking Tour with Tapas & Wine Tastings:   This evening, your friendly and charismatic wine ambassador/guide will take you to some hot spots, where you’ll be welcomed to taste wines from different areas of Spain paired with typical tapas. Learn how to taste, pair and buy with an intimate group. Enjoy five wines and at least five food pairings over the course of two hours.

Meal(s): Breakfast, tasting
Accommodation:
(1 night)

Day 8

Barcelona: At Leisure

Enjoy a full day exploring the capital of Catalonia. Return to your favourite locations, explore the city’s art museums, shop at the Mercado de la Boqueria or stroll on La Rambla for some fresh air.

Meal(s): Breakfast
Accommodation:
(1 night)

Day 9

Barcelona - Return to Canada

After breakfast, take a private transfer to the airport to board your flight home.

Meal(s): Breakfast

ACCOMMODATIONS

WHERE YOU'LL STAY

The hotels listed below are presented as examples for your reference only. Where “or similar” is indicated, guests will stay at a hotel of the same star rating. The hotel accommodations will be communicated to the consumer or travel agent prior to departure.

LOCATION
HOTEL
Barcelona, Spain (BCN)
Gallery Hotel(or similar)

Room Specifications

Unless otherwise indicated, guests will stay in a standard room at all hotels during the trip.
Room occupancy: Max. 3 persons (3 adults, or 2 adults and 1 kid)

IMPORTANT INFO

DEPARTURE DATES

Daily from April 01 to October 31, 2021

MORE TO KNOW

Not included

  • Meals, unless noted
  • Transfers, unless noted
  • Additional activities and excursions
  • Personal expenses and insurance

HOTEL CHECK-IN/OUT

Check in: 3:00 p.m.
Check out: 12:00 p.m.
 

ACTIVITIES

The More Moments activities/excursions mentioned in the itinerary are all included in the package, but may be rescheduled to take place on an earlier or later day, depending on availability and operational day.

CITY TAXES

City taxes are applicable for hotel stays in Barcelona and are payable in local currency upon checkout. The tax is 1.25 EUR per person, per night (maximum 7 nights). Rates are subject to change without notice. 
 

Pricing display

Prices take into account taxes and are rounded to the nearest full dollar. Full details on taxes and fees are on the booking page.