Food & Wine: Barcelona
Food & Wine: Barcelona Flyer
8
Days
7
Nights

DAY 1 I BARCELONA
Arrival to Barcelona Airport. Meet & Greet with our bilingual guide and transfer to your hotel in the city center. Check-in at the hotel in Barcelona. Tonight we will go on a short walk to a local restaurant for a Welcome Dinner on the most popular boulevard of Barcelona, Passeig de Gracia. After dinner, return to your hotel or stroll along the Ramblas. Overnight at the hotel. (D)

DAY 2 I BARCELONA
This morning we will go on a morning walking city tour of Barcelona's Old Town. We will continue onto Las Ramblas, the most popular strolling avenue of Barcelona, and reach the market of 'La Boquer'a', the oldest flea market in town. Then, we will continue down to Plaza Real and Colom statue, where our bus will be waiting for us to take us on a panoramic tour of the Olympic Village. We will travel through Colon Avenue to Montjuic, where a wide and superb panoramic view of the town can be admired. Stop at the Olympic Stadium for a visit and also to the Pueblo Espanyol, where the most typical regional architectural styles in Spain are reproduced, and end with a 'cava' tasting (Spanish Champagne). In the afternoon we will enjoy a 'Tapas' lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch, depart for 'Gaudi Barcelona' to visit the most important monuments built by this world famous genial Architect of Modernism. We will conclude this tour at the Holy Family Church (la Sagrada Familia). Return to your hotel. Dinner on own. Overnight at your hotel. (B,L)

DAY 3 I BARCELONA
This morning we will participate in an exciting 'Cooking Workshop' on the rich & tasty cuisine of Spain. We will start with a visit to the "Boqueria Market" with our Chef to choose & buy the products. This is the oldest & most traditional market in Spain. After the market we will proceed to the cooking school for our cooking lesson, conducted by the chef. After lunch the balance of the day is at leisure. Dinner on own. Overnight at your hotel. (B,L)

DAY 4 I BARCELONA I CAVA REGION I BARCELONA
After breakfast, depart for a full day tour of the Sparkling Wine Region in Sant Sadurni D'Anoia. Today's visit brings you to the Codorniu Caves. These caves house more than 200.000 m2 of underground cellars where the 'cava' rests and ages. After an introductory video, we will pay a visit to the cellar (new & old) to learn about the methods of Cava production. The tour will end with a short mini train trip along the underground antique caves. At the end of the visit, enjoy a taste of the delicious 'cava'. Free time will be given for shopping the local brands. This afternoon, lunch is included at the panoramic restaurant Mirador de Les Caves. After lunch we will continue the visit to the Caves Freixenet, a Cava tasting will be offered after the visit and you will be able to shop around their cellar-shop. After this visit return to your hotel in Barcelona. Dinner on own. Overnight at your hotel. (B,L)

DAY 5 I BARCELONA
After breakfast, gather at the hotel lobby for another exciting 'Cooking Workshop' on the rich & tasty Spanish Cuisine. Visit to the 'Santa Catarina' Market with our Chef to choose & buy the products. This is another of the oldest & most traditional markets in Barcelona, with its picturesque Modernist architecture. After the visit, will proceed to the cooking school to proceed with the cooking lesson, conducted by our Chef. After the lunch, balance of the day at leisure. Dinner on own. Overnight at your hotel. (B,L)

DAY 6 I BARCELONA I TORRES WINERY & MONTSERRAT MOUNTAIN I BARCELONA
After breakfast, depart by bus for a tour to the famous Catalonian winery "
Bodegas Torres" located in the wine region of 'El Penedes'. Afterwards, visit Monserrat mountain village. Upon arrival to Bodegas Torres, see an introductory video on the history of the Torres Family and their cellars. The visit will end with a Wine tasting of 3 different wines (white, rose & red). We will also enjoy some typical 'tapas': Catalonian sausages & 'pan tomaca' (bread with spread tomato and olive oil). After this delicious aperitif & wine tasting, enjoy a delicious 3 course lunch at the private Hacienda of the Winery. After lunch, we will board the bus towards Montserrat. Upon arrival we will have a short walking tour thru this cozy mountain village. Board the bus for a return trip to your hotel in Barcelona. Dinner on own and overnight at the hotel. (B,L)

DAY 7 I BARCELONA
Day at leisure to relax or enjoy some last minute shopping. This evening depart from your hotel for a short walk to enjoy a Farewell Buffet Dinner followed by a Flamenco Show at a local Tablao/Restaurant in Barcelona. Upon arrival to the restaurant, you will enjoy a delicious Buffet Dinner in a separate dining room. After dinner, proceed to the next door showroom Tablao to attend a Pure Flamenco Show with live performance of Guitar Player, Singer & fabulous Flamenco/Zambra dancers. After the show board the bus for a transfer back to your hotel for overnight. (B,D)

DAY 8 I BARCELONA TO USA
Check-out and depart by bus to Barcelona airport for your flight back home. (B)

  • Hotel accommodation for 7 nights in Barcelona
  • 14 meals including:
    - 7 buffet breakfasts
    - 5 lunches with drinks at local restaurants or cooking school
    - 2 dinners with drinks at local restaurants (Welcome Dinner & Farewell Buffet Dinner)
  • Touring by private deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach
  • Assistance of a bilingual guide for the entire length of the tour
  • Arrival and departure airport transfers
  • Full day tour of Barcelona including tapas lunch/drinks
  • 2 half day Cooking Classes in Barcelona
  • Full day tour to the Cava region including wine tasting
  • Full day tour to Torres Winery & Montserrat including wine tasting
  • Flamenco Show including 1 alcoholic bevreage
  • Complimentary bottles of wine or cava at each of the Cava Cellars/Wineries
  • Keepsake Spanish Cook-Book & Agenda

Need Assistance?

Our team is at your service to help you with your booking issues or answer any related questions.

866.613.5599



Let's socialize




© Copyright Central Holidays 2018.

OUR OFFICE HOURS
Monday - Friday - 9 AM - 5 PM EST
Toll Free Number: 866.613.5599
Fax Number: 201.221.8968
Email:groups@centralholidays.com


866.613.5599
groups@centralholidays.com