Begin your morning with mini "xuixo" pastry and coffee.
Then, head to the iconic Santa Caterina Market (think of it as the Boqueria, but for locals) for delicious cheeses and cured meats from long-time vendors. Wind through the twisting lanes of the 13th-century Born neighborhood and nip into hidden gems including a 150-year-old gourmet shop with a special secret.
Dive into the timeless seaside fishermans quarter where the proud residents honor long standing tradition, including taking time for a proper Catalan lunch! Sip your vermouth in a neighborhood bodega (hint: its the citys original style tapas bar) before sitting down for the grand finale a lovingly prepared home-cooked paella by local legend Mama Carmen. Made with love, by mom!
Learn about the history and traditions of these two gorgeous neighborhood from your expert English-speaking guide - discover how to drink wine like a local from a unique vessel (it takes practice!) and hear about the infamous Barcelona fire parades.
Finish with not only a full belly, but a rich understanding of what it means to belong to this city. Everything from breakfast right through to that hearty home-cooked lunch is included.