Avoid tourist traps and let a savvy local guide show you the best of Barcelona's food and nightlife. Meet your host in the early evening, and set off on a walking tour through the atmospheric Gothic Quarter and Born neighborhoods of old town. Along the way, pass by several landmarks and gain local insight into the city's rich history and vibrant modern culture.
Pop into three hand-picked tapas bars, where your guide will help you navigate the menus to sample a selection of traditional Catalan dishes. Savor the flavorful pairing of shared appetizer-style plates like Iberian ham, manchego cheese, potatoes bravas, friend octopus and bread with tomatoes, accompanied by local wines.
With a satisfied stomach, head to a typical dance hall in the Born district for an authentic flamenco show. Be captivated by the traditional costumes, complex footwork and soulful guitar music of this classic Spanish art form. It’s a quintessential Barcelona experience.