A guided tour & dinner around one of Barcelona’s legendary restaurants. Situated in the Gothic area just off the Ramblas, Los Caracoles was founded in 1835 by the Bofafull Family & now run by their 5th generation. Learn about the family, the love story that plays a part in the restaurant’s continuation & why it has been a natural attraction for politicians, musicians & actors alike throughout the decades. Our tour gives you the context to this atmospheric meeting & eating place of Barcelona. Enjoy the tour and the dishes that go with it for a true Caracoles Experience.
A 5-hour tour with your private guide getting to know the city of Seville by visiting off the beaten path sites & meeting locals along the way such as a professional flamenco dancer selling shoes, shawls & dresses in her shop to other professional dancers. The tour includes a visit inside the palace of the countess of Lebrija & the convent of Santa Paula. The tour concludes with stops at 2 tapas restaurants frequented by the locals.
8 day hosted tour along The Way, El Camino, from Seville to Santiago Compostela in Galicia. Travel through contrasting landscapes through Andalusia, Extremadura, and Galicia. Gourmet meals, 4* & 5* hotels, wine tastings, & VIP access events. * Recommended in The Sunday Times, Dec. 2022*
A private 4-hour tour with your experienced & personable guide & art historian to the Picasso museum, one the largest collections of works by the master artist. Explore the vibrant Barceloneta seafront neighborhood, with its flamenco & fishing history, meeting local people & places along the way such as one of the oldest bakeries in the city with a wood burning oven dating back 150 years.
45-minute guided tour of the oldest restaurant in the world, El Restaurante Botin, before you have lunch or dinner. Learn the history & see the original oven from 1725, the medieval underground bodega & tunnels, before your 6-course meal.
A 3-hour evening experience. Your private guide is a professional flamenco dancer meets you at a tapas bar & explains the roots, rhythms, & secrets behind the art of flamenco while you enjoy a selection of tapas & wine. She then accompanies you to your excellent table at our favourite flamenco tablao to watch the show. She sits with you & is able to answer any questions you might have throughout the evening.
A 3 hour tour with your private foodie guide to 3-4 of our favorite tapas bars frequented by the locals. Taste regional specialties such as cold tomato soup, Iberian ham, white anchovies, & pork cheeks. Finish with a traditional Sevillano dessert & a glass of Andalusian sherry.
A 3 hour tour with your private foodie guide to 3-4 of our favorite local tapas bars & market stalls. You will try local specialties such as fishcakes made with Mediterranean shrimp, prime-cut beef from Retin hills, the signature Cadiz tapa dish of papas aliñás, & fino & manzanilla sherries made with grapes from the surrounding coastal countryside.
A 5 hour tour with your private guide through the ancient port city of Cadiz with 3000 years of history, taking in ancient artefacts at the Museum of Cadiz & merchants’ mansions bought with profits from the Spanish treasure fleets. Visit local markets, taverns, & tapas bars to savour local specialities & learn how the city’s trading history feeds into its food culture.
A full day, 8-hour tour with your private guide & driver to the Montserrat mountain range. Ascend to the 1000 year old shrine of Abbey of Santa Maria de Montserrat to admire the breathtaking view. Visit the church, museum & the modernist basilica housing paintings by Dalí & Picasso. Enjoy a private visit & tasting at one of Catalonia’s oldest wineries in beautiful cava country.