Our Favorite Food Market Tours in Barcelona

We visit the Abacería market on our Gracia neighborhood tour, one of the best food market tours in Barcelona!

Few places allow a more authentic glimpse into local culture than neighborhood markets. They’re where locals do their grocery shopping and occasionally stop for a tapa or glass of wine. The vendors themselves have usually been in the business for generations, running the same stalls their parents or grandparents founded. Barcelona’s markets are as vibrant, […]

Bolets 101: A Guide to Catalan Fungi

Enjoy some of our favorite mushroom varieties in the city as you dive into the world of the gastronomy of Barcelona!

This blog post was originally posted on October 28, 2014, and was updated on November 19, 2017. If there is one thing that’s true in this world, it’s that Catalans love their mushrooms. Furthermore, these mushrooms play a huge role in the gastronomy of Barcelona and Catalonia. Every year, roughly between the months of September and […]

5 Off-The-Beaten-Path Food Markets in Barcelona

It's time to delve into local life and visit some of the best food markets in Barcelona!

This blog post was originally posted on November 19, 2015, and was updated on October 13, 2017. One of the best ways to see a place is through its food. And what better place to do that than a beautiful Barcelona market! Here in Barcelona, a huge part of the food culture are the many […]

10 Things to Do in the Born Neighborhood of Barcelona

Are you wondering what the best things to do in Born are? Look no further! Make sure to visit

This blog post was originally posted on December 4, 2015, and was updated on September 27, 2017. One of Barcelona’s most historic areas, the Born, has in recent years also become its most charming. Narrow and winding streets, medieval palaces, hidden corners, the Born is one of the locals’ favorite neighborhoods, and it’s no wonder why! […]

Why You Should Do a Market Tour in Barcelona

Visiting markets is easily one of the best things to do for foodies in Barcelona! There are so many options! The best way to experience them however is on a market tour in Barcelona! A visit to one is also one of our top tips to live like a local in Barcelona!

This blog post was originally posted on November 16, 2017, and was updated on September 21, 2016. Colorful fruit stalls, dozens of delectable cured meats and of course, some of the best fish and seafood selections in the world! There are so many reasons everyone should do a market tour in Barcelona! Visiting the city […]