Food and Wine Small Group Day Tour from Barcelona

Discover the flavours of Catalan food and wine on this small group day trip from Barcelona. Sample cheese and wine in a beautiful medieval farmhouse overlooking the mountain of Montserrat. Stop by a thousand-year-old church where your guide will offer you local delicacies, such as home-cured meats to try. Relax with a traditional Catalan lunch at a farm restaurant, and end your day with a guided tour of a family owned winery, where you will enjoy cava and wine tastings. 

  • Catalan food and wine day trip from Barcelona
  • Sample homemade cheese, home-cured meats, olive oil and locally grown fruit
  • Enjoy a guided tour of a winery and four tastings of wine and cava
  • Have a traditional Catalan lunch of regional home-grown products at a 16th-century farmhouse restaurant
  • Admire panoramic views of the Catalan countryside, traditional villages and Montserrat
  • Small-group tour ensures a personal experience with your guide
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Illuminating commentary from your expert guide
  • Transport by comfortable air-conditioned minivan
  • Full Tour Description
  • Included
  • Video
  • Brochure

Tour Schedule

8.15am – Explore Catalunya Office, opposite the Palau de la Musicá

You will join your tour at our main office, which is right across from the world famous Palau de la Musicá, where you’ll be introduced to your guide who will give you an introduction to the day. Your tour will start at 8.30am, but we always recommend arriving 15 minutes before. There are restrooms available, and a cafe nearby if you want to grab a quick coffee or sandwich before your tour begins.

8.30am – El Mercat de Santa Caterina, Barcelona (Breakfast)

Your first stop of the day will be the famous Merca de Santa Caterina food market. Unlike the very touristic Boqueria Market, El Mercat still retains its traditional charm and has escaped the crowds of tourist seen at other markets.

You can still the locals doing their weekly shopping from a  vast array of stalls selling the very freshest sea food, meats, and vegetables. This authentic atmosphere makes for the perfect setting for you to enjoy a traditional Catalan breakfast, featuring cured meats and cheese, fresh bread with tomatoes, and a glass of wine or coffee.

10.00am – Example District, Barcelona

You will leave Barcelona though the Example district of town, famous for its modernist architecture. As you head out of the city, your guide will give you a brief history of Barcelona, before letting you sit back and relax on the 90 minute drive to your next destination.

11.30am – Marganell, near Montserrat (Olive Oil Tasting)

Marganell is a small, sleepy village, and home to many of the local cheese and honey producers. You will stop here briefly next to a small olive grove where your guide will tell you all about olive oil production in the region and treat you to an olive oil tasting right beneath the olive trees.

1.00pm – Sant Cristofòl de Castellbell, near Montserrat (Lunch)

Sant Cristofòl is situated in the foothills of the famous Montserrat mountain, and enjoys magnificent views of the North side of Montserrat. Before lunch we will take you to a partially preserved Romanic church dating back to the 11th Century. This is one of the very few remains Romanic churches this far from the Pyrenees.

Right next to the church is where you will also enjoy a traditional Catalan lunch in a converted Medieval farmhouse. This beautiful family owned restaurant serves delicious Catalan cuisine in a truly Medieval setting.

3.00pm – Montserrat Mountain

After lunch, you will drive up towards the amazing Montserrat Mountain. The journey takes you to the very edge of the North side and then takes you around the mountain and towards the wine growing region of Penedes.

3.30pm – Olive i Batllori, Penedes Wine Region (Wine Tasting)

Your final stop of the day is at the delightful Olive i Batllori family owned winery. With a rich heritage, and a passion for wine making, your guide will personally lead you around the vineyards, and down into the cellars. You first tasting takes place deep underground in the heart of the cellars, before going outside to enjoy fantastic views of the surrounding vineyards and another tasting. You will leave here about 5.30pm.

7.00pm – 7.15pm Plaça Catalunya, Barcelona

We end the day back in Barcelona in Plaça Catalunya. From here, you can easily take the metro or a taxi back to your hotel. Otherwise, your guide will be more than happy to make some recommendations of where to have dinner.



  • Local Guide
  • Transport in air conditioned vehicle
  • Lunch in local restaurant
  • Wine tours and tasting
  • Free water refills in office
  • Hand sanitiser in vehicles 

Not Included

  • Gratuities 
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Food and drinks
  • Travel Insurance