Discover Catalonia

A Spanish Gastronomy Experience with Anna Olson

Sept. 27th – Oct. 4th , 2024 

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Hosted By Celebrity Chef

ANNA OLSON

Join Anna to do what she loves most, second only to being in the kitchen: travelling!

Anna hosts customized culinary travel experiences to beautiful destinations meant to make your travel dreams come true. Take a look at the upcoming schedule and get ready for some tasty travels!

Black plastic fruit boxes full of oranges by orange trees during harvest season in Sicily

Tour Highlights

Day 1 – Welcome to Barcelona

Arrival to Barcelona and check in at 4-star Hotel Cram (or similar)

6 pm – Lobby of the hotel – Meet and greet with the rest of the group.

Welcome tapas dinner in one of Barcelona’s best specialized restaurants on Paseo de Gracia.

Day 2 – Sagrada & Cooking time

After breakfast, guided visits to the iconic Gaudi’s landmark Sagrada Familia.

Stroll around the shopping district of Passeig de Gracia and time to explore the area at your own pace.

7:30 pm – Master some local recipes with our very own cooking class. Under the guidance of local experts and our great host Anna Olson, we will embark on a hands-on culinary adventure creating a wonderful meal for us all to enjoy!

Day 3 – Narbonne and Marseillan

Visit to Dali museum in town of Figueres.

Tour of the Emporda Region with stop in Cadaques, the birthplace of  Salvador Dali, for lunch at Compartir, opened in 2012 by pupils of the world-famous Spanish chef, Ferran Adria of the fabled El Bulli.

This will be a once-in-a-lifetime experience!

Free time in Cadaques in the afternoon.

In the evening, return to Barcelona.

Day 4 – Espluga & Wines

Travel to the countryside surrounding Espluga. Visit to local winery (Tomas Cusine or Josep Foraster).

Lunch at Art Restaurant (or similar).

Free time at local town of Montblanc.

In the evening, dinner in Barcelona.

Day 5 – Barcelona culinary tour

Tour of the famous Boqueria market to learn more about local food culture and products. Walk through La Rambla and Barrio Gotico (Gothic Quarter).

Lunch at Barceloneta historic restaurant.

After a full immersion in the Catalonian culture and lifestyle, this rest of the day is yours to enjoy. 

Take advantage of the free time to hit the beach or do some souvenir shopping.

 

Day 6 – Cava wine region

Transfer to the Cava wine Region to the town of Sant Sadurní d’Anoia. Visit to one of the best wineries followed by wine tasting at the winery.

Lunch at a local restaurant Mirador de les Caves (or similar).

 Choose to relax in the evening or join our “Barcelona cocktail experience” (optional)

Day 7 – R&R in Barcelona

Visit to the El Born neighborhood, including some of its gourmet stores (maybe you’ll try the best croissant you’ve ever tasted), and El Born Cultural Centre.  Lunch like the locals along the way.

We will get all together again in the evening for an unforgettable farewell dinner.

 

Day 8 – Hasta la proxima!

One last breakfast at the hotel and then it’s time to check out head back home. 

Hasta luego amigos!

PS: do you wish to add on to your trip? Contact us for possible options available at [email protected]

 

Sweet and sour tunafish
Pistachio with leaf
The cathedral of Syracuse in Sicily
ALL INCLUSIVE
The perfect option if you wish to have all meals planned for you (including the ones not mentioned in the program)
EXTEND YOUR TRIP
Wanna stay longer in Italy? Let us know and we can customize your program based on your needs!
UPGRADES
Would you like to upgrade your accommodations?

Please contact us for details.

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Always have an FTDA representative available during the trip.

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