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Flavours of Girona

Flavours of Girona

Start your culinary exploration of Girona on this mouth-watering guided walking tour in the beautiful city of Girona. This morning tour will have you enjoy and discover local food, wine and the (hi)story behind the Catalan Mediterranean day-to –day life!

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Set off in the morning on this guided, walking tour in the beautiful city of Girona where you will enjoy and discover local food, wine and the (hi)story behind the Catalan Mediterranean day-to –day life!

There is no better way to experience a destination than through its food.

Your local foodie will lead you through the old city, showing you the hidden gems and tell you the stories and legends behind the Catalan culture, food and culinary tradition. Taste your way through authentic local dishes and wines. Discover the (hi)story behind the Catalan Mediterranean day-to-day life and meet the local people!

You will visit the local market (el Mercat de Lleó) , bustling bakeries, traditional family-run local eateries and meet artisan food producers (some of them almost 250 years old!).

On this 4 hour guided walking tour you will taste mouth-watering tapas, cheeses, olive oil and traditional local pastries like xurros, anchovies, esqueixada and artisinal Turró (nougat!) in Europe´s best preserved Jewish quarter, delicious local wines and much more…

And of course, HAM! Or ´pernil´ as it is called in Catalan...(jamón in Spanish)
From a Master carver you´ll learn about the different types (and parts!) of Spanish ham... and how to carve the perfect slice! 

Besides local gastronomy, our local wine cannot be missed! Experience unique Denomination of Origin Emporda Wines, delicious Cava and sweet ratafia!

Through tasting, talking, sharing and savoring, you will learn more about the authentic, traditional Mediterranean Catalan cuisine. This interactive food tour is the best way to understand everyday Catalan life and culture.

As Girona officially is home to one of world´s best restaurants ´El Celler de Can Roca´, we will finalize our tour with a hot ice cream-filled bun at Rocambolesc, Girona´s most famous home-made icecream shop - inspired by Willy Wonka -  with seal of quality by the youngest of the Roca brothers, pastry chef Jordi Roca.

Let´s experience Girona´s authentic food, wine & culture together and let us guide you …

More information or special requests? Please contact us - we are looking forward to hearing from you!

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Tour highlights

The medieval, old town with its legends and stories
Visit of the central food market
Famous Pata Negra Ham carving demonstration... (and tasting :-)
Essential part of the Mediterranean diet; taste unique, local olive oil
Unique Emporda wines
Artisan Gourmet ice cream at world famous Gelateria Rocambolesc
Local food, local stories, local people!

Bites & Tastings

Exclusive Pata Negra ham (3 different ones) - learn all about the different varieties and this Spanish delicacy

The classic in Catalan cuisine: pa amb tomàquet

Savor Girona´s famous pastry: the xiuxo

Sweet sausage - a specialty in Girona -& other (cured) sausages

Regional specialties like esqueixada, escalivada and anchovies

Fideua with alioli– the Catalan version of Paella in noodle style

Sweet, artisan churros & brunyols according to a secret, old family recipe

Different regional cheeses (goat, sheep, cow)

Locally produced selected wines (DO Empordà) & a delicious glass of Cava

Olive oil - discover the world of liquid gold

Try Spain´s most famous candy in a historic turrón shop...  combined with some delicious ratafia.

Mouth-watering ice cream of famous Rocambolesc – from one of the Roca Brothers

Our mystery dishes at an old Catalan masia restaurant… and much more!

Undoubtably enough for a satisfied belly of wonderful flavors and food.

Tour info

± 4 hours guided walking tour of Girona (including stops)

Girona Food Tours Shop - carrer Mercaders 15 (near Tourism Office at Ramblas de la llibertat)

Tuesday– Saturday 9h.30hrs – 13h.00hrs.

No. of people: min. 4 – max. 10

Language: English

Price:

EURO € 69
Adults
EURO € 59
Children under 12 years old

Free for non-eating children under 5 years old
We limit the number of guests so we can bring you to small places that are frequently visit by locals
In case of 3 people only:  a supplement is requiered of EURO 23 pp
In case of private tour of 2 people only: a supplement is requiered of EURO 35pp.

Includes
  • 1 small bottle of water at the beginning of the tour
Doesn't include
  • Variations on the program
  • Gratuities (not mandatory, and only if you are happy with your local foodie)
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Our tours run with a minimum of four people. In the unfortunate event that we do not have enough participants, the tour may be canceled. 

In the case of a cancellation, you will be advised 24-48 hours before the date of your tour.

 

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Why Girona Food Tours?

- Enjoy -

Taste traditional Catalan food, try delicious local wines and experience the true Catalan lifestyle and culture by meeting the locals. A fun and memorable tour in Girona.

- Explore -

Girona´s rich heritage, the beautiful countryside of Girona´s province, hidden gems and the (hi)story behind the culinary delights. It´s a paradise for food lovers!

- Unique -

We are the first official company to organize guided food tours in Girona. Girona´s beauty, culture and delicious, local gastronomy will give you much more than a souvenir; we deliver unforgettable memories!

- Trust -

Many years of experience in the tourism industry, a passion for food & wine and the beautiful city of Girona we call home. We always strive for happy guests and happy tummy´s. Our passion is our work.

Girona Food Tours

For every guest on our tours, we are proud to donate 1 euro to ACCION CONTRA EL HAMBRE, an international organisation that helps over 13,5 million people every year in over 40 countries that are most threatened by hunger.

Your donation will help in fighting World Hunger. Thank you!

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