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Barcelona Sightseeing Bike Tour
"Book this sightseeing bicycle tour and be ready to discover the city center of this internationally known city. Meet your local guide and discover the unique architecture of Barcelona from a different perspective. The route you will follow will be around Sagrada Familia (optionaly) and make your way to several parks and beach areas like the Barceloneta Olympic Port and Ciutadella Park. Be prepared to get to know about the fascinating history of the city and receive their expert advice on what to do and see during the rest of your stay. This tour is suitable for all ages and you will mostly get""Enjoy your Barcelona stay with this 3.5-hour bike tour and discover the most known spots in Barcelona. Cycle through the city center as you sink in all the stories and details that your local guide explains to you.title=Barcelona+Sightseeing+Bike+Tour+Highlights&1=Family+friendly&2=Pickup+from+a+centrally+located+meeting+point&3=Free+drinks+included
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Barcelona Bike Tour Including Tapas Lunch
"Meet your guide in central Barcelona and ride your bike to discover the unique architecture of Barcelona from a different perspective.Make the most of this experience and learn historical and cultural tips from your guide as you move around the city. Las Ramblas the Cathedral and Ciutadella Park.Your included tapas lunch will take place once you have returned your bike at the start point. Your guide will take you to a local restaurant where you will enjoy a tapas menu that consists of four different tapas an""Book this 3-hour sightseeing bicycle tour with tapas lunch included and be ready to discover the centre of Barcelona.Get to know the fascinating history of the city and receive the expert advice from your guides on what to do and see during the rest otitle=Barcelona+Bike+Tour+Including+Tapas+Lunch+Highlights&1=Instant+Confirmation&2=Great+overview+and+orientation+of+the+city&3=Perfect+for+all+ages+and+skill+level&4=Perfect+introduction+for+first-time+visitors""
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Full-Day Private Wine Tour and Montserrat Mountain Experience
"Escape the big city and enjoy in this fascinating private tour during 8 hours where you will visit one of these wineries: Freixenet Artcava Pares Balta Codorniu Llopart or similar depends on the availability and you will finish the tour in the unique Montserrat mountain where you will see breathtaking views. Depends on the time and availability of the wineries the tour can start in Montserrat or in the winery. In the winery an expert guide will expla
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Mercat Boqueria: LA BOQUERIA

La Boqueria, or Mercat St Joseph to give it its proper name, is a large food market situated right off Las Ramblas. This is where the local chefs apparently buy their ingredients so it if its good enough for them I guess its good enough for the rest of us. It is quite touristy given its location but its still a good place to come to get your fresh food for picnics and whatever. As well as the stalls there a couple of tapas bars within the market where you can sit and eat/drink.

Favorite Dish I came here primarily at breakfast time since breakfast wasn't included where I was staying. There are loads of fruit stalls and many of them sell small [well varying sizes] tubs of mixed fruit salad & individual fruits ready to eat and with a fork - perfect for breakfast on the go! They were very popular as were the fresh fruit drinks that those stalls also sold. I tried a few and can recommend the mango and also the orange and papaya - YUM! :)

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Jul 04, 2016

Mercat Boqueria: Bar Boqueria

On my last day in Barcelona I went again to "La Boqueria", this time to have a quick breakfast. We?ve been to Bar Boqueria and had some cortados and shared a bocadillo de lomo and a bocadillo de pollo. Obviously you can get much more and more special dishes on the market place such as fish plates or traditional spanish cuisine or as well all kind of fresh fruit drinks.

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Apr 06, 2006

Pinotxo Bar - Famous in la Boqueria: Pinotxo Bar

Located in la Boqueria, Barcelona’s most famous market, Pinotxo (Catalan for Pinocchio) is just one of numerous stalls serving tapas. It is, however, considered one of the best ones at la Boqueria, which has earned it recognition and fame. Go there in the morning and have breakfast with cava. Let the animated chef choose the dishes for you… or if you feel like having the delicious octopus with lentils for breakfast, just order it!

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Aug 21, 2008

Food stall in La Mercat Boqueira: A foodie's delight right in the market!

On the leftmost side of the market as you enter is a food stall where fish, seafood, meat, and some vegetable dishes can be cooked in minutes in front of your eyes. This reminds me very much of street food stalls in Asia where only fresh ingredients are used, and several pans and pots are gurgling or fying away, and the smell of all this cooking makes you heady with hunger, it's impossible not to salivate and eventually you see yourself plopped in front of the stall, that is, if you can find a vacant seat or stool.

I don't remember the name of the place, but we were drawn in that direction as we were making our way around the market, mainly because of the irresistible smell of cooking, but also because we saw the place packed full, and with groups of people milling nearby waiting for places. These were of course signs that we had just bumped into an excellent local eating joint! So off we joined the milling groups.

The stall is really just the usual stall, nothing fancy, but it is clean, with stools around the counters on three sides, where you're faced with glass cases where they keep the fish, seafood, meat and vegetables, and other ingredients. From this array, the customer chooses and indicates how it is preferred to be done. Of course there is a list of dishes written on a small blackboard behind from which he or she can choose as well. There are a few small tables on the side, but since this place is always full, be prepared to wait. The waiting time is almost always longer than your actual eating time. Waiters take the orders even before you are seated, so you don't have to wait to be seated before ordering. In any case, the cooking is done practically Asian style -- in a pan that's always heated and ready, so food is done in no time.

As for price, it was more expensive than I expected, considering that it's not a "proper" restaurant. For a plate of shells, a mixed mushroom sauté, and a few pieces of a certain type of shell, and a can of coke, and small beer, we paid close to 50 euros.

This is a place you go to not for the ambience, for the effect, to relax, and for when you plan a romantic dinner. This is a place where you go to for the food -- good food.

Favorite Dish What was special about this place is that they used very fresh ingredients, as one can see. The seafood was great -- done simply, in butter and garlic and herbs. I love the wild mushroom mix sauté -- with olive oil and garlic -- just perfect!

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Jul 03, 2010
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BarCentral- La Boqueria: Estaba muy bueno!

When they say,do as the locals do.,then that's what we did. Went where everybody went, both locals and tourists, and went to "La Boqueria" off Las Ramblas. Whenever we visit a new city,it has been our practice to visit the market to see and check out the local produce. More or less, you get to taste the local food here in all it's nakedness,as compared to having it at some tourist-infested restaurant. The one reason that made me want to visit this place more,eventhough I have read that hordes of tourists come here, is, this place has remained the main and local source of daily fresh food for the locals.

We were hoping to go to Pinotxo,since we've read a lot of reviews about it,but it was close. Good thing, we found this small,bar like eatery inside the boqueria. I always like and prefer service with a smile, and that's what the charming senore gave us as we sat down. There are only a few chairs, so if you are not dying of hunger yet, then you just have to wait for a seat to be available. And it sure was worth the wait!

Favorite Dish We had the mixed sea food salad,as like a starter, hmmmm, yummmmyyy....the seafood tasted fresh, and the dressing was sublime. Then we had the mixed grilled seafood. For 25 euros, there is plenty enough for 2 people. All in all we paid 32euros, that's including our drinks. Not bad at all, considering the food tasted really good, and the charning senore smile made us wanting to come back for more!

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Aug 09, 2011

Boqueria: Market Food

The food stands in La Boqueria (market) offer a variety of local food, wine, fresh juice/shakes, chorizos.

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Nov 22, 2011

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