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Aborigens -Local Food Insiders

Arago, 184 entl. C, 08011 Barcelona, Spain
+34 931 87 37 50
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Best tour in Barcelona!

We went on a wine tour with Alex as our guide and had a truly unforgettable experience. In addition... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
Edwards, Colorado
HIGH RECOMMENDATION: Do The Food Tour Early in Your Trip

We were given this connection to Aborigens and Francesc Castro from a friend who traveled to... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
Ed C
Maumee, Ohio
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"One of the 6 Best Food Tours in the World" (The Sunday Times, UK) Avoid tourist traps and explore the real local gastronomy of Barcelona with native experts. Aborigens suggests tours for foodies and for those who want to enjoy and taste Catalan cuisine in a vibrant, passionate and casual manner. Enjoy local recipes, discover non-touristic spots across the country and meet its people while we show you the most succulent side of Catalonia. Fully Licensed Tour Operator.
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Arago, 184 entl. C, 08011 Barcelona, Spain
+34 931 87 37 50

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

We went on a wine tour with Alex as our guide and had a truly unforgettable experience. In addition to being our guide, Alex was our gracious host, translator, and became our friend. He was so knowledgeable about all the wine we tasted and introduced...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

We were given this connection to Aborigens and Francesc Castro from a friend who traveled to Barcelona a few weeks prior to our trip. "Whatever you do," he said. "You must include this local food tour." We connected with Cesc and signed up for the...More

1  Thank Ed C
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Our insider guide Alex D. is a delightful guy with a smile like Rafa. He took us to quite a few small establishments and a local bodega too. The food was varied, and not what an average tapas menu would offer. There was plenty to...More

1  Thank suer1952
Reviewed 11 August 2017

This year I did the Cheese & Olive Oil tour, which was a unique opportunity to visit small local producers and taste some really great food, while seeing the countryside just outside of Barcelona. We had breakfast, followed by an olive oil tasting, a cheese...More

1  Thank teena635
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Alex and Cesc were incredible guides. Not only were they extremely knowledgeable about food and culture, but had excellent taste, and picked out some great bars and restaurants. I loved visiting the bodegas, and trying the cooperative wines. Alex seamlessly handled a taxi strike, and...More

1  Thank Maya V
Reviewed 20 June 2017

We had one of the most memorable and fun travel evenings of our life last eve. Cesc took us on a "Beyond Tapas" tour of local food haunts, including wonderful appetizers, a hidden local wine shop, a new beer joint with excellent tapas and brews,...More

1  Thank Lee W
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

A food tour with Alex. Local purveyors of Spanish ham (the owner of the shop who raises, cures, retails) explained the process, grading and supplied wonderful samples. A backery and local cheese shop were visited and a nice, local lunch provided. A tasty and educational...More

1  Thank Hhandker
Reviewed 15 May 2017

If you're thinking about going to Barcelona, book something through these guys and do it now because you will not regret it. Cesc is the tour guide all other tour guides aspire to be. He's personable and he's knowledgable not just about Barcelona but about...More

1  Thank Matt L
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Our first trip to Barcelona, and we went out with Alex on our first night. We spent the evening in the Sant neighborhood where he grew up, collected bread, ham, and cheese from local shops, and ate at the back of the cheese shop. Then...More

1  Thank Jim D
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Alex and Cesc are true Catalonian gentlemen! My husband and I had our third visit to Barcelona in January 2017. Having been twice before we wanted to get out and experience new parts of the city. Having seen these guys listed on the Gourmet Traveller...More

1  Thank marisa072
Aborigens, Owner at Aborigens -Local Food Insiders, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2017

Thank you Marisa and Paul for your sincere words. As hospitality professionals you know how important is to get honest feedback from your guests, so we appreciate your time. Surprising frequent visitors is always a challenge, but there are many corners of our city and...More

Passing through the glorious Plaça Catalunya, you
enter the newer city district of Eixample, literally
translated as “extension,” which immediately becomes
recognisable by its more spacious streets and elegant
atmosphere. The main artery of this sizable district,
Passeig de Gracia, is lined with high-end
international designer stores. Not to be outdone, the
glitz and glamour of this zone is perhaps best
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Alex L
17 May 2016|
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Response from Aborigens | Property representative |
Hola Alex, thanks for your message. Answering your question: YES. I'm sure you know this is not the easiest country for vegetarians, but we have hosted many over the last 4 years and always had good seasonal products and... More
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Ryan M
7 July 2015|
Response from Aborigens | Property representative |
Hola Ryan. You can either contact us (hola [at] aborigens [dot] cat) or check available groups on our website. Just google aborigens barcelona. Thanks! Àlex D.
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