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  3. Barcelona
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From Barcelona: Private Cava Experience Tour

Product ID: 68894
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Experience the traditional culture of Cava and discover the flavors and aromas of wines from Penedès in a scene of spectacular vineyards and wineries that represent Catalonia's authentic heritage.
About this activity
Duration 5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, German

Pickup included

Please make sure to let the local tour operator know the exact address of your accommodation in Barcelona. The tour operator will send an email 24 hours prior departure to inform you of the specific pickup time at your hotel, as well as the name of your guide and the phone number.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the origins of Cava and enjoy a tasting
  • Explore Freixenet, one of the most traditional cellars in the country
  • Visit La Fassina Cava Welcome Center for an interactive journey through history and culture
  • Expert guide will adapt the tour to customer convenience
Full description
Meet your guide to take the rail to travel to the center of Catalonia, where the Penedès wine region is located, 45 minutes from Barcelona. Thanks to the influence of the sun and the Mediterranean Sea, the Penedès has one of the widest varieties of grapes in any wine region in the world.

You will enter this idyllic spot with the local train while your guide explains the features of the land and the importance of its wines. Stop at Sant Sadurni D'Anoia, where in their fields Cava is obtained, the most international Catalan product. Here, you will discover the origins of this sparkling wine - equivalent to French champagne - in an entertaining journey through the history and culture of the town.

First, visit Freixenet, one of the most traditional cellars of the country, whose origins date back to 1861. You will dive into the history of the legendary company, one of the largest producers of cava in the world, and its guides will explain everything about the cava production process, from the first pressing of the grapes to the secondary fermentation. In turn, you will see how technology has adapted to the traditional method, on a train ride for its extensive underground facilities.

Finally, as is to be expected, Freixenet will offer you the chance to taste the different Cava of the house. Maybe you would like to purchase some exemplars in its store "Dolores Ferrer," which houses an assortment of products to meet diverse palates. A short walking tour through the center of Sant Sadurní ends to show the importance of Cava in the historical development of the area - there are more than 80 local producers spread over the streets. The boom in wine production in the late nineteenth century is reflected in the beautiful modernist facades of the buildings in the center of the town.

The morning will end in La Fassina Cava Welcome Center, a former distillery that now proposes, in its historical spaces, an interactive journey through the history and culture of Sant Sadurní. Here, you will understand why this town lives for the Cava for more than a century. La Fassina offers a 1,200 square meter journey through the world of Cava, its art of life and spirit of celebration.
Includes
  • Hotel or apartment pickup and drop-off in Barcelona city
  • Private tour to ensure a personalized experience
  • An expert guide will adapt the tour to your convenience
  • Visit of a traditional cava cellar dating back to 1385
  • Tasting of 3 Cava Reserva
  • Local cured meats and cheeses
  • Transport by private vehicle
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks other than those specified

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Oversize luggage
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Please make sure to let the local tour operator know the exact address of your accommodation in Barcelona
• Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please let the tour operator know the age(s) of your children so they can arrange a proper child seat
Customer reviews
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Organization
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Value for money
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Product ID: 68894