Taste the best Catalan Cuisine
You will take away countless memories of your stay in Catalonia to savour. Each area of the territory has its own character and long-standing traditions which can be enjoyed through the local ingredients and recipes. Products such as olive oil and rice have marked the personality and the landscape. Savouring and getting to know Catalan gastronomy is a sensory experience and will draw you closer to our culture.
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The rich gastronomy to be found in Catalonia is immense, and it is the task of the host to show their guests the most significant gems of their land. That is why we recommend that you take note of these 10 essential tips to experience true Catalan cuisine.
The most delicious way to travel around Catalonia is to savour our cuisine along the way. Catalan cuisine provides a tasty portrait that shows you the diverse landscapes of this small region, where the sea and the mountains harmoniously coexist.
Catalan cuisine has never shone so brightly as it does right now. Catalonia currently has one of the most dynamic and renowned gastronomic scenes in the world. Between them, 52 Catalan restaurants have accumulated 65 Michelin stars, the recognition awarded by the 100-year old tourist guide, Michelin.
Catalan cuisine has an extensive tradition, with remarkable players, famed since medieval times. Since the last few years of the 20th century, Catalan chefs have obtained recognition around the world, by adding value to raw materials and harnessing the flames of their stoves to their creativity.
When you taste a Catalan dish, each bite uncovers the chef’s inspiration, it reveals the aromas of the products used and brings you closer to the culture and landscapes of the region. Savouring the gastronomy of Catalonia means immersing yourself in the sea, discovering the villages and landscapes and interacting with nature.
The secrets of good food lie within their four walls. The gastronomic hotels in Catalonia are made up of more than 45 places to stay spread throughout the territory and which specialise in Catalan cuisine and the use of local products.
Catalan cuisine can be discovered in all sorts of ways, not just through fine dining. If you love the world of gastronomy, you can enjoy some unique experiences, such as enjoying a day fishing alongside a professional.
Markets show the essence of the character of a town and its people. Strolling amongst the stalls, making our purchases and chatting with traders gives us a glimpse of Catalan gastronomy through the experts’ eyes.
Travel around Catalonia through the various fairs and gastronomic festivals that are held from one end of the region to the other throughout the year.
When you think of Catalonia, you have to think of a land of wines. We are one of the most impressive wine tourism destinations in the world. Twelve designation of origin (DO) wines and more than 300 wineries await you, all very close to the city of Barcelona.