Barcelona: City of artistic, architectural and culinary invention

Barcelona is one of Europe’s most vibrant cities, where Gaudi’s organic curves shape cathedrals and parks. Explore Barcelona’s charming old town, a treasure trove of shops and boutiques, cafes, and street life. The city’s art spans the masters to modern, with contemporary street art and inventive young designers carrying on the tradition.

The city’s culinary scene is second to none, a hub of international fine dining, with super star chefs pushing the boundaries of taste and creativity. We can pave the way, opening the city’s cultural and culinary treasures to you in unique ways, with hidden market tours, cooking classes and exclusive access to Barcelona’s cultural riches.

Our sample itineraries and accommodations (coming soon) will give you a taste of what Private Access means. Each Private Access Journey represents a vacation built entirely around your personal taste so that your experience of Barcelona is as unique as you are.

Call 888-702-6130 or email our travel director today to discuss the possibilities. Tell us about your dream vacation, and together we will build it.

A rich menu of activities is on offer, and we can custom-arrange itineraries, excursions, and access to suit your plans and passions. Call us at 888-702-6130 to discuss the possibilities.

Basic Package

Includes private car and driver from airport (or train station) to rental apartment and back, as well as the cost of 1 week’s rental of a luxury apartment. Included are the concierge services of an Experience Coordinator, who will provide a private, personalized orientation to the neighborhood surrounding your rental apartment as well as personalized assistance throughout your stay.

Price for 2 persons: $4,300 ($2,150/person), based on a mid-June stay in the two-bedroom Dali B apartment. Prices vary based on number of persons, dates, accommodations and variations in schedule.

Gaudi and Wine

This package provides the services of the Basic package in addition to the following suggested itinerary, which can be modified according to your wishes.

Day 1 – Upon arrival in Florence, you will be met, transferred to your apartment and given a personalized orientation to the neighborhood surrounding your apartment.

Day 2 – Your day begins with a private orientation with Experience Coordinator. In the afternoon, you will take a half-day tour of Gaudi masterpieces Take in the views from Montjuic Hill, drive by 3 renowned modernist buildings, and take a visit to La Pedrera, Gaudi’s charming apartment building with a fascinating exhibition. Finally, you will see the awe-inspiring Sagrada Familia cathedral.

Day 3 – At leisure.

Day 4 – Enjoy a hands-on cooking class and learn about the variety and quality of Catalan food in a guided visit to one of the city’s expansive markets. Here you will buy some of the supplies for your cooking class. Continue by taxi to the cooking lesson venue, a private home in a quiet quarter north of Barcelona. Nice surroundings for a charming penthouse with a big kitchen and terrace overlooking the Tibidabo Mountain.
Your experienced teacher will cook, with your help, two main dishes and a dessert based on some of the most famous recipes of regional Catalan cuisine. Lunch will follow with wines. If the weather is right, enjoy the courses you have prepared on the terrace with a gorgeous view.

Day 5 – Take a half-day excursion to Montserrat, site of a mountaintop monastery that is Catalonia’s most important pilgrimage destination. See the Black Madonna and enjoy panoramic views of the valley below.

Day 6 – Full day Gran Riserva Wine Tour in the Priorat wine region (includes traditional Catalan breakfast and gourmet lunch with wine pairings). The Priorat region is one of Spain’s two most important wine growing areas and features a scenic, mountainous landscape.

Day 7- At leisure.

Day 8- Depart.

Price for 4 persons: $14,669 ($3,667/person), based on a mid-June stay in the two-bedroom Dali B apartment. Prices vary based on number of persons, dates, accommodations and variations in schedule. Prices for 2 persons available on request.


For details on some of our accommodations in Barcelona, click on one of the images below. For more information, contact us at 888-702-6130.






Gaudi Apartment