Do Fun Activities
Barcelona | Paella & Castellers
Wednesday, April 26, 2023
We invite you to join our group where we will learn to cook from a master chef. Our chef has worked at several restaurants in Barcelona, including El Màgnum, 7 Portes and El Cangrejo Loco. He has several cookbooks published in Spanish and Catalan. Don’t miss this one!
We will learn to cook three paellas! The singular, classic paella, the Valencian paella and a vegetable paella. We will also learn the secrets to make the best sangria and the famous Catlonina desert: Catalan crema.
Once we have made all of the food and drink for our full menu, we will gather around an elegant table to enjoy the fruits of our labor while we chat.
DATE: Wednesday, April 26, 2023
TIME: 12:45 PM
LOCATION: Passeig de Gràcia, 120 corner of Carrer de Bonavista
After our meal, we will attend a practice session of the Colla castellera where we will learn first-hand about the castelleres, (Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity), AND we will even get to take part in the rehearsal!
TIME: 8:15 PM
LOCATION: Carrer de les 3 señores, corner of Carrer de l’alzina
WHAT TO WEAR: Comfortable clothes and footwear,
WHAT TO BRING: a desire to have a good time along with your best smile.
LANGUAGE: English and “brushes” of Catalan
PRICE: €100. Includes the cooking class and all of the food, a certificate (suitable for framing!) and the Castellera practice. Pay in USD or Euros
Barcelona | Girona, Kayaking, & Shopping
Thursday, April 27, 2023
We will take private transportation to Girona for a tour of this panoramic city. We will walk through the ancient neighborhoods and discover the secret corners. We will visit the Baix Empordà in the ancient Roman village of Palau-Sator and see the medieval castle tower, the plaza and the famous wall. We’ll have a spectacular, classical rice dish then head over to the picturesque fishing village of Calella de Palafrugell and take a kayak* tour among the beautiful coves and pine forests in the transparent turquoise waters. We’ll end our trip at the Roca Village for shopping before we return to Barcelona.
DATE: Thursday, 2023 April 27
TIME: 9.00 AM
DEPARTURE LOCATION: Hotel Cram (Aribau 54 Bcn).
RETURN: 9.00 PM Hotel Cram
WHAT YOU NEED: Comfortable clothes and footwear, towel, swimwear, extra set of clothes.
PRICE: €100. Includes transportation, lunch, kayaking. (Shopping and any additional food and drink are on your own.)
*In the event that the the Mediterranean is not suitable for kayaking, we will do an alternate activity.