European Sweets Itineraries: Spanish Tour

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Spain, or the Kingdom Of Spain, is one of the most famous Spanish speaking countries in the world. With a king history of tradition, and even longer history of conquest and exploration, Spain contains a wide food, wine and cultural diversity with a very strong regional identites.

It is a land of contrasts and extremes. Its terrain includes Mediterranean beaches, snow-capped Pyrenees Mountains, dry plains, coastal rice paddies, volcanic islands, and rolling hills.

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Map of Spain

Barcelona Tour

Arrival to Barcelona El Prat Airport and transfer to Tossa de Mar by bus.

Barcelona, the capital city of Catalunya, is a beautiful city of Northern Spain. Famous for its peculiar buildings designed by Gaudí’s style, in the city you will be able to taste many Catalan dishes, whose main ingredients are seafood, fresh vegetables and fruits.

Day 1

Reception at Francesc Colomer with a presentation of the local brandmark “Tossa Dolça” with a tasting of local sweets products. Presentation and tasting of regional products: Sweet sausage and Local honey.

Workshop at Ca la Nydia to prepare Carquinyolis (Catalan Sweet).

Transfer to Sant Pol de Mar by bus and train.

Day 2

Pastry Masterclass at EUHT StPOL. Lunch with showcooking at the Hotel School.

Transfer from Sant Pol de Mar to Sant Andreu de Llavaneres by train

Workshop at Can Sala (Coca de Llavaneres, Traditional Catalan Pastry).

Transfer to Barcelona by Train

Day 3

Visit to the Chocolate Museum: guided visit - Workshop - Tasting.

Transfer from Barcelona to Madrid by AVE (Fast Train).

Madrid Tour

Located in the centre of the country, the capital city of Spain is a unique place in the world, where the past and the present meet, so that you will be able to cross ancient roads and buildings in traditional districts such as La Latina or Malasaña, but also modern and fashionable places such as Gran Vía and Puerta del Sol.

Day 1

In the morning, arrival at Alcalá de Henares, a small city close to Madrid. The city is famous for her well-known university and for being the hometown of Miguel De Cervantes, the author of the Don Quixote.

Attendance to a Culinary Sweet workshop at Escuela de Hostelería y Turismo de Alcalá de Henares. Lunch during the visits.

In the afternoon, visit of Alcalà de Henares city center.

Day 2

In the morning arrival to the beautiful city of Toledo. Visit the Obrador Santo Tomé, a marzipan fabrique funded in 1856. Toledo is the most important productor of traditional spanish marzipan, whose main ingredientes are almonds and sugar.

In the afternoon, Marzipan workshop at La Alacena Manchega, a place famous for its production of Toledo’s traditional culinary products.

Day 3

In the morning, breakfast at Mamá Framboise, a prestigious bakery of Madrid. A guided tour of the factory will follow.

In the afternoon, guided tour of Madrid, starting from Plaza de Oriente, during which you will take a walk in the city centre while visiting the most historical sweet factories and shops of the city.

The visit includes the following locations: Teatro Real, Palacio Real, Catedral de la Almudena, Plaza de Oriente, “La Santiaguesa” Bakery, La Plaza de La Viglia, “Los dulces del covento de La Carbonera”, “San Miguel” market, Plaza Mayor, “San Gines Chocolate shop, El Rojano Bakery, “La Mallorquina” Bakery, Puerta del Sol, “Pasteleria del Pozo”, “La Carrera de San Jeronimo”, “Lhardy” restaurant and ”Casa Maria” bakery.