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Flamenco Show with Tapas Dinner, Barcelona

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Flamenco Show with Tapas Dinner highlights

  • Visit the Tablao de Carmen, and have fun admiring a traditional Flamenco show

  • Learn about Spanish art and culture while enjoying a perfect combination of musicians and dancers

  • Wander around the open-air museum and explore various full-scale buildings, artisan workshops, and souvenir shops

  • Enjoy delicious Tapas which includes signature Spanish delicacies and pair it up with some tasty drinks

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Poble Espanyol
Av. Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia, 13, 08038 Barcelona, Spain

Flamenco Show with Tapas Dinner cancellation_policy

  • If cancellation are made 30 days before the date of travel then 25.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • If cancellation are made 1 days to 30 days before the date of travel then 100.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
INR 92.937
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Flamenco Show with Tapas Dinner overview

Activity Location: Poble Espanyol, Barcelona

Activity Timings: 

  • Monday to Sunday: 06:00 PM, 08:30 PM (Activity not available on Tuesdays)

Activity Duration: 2 Hours

About Flamenco Show with Tapas Dinner:

Experience the passion and energy of Flamenco at its finest with a mesmerizing show at The Tablao de Carmen, an open-air museum that has been actively staging performances since 1988. Immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of Spain as talented musicians, singers, and dancers take the stage to showcase their incredible talent. You can feel the rhythm & emotion of the Flamenco music as you watch the wonderful show, depicting the story of the renowned Spanish dancer & singer, Carmen Amaya. Plus, you can enjoy a scrumptious Tapas dinner with your Flamenco Show tickets. So, book your tickets and grab your opportunity to watch one of the most authentic Flamenco shows in Barcelona!

About the Activity:

  • Reach the museum location, Tablao de Carmen at least 45 minutes before your selected show time and get ready for a mind-blowing experience.
  • Be amazed by the vibrant costumes, rhythmic footwork, elegant moves, and art of storytelling during the traditional Flamenco show.
  • See how beautifully the performance offers a tribute to the late Spanish dancer - Carmen Amaya.
  • Watch how the live musicians, singers, and dancers are so well coordinated, giving the audience an immersive experience.
  • You can also take a tour around the open-air museum, observing its authentic Spanish setting and learning more about the local art & culture.
  • Make sure to explore the ongoing artisan workshops at the museum, where you can see the local handicrafts and even buy yourself a souvenir from the gift shop.
  • At the end of the show, enjoy your delicious Spanish dinner paired with a glass of sangria, wine, or a cup of coffee.
  • Book your Flamenco Show tickets with Tapas dinner and get a comprehensive experience of the rich Spanish culture & traditions.

How to Reach?

  • By Car: The activity location is at a distance of 3 km from the city center, it will take 10 minutes to reach your destination by car via C/ de Sepúlveda.
  • By Bus: Take a bus to Poble Espanyol station, which is 140 m away from the museum. You can reach the activity location from the bus station with a 2 minute walk.
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Flamenco Show with Tapas Dinner faqs

What is a Flamenco Show with Tapas Dinner?

A Flamenco Show with Tapas Dinner is nothing more than taking in an iconic form of music and dance while indulging your palate with local fare. It all begins with a visit to the Tablao de Carmen to watch live flamenco. You sit, unwind, and observe as the stage develops into the best educational and artistic platform mixed with a type of musical dance performance that excludes traditional choreography or synced coordination. After that, you have a selection of tapas from a menu featuring traditional Spanish dishes such as Spanish salad, Oxtail croquettes, and Catalan crème brulée. Drinks like wine, water, sangria, coffee, or tea are also served to complete the experience.

What is the cultural importance of flamenco?

The cultural importance lies in the fact that this dance originated in the Andalusian gipsy community. It is based on southern Spain's numerous folk music traditions. The Spanish culture you see today evolved from gradually adopting gipsy traditions. And, the main component of this musical and dance movement is flamenco. This rare, exquisite, and singular art form was produced as a result of the blending of Andalusian Gipsy and Spanish traditions.

Is a flamenco show in Barcelona worth it?

Yes, a Flamenco Show with Tapas Dinner is totally worth it. It's the finest way to experience this amazing art's intensity and power up close. You simply cannot skip the cante, the guitar music, the soulful singing, the zapateao, the palmas, and the lovely dance because they create a fantastic ambiance. Other than that, you can expect to be treated to a sumptuous dinner where you can choose your favourites from a tapas menu. It features several traditional Spanish dishes, including big olives, Andalusian bread nibbles, and cured cheese with olive oil. Other dishes on the menu include Catalan crème brulée, Oxtail croquettes, Spanish salad, and roasted potatoes in a fiery "brava" sauce.

How long does the Flamenco Show typically last?

A flamenco dinner show in Barcelona typically lasts 60 to 90 minutes. During this time, you may typically hear guitar, singing, clapping, and dancing, with percussion (flamenco cajón), piano, or violin as supporting instruments. The first dance follows the jaleo and a moment of quiet. All the musicians and singers in the cuadro are there to back him up as he performs. There is a lengthy break once the first dance is over. At this point, the performers exit the stage, the house lights go up, and flamenco music begins softly in the background. Part two of the show features two more dance pieces, each typically two flamenco "palos" distinct from the first.

Is the Flamenco Show suitable for all ages?

Yes, the flamenco dinner show Barcelona is suitable for all ages. However, kids must be at least 4 years old to attend the show. On the one hand, adults can get the most out of a flamenco performance by immersing themselves in the music and dancing moves and experiencing the performance with all of their senses. However, kids can also enjoy the dancing and the Tablao Cordobes, which offers eight dessert options. This means you can take deep breaths and let yourself be swept away by the music and dance as you imagine yourself as part of the drama being told. At the same time, the young ones have a blast trying all kinds of sweets.

Are vegetarian or vegan options available for the Tapas Dinner?

Yes, vegetarian or vegan options are available for the Tapas Dinner. You can easily sample the scrumptious items that include wheat salad, couscous salad, avocado mortar, and vegetable paella. For drinks, you can try the fruit glass. 

Is photography or videography allowed during the Flamenco Show?

Yes, you may take photos and videos during the Flamenco Show with Tapas Dinner as long as you avoid using a flash and your phone's screen has a minimal brightness level. In fact, since flamenco is a passion awakening dance, you must not miss any opportunity to click pictures or videos of the event. To capture the show's intense emotion and frenzied rhythm in photographs, capture the dancers' and vocalists' expressions while they perform. As a result of the Palau Dalmases' status as both a stunning baroque palace and a breathtaking stage for picture enthusiasts, you may capture some stunning images of this tablao flamenco. However, ensure you never use a flash when taking photos to not annoy the performers or other attendees.

Why do they wear red in Flamenco?

They wear red because red is usually the hue of choice in flamenco. It adds the appropriate sass and sex appeal while symbolising strength, bravery, vigour, and desire. In addition to being red, the dancer's ruffled skirt also mimics the red carnation, the country's national flower, if you look closely. Red carnations are known as "Clavel" in Spanish. It has been used both as a secular symbol of love and as a religious emblem of Christ's suffering. Several Spanish customs incorporate it as well. You will find the carnation flower in various colours, including red, orange, pink, yellow, purple, and white. While all colours have significance, the Spanish have adopted red as a symbol of undying adoration and passion.

Which are the other popular activities to do in Barcelona with family?

There are many popular activities to do in Barcelona with your family. If building sandcastles and swimming are what you want to do, travel to one of the Blue Flag beaches, like Bogatell or Mar Bella. You can hang out among friends and family to picnic, perform music, or practise circus skills at The Parc de la Ciutadella. To spend an exciting day filled with fun, you can go to Tibidabo amusement park, which will impress you with rides for all ages, like a Ferris Wheel and roller coasters. But if you want to take the kids somewhere both instructive and entertaining, you may visit the Cosmo Caixa Science Museum. You and the kids can witness experiments using ferrofluid while taking part in an interactive trip through space and time.

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