Barcelona Behind the Scenes: Cabaret and Carnival - March 4, 2019 - Atlas Obscura Trips

Barcelona Behind the Scenes: Cabaret and Carnival

from $3,475 USD per person for 6 days, 6 nights
  • Max Group Size: 15
  • Moderate
  • Urban Exploration

Get special access and behind-the-scenes perspectives on some of the iconic sights and hidden wonders of this Mediterranean capital city. You will be intrigued, entranced, and surprised at every step during a week of new and unusual experiences. Wandering through Barcelona’s historic streets and squares, we'll discover marvelous locations such as a Baroque anatomical amphitheater, a theatrical designer's atelier, and subterranean bomb shelters. In addition, our explorations of history, culture, and spectacle will take place during one of the most exciting times in the year: Carnival. During our time together, we'll celebrate Carnival with shows inspired by the golden age of classical music and cabaret in Barcelona, and don our best outfits for a private Carnival Gala inside a Belle Époque atelier. Whether it will be your first time in Barcelona or your fifth, this adventure is an extraordinary opportunity to fully immerse yourself in one of the most diverse and breathtaking cities in Europe.

  • Live music and performance
  • Down the rabbit holes of history
  • Carnival Gala at a Belle Époque atelier


Itineraries and daily schedules are subject to change. We expect to do everything listed in the itinerary, though the order may be rearranged based on weather or other local conditions.
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A private, almost intimate tour of the culture and cuisine of Barcelona.
—Madhumathy R. (February 2017)

Additional Info

Activity Level

We recommend you have a medium fitness level to fully participate in this trip. You should be comfortable staying on your feet for long stretches at a time, and walking anywhere between 3 to 6 miles a day. We will be out and about most of each day, with time to rest at lunch and dinner, both of which will take place on the later side.

Dates and Prices

Mar 04–10, 2019
The total cost of this trip is $3,475 A $500 deposit is required to hold your space. The deposit is non-refundable after three days. The final payment of $2,965 will be due by  December 3, 2019. All reservations will be final after this date and subject to our cancellation policy. By submitting your deposit, you agree to the trip's Terms & Conditions. For travelers wishing to have single accommodations during the trip, an additional [$290] will be due at the time of the final payment.
  • Six nights of hotel accommodation.
  • Daily breakfast at the hotel, five lunches, and two dinners.
  • The company of two expert guides, with a great depth and breadth of knowledge about Barcelona, its elaborate history, and its vibrant arts and culture.
  • Admission to all proposed activities and events.
  • Transportation and flights to and from Barcelona, including airport transfers.
  • Travel insurance (recommended).
  • Additional meals and drinks outside of Atlas Obscura offerings.

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