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Catacurian

The Best Cooking Vacations in Spain Since 2003 with Alicia Juanpere Artigas-Teaching Gourmet Catalan Cooking and the Appreciation of Priorat/Montsant Wines and Olive Oils in the Most Casual Elegance - Priorat and Barcelona

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Welcome to Catacurian, a privately owned boutique cooking hotel in the Priorat region, near Barcelona Spain, providing the best culinary vacations since 2003. We provide our guests with lasting memories and a wonderful experience, in which they not only learn the basics and intricacies of Catalan cuisine as well as a more extensive knowledge of the world class Montsant and Priorat wines, but they also discover a yet unspoiled and authentic part of Spain just two hours from the wonderful city of Barcelona. Whether you are looking for a single day escape from the city or a cooking vacation including one or several nights in one of our three extremely comfortable private bedrooms, and you would like daily hands-on cooking classes and winery tours, all given with great care, humor, and a Spanish accent by your host and chef Alicia Juanpere Artigas, then this is the place to come to!
Why are we different?

-We only cater to a maximum of six people, so as to convey as much personal attention as you may need.
-We use exclusively fresh and organic ingredients from as many local farmers and producers as possible.
-We serve only quality DOQ Priorat wines and DO Montsant wines.
-Accommodation is at our own very comfortable Boutique Cooking Hotel, and this way you will feel very much at home in a relaxed yet elegant atmosphere.
-We provide our own transport to and from Barcelona
-Our prices are all-inclusive.

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Barcelona Cooking Class

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Spend a day in Barcelona with a hands-on Catalan cooking class, enjoying a several course meal with Priorat/Montsant wines, and visiting the famous Boquería market.

Prices start at 100€/pers.

Program is from Tuesday to Saturday only. Starts at 10AM and finishes at approximately 3h30PM.
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1-Day Cooking Class+Wine Tour

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Escape from Barcelona for a day. A relaxing 2 hour train ride South along the coast from the city to the region of El Priorat. Here we take you to a world class winery for a full wine tour and tasting, then have a hands-on Catalan cooking class followed by a full meal with wine.
We provide all transport to and from the train station in El Priorat.

Prices start at 100€/pers.

Program is from 9AM to 8PM. Dates according to availability.
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2 Day Mini Cooking Vacation

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Leave Barcelona for a mini cooking & wine vacation with a 2 hour train ride South along the coast to the region of El Priorat. We pick you up at the station here and drop you off the next afternoon. Enjoy 2 wine tours with full tasting, 2 Catalan cooking classes with their corresponding meals, a very comfortable night accommodation (all rooms with private bathrooms) and morning breakfast.

Prices start at 275€/pers.

Program is from 1PM Day 1 to 8PM Day 2.

Dates are according to availability.
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Our 3-Day Cooking Vacations

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This cooking vacation program is just two hours from Barcelona, in the unspoiled wine region of El Priorat.Three nights accommodation at our private Boutique Cooking Hotel, hands-on Catalan cooking classes, wine tours with full tasting, an olive oil tasting presentation, and a cultural excursion, will allow you to have a grasp on Catalan gastronomy and culture, and discover a beautiful landscape in an authentic surrounding.
Pick up and drop off in the city is provided by our own mini-bus.

Prices start at 1,000€/person, all inclusive.

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Our 4-Day Culinary Vacation

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This cooking and wine vacation is a mere two hours from Barcelona, in the still authentic wine producing region of El Priorat. Four nights accommodation at our private Boutique Cooking Hotel, hands-on Catalan cooking classes, winery tours with full tasting, an olive oil tasting presentation, and cultural excursions, will allow you to discover Catalan food, wine, and culture, and see first-hand a beautiful and yet unspoilt region of Catalonia. There are two different options available for this program.
Transport to and from Barcelona is included.

Prices start at 1,200€/person, all inclusive.
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Our 6-Day Culinary Vacations

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This culinary vacation program is only two hours from Barcelona, in the beautiful wine region of El Priorat. Six nights of accommodation at our private Boutique Cooking Hotel, hands-on Catalan cuisine classes, wine tours with full tasting, an olive oil tasting presentation, and cultural excursions, will allow you to become fully immersed in Catalan food, wines, olive oils and culture, and discover a picturesque landscape in a part of Spain little changed by time.
We assure our own transport to and from Barcelona.

Prices start at 1,900€/person, all inclusive.
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EXCLUSIVE WINERY COOKING CLASS

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This is a unique opportunity to visit a world class Priorat winery where you will enjoy a full tour of the facilities, guided by the owner or one of the enologists who will explain their unique wine producing method. The tasting that follows is of their four signature wines. Thereafter you step up to the exclusive kitchen/dining area with incredible views of the Priorat landscape, and here you will enjoy a hands-on Catalan Cooking Class, followed by a gourmet multi course meal of the dishes prepared, all paired with their four top wines.

4 people minimum - Starting at 390€/pers
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TOLL FREE USA1-866-538 3519
TEL USA1-941-870 5567
TEL SPAIN(+34)977 825 341
FAX1-866-335 0465
E-MAIL[email protected]
CATACURIAN
Carrer del progres, 2
El Masroig 43736
Tarragona
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