Cultural events & tours

Private events & tours we offer:

Whether or not you are are staying with us, we are happy to host a private event for your birthday, stag or hen due, anniversary, family reunion or company workshop. Just you and our view! Here are some concrete ideas, contact us for more information or to book. All prices include VAT.

 

Modernisme Walk & Wine Tour
yok modernisme walking tourThis walking tour takes you to Barcelona’s Eixample district to discover the beautiful shapes and colourful designs of the Catalan Art Nouveau (Modernisme) houses. Find out how this movement emerged in Europe towards the end of the 19th century and get to know the work of the most important architects of that time, such us Antoni Gaudí. The route ends at a wine bar where you will be able to taste 3 different quality Catalan wines with some snack pairings. Cristina, our licensed tour guide and sommelier, will explain the wines and “pair” them with some additional information related to the tour.

Duration: 3,5h
Meeting point: yök Casa + Cultura
Tour cost: 200€/group of max. 4. +20€/extra person.
Wine tasting: additional 25€/person. (If your group prefers not to do the wine tasting, you can replace it with a guided visit to Gaudí’s House “Casa Milà” (La Pedrera).

 

Picasso and the bohemian Barcelona

yok picasso tour barcelonaThis private walking tour immerses you into the life of Pablo Ruiz Picasso; his years spent in Barcelona and the relationship he developed with the city. The tour explores the places where the artist lived, studied, worked and got inspired in his youth. You will also learn about the context of the bohemian art scene in Barcelona at the end of 19th century. Who were Picasso’s artist friends? Where were they meeting? Which were the trends at the time? Who was Picasso looking up to? While answering these questions, the route will take us to the Picasso Museum, where the tour will finish with a private guided visit to the permanent collection. This is a comprehensive experience designed for true art lovers.

Duration: 3h
Tour cost: 200€/group of max. 4. + 20€/extra person.
Tickets to the Picasso Museum (7-12€) are not included in the above price
The tour is offered by Cristina, a licensed Catalonia tour guide speaking Spanish, English or German.

 

Private Wine Tasting on our terrace or the Casa
yok events wine tastingImmerse yourself in the world of Catalan wine and culture. Cristina, a friendly, experienced sommelier and licensed Catalonia tour guide, pairs the stories of 5 organic wines with Barcelona: local design, architecture and sustainability. The wines are carefully selected from small independent producers. Enjoy 2 reds, 2 whites and a sparkling wine in a 2h tasting session at our exclusive #terrazayök with amazing views. A unique experience for wine, history and culture enthusiasts. A wine tasting with a twist. Nibbles and snacks are also provided.
Available for groups of 4 to 8 people in English, Spanish, Catalan and German. For larger groups, please contact us.
Price: 200€/group of max. 4 people in the yök apartment. 275€/group of max. 4 on the terrace. +50€/ extra person.

 

* Cristina can offer you other experiences related to the world of wine such us wine tours outside the city, walking tours combined with short wine tastings in Barcelona or Art + Wine pairings (wine tasting sessions combined with explanations about specific artworks). She is passionate about Picasso, Gaudí, Art Nouveau (Modernisme Catalan), art history and architecture. Please contact us if you have any specific interests.

 

Meet the Barcelona fishermen and enjoy some seafood
This is a unique experience by biologist Cecilia. She takes you to Barcelona’s only fishermen harbour (usually closed to the public) where you can see how the fresh fish arrives and gets auctioned off. You will learn about the different fishing methods and how to consume fish sustainably. Before the visit, you will be taken to a Slow Food restaurant to taste fresh, locally sourced fish and seafood and enjoy a glass of wine.
Available for groups of 2-8 people in English and Spanish.
Price: 2pax: 95€/person, 3-4pax: 75€/person, 5-8pax: 65€/person.
This includes a guide, entrance to the Barcelona fish market and a selection of tapas (1 drink & coffee included).
Available Monday to Friday, 13:00h to 17h. (Meeting point: Barceloneta metro station)

 

Yoga de forquilla on our terrace or the Casa
Enjoy a personalised Vinyasa Flow class with yoga teacher Olga, and then tuck into a delicious, locally-sourced meal prepared by cook Héctor. All whilst taking in one of the most amazing terrace views of Barcelona.
Available for groups of 4-10 people in English, Spanish, Catalan and French.
Yoga + local meal:
300€/group of max. 4. +50€/ extra person.
Personalised Yoga class with Olga:
175€/ group of max. 4 people. +25€/ extra person. Contact us if you want a one on one class with Olga.

 

Montgat fish auction & tapas by the beach
Come on a walking tour of this charming village, just a short train ride away from yök. Sandro or Cecilia will give you a glimpse into the true Mediterranean lifestyle and take you to the only remaining singing fish auction in Catalonia! From there you get to eat lunch at a “xiringuito”, a typical beach bar by the sea (or a local restaurant during the low season).
Available for groups of 2-8 people in English, Spanish, German, Italian and Portuguese.
2pax: 85€/person, 3-4pax: 65€/person, 5-8pax: 55€/person. (VAT included)
This includes a guide, a return train ticket and lunch (1 drink included).
Available Tuesday to Friday, 11:15h to 15:15h. (Meeting point: at Yök)
You are welcome to stay on the beach afterwards.