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El Tablao de Carmen Tours

El Tablao de Carmen
El Tablao de Carmen is one of Barcelona’s best flamenco shows, honoring one of the world’s greatest flamenco dancers, Carmen Amaya. Known for her skill, passion, technique, and fiery personality, Carmen—a native of Barcelona—performed at this very site for King Alfonso XIII of Spain during the opening of the 1929 Universal Exposition.

The Basics
This intimate venue, fashioned after an Andalucian corral, hosts nightly flamenco performances with a lineup of up to eight artists, including four bailaor (flamenco dancers), two guitarists, and two cantaor (flamenco singers). Travelers have a few ticket options to choose from. The most basic includes a show and drink, while other packages include dinner and a show with various menus of traditional Spanish cuisine. The venue hosts two shows nightly, and your ticket includes free entrance to the Poble Espanyol re-created Spanish village.

Things to Know Before You Go

  • El Tablao de Carmen offers a romantic night out for visiting couples.
  • It’s a good idea to book ahead, especially during summer, to avoid disappointment.
  • Vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, and dairy-free menus are available.

How to Get There
El Tablao de Carmen is located in the Andalucian section of the Poble Espanyol de Montjuïc. To get there, take the Barcelona Metro to Plaça Espanya (lines 1 and 3) and walk up the hill, or take a bus to Poble Espanyol.

When to Get There

El Tablao de Carmen stages two performances nightly Tuesday to Sunday. Performances tend to sell out during the busy season, so be sure to book your tickets ahead of time.

The History of Flamenco in Barcelona
Traditional flamenco was born in Andalucia in Southern Spain during the 18th century and didn’t make its way north to Barcelona until the second half of the 19th century. As more and more Andalucian-born Spaniards moved to Barcelona for work, they brought with them their flamenco traditions.
Address: Avenida Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia, 13 Poble, Barcelona 08038, Spain
Admission: Varies
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Flamenco Experience at Tablao de Carmen with Dinner or Drink

Flamenco Experience at Tablao de Carmen with Dinner or Drink

Be swept up in the passion of Andalucian flamenco at Barcelona’s Tablao de Carmen, one of the city’s best-known ‘tablaos’ or flamenco bars. Make your own way to the tablao in the Spanish Village and enjoy an electrifying flamenco show of flamboyant dancing, singing, hand clapping and rousing guitar music. Choose from two show times and opt to enjoy a drink, tapas or 3-course dinner before the performance. Your experience includes admission to the Spanish Village, a recreation of a traditional Spanish town filled with craft shops, cafés and museums.
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation

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Should I book El Tablao de Carmen tickets in advance?
We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since El Tablao de Carmen can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 0 El Tablao de Carmen tickets and tours on Viator.
How much does it cost to visit El Tablao de Carmen 2021?
Currently, an entrance ticket to El Tablao de Carmen costs USD 55.67. Guided El Tablao de Carmen tours start around USD 55.67 per person. See all 0 El Tablao de Carmen tickets and tours on Viator.
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