There is no doubt that the Mercat Central is a spectacular piece of architecture and one of the most attractive and visited landmarks in Valencia. Its architecture matches the aesthetics of the neighbourhood that surrounds it and blends perfectly with the two other important monuments: La Lonja de la Seda (The Silk Exchange) and the Chruch of Los Santos Juanes.
Visiting this market becomes a sensational experience that requires you to use all 5 senses to fully take it in. The market boasts colorful vegetables and fruits, delivered directly from local Valencian farms. To fully understand Valencian gastronomy you must visit Mercat Central, and with this tour I have expertly designed you are sure to get the best experience possible.
Meet your guide at the Mercat Central's main door
Tour around the surrounding neighbourhood learning everthing about its history and relevance in Valencia
Tour inside Mercat Central, focusing on fresh produce from land to sea to appreciate the Mediterranean cuisine
Finish with a Valencian brunch at a picturesque terrace at the Mercat square
More about the tour
Mercat Central is full of culinary wonders waiting to be discovered! On this tour we will taste our way through the market in order to better understand the Valencian cuisine. I will began by taking you to the surrounding neighbourhood of Mercat Central and then inside the market. We will walk through the market together and then enjoy a traditional Valencian brunch or "Esmorcar."