For Spaniards, market has always been more than just a food shopping itinerary – market is a place that still guards that colorful, expressive, lush and energetic Spanish character. This activity is a historical tour and a visit to the market.
What to Expect
Market – a nostalgic symbol of tradition, good old times and quality produce. Madrid being a commercial center for many centuries, has an established, although slowly disappearing, tradition of market trading. For Spaniards, market has always been more than just a food shopping itinerary – market is a place that still guards that colorful, expressive, lush and energetic Spanish character.
On this tour you are taken to the best preserved, in terms of being true to tradition, local market of the center of Madrid, but before that you are shown around the neighborhood of the market. It is in one of the most famous and lively areas of the city with its history, taverns and bursting round clock social life.
The tour will be a light stroll around the area to give you a brief introduction to the history and modern life, progressing smoothly to one of the most known markets for "madrileños", visiting different stands and establishments we discover inside and, of course, trying out fresh produce, wines, cheeses and more.
Looking to see the inner life of Madrid? Want to learn the way Spaniards live? Willing to meet some local people? Ready to have lunch in a different way in a local market? Then “A day at the Local Market” is for you!
- Tour around the market
- Exploration of the market
- Food tasting and drinks