Visit a truly traditional market of Madrid
Activity: Visit to a traditional Market. Services: Local guide + subway ticket + drinks & food tastings. Departure: From 01 April to 31 March. Days: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Time: 10:00h. Duration: 3h. approx. Starting point: Plaza Isabel II, Right beside statue of Queen Isabel II (Metro station Opera). Conditions: Advance booking required. Cancellation fee: 100% for less than 48 hours notice or no-shows. Languages: Spanish and English. Blackout dates: 20 Mar; 13 & 14 Apr; 01, 02 & 15 May; All August; 12 Oct; 01 & 09 Nov; 06, 07, 08, 24, 25, 30 & 31 Dec, 1 Jan.
Book at least 24 h. advance.
Please provide details of any special requirements (dietary, allergies or otherwise) at the time of booking.
This tour is not recommended for people with restricted mobility
Get off the beaten market tours and visit a truly traditional Market of Madrid. Walk around the 200+ market stalls sharing the knowledge of a local guide. We´ll see how homemakers as well as Chefs make their everyday purchases (buy the ingredients) for their delicious Mediterranean recipes.
Enjoy a real and unique experience learning about the fresh seasonal products and ingredients, the secret source of Spanish cuisine.
The Market Tour starts off by filling one´s belly. You will have the chance to try a typical Spanish brunch of Churros and Chocolate; coffee with milk and a toast of bread and fresh tomatoes with olive oil, or a Tapa of Tortilla (Spanish omelet). It´s your choice! Once we have gotten our strength back we will be ready to visit the market and discover the variety of fresh Spanish products sold in it.
We are visiting Spain´s biggest fresh market, with 8.800 square meters (10524,71 square-yards) and stalls of fruit and vegetables, delicious olives, meats, hams, and fresh fish & shellfish from our three seas.
We will make several stops in different stalls, learning first-hand from shopkeepers, and buying seasonal products to delight them during the tour in market´s bars.
Don´t miss the opportunity to buy at a good price yummy ingredients like saffron, paprika, canned white tuna, extra virgin olive oil and quirky jams of red peppers or chestnuts. You are in the right place.
Discover the secrets behind the famous Spanish Cuisine.
Their high-quality fresh ingredients.