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Valencia Central Market (Mercado Central de Valencia) Tours

Valencia Central Market (Mercado Central de Valencia)
To experience a Valencia sight that will satisfy all of your travel senses, head straight to the city’s Central Market (Mercado Central in Spanish, or Mercat Central in Valencian). This is where, since 1928, hundreds of vendors have come together to sell their goods under one giant, beautiful roof.

The market offers everything from fresh produce to meat and fish, and even specialty coffee — all making it a foodie’s dream, and the perfect place to get closer to the region’s culinary culture. The building alone is quite astonishing, too, featuring fancy iron and glass domes through which sunlight illuminates the entire 8,160-square-meter space. The market also has some pretty impressive neighbors beyond its doors, including the imposing Church of Los Santos Juanes, and the Lonja de la Seda, a divinely designed building that used to be home to the city’s silk exchange.

Practical Info

The market is centrally located and easily reachable from anywhere in Valenicia’s old quarter. You can also get there via the city’s hop-on hop-off bus tour. Note that the market is closed in the afternoon and all day on Sundays. Public parking is available beneath the market.
Address: Plaza Ciudad de Brujas, Valencia, Valencian Community 46001, Spain
Hours: Monday-Saturday: 7 a.m.-3 p.m.
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Valencia Paella Cooking Class with Mercado Central VisitCooking Classes

Valencia Paella Cooking Class with Mercado Central Visit

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Get a taste of authentic Spanish culture during this Paella cooking class in Valencia, the birthplace of the famous rice dish. Shop for ingredients at the Central Market alongside your guide and group, and then head to the kitchen to learn how to turn simple ingredients into a delicious meal with deep cultural roots. This tour includes all instruction, ingredients, food, and drinks during the class.
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Valencia City Sights Bike Tour

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Explore the historic treasures and modern marvels of Valencia on a 3-hour bike tour. Join a group and a street-savvy local guide to pedal past the city’s most interesting attractions, from an ancient Roman square to the futuristic City of Arts and Sciences complex. Enjoy the fresh air and the freedom to stop often and snap photos while learning the fascinating history of this beautiful port city.
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Valencia Private Walking Tour with Official Valencian Tourist Guide

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Meet your private guide at Virgen Square or Serranos Gate for your personalized tour of Valencia. Booking a private tour means you have complete flexibility in terms of stops that interest you and your party; you can work together with your guide to craft an itinerary.
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Valencia Paella Afternoon Cooking Class

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Avoid the city’s commercial restaurants and learn how to cook authentic Valencian paella during an afternoon’s cooking class delivered by an expert chef. Discover the traditional recipe and get hands on experience creating your own dish, with all necessary ingredients provided. Sample appetizers and white wines as you cook, then sit down with your group to dine upon your home-cooked paella, served with starters, red wine, and dessert.
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Valencia Shore Excursion: City of the Arts and Sciences and Central Market with Rooftop Wine Tasting and TapasBus & Minivan Tours

Valencia Shore Excursion: City of the Arts and Sciences and Central Market with Rooftop Wine Tasting and Tapas

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Get the most out of your time in Valencia on this half-day shore excursion. Visit landmarks such as the Church of San Nicolas, and Central Market. It'll be a hassle-free day with entrance fees, a guide, and a delicious tapas lunch and wine tasting from the rooftop of City and Arts and Sciences included.
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Private Lladro Factory Visit with Transfers

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Lladró porcelain figurines are one of Valencia’s most famous exports and comprise an integral part of the city’s industrial heritage. Admire the craft and learn of its history on a private tour of the Lladró Museum and Valencia’s historic center. Tick off top Valencia attractions such as the Silk Exchange (La Lonja de la Seda) and the Central Market of Valencia, and then see craftsman at work at the Lladró Museum and factory. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
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Valencia city center tour (drink & snack included)

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A time travel from the Roman Valencia to the most avant-garde Valencia. In this walking tour you will get to know the background and the anecdotes of the most emblematic monuments in the center of Valencia.Recommended for those who travel to Valencia for the first time and for those who like to take pictures.Small groups (15 people maximum)Minimum number of people for the tour: 2
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Discover Valencia at Tuk Tuk

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Valencia City Safari Tour

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Premium Mercado Central Tasting!Luxury Tours

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Maximise your time in Valencia with a private 4-hour walking tour tailor-made for you. Admire landmarks such as El Miguelete, Valencia Cathedral, and Plaza Rotunda; visit the lively Central Market; or marvel at the City of Arts and Sciences, then take in the views from the Torres de Serranos.
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If you’re seeking a personalized sightseeing experience, then look no further than this private 4-hour tour of Valencia’s highlights. After convenient pickup from your hotel or cruise port, you’ll check off major Valencia attractions, including Central Market (Mercado Central), Valencia Cathedral (Seu), and Plaza de la Virgen, in an air-conditioned vehicle. Listen to personalized commentary and customize your itinerary according to your interests, whether they’re food, history, culture, or fashion.
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Discover the delicious Valencian cuisine on this 3-hour private tasting tour. Explore the city with your guide and hunt for the best flavors the city has to offer. Sample ten delicious tastings such as Spanish wines, sardines, jamon croquettes, horchata, and more. Learn about the history of the city and its cuisine from your informative guide as you stroll through the city’s gourmet market.
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Taste everything that Valencia has to offer! That is what this tour is about! Valencia is famous for its gastronomy, and not only for its paella! During this tour, we only bring you to local places for selected authentic specialties! If you are a real foodie, or just love to eat and drink, then this tour is made for you! You will taste great local wines, excellent quality authentic food and you will get to know everything about it! In total, you will visit 5 different places!-The best local and authentic tapas!-Only visit places where locals go to!-More than 10 different tastings!-Only high quality food and drinks!-Tastings in 5 different local bars/restaurants!We only work with small groups, so that our tours are always personal and interactive!
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Discover Valencia at TukTuk - Historic ValenciaCultural Tours

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Discover Valéncia in our attractive and comfortable TukTuk, completely electric. On the tour we can admire the Central Market, the historic center, the city center and the Bullring.
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Private Family Tour: The Best of Valencia!Cultural Tours

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Join a private guide for a Valencia tour that’s designed just for families, with a mix of historic sites, kid-focused activities, treats, and games. It’s a fun alternative to traditional tours which can leave kids bored, and it still explores local culture—from the streets of the Arab quarter to beloved local cats, historic statues, and fascinating plazas.
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Valencia Day Tour from BenidormCultural Tours

Valencia Day Tour from Benidorm

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Immerse yourself in Spain’s port city, Valencia, on this private day tour of the area, including private transport from Benidorm. On this tour, your customized itinerary takes you to the places you request, and your private guide's commentary is based on your interests. From City of Arts and Sciences to the Central Market (Mercado Central), go around to the spots you want to see.
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Paella Cooking Class and Flamenco Show with Tapas Dinner in Valencia

Get acquainted with Spanish culture during an immersive paella, tapas, and flamenco experience in Valencia. A perfect choice for first-time visitors, this tour includes a guided tour of Central Market (Mercado Central), a paella cookery class, a traditional tapas dinner, and a flamenco show. Plus, you’ll have chance to take break midway through the tour to recharge before dinner and a show.
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Valencia is the birthplace of the paella, but you don’t have to eat seafood to enjoy the classic Spanish dish. On this 3-hour cooking class, learn the secrets behind an authentic Spanish paella, get hands-on as you create a special vegetarian recipe, then sit down to enjoy your homemade dinner, accompanied by Valencian wine. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
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Calling all lovers of Spanish culture and cuisine, this half-day Valencia walking tour showcases the city’s cultural delights and delectable bites. Alongside your guide, explore Valencia’s Old Town, and tick off highlights such as the Central Market (Mercado Central), town squares, and the Church of San Nicolas. Then feast on a 10-course tapas tasting featuring regional wines. Enjoy an intimate atmosphere on this small-group tour, limited to 16 food lovers.
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Menta Free Tour Premium

This tour is unique in the city because it includes the entrance to two historical buildings of valuable heritage.
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