The Central Market of Valencia, Valencia

Have your pick of fresh Spanish products from the bustling halls of The Central Market of Valencia. Widely considered one of the oldest European markets still running, it boasts over 400 small traders of varied goods such as produce, fish, and meat and marvel. The architecture of the building itself is also impressive. Peruse the local seasonal fruits and vegetables or try the famous Iberian ham and Manchego cheese. Stop and have a coffee or a meal at the market’s restaurant. To visit The Central Market of Valencia and get the most from your holiday in Valencia, create itinerary details personal to you using our Valencia online travel route builder .
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  • If you go to the Mercado Central Valencia should be a must see. Let yourself be enveloped by the scents that flood this huge maze of stalls and kiosks. From meat to fish, from fruit to ice cream, dried fruits, shaved ice, sandwiches with jamon at great prices, cheese ... And so on and so on and so forth! I can't get away from Mercado without sampling something or without talking to some of the vendors, always smiling and very kind.
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  • Herlicher market in the middle of the city. Very clean and friendly. Who is for food interested in should in be sure to visit.
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  • A lot of tourists, but the place definitely worth seeing from the inside. On the outside façade is from the beautiful blue-yellow tiles. A must for lovers of tiles!
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  • A nice market with a huge offer. It doesn't seem to be a tourist trap since lots of locals go shopping there. You can find everything you can imagine. Awesome ham, fresh fish, fruits, foreign and local beer. Go there and enjoy some fresh juice. Besides, the building is impressive. It is Support to be one of Europe 's biggest market halls.
  • Impressive market with all kinds of delicious food! Be sure to buy fresh cut fruit from one of the vendors, it's delicious! And when you're there.. Don't forget to grab a seat at Central Bar to eat and drink something.. Wonderful place!
  • There is a reason this is the number one tourist attraction in Valencia. The crowds prove it. The building is gorgeous, but for a market, overrated. Mostly food items to take home and cook. Would have enjoyed seeing some take away foods.
  • Must see Spanish market, open Mon-Sat morning. Fresh meat, fish, veg, bread. Also cured hams, herbs etc. Very photogenic, plenty of tourists, small tapas bars too. Maybe more touristy than other Central market near railway station.
  • Great architecture, clean, organized. You can even buy online. So many stalls, you can find almost anything food related. Highly recommended if you're into markets.

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The Valencia city center is hugged by a river bed-turned park that leads down to the City of Arts and Sciences and harbor area. Stay along the river to be no more than a pleasant stroll away from some of the main neighborhoods and attractions. The popular El Carmen neighborhood, one of the oldest in the city, is known for its bohemian atmosphere and historical architecture, making it a popular area for daytime tourism and lively nightlife. For a selection of newer hotels and well-known shops, you can opt to stay in the city's commercial district of Colon Street, only a short walk from the old center and well-connected by the metro. For a laid-back, sun-filled retreat, El Cabanyal is a quiet residential neighborhood near the city's main beach.
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