Special and unique Central Market in Valencia.
With more than 300 stores The Mercat Central in Valencia has always been known for the quality, variety and freshness of its products as well as the helpful, personalised service provided by its traders.
The Central Market in Valencia a covers exactly 8,160 square metres divided into two areas or zones. With its irregular shape and a surface area of 6,760 square metres covers 1,400 square metres and houses the fish market. The basement, which has 7,690 square metres, was previously a fish auction and is now used as a car park.
Nowadays, the Central Market in Valencia is generally considered one of the oldest European markets still running.
Its structure of iron, tile and glass was welcomed with skepticism after its inauguration. However, little by little it figure has ended up becoming one of the main architectural icons of the city.
It is still health unshakeable to the passing of time and shows more than a hundred of positions that still continue giving life to the main commercial surface of fresh product not only in Valencia but throughout Europe.
Join some of our Valencia walking tours for discovering this unique market in Valencia, and why not to buy your products for your Paella recipe? In our Paella show cooking experience you will have time to join some local experts and to buy the fresh vegetables, meet and rice in the Central Market in Valencia
8:00 – 14:30
– Free admission