Taste the real Valencia, uncovering delicious local food, fascinating history and unique traditions! What better way is there to explore the city’s hidden gems than by following a passionate local foodie?
During this unique walking tour, you will explore the main historic sites and gastronomic delights of Valencia.
There’s more to Valencia than just Paella! On this walking tour of Valencia’s old town, you’ll discover the city’s outstanding food scene. From family-run tapas bars to the historic Central Market and traditional taverns, our local expert will give you a history lesson while you enjoy the best food and drink that the historic centre has to offer.
Your guide will be waiting for you with a sign in Plaza de la Reina – Catherdral – near Mcdonal’s.
We suggest you to arrive 10 minutes before the beguinning of the walking tour.
Our tours can be lead in English, Italian and Spanish
7 Deliscious local tastes (enough for lunch) in small family run business, market visit with a fascinating guided walk through historic Valencia.
We’ll start the morning at the cathedral with an introduction to the old town. Then we’ll move on to a traditional café nearby, to taste freshly made orchata. You’ll learn how this unique Valencian drink Is made, and how to drink it like a local paired with a deliciously light and fluffy pastry called a arton.
After breakfast, on the way to the Central Market, we’ll explore the old part of the city with its colourful buildings, beautiful squares, and you’ll get to feel the great vibe of the area!
At our third stop, we’ll visit a city landmark that’s almost a hundred years old; the incredible Central Market. Here you’ll learn about the most traditional Valencian dishes, taste the best Spanish ham (acorn fed Iberian ham), as well as artisanal Spanish sheep’s cheese.
While in the market we’ll join the locals at a small farm-to-table tapas bar, to sample the house special – a gourmet sandwich made with delicious Iberian pork loin, mouth-watering sheep’s cheese and a secret homemade sauce!
On the way to the next mouthwatering experience, you’ll see one of the most emblematic buildings in the old town — La Lonja — and a few other cultural gems.
We’ll then head to one of the very best, traditional tapas bars, which is well-loved by Valencians. Open since 1946, it has always specialised in freshly grilled fish, and your expert guide will give you all the tips and tricks to enjoy tapas like a local.
At the end of our food journey we will visit a tienda de ultramarinos, a type of store where, traditionally, locals could find products which came from overseas after the discovery of America. Having a drink and a quick bite to eat while shopping, was common in these places. While here, you’ll sample delectable, mouth-watering Spanish croquetas (made with acorn fed ham) while sipping the most authentic Spanish aperitif. It’s the perfect final treat for your taste buds!
There is so much more incredible food to taste in the city! At the end of the tour your guide will give you more invaluable suggestions and tips to eat your way around during your stay in Valencia. Don’t miss out!
We need a minimum number of people to run the experience (2), if we don’t reach this quota we regret to inform you we will have to proceed with a cancelation and a full refund – unless you are flexible with your dates