5 Must-Visit Food Markets in Madrid, Spain

Spain, Madrid Guide (B): 5 Must-Visit Food Markets in Madrid, Spain

Madrid is a diverse city livened with history, art and gastronomy. Although heavy in meat, cheese and seafood, vegetarians don’t fret, as there is plenty of meat-free options to discover. If you’re looking for the quintessential Spanish foodie experience, look no further than these five food markets in Madrid.

This historic glass building is not to be missed while in Madrid. It’s my favorite and one of the most memorable spots in Madrid. Located near Plaza Mayor, this market sells everything from fresh fruit to sangrias to homemade sweets. And the sweets are a must like the white chocolate pistachio baklava. Here you’ll find the rare like cava and the weird like stuff sea urchins. If it’s your first time in Spain, try the meringue and the Spanish strawberries (together is nice, separate is optional). You won’t regret it. Whatever your palate fancies, come hungry, and be sure to admire this wrought iron-framed, reflective-glass Mercado as it underwent six years of renovation. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 5 Must-Visit Food Markets in Madrid, Spain
Guide Location: Spain » Madrid
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Mercado de San Miguel   Plaza Mayor   Mercado de San Ildefonso   Pastelería Mallorca   Mercado San Antón   Mercado de Maravillas  
Author: Elizabeth Kovar
Read it on author's website: http://www.lemontreetravel.com/blog/5-must-visit-food-markets-in-madrid-spain

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