Granada Market tour & Food Tasting
- Learn about the local life and delights
- Step away from Granda’s tourist-packed places and mingle with the locals
- Taste a number of local products and delights, handpicked by your guide from market stalls
- Savour the local beer brand of Granada- Alhambra
- Discover the old town of Granada
- Support family-run businesses and stalls
Discover the flavors of Granada and the local life on an off-the-beaten-path market tour in the old town of Granada. Here you can see how locals live and shop and go about their daily lives in a relaxed Spanish way. It is said if you want to feel the true sense of a city a stroll around its market is a great way to feel like a local.
You would taste your way along different stalls and learn about the most typical and traditional Spanish delights. We will start off with a walk through the old town and cover 2000 years of history all from ancient tribes to Muslims and Christians. We will pass by the second biggest Cathedral in Spain where some of the most important European kings, the Spanish Kings,are buried.
To warm up we savor some hot churro and chocolate that make not only the little ones happy but even more the adults. Then, we would stop to chat with a family-run shop and taste first quality Iberian ham, local cheese from Trevelez, probably the highest mountain village in the Sierra Nevada in Spain as well as Spanish gourmet products such as Chorizo, the spicy sausage, Lomo, Salsichon…
In Granda is all about Alhambra! You might have visited Alhambra previous to your tour. So now, you have the chance to taste it too! Alhambra is one of the most appreciated beers in Spain. e will have We will pass by vegetable stands. Beer is not your thing? Then we will taste a nice Spanish red or white wine.
Next, we will pass by the vegetable stands and learn about “costa tropical”, The Granadine main hub of agriculture for tropical fruits because of the Mediterranean climate Granada’s coast enjoys.
The next stop will be at an olive stall to go on an infinite journey to the history and roots of this liquid oil and find out its importance in Spanish cuisine.
We will finish the tour with a typical artisanal sweet called Piononos to leave the tour with a sweet taste.
- Schedule: Daily, 10am
- Duration: 3 hours
- Group size: 1-8 people
- Meeting point: At the fountain at Plaza Nueva
- Expert guide
- 10 tastings
- 4 stops
- One beer or wine per person
- Gratuities (optional)