From the 30th of May to the 10th of July, Mercado de San Ildefonso, the first gastronomic market of the capital of Spain, will hold a very special festival: the Street Food Fest. On this edition, you will have the opportunity of discovering the gastronomy of four invited cities: London, Berlin, Tokyo and Mexico DF without needing to leave Madrid. Besides this, you will find a section dedicated to the gastronomy of Madrid.
This festival is divided in weeks and each one is dedicated to a different city. From the 30th of May to the 5th of June this festival will be dedicated to London; from the 6th to 12th, to Berlin; from the 13th to the 19th, to Tokyo; from the 20th of June to the 3rd of July, to Mexico DF; and finally, from the 4th to the 10th, this festival will be dedicated to the host city, Madid.
During this festival you will be able to enjoy a whole host of activities such as urban art workshops, art and cuisine masterclasses, showcookings, exhibitions, tastings and much more.
We advise you to get the route Modern Madrid of Madrid City Tour tourist bus and get to this festival to enjoy some of the best gastronomies in the world. You will only need to get off at stop number 14, Alcalá 17, and go to Mercado de San Ildefonso, located within a walking distance of only 10 minutes. During your way, you will pass through Fuencarral Street, a perfect street for shopping.
After that, you will be able to get on the bus and continue with the tour around Madrid taking advantage of the hop-on hop-off service offered by the panoramic bus of the city.