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San Telmo Market Tour
  • English English
  • 1 hour 45 minutes

Visiting the famous San Telmo market is an essential part of any trip to Bueno Aires. The stalls here have been trading for more than a century and today it is one of Argentina's most important culinary landmarks. Take our amazing tour of this iconic landmark and taste the delicious local products.

San Telmo Market Tour

We will meet up at 12 pm in Plaza Domingo square and head towards the iconic San Telmo Market. Since 1897, this building is has been bringing visitors and local residents together.

Inside the historic building, you will discover row upon row of colorful market stalls selling local products. Alongside food, such as meats, fruits, and fresh vegetables, you will also encounter corners dedicated to antiques, books, and vintage cameras.

We will stroll among the market stalls, stopping at one of the most popular in San Telmo Market. This eaterie specializes in the Choripán (not included), a chorizo sausage sandwich which is popular in the Southern Cone area of South America. We will also make our way through the area of restaurants which is traditionally regarded as one of the best places to eat in all of Buenos Aires.

We then leave the market behind and take a walk through the San Telmo neighborhood. Along our route, you will encounter a traditional shop selling the tasty 'dulce de leche', Argentina's most typical confectionary delicacy. Here, you can try a wide variety of different flavors including chocolate, coconut, nuts and even lactose-free. All are accompanied by traditional alfajor biscuits, jams, and liquors.

We will end the tour at 1:45 pm in the center of Buenos Aires.

If the weather is bad

In the case of adverse weather conditions on the day of the activity, you can choose to receive a full refund, or change the date of the tour.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.

Price

Per person
Tour in English
US$ 16

Tour in English

  • Per person

    US$ 16

More Information

Duration

1 hour 45 minutes.

Language English

The tour includes an English speaking guide, but the tour can sometimes be carried out in two languages.

Included

English, Spanish, and Portuguese speaking guide.

Tasting of dulce de leche, alfajor biscuits, liquors, and jams.

Not included

Choripan and drink (Between $5 and $10, €5 and €9 approx.).

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

Digital voucher

We will send you a voucher that you can show on your phone to take part in the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

    Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

US$ 16
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

Plaza Dorrego square