PASSEIG DE GRàCIA

LOCATION Passeig de Gràcia

OPENING HOURS Tue - Sat : 10:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Giving you a glimpse into Paris’ famous Champs Elysees, Passeig de Gràcia quenches your thirst for luxury shopping in Barcelona. Here, you’ll find brands lined up one after the other – Prada, Chanel, Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent and many more. The street also boasts of restaurants that you can escape to after a heavy-headed splurge spree.

 

MERCAT DE LA BOQUERIA

LOCATION La Boqueria Market Rambla, 91 08001 Barcelona

OPENING HOURS Mon - Sat: 8:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Easily one of Europe’s largest food markets, The Boqueria entices you with its vibrancy and food smells. A favourite among both tourists as well as locals, this market has a large entrance which is easy to spot. Hop into one of the bars or restaurants dotted around the market for a meal after an exciting afternoon of food shopping.

MERCAT DE LA LLLIBERTAT

LOCATION Plaça de la Llibertat, 27, 08012

OPENING HOURS Mon - Sun: 8:00 a.m. – 8.:30 p.m.

PHONE NO +34 932 17 09 95

Another important food market in the city of Barcelona, Mercat de La Llibertat is a spacious, high-ceilinged open space that flaunts multiple stalls selling pulses, fish, vegetables, fruits and more. Located in the neighbourhood of Gràcia, the market is housed in an extremely gorgeous modern building that has seen several renovations.

MERCAT DE SANTA CATERINA

LOCATION Avinguda de Francesc Cambó, 16, 08003

OPENING HOURS Mon - Sun: 8:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.

PHONE NO +34 933 195 740

WEBSITE www.mercatsantacaterina.com

Barcelona’s first covered food market, Santa Caterina market is visible from the Barcelona Cathedral with its brightly coloured roof, and a vast mosaic of coloured ceramic pieces representing fruits and vegetables.

DIAGONAL MAR

LOCATION Avinguda Diagonal 3, Barcelona

OPENING HOURS Mon - Sat: 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. (3rd floor is open on Sunday)

PHONE NO +34 902 530 300

WEBSITE http://www.diagonalmarcentre.es/

The largest shopping mall in Barcelona, Diagonal Mar houses a fleet of renowned international as well as Spanish brands like Bershka, H&M, Calvin Klein and Superdry, among many others. Shop at over 190 stores, grab a bite at one of the many cafes within the mall, and once you’re tired, head to the adjoining Parc de la Diagonal Mar for a few moments of relaxation.

L’ILLA DIAGONAL

LOCATION Avinguda Diagonal, 545, 08029, Barcelona

OPENING HOURS Mon - Sat: 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

PHONE NO +34 934440000

WEBSITE www.lilla.com

Located at the top end of Avenida Diagonal, L’illa Diagonal is another shopping mall that the Barcas shop at frequently. The mall has 170 stores, and offers the best in fashion, food, and activities in the city.

LA ROCA VILLAGE OUTLET

LOCATION Polígon Can Massaguer Nord, 2E, 08430, La Roca del Vallès

OPENING HOURS Mon - Sun: 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

PHONE NO +34 938423900

WEBSITE www.larocavillage.com

Located slightly outside Barcelonaa (approx. 40 mins by car), La Roca Village Outlet makes for an awesome luxury shopping getaway. The mall houses some of Spain’s biggest brands on sale all year round like Hugo Boss, Furla, Hackett, Karen Millen, Montblanc, Pinko, The North Face and more. You can bag your favourite goods here at less than half the retail price. Perhaps, this is what makes it a must-visit!

ZARA

LOCATION Passeig Gràcia, 16, Barcelona, 08007

OPENING HOURS Mon - Sat: 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

PHONE NO +34 933-187-675

Zara is to Spain is what churches are to Rome – there’s one in every corner. If you’re a fashionista, you know that the collection filters itself from country to country. Therefore, Barcelona’s Zara is a must-checkout for those who’re loyal to this high-street brand and are looking for authentic budget clothing options. Head to the one at Passeig Gràcia; it’s the biggest in the city.

PORTAL DE L’ANGEL

LOCATION Avinguda del Portal de l'Àngel, 39 Barcelona, 08002

OPENING HOURS Varied (depends on the store)

PHONE NO +34 933-184-141

Barcelona’s busiest shopping district, Portal De L’angel sees a gamut of tourists flocking here to browse through clothing, books and sporting equipment. The area is located between Plaza Catalunya and the Cathedral of Gothic Quarter, and sees a number of street performers putting up vibrant acts throughout the day.

CARRER DE PELAI

LOCATION Carrer de Pelai, Barcelona

OPENING HOURS Varied (depends on the store)

PHONE NO +34 93 301 0978

Need some shoes? Carrer de Pelai is for you! The entire area is full of stores selling stunning footwear, along with Sephora – the biggest perfumery in Barcelona.

 

ROLLITOASI

LOCATION Carrer de Rocafort 12-20, 08105, Barcelona

OPENING HOURS Mon - Sat: 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.; 5:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

PHONE NO +34 934269010

A cute handmade clothing and accessories shop, Rollitoasi is a mere 5 minutes from Plaza Espanya and 15 minutes from Plaza Catalunya. The shop has tourists flock from all around Europe for handmade knick-knacks, brooches, clothes, earrings, vintage necklaces and much more.

ENCANTS MARKET

LOCATION Carrer de los Castillejos, 158, 08013 Barcelona

OPENING HOURS Mon - Sun: 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

PHONE NO +34 93 245 22 99

WEBSITE www.encantsbcn.com

Shopping in Barcelona is incomplete without paying a visit to the city’s biggest and oldest flea market – Los Encants. Spread across 35,000 square meters, the market is a goldmine for everything ranging from books, junk, antiques, perfumes, cosmetics and accessories to home décor, furniture, dining ware, stationery and textiles. Look out for the traditional auction held every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8 am to 9.30 am to grab some unusual items you wouldn’t find back home.

MERCADILLO DE LA PLAçA DE SANT JOSEP

LOCATION Plaça de Sant Josep Oriol, 08002 Barcelona

OPENING HOURS Saturday & Sunday

If it’s local art you want to get your hands on, this little flea market is your destination. Flanked with works from Catalan artists, this market features unique art pieces, proceeds from which go straight into the artist’s pocket. After all, that’s how art trading should be! Explore modern expressionism brought to life through water and oil colours, as the artists recreate Spanish landscapes on canvas.

TWO MARKET

LOCATION 08018, Carrer de Zamora, 78, 08018 Barcelona

WEBSITE http://www.twomarket.es/

You may have to dig a little deeper to find the most unusual stuff here, but it sure is worth your while. Two Market is Barcelona’s largest second-hand market with prices for clothing starting as less as €1. This market works on the philosophy of recycling, which is why it sees the Spaniards flocking to it at every given instance.

DE MANO EN MANO

LOCATION Varied (you can follow them on Facebook to keep a track of their schedule)

WEBSITE https://www.facebook.com/demanoenmano.bcn

Barcelona’s only mobile market, De mano en mano has several locations throughout the city. The market is organised on a monthly basis, and promotes reuse and recycling of goods. Find antiques, artworks, clothing and works of artists from all around Spain here.