Shopping in Barcelona



Paseo de Gracia

It is the golden mile of Barcelona, the commercial avenue with the largest number of luxury stores. In its little more than one hundred issues are the establishments of the best international designers such as Louis Vuitton, Bulgarian, Carolina Herrera, Prada, Valentino or Hermès. There is also no shortage of the boutiques of the main Spanish fashion firms such as Antoni Miró, Roberto Merino, Tous o Desigual, as well as large chains such as Mango or Zara. What's more, The Shopping Night Barcelona is held at the end of November, a day in which the stores remain open until dawn and in which it is possible to attend fashion shows. On the parallel street heading south, Rambla de Catalunya, There are also stores of prestigious brands such as Benetton or Custo Barcelona.


Catalonia Square

The Rambla de Catalunya and the Paseo de Gracia lead to the Plaza de Catalunya, one of the nerve centers of Barcelona. In addition to being one of the best communicated places in Barcelona, There awaits an unbeatable commercial offer led by FNAC and El Corte Inglés. Likewise, there is also an Apple store and a Desigual store. One of the streets that lead to this square, Pelai street, it is also full of fashion stores.


Portal of the Angel

It is the shopping street with the most expensive square meter in Spain, ahead of Carrer de Preciados and Passeig de Gràcia and also occupying a position in the top 20 world. There are establishments of large chains such as Nike, Zara, Cortefiel, Benetton, H&M, Springfield on Tezenis. It also has various shoe stores, jewelers and an El Corte Inglés building specialized in accessories and sportswear, as well as small traditional businesses where you can buy delicious ice cream and artisan nougat. Habitually, it also hosts an open-air market of craft shops.


Las Ramblas

The Ramblas start in Plaza Catalunya, the most famous street in Barcelona. Along this section there are small fashion and souvenir shops, ice cream parlors and outdoor confectioneries, centennial kiosks and florists, in addition to the mercat de la Boqueria, in operation since 1836 and with more than 200 merchants. Entry, decorated with elements of modernist wrought iron, is one of their main claims. Right hand, towards the port, the Raval neighborhood unfolds, dotted with ethnic clothing stores, as well as patisseries and restaurants where you can taste the delicious cuisine of other countries in the world.


Gothic Quarter and El Born

The Ciutat Vella district comprises the oldest neighborhoods in Barcelona and is a stronghold of traditional shops where the passage of time has only strengthened its legacy.. We talk about antique dealers, bookstores, churrerías, fashion shops and handmade accessories ... Some of these unique venues have successfully challenged the logic of the current market, like headgear or, even, the cutlery located in front of the iconic church of Pi. Among the best streets for shopping are those of Argenteria, Hats, Mirrors or New Bathrooms.



CC The Machinist

Inaugurated on 15 June of the year 2000, it is one of the largest shopping centers in Catalonia. Open to the light, in the air and with a horizontal architecture, CC La Maquinista responds to a new concept of center, with a wide commercial offer, of leisure, restoration and services spread over 230 establishments to which more than 31.000 m2 of surface destined to open spaces with avenues, squares and porches.


Direction: Potosí Street, 2, 08030 Barcelona
Schedule: Monday to Thursday and Saturday from 9:30 a 22:00 h
Phone: 933 60 89 71


CC Las Arenas

Las Arenas shopping center is a complex that has a wide commercial offer, leisure and cultural. It is surprising for the variety of stores located in it: Primark, Mercadona, Mango, Calzedonia, Nespresso… What's more, the center stands out for its interesting architectural past: was inaugurated in 1900, It was used as a bullring until 1977 And till 1990 as a location for sporting events. In 2011 The difficult rehabilitation works were undertaken to turn this place into a shopping center while preserving the old façade.

Direction: Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 373, 385, 08015 Barcelona
Schedule: Monday to Saturday from 10:00 a 22:00 h
Phone: 928 27 70 08


CC Maremagnum

The Maremagnum shopping center in Barcelona is strategically located on the waters of the Mediterranean. Its location offers visitors spectacular views of the maritime area. What's more, has one of the most complete offers in the city of Barcelona, with more than fifty fashion brands, Clothes and shoes (Unequal, Bershka, Calvin Klein, Lacoste on Mango), jewelry and toys. The shops are interspersed with very varied restaurants, with gastronomic proposals for all tastes: mediterranean cuisine, oriental, Italian, fast food and cocktail bars, that are mainly spread over your terrace, and with cinemas capable of attracting both tourists and locals.

Direction: Dock of Spain, 5, 08039 Barcelona
Schedule: Monday to Sunday from 10:00 a 22:00 h
Phone: 932 25 81 00


CC L’illa Diagonal

Located in the upper area of ​​Avenida Diagonal, L’illa Diagonal is part of an urbanization plan that was undertaken at the beginning of the years 60 in the city of Barcelona with the aim of creating a new central district. It was the first to open out of the half a dozen shopping centers that opened in Barcelona in the 1990s., becoming a benchmark in the conception of this type of spaces. Has an extension of 35.000 m2, 170 commercial premises, 2.400 parking spaces and 13.500 m2 of green areas.

Direction: Diagonal Avenue, 557, 08029 Barcelona
Schedule: Monday to Saturday from 10:00 a 21:00 h
Phone: 934 44 00 00


CC Glòries

The Glòries shopping center is located in one of the most dynamic places in Barcelona, the Plaza de las Glorias Catalanas. With an outdoor concept, this shopping center adapts to form part of the modern urban fabric, that is woven around it with buildings and spaces such as the Barcelona Design Museum, the new Mercado de Los Encantes and its most famous monument, the Agbar Tower. The result is a great commercial and entertainment hub with 75 major stores, restaurants and movie theaters. On the one hand, there are large surface stores such as FNAC or Carrefour, but there is also a great variety of fashion stores, decor, home and electronics. What's more, dispose of 8 movie theaters with digital projection, where the latest releases are shown.

Direction: Diagonal Avenue, 557, 08029 Barcelona
Schedule: Monday to Saturday from 10:00 a 21:00 h
Phone: 934 44 00 00


CC Diagonal Mar

Right in front of the sea, the Diagonal Mar Shopping Center is one of the largest shopping centers in Catalonia. Divided into three floors, hosts stores of leading clothing and design brands, seventeen movie theaters and a bowling alley. It was inaugurated in the 2001 and it quickly became a very busy commercial and leisure space in 22 @, epicenter of the most current and contemporary Barcelona. Known for its wide offer, the Diagonal Mar Shopping Center houses more than two hundred clothing stores, restoration and leisure. What's more, its proximity to the beach made it one of the most visited shopping centers in Barcelona. Promotes values ​​such as environmental sustainability and social responsibility.

Direction: Diagonal Avenue, 3, 08019 Barcelona
Schedule: Monday to Thursday and Saturday from 9:30 a 22:00 h
Phone: 935 67 76 37


CC The Center of the Town

Divided into four floors with a total of 18.000 m2, the Vila shopping center offers all kinds of leisure services. It is located in the Vila Olímpica, the residential area that was built on the occasion of the Olympic Games in 1992 to welcome athletes, now a pleasant residential area by the sea and the Olympic Port. Offers commercial proposals related to sport and the sea, but also a wide range of fashion and food. It has several movie theaters that show films in their original versions. What's more, It has very good transport communications and a parking lot with capacity for a thousand vehicles.

Direction: Salvador Espriu Street, 61, 08005 Barcelona
Schedule: Sunday to Thursday from 9:00 a 0:30 h, Friday and Saturday of 9:00 a 1:00 h
Phone: 932 21 09 09



Mercat dels Encants Barcelona

One of the oldest and largest markets in Europe. Has a surface of 15.000 m2 and every week is visited by 100.000 users. In it you can find all kinds of old and new objects, artisanal and technological at an irresistible price.

Direction: Carrer de los Castillejos, 158, 08013 Barcelona
Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday of 9:00 a 16:00 h
Phone: 932 45 22 99


Barcelona Vintage Market

An ideal market for anyone who wants to sell or who wants to find objects with their own style, since in addition to the professionals, at the Barcelona Vintage Market anyone can recycle their wardrobe or sell their junk: books, furniture, games, decoration articles, tools, household appliances ... All accompanied by street food stalls and concerts.

Direction: Carrer Ferran Turné, 08027 Barcelona


On the Garage

More than a flea market, it is a whole social event full of activities. The main attraction are non-professional exhibitors exchanging or selling books, journals, toys, clothing, technology, home appliances, vinyls, collectibles, furniture and other oddities. This market is held in a festive and family atmosphere and includes food trucks, DJ sessions or children's recycling and painting courses.

Direction: Zamora Street, 78, 08018 Barcelona


Sant Antoni Sunday Market

It is celebrated every Sunday in the Sant Antoni market, one of the most emblematic of Barcelona. Here you can find second-hand objects, especially antiques and collectibles: books, seals, pins, trading cards, posters, comics, etc.

Direction: Carrer del Comte d’Urgell, 1, 08011 Barcelona
Schedule: Sunday of 8:30 a 14:00 h


Two Market

Held monthly from 2010 and is intended for anyone who wants to sell or trade things that they no longer use at home. It is one of the cheapest and most active second-hand markets in Barcelona and you will always find the odd treasure..

Direction: Zamora Street, 78, 08018 Barcelona
Schedule: Friday of 10:00 a 17:00 h


Flea Market

In this market, anyone can set up their table to sell clothes or any second-hand object for just over 40 € the day, or find second-hand products in good condition from small professionals. Inaugurated in 2007, the Flea Market is one of the pioneer markets of this system.

Direction: Blanquerna Square, 08001 Barcelona
Schedule: Sunday of 10:00 a 19:00 h
Phone: 936 89 30 61


The Trail of the Virgin

One of the favorite streets of the Raval comes alive with this market that its more active neighbors set up. On the Trail of the Virgin you will find clothes of all kinds, second-hand and recycled objects, art, books, music and some other surprise.


Second Hand Market “Lost & Found”

It is one of the most anticipated markets in Barcelona, as it is only held a few times a year. As in other markets, anyone can participate in it and sell or exchange their personal belongings.

Direction: France station, Of. of the Marquis of Argentera, s/n, 08003 Barcelona
Phone: 674 69 61 77