If you’d like to find out about any city’s gastronomy and culture, it’s essential to visit its markets, and Barcelona is no exception. Through wandering round the markets you can see the wonderful range of food available, but as you’ll also be immersed in the buying and selling of produce you’ll also get a good feel for the city’s people themselves. Being a relatively large city, Barcelona has many markets, some of which are sites which are visited by tourists such as the La Boqueria Market and the Mercat de Santa Caterina. There are even guided tours of some of the city’s markets, especially for tourists.
Without a doubt, the main draw of the markets is the fresh produce that is sold, and the wonderful aromas that you’ll experience as you walk through them. We’re sure that you would want to visit at least one of Barcelona’s markets during your stay in the city, and we know you won’t be disappointed.
Barcelona’s most famous and important markets
In order for you to find out about the markets’ rich history and the various products that are sold in them, whether local or international, we’ve prepared a list of the best markets that the city has to offer.