Party Earth Review The heart of Barcelona beats in Las Ramblas, a wide boulevard that separates the Barri Gòtic (Gothic Quarter) from the Raval District and leads from Plaça Catalunya in the center of the city all the way down to the sea. A rich tapestry of human interaction characterizes the street, starting with the amazing performers and ... more
Party Earth Review A bullring turned shopping center, a “magic” fountain, a famed museum, and beautiful parks can all be found around Plaça d’Espanya, easily one of the liveliest squares in Barcelona. The several major thoroughfares that connect here mean there’s a constant buzz of traffic around the square itself, which is anchored by a ... more
Plaça d'Espanya, 1
Party Earth Review Like in any metropolitan area, shopping is a favorite pastime for many in Barcelona, and while the Catalan capital certainly offers something for every taste and budget, the Passeig de Gràcia is arguably the most elegant stretch to get one’s shop on. Those looking for extravagant fashion will find it all along this stunning ... more
Passeig de Gràcia
Market / Shopping Area
Party Earth Review One of the most famous food markets in the world, La Boqueria offers a pleasant assault on the senses, from the smell of exotic spices, to the sounds of haggling voices, to the exquisite taste of Spain’s best produce. Everyone from housewives, foodies, and business people to Ferran Adrià – famed chef of the El Bulli restaurant ... more
Plaça de la Boqueria
Like in most major metropolises, shopping is high on the list of favorite things to do for a good many denizens in Barcelona, and the Catalan capital offers a wide variety of shopping options in terms of style, taste, and budget.
For some of the most high-end and trendy shopping in Barcelona, very little beats Passeig de Gràcia, where some of Gaudí´s architectural masterpieces meet the likes of Chanel, Gucci, Armani, and Prada. Big Spanish chains like Zara and Mango can also be found here along with restaurants and cafés to rest your weary shopping feet.
Another big Barcelona shopping area is along Las Ramblas, which is considered the heart of Barcelona and home to tons of shops and boutiques along with bars, restaurants, and cafés.
One of the best markets in Barcelona, and one of the most famous food markets in the world, is La Boqueria. Inside, hundreds of booths offer the best and freshest produce, meats, spices, and really anything edible, in addition to some great bars and restaurants. Everyone from famous chefs to foodies to stay at home moms and dads do their shopping at this massive market.
Whether you’re looking for designer threads or just a little authentic Spanish spice, Barcelona has enough markets and shopping areas to keep your closets and pantries completely full.