Everything you need to know about shopping in Barcelona. Shopping centres, shopping streets, sales, and tips?
Shops in Barcelona are usually open until 8 PM. Small shops still frequently hold siestas between 1 PM and 4 PM. That's not the case for larger chain stores and department stores. On Sundays (except around Christmas), many of the shops will be closed by the way, except in some of the shopping centres, such as Maremagnum in Port Vell. For this shopping centre, you take the metro to Drassanes station (Line 3).
Best areas for shopping in Barcelona
- Passeig de Gràcia
- Portal de l’Àngel
- La Diagonal
- Carrer de Fontanella
- Carrer de Pelai
- Rambla de Catalunya
- La Rambla (Souvenirs)
Best shopping centers in Barcelona
- Mare Magnum shopping center near the sea, near the Columbus Monument an the port)
- El Corte Inglés (located at the square Plaça de Catalunya)
- L’Illa Diagonal
- Las Arenas (shopping center in the old arena at Plaça Espanya)
- Bulevard Rosa
- Pedralbes centre
- La Maquinista (very large shopping center)
- Les Glòries
- Diagonal Mar
- Gran Via 2
Designer outlet La Roca Village is a true shopping paradise about 40 minutes from Barcelona. Real shopping enthusiasts will book a bus trip to this designer outlet.