Vic’s Annual Medieval Market

Orks, witches and warriors roam the streets at Vic Medieval Fayre near Barcelona

Every year, at the start of December, the town of Vic stages one of the largest and best known medieval markets in Spain. El Mercat Medieval de Vic lasts 4 days and for many Barcelona …

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The Encants Vells Flea Market

Encants Flea Market Barcelona as viewed from Av. Meridiana

Barcelona’s Encants Vells, also known as the Mercat de Bellcaire, is one of the oldest flea markets in Europe and dates back to the 14th Century. In 2013 Els Encants relocated to a stunning new purpose built …

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The Born Cultural Centre

The Mercat del Born which now houses The Born Cultural Centre

Designed by Antoni Rovira i Trias and inaugurated in 1876, the “Mercat del Born” was Barcelona’s first cast-iron covered market and is the largest of it’s kind in Europe. It was the city’s central food …

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Christmas Markets in Barcelona 2021

Lots of colourful Caganers for sale on a stall at one of the Christmas Markets in Barcelona

Barcelona is a great place for Christmas shopping with a wide range of shops and department stores catering to all budgets and tastes. There are also several traditional Christmas markets that take place every year. …

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