Shopping

Market in Barceloneta & the Waterfront

Els Encants Vells

In a gleaming open-sided complex near Plaça de les Glòries Catalanes, the ‘Old Charms’ flea market is the biggest of its kind in Barcelona. Over 500 vendors ply their wares beneath massive mirror-like panels. It’s a…
Clothing in Barceloneta & the Waterfront

System Action

If you like discovering local producers, track down this outlet store on Carrer de Pere IV. Though System Action has stores across Catalonia (and in Madrid), its design headquarters are a few blocks south in a forme…
Children's Clothing in Barceloneta & the Waterfront

Vernita

Three mothers, Neli, Laura and Nacha, design and hand-stitch children's clothing and accessories such as animal-print cushions, bags, kids' jewellery, bow ties, towels (including adorable dinosaur designs) and washa…
Music in Barceloneta & the Waterfront

Ultra-Local Records

Along a fairly empty stretch of El Poblenou, this small, well-curated shop sells mostly used records (plus some re-releases and albums by current indie rock darlings) from Catalan, Spanish, French, American and Brit…
Fashion & Accessories in Barceloneta & the Waterfront

La Bazart

If you can't make it to a handicrafts market in South America, La Bazart may be your next best bet. This colourfully decorated shop stocks handcrafted goods from across the Andes. There are lots of great gift ideas,…
Market in Barceloneta & the Waterfront

Mercat de la Barceloneta

Set in a modern glass and steel building fronting a long plaza in the heart of Barceloneta, this airy market has seasonal produce and seafood stalls, as well as several places where you can enjoy a sit-down meal. El…
Books in Barceloneta & the Waterfront

Bestiari

On the ground floor of the Museu d'Història de Catalunya, this well-stocked shop sells books in English, Catalan and Spanish for all ages, along with Catalan-themed gift ideas: CDs, T-shirts, umbrellas, messenger ba…
Mall in Barceloneta & the Waterfront

Maremàgnum

Created out of largely abandoned docks, this buzzing shopping centre, with its 19 places to eat, bars and cinemas, is home to 59 shops including youthful Spanish chain Mango, and eye-catching fashions from Barcelona…
Market in Barceloneta & the Waterfront

Port Antic

At the base of La Rambla, this small market is a requisite stop for antique hunters. Here you'll find old photographs, frames, oil paintings, records, shawls, cameras, vintage toys and other odds and ends. Arrive ea…
Market in Barceloneta & the Waterfront

Feria d'Artesanía del Palau de Mar

Artisans sell a range of crafty items, including jewellery, graphic T-shirts, handwoven hats, fragrant candles and soaps, scarves, decorative items and souvenirs at this port-side market.