Mercat dels Encants

Market in Barceloneta, the Waterfront & El Poblenou

In a gleaming open-sided complex near Plaça de les Glòries Catalanes, the ‘Market of Charms’ is the biggest flea market in Barcelona. Over 500 vendors ply their wares beneath massive mirror-like panels. It’s all here, from antique furniture through to secondhand clothes. There's a lot of junk, but you’ll occasionally stumble across a ganga (bargain).

Catch some behind-the-scenes action from 7am to 9am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, when the subastas (auctions) take place.