Best Christmas markets in Barcelona 2014
This city is charming any time of the year, but Christmas is one of the best seasons for your trip to Barcelona. It’s warm and sunny during the day; in the evening streets are cozy decorated with colorful lights and you starting to feel Christmas magic in the air.
Christmas atmosphere is easy to feel in one of the famous Christmas markets of Barcelona as well as buying original Christmas presents and typical souvenirs. Explore biggest of them…
Fira de Santa Llúcia – 28/11/2014 – 23/12/2014
The first Santa Lucia market was arranged in 1786 and till today it’s the most famous Christmas market in Barcelona. Starting from 28th of November on the steps of Barcelona Cathedral in the Gothic district you can smell pine and buy yourself one of the traditional “Tios” – wood pieces that during the Catalan Christmas converts into kids mascots that they “feed” until the Christmas.
Feria de Navidad de la Sagrada Familia – 29/11/2014 – 23/12/2014
Fira de Navidad Sagrada Familia is the second most important Christmas market. It was set up in the 70s due to lack of space in the Santa Llúcia market. This market, in addition to traditional shops offers also parallel activities such as painting contests and workshops for children.
Fira de Reis de Gran Via – 28/12/2014 – 06/01/2015
Fira de Reis Gran Via is a market installed throughout Gran Via Street between Plaza Catalunya and Plaza España. Divided into two parts : a side for the toy market (Côté Catalunya) and on the other the craft market (Côté España).