Barcelona is Spain's undisputed capital of cool, and one of the most talked about shopping destinations in Europe. From trendy boutiques to backstreet hidden gems, you will find some great suggestions of places to shop below:
FLAMENCO SHOP - FLORA ALBAICÍN: cd's, books, t-shirts, dance shoes, instruments & exhibitions.
Calle Canuda3, 08002 Barcelona - Next to Las Ramblas
DEPARTMENT STORE - EL CORTE INGLES: We all know what a department store is...and this is no different. Good views from the top floor buffet restaurant.
Plaça Catalunya 14, 08002 Barcelona & Avinguda Portal de l'Angel 19-21, 08002 Barcelona
LOCAL FASHION-SETTERS - ADOLFO DOMINGUEZ The man himself.
Passeig de Gracia 32, 08007 Barcelona
MARKETS: Try the Boqueria Market on Las Ramblas. Don't stop at the first stalls as they are more expensive. Restaurants, meat and fish counters, fruit and vegetable counters...
Placita Boqueria 1, 08002 Barcelona - Just off Las Ramblas
HIP WITHOUT HURTING THE HIP-POCKET: Mango (Portal de l'Angel 7, 08002 Barcelona). Zara (Carrer Pelai 58, 08001 Barcelona)
STREETWARE: Kwatra - Carrer Antic de Sant Joan 1, 08003 Barcelona
MUSICA: The streets of Talleres, Bonsuccess & Reira Baixa are lined with all types of specialty music stores, from Spanish guitars to bongos...
BARCELONA FOOTBALL SOUVENIRS: La Botiga del Barça: ...scarves, aftershave, jerseys, gadgets
Ronda de la Universitat, 37, 08007 Barcelona
ENGLISH BOOKS - FNAC: You will also find computers, cameras, posters and video games in this department store dedicated to media
Plaça de Catalunya, 4, 08002 Barcelona
Carrer Avinyo: DOM, Natura, Adidas and many others along here
Carrer Portaferrisa: for the bigger, more commercial stores H&M, Zara, Mango, Womens Secret, Bennetton. Then there’s some other cool spots such as Kaotico & MayDay.
Raval area: the 'Ferias Americanas' and quality flea markets.
The Tribuna 1 tickets were superb and gave us a great, and up close view, of the action. The price that we paid was also very fair and not too much over the actual 'face value' of these seats.
Ben Higgins - 2011/01/21