It’s not necessary to emphasize that Barcelona has a high cachet in leisure and shopping. One of the most important cities that has an incredible variety of shops and shopping areas to satisfy all tastes.
From Fuster Apartments we want to show you a small selection of shops and places of reference in the city to go shopping.
The best shopping areas in Barcelona
The cultural and architectural richness of Barcelona, together with a wide range of markets, shopping centers, luxury boutiques, craft shops and proximity make Barcelona the second best city in the world to go shopping.
1- The most beautiful shops in Barcelona
Olokuti claims fair and ecological trade through its catalog of bio products. They promote responsible consumption and originality.
The familiarity and uniqueness of the space and to feel that it can be purchased in another way, more responsible, less pernicious are compelling arguments to go.
Your inner garden will fall in love with you.
Address: Carrer d’Astúries, 38
Mar de cava
Mar de cava is a decoration and furniture store where you can find the catalog of great brands and also decorative accessories that bring color and fun to any space.
A concept store in Barcelona with hundreds of interior design projects.
Address: Carrer de València 293
Referent of fashion in Barcelona, after four generations devoted to haute couture, tailoring and ready-to-wear. They work with big brands and the tailoring and shirt shop is still active for those who want tailor made clothes.
They work companies like Lanvin, Balenciaga, Céline, Michael Kors, Neil Barret and Rodarte.
Its strength lies also in the space, all decorated with furniture and photographs that evoke the 176-year history of the house. More info here.
Address: Passeig de Gràcia 93
2- Where to go shopping in Barcelona
The Gothic and the Born
El Born stores synthesize the cosmopolitan, bohemian and multicultural spirit of one of Barcelona’s fashionable neighborhoods.
The commercial hub of the area is located at the foot of the magnificent Basilica of Santa Maria del Mar, where streets such as Argenteria, Mirallers, Ambaixadors or Sombrerers are the scene of the creations of independent designers and the most innovative trends in fashion, crafts and decoration.
The district of Ciutat Vella, which comprises the oldest neighborhoods of Barcelona, is a redoubt of traditional shops where the passage of time has not been a problem. We speak of antique dealers, bookstores, churrerías, fashion stores … Some of these unique places have managed to successfully challenge the logic of the current market.
Portal de l’Àngel
Another epicenter of fashion in Barcelona. In this pleasant pedestrian street you will find practically all the big franchises such as Zara, Nike, Benetton, H&M, Springfield as well as shoe stores, accessories shops and El Corte Inglés (like Harrod’s, Galeries LaFayette or Macy’s in other countries).
Its privileged location and the large influx of visitors it receives have turned the Portal de l’Àngel into one of the most expensive streets in the world in which to set up a business.
Passeig de Gracia
The Passeig de Gràcia offers the most modernist, luxurious and commercial face of Barcelona. The commercial avenue that concentrates a greater number of luxury stores, along which we find the most glamorous and exclusive stores, alternating establishments of large international firms such as Louis Vuitton, Bulgari, Carolina Herrera, Prada, Valentino or Hermès with boutiques of Spanish designers such as Roberto Merino or Antoni Miró.
Luxury, fashion and design in the heart of Barcelona, where they are also located: La Pedrera, Casa Batlló, Casa Lleó and Morera and Casa Ametller.
And that’s not all: at the end of November, you will have the opportunity to enjoy The Shopping Night Barcelona, a day in which stores remain open until dawn and where it is possible to attend fashion shows.
3- Shopping Malls in Barcelona
Finally, we want to share with you the shopping centers that are scattered throughout Barcelona. Among them, La Maquinista stand out, in the Sant Andreu district; the Arenas Shopping Center, in the Plaza de España; the Maremàgum, in Port Vell (some stores open on Sunday) and Pedralbes Center and L’Illa Diagonal, both in the Les Corts district.
We also find other shopping centers such as Glòries, Diagonal Mar and El Center de la Vila, in the Olympic Village.