Barcelona’s best 100-year-old shops

Barcelona is a unique shopping destination. If you're heading here to hit the shops, it's a good idea to venture off the high street and discover some of the city's fascinating and ancient boutiques. Here's our guide to some of Barcelona's oldest independent shops and their wares.
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A shopper’s guide to Barcelona

Barcelona has a huge amount of choice when it comes to shopping so whatever your age, style or budget, you won’t have any problem finding something for you. Take a look at our guide so you can spend less time looking for the shops and more time in them!

Five summer foods to eat and prepare in Barcelona

When the weather is hot, it can be difficult to think of what to eat. So here are a few recipes to keep you going when on holiday in Barcelona. The fresh and flavoursome ingredients that you can find here mean that the dishes can be simple, yet delicious.

Shopping in the Gótico –where it all began

Are you a fan of shopping? Don’t know where the best shops are in El Gotico? This article provides you will a list a fun and unique shops in Barcelona that can’t be found in the usual guidebooks. Surprise your friends and family with something a little different to the usual holiday souvenirs and take a look.

Shop until you drop in Barcelona’s L’Eixample Esquerra

Barcelona’s Eixample Esquerra is a shopper’s paradise and is filled with edible treats and goodies, fancy art work, unique clothing, exciting home ware, interior design and so much more. Why not discover it for yourself? We almost guarantee you won’t leave empty handed. Don’t forget the credit card!

Bringing El Born to Life – Where to Shop

Thinking of visiting El Born? Then this area of Barcelona is the perfect place for a bit of retail therapy, especially if you like individual, unique shops. We’ve compiled a list of the very best places to pick up something a bit special in this district. Read on to find out what not to miss.

Barcelona markets – still popular with the locals

There is a culture which exists in Spain which in Britain only receives minor attention in comparison. That is the culture of market shopping. And all around the city in Barcelona there are markets filled with locals doing their shopping. Read on to find out more about markets in Barcelona.

Top 5 bakeries in Barcelona

Bread talk in Barcelona is pretty crusty right now. Tourists only skimming the city’s bakeries will probably leave with a bitter taste in their mouth. Are you what the Catalans call a "Panarra", a full-fledged bread lover? We investigate and come up with the 5 top bakeries in Barcelona especially for you.