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General Shopping in Barcelona

Fashion, designs and similars:
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Desigual
Shops "in" guide
Design:
BD Ediciones de diseño
Vinçon
Outlets:
La Roca Village
Magazines:
DressLab
Fashion from Spain
Shows:
Bread & Butter
Shopping malls:
MareMagnum
El Triangle
La Maquinista

for gourmets:
Food markets and shops

Barcelona Tourism Board:
Barcelona Guia de tiendas
Barcelona Shopping line and Shopping bus

Tax free / devolución del IVA


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One of the attractiveness of the city is without a doubt in the moment " to throw of card" or "to scratch us the pocket."
BCN is undoubtedly one of Spains' most cosmopolitan of cities, renowned for design and innovation with superb shopping for clothes, shoes, leather, furniture, art and much more.

The Market of the Boquería is a wonderful food market, bursting with colour and life not to mention the most tempting of fresh local produce.

Store timetables : 10.00-14.00 / 16.30-20.00

Times may vary by a half hour or less and the all day timetable is becoming more popular in the commercial centre and department stores. Some stores close on Saturdays afternoons. El Corte Inglés, many clothing and music stores open on the first Sunday of the month.The Fnac opens up every Sunday, however, all these laws are being revised.

Many of the best stores are located In the axis of the Rambla - Passeig of Gràcia-Avinguda Diagonal, the Triangle, in the Plaça of Catalunya, that of L'Lilla, in the Diagonal, 557, and the Maremàgnum, in the Moll of Espanya, in the Port Vell.

There are different mercadillos and markets on different days of the week and areas of the city.
The Plaça Nova has antiques on Thursdays, the first and third Friday of month in the Plaça of the Pi there is a cheese, sweets and honey market. In Plaça Reial on Sunday mornings is the philatelic market of stamps and currencies, also on Sundays near thela Sagreda Familia Sacred is an artisans mercadillo.

Els Encants Vells, is a traditional second hand market open on Monday, Wednesday and Friday and on non festival Saturdays in the area of the Plaça of Les Glòries Catalanes, from 9.00 to 16.00
For the best bargains, it is better to get up early.

Turisme of BCN offers a service to facilitate and make more accessible shopping in the city.
The Barcelona Shopping City is a program specialized for shopping in the city, mainly in the Shopping Line, the axis from Port Vell to the high part of the Av. Diagonal, where there is the highest concentration of stores, both international and traditional Catalan designs.
This program is designed for those travelling to the city for professional reasons and for leisure, it includes a portfolio with a guide of the Shopping Line and stores that accept the Visitor Card.

Card Visitor Buyer Discounts

This card is available at a wide number of the stores and can be identified by the logo of Barcelona City of Purchases.
To see the list of the stores that accept the card, visit the page of Turisme of BCN:


http://www.barcelonaturisme.com

 

Tax Free

Look for the symbol Europe Tax-Free Shopping in any shop for purchases over 90 euro. You can and you should request a Tax-return, Tax Added Value (IVA) of 16%, included in the sale price.
Before leaving the European Union (articles should be exported in a term of 3 months), the customs of Barcelona in the airport should confirm the purchase and seal Tax-Free, with this, the client can go by the office of the External Bank of Spain in the airport and make effective her cheque in the chosen currency.

Original BCN The store of Turisme of BCN

For all visitors, beautiful objects and gifts inspired by the city, filled with the style and design that characterizes Barcelona.

We hope soon to be able to offer information on our favorite stores.