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5 Christmas markets in Catalunya not to be missed

5 Christmas markets in Catalunya not to be missed

How quickly we get to the end of the year, don’t you think? In the blink of an eye, the streets are already decorated with colorful lights and the main squares of cities and towns are full of Christmas markets

From traditional Catalan decorations to handmade wooden toys. Christmas markets in Catalunya are perfect to find decorations for the house and the most original Christmas gift. A perfect plan to spend the afternoon with friends or family.

Discover with us the Catalan Christmas markets that you can’t miss!

Fira de Santa Llúcia 

The Fira de Santa Llúcia is a street market that has been held annually for more than 230 years in l’Avinguda de la Catedral in Barcelona. It is the oldest market held in Barcelona and also one of the 10 unique markets in Europe. 

Here you can find all kinds of products and objects to decorate your home and that of your loved ones. Moreover, you can enjoy about 300 stalls offering all kinds of gift items, mostly handmade. 

  • DATE: November 25th – December 23rd  (10.00-21.00h)
  • TYPE OF ADMISSION: Free of charge 
  • LOCATION: Av. de la Catedral, 08002 Barcelona
  • WEBSITE: Fira de Santa Llúcia 
 Fira de Santa Llúcia

Mercat Medieval de Vic 

The 26th edition of the Mercat Medieval de Vic, one of the oldest and most traditional medieval fairs and markets in Catalonia, will be held between 8th and 11th December.

With more than 300 stalls set up during the fair, food stalls and activities for all ages, what really characterizes this market is its medieval aesthetics and decoration. 

A little advice for all of you who want to go to the Christmas market held in Vic, is that you go well wrapped up. The town is located 500 meters above sea level and temperatures can be really low. 

Mercantic

The Mercantic market is one of the favorite plans of the locals during the weekend.  It is one of the best antiques and rarities markets in Catalunya. Inside you can find stalls with clothes, out-of-print vinyls, small literary jewels, first editions, furniture to restore and much more. 

Mercantic

Fira del joc i del Nadal in Berga

The Fira del joc i del Nadal is held in Berga, a town in the province of Barcelona. The theme revolves around the game. On December 6th, the Passeig de la Indústria is filled with Christmas stalls and games in the street. 

Fira de l’Avet de Espinelves

The village of Espinelves, located inside the largest forest in Catalunya, specializes in Christmas fir trees. From December 1st to 9th, at the Fira de l’Avet, you will be able to buy Christmas tree for the holidays. 

The most cultivated varieties of the area, the Masjoanis and Picea Excelsa, are sold with earthen bread and can be replanted again. You will also find craft and food stalls, various exhibitions and activities.

  • DATE: December 1st-9th
  • TYPE OF ADMISSION: Free of charge 
  • LOCATION: 17405 Espinelves, Girona.
  • WEBSITE: Ajuntament d’Espinelves 
Fira de l'Avet d'Espinelves