La Boqueria: High-Quality Products and a mix of flavours will burst your senses right away!
If you wish to live a different and enjoyable adventure, visiting La Boqueria is a must when you travel to this wonderful city. Located in the heart of Barcelona’s city and since 1836, the metal cover of La Boqueria opens its doors every morning to offer the best of the Spain gastronomy products. Spain has a large market tradition, and Barcelona has one of the most remarkable places dedicated to this matter which is important to visit and enjoy while you´re there.
The perfect spot for a walking Tour!
The place’s charm has transformed the market in one of the most attractive experiences for tourists in Barcelona. The charisma of sellers, the hubbub of the people walking through the halls looking for the best prices, and the delicious smell of the fresh food fill every corner with special happiness. The food is the absolute protagonist brightening every space with special colors.
More than 100 traders welcome visitors in their stalls to offer their products with a great smile. You could find products of the highest quality from the most common local or international products to the exquisite and exotics products of the gourmet gastronomy and Catalonians specialties. You will also discover curious stalls with exotic products as ostrich eggs or snails.
Some food stalls are organized by type of products as fishes, legumes, conserves or meats. Many sellers have experience in the market and its stalls are family’s business. However, the visit to the stalls is a great experience where you will enjoy interesting histories and attractive offers. The art of the cuter of jam in the Iberian stalls is a great happening. The delicious cooked products such as fritters, croquettes, or stuffed peppers are very popular with travelers.
A very particular attraction right next to the market is El Racó de Les Pageses. What is this and what it means in English? “The Corner of The Farmer Women” (sort of) are stalls located outdoors in the Sant Galdric Square and these are famous for selling local products cultivated by the farmers.
La Boqueria has everything settled to provide people a nice visit and an unforgettable experience. If you have little time to walk, you will find excellent fast food in an Italian stall near the center of the market and some fresh juices in the fruit stalls.
Can you eat at the Boqueria Market?
Likewise, you can taste the delicious dishes made with the market’s products in its bars and restaurants, a good opportunity for the travelers to enjoy the cuisine and to taste Spanish flavors.
An inside gossip: to obtain discounts on best prices it’s best to go to La Boqueria at the very last minute.
With a privileged location in the center of the city, visiting La Boqueria in Barcelona is a great opportunity to know Barcelona inside through the best of its gastronomy and the kindness of its people. The happy sellers, the fresh and varied food, and the history of the site make the market an emblematic place of Barcelona and Spain.
I hope you’ve enjoyed these words as much as I did writing them for you.
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