La Boqueria: High-Quality Products and a mix of flavours will burst your senses right away!
Do you love adventure?
Do you enjoy scenery and variety of beautiful bustle of local art and craft with amazing cuisine?
If you are feeling adventurous and want to enjoy the rich history of Spain on your tongue, then you must visit La Boqueria. La Boqueria is located in the heart of Barcelona. Since 1836, La Boqueria has always opened its doors every morning to tourists and locals who can’t get enough of Spain’s best cuisine. Spain has a large market tradition, and there is a place in Barcelona with one of the most remarkable places where the market is just the best.
The perfect spot for a walking Tour!
There is an alluring charm to La Boqueria that has transformed the market into one of the most attractive experiences for tourists in Barcelona. The charisma of the local sellers, the hubbub of different people from every walk of life walking through the stalls, and the delicious smell of the fresh food that fill every corner with a special kind of happiness. The delicious cuisine is the main deal that brightens every space.
The local traders are warm and welcoming. They welcome visitors into their stalls with a great smile. There’s hardly a thing you cannot find in La Boqueria from products of the highest quality, local or international products to the exquisite and exotic products of the gourmet cuisine and Catalonians delicacies. In fact, you will also find stalls with exotic products like ostrich eggs or snails.
The market is well organised and you can find whatever you want as there are fishes stalls in one section, another for legume conserves or meats and so on. All the traders in La Boqueria are highly experienced in their trades and most of them run the family business.
However the case may be, when you visit any stalls, be ready to be treated to great customer service, interesting Catalonia history and attractive offers. Check out the art of the jam cutter in the Iberian stalls. You will enjoy the cooked delicacies on sale like fritters, croquettes, or stuffed peppers are very popular with travelers.
A beautiful attraction not far from the food stalls is where you will find El Racó de Les Pageses. In English, this translates: “The Corner of The Farmer Women” (Direct translation). You will find stalls in an open space in the Sant Galdric Square where they sell products cultivated by the hands of the local farmers.
If you want an unforgettable experience and adventure into the rich culinary specialities of Spain, La Boqueria is the place to be.
There are fantastic fast foods you will absolutely enjoy in Italian stalls near the center of the market and some fresh juices in the fruit stalls.
Can you eat at the Boqueria Market?
Of course, you can enjoy the delicious dishes right in the market with fantastic bars and restaurants. They offer you a great adventure into the local cuisine and a taste of Spanish flavors.
An inside secret: If you want amazing discounts on whatever you buy, enter the La Boqueria in the night, at the very last minute.
With a special location in the center of the city, La Boqueria in Barcelona is the best way to get inside Barcelona through the best of its delicacies and the kindness of its people. You will never forget the happy sellers, the fresh and assorted meals, and the history of the area.
I hope you’ve enjoyed these words as much as I did writing them for you.
See you in my next post!
Since Las Ramblas is too large, I´ll leave a map here so you won´t miss it 😉