We already know that Barcelona is a shopper’s paradise as you can find a wide variety of stores in different categories. If you want information about shopping Barcelona, ??Barcelona outlets and shopping centres open today, we present a short guide that you can take if you want to spend all day shopping. Keep in mind that the sales in Barcelona start very soon, ??so you should know what the best options are as well as Barcelona shopping hours, so you can plan your purchases.

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Major shopping centres in Barcelona:

  • La Maquinista (Calle Potosi, 2): In our view, this is the most complete shopping centre in Barcelona, ??with its many shops, including the only Apple Store in Barcelona. This is a mall with many open spaces. Its disadvantage is that it is far from the city centre. Business Hours: Monday till Saturday, 10 to 22 hours (subway station Torre i Bages or Sant Andreu, Line 1 (Red)).
  • L’Illa Diagonal (Avenida Diagonal 557): this is a large shopping mall, one of the most exclusive ones in the city. It has prestigious shops, a supermarket Corte Ingles, a Fnac, popular Spanish brands and one floor with a pretty cool restoration, it is the most posh shopping centre in town. Store hours: between 10 and 21:30 pm, Monday till Saturday. (Tram Station: L’Illa, Bus: 7, 59, 67, 68.)
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Commercial Centre Arenas in Barcelona. Photo by jfingas via Flickr

  • Arenas de Barcelona (Gran Via de les Corts Catalans 373-385): The shopping center recently opened in Barcelona, ??took the premises of the old bullring. It has a wide variety of shops, though, the pre-eminently Spanish textile giant, the Inditex group,  is absent. Business Hours: Monday to Saturday, between 10 and 22 hours. (Espanya metro station, L3 green and L1 red).

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  • Maremagnum (Moll d’Espanya 5): This mall is located near the end of the Ramblas, one of the main tourist areas of the city, has a variety of shops (though not many) and several dining options. Without doubt, its main attractions is that it is surrounded by sea, is located in the Port Vell (Old Port) and is open every day of the week, and, it is the only option for shopping in Barcelona city on Sunday. Business Hours: Every day, from 10 to 22 hours. (Drassanes metro station).
  • L’Anec Blau (Avenida Olympic Channel 24, Castelldefels): This shopping center located in the town of Castellfels is the other option you have to shop on Sundays and public holidays. Business Hours: Daily 10 to 22 hours.
  • Boulevard Rosa (Passeig de Gracia 55-57): These shopping centres located in the heart of Eixample are ideal if you’re looking for accessories, fashion, jewelry and footwear, quality and want something different from what is offered in all other shopping centres, but note that it has  not the cheapest stores. Business Hours: Monday to Saturday between 10 and 21 hours. (Subway station Paseo de Gracia, L2 purple, L3 Green and L4 yellow)
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Commercial Centre Gran Vía 2. Photo by Jorge Franganillo via Flickr

  • Gran Via II (75 Avenue of the Granvia L’Hospitalet), located half way between the city of Barcelona and the El Prat airport, the mall is a nice, well-stocked with a wide variety of shops. Business Hours: 10 to 22 hours. (FGC railway station Cerdà).
  • Diagonal Mar (Avenida Diagonal 3): This large mall is perfect for shopping, with a wide variety of shops. Located in the modern Diagonal Mar, beachfront, but rather different from the other centres. Business Hours: Monday to Saturday from 10 to 22 hours. (Metro station El Maresme / Forum,L4  yellow line).
  • Heron City (Avenida Rio de Janeiro 42): This is the only outlet shopping centre in Barcelona. Business Hours: Monday to Saturday from 10 to 22 hours. (Subway station Fabra i Puig L1 red or Virrei Amat L5 Blue).

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