Strolling through Barcelona is always a pleasure at any time of year, but Christmas time emphasizes the charm and magnificence of the city with its thousands of lights decorating the streets and Christmas markets. Renfe-SNCF en Coopération takes you to Barcelona to enjoy Christmas illuminations and markets at every corner of the city.
Some of the most important Christmas markets in Barcelona are the Fira de Santa Llúcia, the Fira de Nadal de la Sagrada Família and the Fira de Reis.
SANTA LLÚCIA’S CHRISTMAS MARKET
The Fira de Santa Llúcia, whose first references date back to 1786, is held every year around the Cathedral of Barcelona, and has already become a must for locals and tourists spending Christmas in the city.
CHRISTMAS MARKET AT THE SAGRADA FAMÍLIA
Also the Fira de Nadal de la Sagrada Família, located in one of the nerve centers of Barcelona, offers the possibility to wander around its stalls full with ornaments, nativity figures and Christmas trees.
FIRA DE REIS
At the Fira de Reis, the latecomer will have their last chance to buy the perfect gift for each member of the family. It is a market mainly offering toys, candy, crafts and gift items. Do you want to know more about the three wise men and the traditions of the 5th and 6th of January in Spain? Check this article