Els Encants, also known as “Els Encants Vells” is the free market in Barcelona par excellence. Every week, more than 500 traders sell their antique, original and peculiar pieces. This market is a dream for collectors and antiques lovers, as here they can find all sorts of vintage items, old treasures and also, many everyday but amazing objects.
Assistants usually look for vintage clothes, antique furniture and decoration, and actually, everything that is different or special.
One of the particularities of this market is the auction system they use every week. How it works? You will have to go there and find it out by yourself. Apart from this, you will discover much more about Barcelona´s spirit, its people and their traditions.
A secret: Fashion icon Iris Apfel visited this market when she came to Barcelona in 2015.
When: Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, from 09:00 am to 08:00 pm
Where: Av. Meridiana 69
How to get there: Line 1 Glòries, Línea 2 Encants and Monumental
H12, V21, 7, 92 y 192
Lines T4, T5 y T6 Glòries Mercado
More information: http://www.encantsbcn.com/