If there is one place that embodies the Christmas essence of Barcelona, it is undoubtedly the Fira de Santa Llúcia. Santa Llúcia Fair!
The Fira de Santa Llúcia, or Santa Lucia Fair, is a Christmas market that has been held since 1786 and has endured over the years, becoming the oldest in the city and a must for locals and tourists alike. and an essential event for locals and tourists who spend Christmas in Barcelona.
When Christmas approaches, this market is set up around the Cathedral of Barcelona. Cathedral of Barcelonain the heart of the Gothic Quarter, until December 23rd.. In the square, and with an uninterrupted schedule from 10:00h to 21:00hdozens of stalls that fill the city with Christmas atmosphere can be enjoyed.
The more than 200 stands that make up the Fira de Santa Llúcia are grouped into four main sectors. The cribs and figures, where there are complements for the crib, baskets, figures such as the famous "Caganer" (which every year surprises with its new incarnations!), candles, ornaments and Christmas decorations in general. The greenery and vegetationwhere you can find natural and artificial Christmas trees, moss, mistletoe, cork, eucalyptus branches, the popular "Tions", etc. The crafts where they offer all kinds of handmade items such as accessories, clothing, jewelry, scarves, puppets, and various gift items. Finally, in the musical musical you can find zambombas, tambourines and other instruments of the Christmas tradition.
At the fair you will find special gifts and souvenirs, both for you and for your loved ones, with which you can take home a little piece of the magic of Barcelona and remember everything you have experienced in Barcelona!