Before Christmas the Catholic left 10 days, the excitement before the holidays in full swing, in front of shops Corte Ingles Catalan Papa Noel rings the bell, packs bought lottery tickets, candy, sparkling wine Cava and cocoa gifts Cagatio logs.
To decorate the house for Christmas and buy figurines for nativity scenes, the Catalans come to the fair, which annually opens before the Cathedral on Plaza Nova Plaza. This fair is called Santa Lucia, and she spent the first time in Barcelona, more than 200 years ago 1786 in upper Raval.
Fair to the Cathedral is open from 10-30 a.m. to 20-30 from the end of November 23 December. It is possible to enjoy the traditional Christmas decorations for the home, bouquets of laurel branches, to buy a friend a present figure of Putin cocoa or other celebrities.
In addition to this area you will find many stalls with thematic products and handicrafts on the avenue Avenida Gaudi near the Sagrada Familia, as well as on the Gran Via avenue in the interval between the streets of Rocafort and Muntaner near the metro station Urgell. These three sites are the most traditional and operate each year, in addition to them in Barcelona will take a lot of Pop Up markets, flea markets and DJs fudtrekami. Design Museum and Moritz beer factory will become platforms for thematic fairs. On these alternative supermarkets we will write a separate article.