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 of lottery tickets sold out, sweets, Cava sparkling wine and cocoa gifts Cagatio logs.
To decorate the house for Christmas and buy figurines for nativity scenes, Catalans come to the fair, which annually opens in front of 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, buy a friend a present figure of cocoa Putin and other celebrities.
Apart from this area you will find many stalls with thematic products and handicrafts on Avenida Gaudi Avenue near the Sagrada Familia, as well as the Gran Via avenue in the interval between streets Rocafort and Muntaner about Urgell subway station. These three sites are the most traditional, and work each year, besides them will be held in Barcelona a lot Pop Up supermarkets, 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.