The Santa Caterina Market is one of the most popular markets in Barcelona after La Boqueria Market because of its interesting architecture and more local, less crowded feel. Looking at the roof and you will notice the wavy colourful design built from mosaic tiles. Aside from that, you will see the market provides a range of fresh fruits, vegetables, fish, meat, dairy and local products. You can also have a snack or quick lunch at the restaurants here. If you are not planning to buy anything, it’s still worth a visit to and experience an authentic local Catalan environment.
Santa Caterina market is the second largest market in the city that has been operating since 1848. It is Located in La Ribera and close to Via Laietana street.
The best place to admire the coloured wavy roof of Santa Caterina Market from a different perspective is from the rooftop of the Barcelona Edition hotel. The hotel rooftop is open to non hotel guests and you will also enjoy 360° views of the city of Barcelona.
Below you will find the address, nearest metro stations, parking, opening hours, contact telephone and entrance fee to Santa Caterina Market.
Santa Caterina Market
Avenida Francesc Cambó, 16
08003 Barcelona, España.
Tel: +34 93 319 5740
How to get to Santa Caterina Market
Metro: Jaume I (Yellow Line, L4)
From the metro you will walk 4 minutes to the market.
Location map showing Via Laietana street close to Santa Caterina Market
Carrer Palau de la Musica, 4 - 6
Carrer de Casp, 48
Passeig Lluís Companys, s/n (Arc de Triomf)
Plaça de Pau Vila, 3
La Rambla, 96
Plaça de Santa Maria, 1
Carrer Montcada, 15-23
Plaça del Pi, 7
Plaça de la Seu, 3
La Rambla, 91
Plaça del Rei
Avenida de la Catedral s/n
Passeig de Colum, 1
Avenguida de Francesc Cambo, 10
Via Laietana 20
Plaça de Catalunya
Plaça del Bonsuccés, 7
Plaça d' Urquinaona
You could also use the HolaBCN card which gives you unlimited travel on the public transport system including metro and buses. Tickets can be purchased online. You can then collect the physical card at the automated vending machines at the Airport metro station.
See our pages below for more information about the Barcelona metro.
Barcelona Metro Guide
Barcelona Airport Metro
Hop on hop off sightseeing tourist bus stop
Nearest stop for Santa Caterina Market is "Barri Gòtic" with the "hop on hop off" sightseeing bus.
From the bus stop you will walk 2 minutes to the market.
Public bus stop
Francesc Cambó - Freixures: 120
From the bus stop you will walk 1 minute to the market.
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday: 07:30 - 15:30
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 07:30 - 20:30
Website: Santa Caterina Market