Accessible La Boqueria Barcelona

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Want to visit a REAL local market when visiting central Barcelona? And a much more accessible Barcelona market too?

Visit the Mercat de Santa Caterina instead.


For details of other wheelchair accessible hotels, wheelchair-friendly eating and drinking options and wheelchair accessible attractions in central Barcelona, see the Accessible Barcelona Guide

Accessible La Boqueria in Barcelona

Could La Boqueria in Barcelona be the #1 tourist trap in the World?

Yes, the Mercat de Sant Josep (as La Boqueria market in Barcelona is more formally called) is a very colourful market.

But it is absolutely packed.

Not packed with local shoppers though.

But packed full of Barcelona tourists (especially after around 10am – when the tourists arrive en masse).

And where there are crowds of tourists in Barcelona, there are LOTS of pickpockets.

So instead, head to the much more relaxed Mercat de Santa Caterina.

And being more relaxed, and a LOT less busy, it’s far easier to negotiate in a wheelchair.


For details of other accessible visitor attractions, accessible events, and accessible eating and drinking options in Barcelona, see the Accessible Barcelona Guide

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