Madrid Markets

(Madrid, Spain)

Full of character and real life, Madrid's busy markets are an integral part of local life. They provide a great place to find bargains or just browse around the wide variety of stalls and enjoy the exciting atmosphere and local market banter. Goods may include CDs, DVDs, clothes, antiques, plants, books, food, and much, much more.

Madrid's bustling markets provide a fun way to shop, for both experienced and novice bargain hunters alike. Visiting the marketplaces is highly recommended for tourists in the day and also later at night, when they become some of Madrid's key social locations, being full of pubs and bars.

Madrid Markets

El Rastro (The Trace)

Address: Plaza de Cascorro, Calle Ribera and side streets
The streets are turned into one of the largest flea markets in the world. Items sold include antiques, clothes and lots of useless bits and pieces. Worthy of a visit for the character of the market alone.
Open hours: Sunday and public holidays - 10:30 to 15:00
Nearest metro station: La Latina and Tirso de Molina

Mercado Puerta de Toledo (Toledo Gate Market)

On the site of a renovated fish market are stores and galleries with antiques, art, fashion, cafés and restaurants.
Open hours: Tuesday to Friday

The Stamp Market

Address: Plaza Mayor
Collectors gather to buy and sell stamps, banknotes and coins.
Open hours: Sunday morning
Nearest metro station: Sol

Cuesta de Moyano

Address: Calle de Claudio Moyano
Approximately 30 outdoors stalls for buying and selling new and second-hand books.
Open hours: Sunday morning from 10:30
Nearest metro station: Atocha

Marqués de Viana Market

Address: Calle Marqués de Viana
A collection of authorities in craft in the district of Tetuán.
Open hours: Sunday morning
Nearest metro station: Tetuán

Conde de Barajas Market

Address: Plaza del Conde de Barajas
In this square, located near the Plaza Mayor, artists attempt to sell their paintings.
Open hours: Sunday morning
Nearest metro station: La Latina

Municipal Food Markets

Every district in Madrid has a market selling an immense range of produce inexpensively.