Have you ever watched artisans in glass, leather, ceramics or jewellery working live? More than 20 artisans ply their trade every day in the Poble Espanyol workshops making unique pieces with their hands. That’s why Poble Espanyol is a shopping venue incomparable in Barcelona and it’s open 365 days a year.
Poble Espanyol is the ideal place in Barcelona for making really special, top-quality purchases. Here you can find a large quantity and wide variety of hand-crafted pieces made by over 20 artisans who work regularly within the precinct. These professionals offer visitors unique and exclusive pieces. In fact, at most of the workshops you can order personalised articles with the option of sending them to other countries.
By visiting the artisan workshops you can discover how these professionals combine innovative elements in design using the most traditional techniques, and you can thus appreciate the value of creating an object by hand.
In addition to the artisans, the area has establishments specialising in gourmet cuisine products of various types: chesses, honey, Iberian cold meats, specialities from different regions of Spain, chocolate, bread, wine, oil, etc. Ideal for sampling or as souvenir gifts.
Poble Espanyol in Barcelona, declared an Area of Craft Interest by the Autonomous Government of Catalonia, has a wealth of products hand-made by highly qualified professionals, but it is also a pleasant shopping experience as you stroll through quiet surroundings with no cars and with the businesses very close to one another.
ASPASIM – Centre artesà
A therapeutic crafts workshop devoted to integrating people with mental disability.
(+34) 934 240 842
All kinds of materials are worked from their primary state to produce characters and objects from an imaginary world. Made to order and personalized pieces are produced.
(+34) 933 251 118
A workshop devoted to textile handicrafts and original accessories.
(+34) 933 250 950
A workshop that produces and sells handmade embroidery.
(+34) 934 248 904
She produces jewellery in gold, copper, bronze, leather, steel, pearls and other materials, combining the traditional with modern touches.
(+34) 667 048 419
A decorative and everyday-use glass workshop where glass plays subtly with light and colour. The results are modernist aesthetic and contemporary pieces.
Shawls, scarves, handbags and other accessories made from linen, silk, cotton, wool and mohair, among other materials. At the Flor Kanela workshop you can watch artisan Montserrat Casas working with her loom.
(+34) 934 238 349
Jewellery articles inspired by Joan Miró. This workshop offers jewellery with contemporary elements worked using a wide variety of techniques, without losing their traditional nature.
(+34) 933 255 462