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Zara in Barcelona: some of our favourite stores


Article updated 23 March, 2020. 0 comments

I spy with my little eye a clothing store beginning with Z... no prizes for guessing we mean Zara! There are branches across Barcelona - read on to discover our top 3!

Zara in Barcelona

How about some good news to begin with? Zara is a Spanish chain, and there are branches all over the Iberian peninsula. What’s more, the prices are lower than elsewhere!

  • A trip to Barcelona offers a great excuse to replenish your wardrobe… the bargain prices at Zara mean it would be rude not to!

Zara stores in Barcelona

The full list of Zara stores in Barcelona:

Most of the stores are located in the city centre. There are a lot of them, but that doesn’t mean they’re all the same! We’ve selected our favourites to save you some time.

  • All of these stores are located around Plaça Catalunya, in the very heart of Barcelona, and getting from one to another is very easy if you don’t find what you’re looking for straight away!

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Zara in Barcelona: our top 3

Zara, Plaça Catalunya: our favourite

Located on one side of Plaça Catalunya, this branch has everything you might want. It’s new, spacious, light, elegant and well-organised… even people who claim to be allergic to shopping have been known to enjoy visiting!

The building which houses the store is simply superb: look up and admire the magnificent Art Nouveau cupola. Not bad!

Zara plaça Catalunya

The shop extends over three floors, with womenswear on the ground and first floors, and the children and menswear collections on the first and second floors. Each floor has its own block of spacious and well-lit changing rooms.

  • The best thing about this store is the space! There are wide alleyways between racks, making it easy and pleasant to get around. Shopping doesn’t have to be a battle!

Where? Plaça de Catalunya, 5 (opposite FNAC) – Métro Plaça Catalunya (L1-L3-L6 and L7)
When? Monday – Saturday, 10am – 9.30pm

Zara, Passeig de Gràcia

The Passeig de Gràcia

is one of Barcelona’s biggest and most prestigious thoroughfares. Masterpieces by Gaudí (Casa Batlló and La Pedrera) rub shoulders with luxury boutiques and major international chain stores – a great location for a Zara store!

zara Barcelona Passeig Gracia

The vast ground store is home to the bulk of the womenswear collection and to the children’s department. The basement houses the TRF collection (Zara’s “younger” label) and a few changing rooms – worth a shot if the changing rooms on the main floor are all occupied. Menswear is located upstairs, on the first floor.

  • This branch of Zara gets particularly busy, given it’s in a major tourist area. We recommend visiting early(ish) in the morning if you can!


Passeig de Gràcia, 16 – Metro: Placa Catalunya (L1-L3-L6 and L7) or Passeig de Gràcia (L2 – L3 and L4)
When? Monday – Saturday, 10am – 9.30pm

Zara, Portal de l’Àngel

The Avinguda del Portal de l’Àngel is a pedestrian street which runs off Passeig de Gràcia, after Plaça Catalunya. It’s a major shopping destination, packed with clothing and accessory stores.

The Zara on Portal de l’Àngel is narrow, but spread over several floors: womenswear on 0, 1 and 2, menswear  on 3, childrenswear in the basement.

  • There’s a huge choice of womenswear and there are changing rooms on each floor, which helps to keep the queues down.
  • And that’s not all – there’s another Zara store a few doors down! We haven’t been to visit yet – it was undergoing renovations at the time of writing – so we’ll leave you to discover it on your own.

When? Monday – Saturday, 10am – 9.30pm

Shopping in Barcelona: useful information

  • There’s also a Zara Home on the Passeig de Gràcia, which stocks the brand’s home furnishing and décor lines. You’ll also find branches of the other main Inditex brands, including Uterqüe, Pull & Bear, Oysho, Massimo Dutti, Bershka and Stradivarius.
  • For bargain-hunting, try some of Barcelona’s many outlet stores or La Roca Village, which offers sale prices all year round.
  • You won’t find a specific Zara outlet, but Lefties offers pieces from previous Zara collections at bargain prices.

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About the author

Olivia has always loved Barcelona: its modernity, the fantastic climate, the sun, the beaches, the tiny winding streets of the Gothic quarter, the joyful and festive atmosphere… Like all the best love stories, this one ends “happily ever after”, and Olivia has now set up home in the Catalan capital.