One of the best ways to discover a city is by visiting its traditional markets. Exploring these local spaces is a unique experience, as you can feel the day-to-day life of its citizens and taste the local gastronomy.
The city of Malaga, with its many warm days, is a perfect place to spend time with families and enjoy the outdoors, what better way than to do it in one of its many markets?
Discover the best markets in Malaga in our guide. Read on and discover one of the best pastimes on the Costa del Sol.
Markets in Malaga – Muelle Uno Bazaar
Very close by the Historic Center, in the rehabilitated Muelle Uno, there is a street market where you can buy a handmade products, a jewelry, a fashion and a decoration. The atmosphere near to sea is so pleasant that you will not regret visiting it.
In the winter months, the Muelle Uno Bazaar opens a Christmas market where you can find typical Christmas products and many clothing. In addition, the Pompidou Museum is located just a few steps from this market, so you can take advantage of it and visit both on the same day. Malagueta Beach is also very close to the Street Market.
Location: Paseo del Muelle Uno, 4
Hours: Visiting the web
Products: Traditional food, fashion, decoration and jewelry.
Markets in Malaga - Guadalhorce Ecological Market
Guadalhorce Ecológico is an organization created in 2008 to promote the sustainable agriculture and the bio products. This network of organic markets in Malaga brings together dozens of farmers who sell their products in these sustainable markets that are located in different parts of the city according to the weekend.
Location: Visit monthly calendar HERE
Hours: Every second and fourth Saturday of the month. From 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Products: ecological products; fruits, vegetables, olive oil, jam, cheese, bread, nuts, spices, honey, and much more.
Markets in Málaga – Plaza de la Merced market
The Merced Square host a general market on the last Sunday of each month, and, ocasionally, on the other dates. In this popular square of Málaga, famous for being the birthplace of the renowned Malaga artist Pablo Picasso, you can also enjoy the sun on one of its busy terraces.
Location: The Merced Square.
Hours: Last Sunday of the month.
Products: handicrafts, jewelry, books and second-hand objects such as postcards and books.
Markets in Malaga – Huelin Market
On the third Sunday of each month, the Huelin market takes place, a family market where you can find various traditional products,a local cuisine and many clothing.
It is a perfect place for the whole family, as it has artisan workshops to entertain the children while the parents do their shopping.
This area is very close to La Misericordia beach, one of the most emblematic of the city, so if you are passing through, don't forget to bring your swimsuit and a towel.
Location: Antonio Banderas Promenade.
Hours: Third Sunday of the month.
Products: handicrafts, local fashion, decoration, kitchenware and second-hand ítems.
Markets in Malaga - Rastrillo La Térmica
Rastrillo La Térmica is not necessarily a market, since it is located within a Cultural Center, although we include it in this article because it functions in a similar way to a traditional market such as those mentioned above.
It is an art market where you can find a pieces of vintage clothing and some furniture, as well as a variety of artisan products made by hand by local artists.
You can complete your visit by enjoying some of the concerts and the art exhibitions that are usually exhibited.
Location: Los Guindos avenue, 48, 29004 Málaga.
Hours: It is not organized on fixed dates, so it is advisable to consult its website.
Products: handicrafts, clothing and vintage furniture, among others.
Markets in Malaga - Rastrillo Cortijo de Torres
This market is located in the fairgrounds of the city of Malaga, Rastrillo Cortijo de Torres is one of the most valued by Malaga residents. It is a large market, with a multitude of stands of all kinds, where it is easy to find everything you may be looking for; you can find a vintage items such as a books and a vinyls, a even fashion and a lot of things of decoration.
Due to its size, it is one of the busiest markets in the city and parking y there can be difficult. It is advisable to access by public transport or arrive very early to find parking.
Hours: Every Sunday.
Products: Second-hand products.
We hope you liked our article on markets in Malaga and that you can enjoy some of them during your stay in Malaga.