The work will last at least four months, so stall-holders are expected to be able to move in during the summer of 2018.
A commemorative plaque has been put up in memory of Eliseu Villalba, a survivor of Mauthausen concentration camp and former worker at the market.
The Mercat del Ninot is launching its online sales so customers can do their shopping at every participating stall in the market as if they were at the market in person and received a single order at home.
A new supermarket specialising in these types of products will be open as from today.
Various city markets will be raising funds for this year's edition of the TV3 Marathon, which is in aid of combating serious infectious diseases. It is being held on Friday 17 December.
The markets will be the scene of various Christmas concerts as part of the year of Commerce and Culture
The Barcelona Markets are joining the celebration of the Year of Commerce and Culture, an initiative which aims to bring culture to the city’s districts and make small businesses into a meeting point for cultural events.
The new open area is currently showing an exhibition on the beginnings of Barcelona's network of municipal markets, especially La Boqueria and Santa Caterina.
Barcelona's markets have once again collaborated in a number of social-responsibility initiatives in favour of various causes. Some campaigns have been run for the first time, while others, like the Great Food Collection and Put Your Cap On, have...
The Markets of Barcelona will have special opening hours on some public holidays in December. In addition, some of them will also offer special events and activities on these days.
The foods most needed for this edition of the campaign are cooked legumes and vegetables in glass jars (to keep down energy costs), oil, tinned fish and milk.