The 5 best flea markets in Madrid
1) El Rastro
El Rastro is Madrid’s most popular open-air flea market. It is organised in La Latina every Sunday from 9 am to 3 pm. It has been the place to go for over 400 years for many curious objects. Head to the antiques and specialised shops around La Ribera de Curtidores for more interesting finds.
2) Mercado de Motores
This market, which is held on the second weekend of the month (except in August), is located in the Ferrocarril Museum spilling out onto the adjacent lot. This flea market invites local shops and artisans to showcase their products as well as individuals who have found treasures in their attic. Great vintage clothing and furniture.
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3) Nómada Market
This market, first organised in 2005, takes place one weekend every two months. It aims to be a platform for the work of emerging designers: fashion, accessories, illustrations, jewellery, furniture, lighting, footwear and stationery.
4) Mercado Productores
On the last weekend of the month, this market is the best place to meet the producers and farmers of the Community of Madrid. Here you can taste and buy local organic products. A great place to discover the local Madrid gastronomy and learn more about it.
5) Mercado Central de Diseño
For one weekend every month, except in January and February. The Matadero is a showcase of national and international designers in a festive environment with plenty of music and good food. With 600 square metres dedicated to design, concerts and street food trucks, there is plenty to see and do.
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