MARKETS AND STREET MARKETS IN CONIL DE LA FRONTERA AND ITS SURROUNDINGS
Going shopping in the markets and street markets of Conil de la Frontera is one of the most fun things to do while on vacations. Throughout the year, you can find the typical weekly street market; the one known as “piojito” (Spanish word for “little lice”) specializes in textile items (tablecloths, linens, fashionable clothing, shoes, etc.), nuts, picklings and sweets. The handicrafts street market is installed each summer along the promenade. In addition, if you wish to buy the fresher products of the area, the modern Mercado de Abastos is the place to go. Throughout the year, the Mercado del Arte (Market of Arts) is open; this is the place where artisans display and sell their work.
Mix with the locals, get to know their customs and typical products and walk along the street stands to find interesting and cheap articles. Enjoy street shopping in Conil and its surrounding municipalities.
Discover the markets and street markets in Conil de la Frontera
Mercado del Arte
This art market is located in the building where the Mercado de Abastos de Conil used to be. In it, local plastic artists display and sell their work; paintings, crafts and decorative item. It opens from Monday to Friday, in the mornings and the afternoons.
Mercado Artesanal del Paseo Marítimo
This is the typical handicraft street market installed in the Andalusian promenades during the summer months. Here, you will find 35 different stands that sell jewellery, leather items, minerals and clothing. It opens from the first days of June until September 30t, from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., although in July and August, sometimes it closes at 1:00 am.
Mercadillo de los Viernes
The so-called “piojito.” This is the typical market that works once a week, on Fridays, in the Andalusian municipalities; its different stands sell picklings, sweets, nuts, and textile items (house items and clothing items,) among others. It is open from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Mercado de Abastos
This market is perfect for those who want to buy fresh food products such as fish, fruits and vegetables, among others. It is open from Monday to Saturday only in the mornings. This market is located in the commercial area called “la bodega;” where there all kinds of stores.
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Rastro de Vejer
This market is open just during the first weekend of each month, Sunday mornings during the winter and on Saturday afternoons during the hottest summer months. Its stands are installed in the surroundings of the Mercado de Abastos de San Francisco.
Mercadillo de los jueves
The market is perfect to buy clothing, shoes, and accessories for a good price. It is open from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Thursdays.
Mercado de Abastos de San Francisco
This is more than a typical market of a town or a city. In this market, people can buy fresh products from the area (fruits, vegetables and fish, among others) and go for tapas in the different bars within the same nice building; therefore, this market is known as the Mercado Gastronómico de San Francisco (Gastronomic Market of San Francisco.)
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Mercadillo de los martes
This is a weekly street market where nuts, picklings and textiles (home items and clothing) can be found. It is open from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Tuesdays.
Rastro de los domingos
This is a typical second-hand market where almost anything can be bought. It is ideal to buy curious and different items. It is open on Sunday mornings. You will find its stands scattered in Calle La Plaza and Plaza de las Bodegas.
Mercado de Abastos
This market is perfect to buy fresh products such as fish, meat, vegetables and fruits. In the market’s surroundings, there are numerous stores and bars.
WHERE TO STAY
Fuerte Hoteles is always the best choice to stay in Andalucía, get to know its cities and look for the best shops. The chain has establishments where you can enjoy, besides its services, the best of each point of the region, a good example is hotel Fuerte Conil which is located in front of one of the most beautiful beaches in Spain, beach La Fontanilla. It stands out for its exclusive Andalucian style, its 25.000 square feet of gardens, 4 outdoors swimming pools, Jacuzzi, tennis court and a complete equipped Spa.