Gran Canaria Markets guide

Gran Canaria Markets guide

Gran Canaria is known for its vibrant markets, where you can experience the local culture, taste delicious food, and find unique products.

Here’s a guide to some of the popular markets on the island:


Vegueta Market (Mercado de Vegueta):

Plaza del Pilar Nuevo
Every Sunday – 11am to 3pm (closed for July, August and September)

Located in the historic district of Vegueta in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, this market offers a wide variety of fresh produce, local products, and traditional Canarian goods. You can find fruits, vegetables, meats, cheeses, spices, and more. It’s a great place to immerse yourself in the local food scene and explore the flavors of Gran Canaria.

San Mateo Market (Mercado de San Mateo):

Town centre
Saturday and Sunday – 8am to 2pm

Situated in the charming town of San Mateo, this market is renowned for its agricultural products and traditional Canarian crafts. You can browse through stalls selling local fruits, vegetables, honey, wines, and cheeses. The market is held on weekends, and it’s a popular spot for both locals and visitors.

San Lorenzo Farmers Market

General de San Lorenzo avenue
Every Sunday – 8am to 1.30pm

Great market selling locally grown fruit and vegetables.

Teror Market (Mercado de Teror):

Basilica of la Virgen del Pino
Every Sunday – 8am to 2pm

Teror is a picturesque town in the interior of Gran Canaria, and its market is a must-visit. Held on Sundays, the market offers a wide range of products, including fresh produce, flowers, clothing, accessories, and local handicrafts. The market is set around the Basilica of Our Lady of the Pine, adding to its charm and atmosphere.

Puerto de Mogán Market:

Puerto de Mogan
Friday – 8:30am to 3pm

Taking place on Fridays in the beautiful coastal town of Puerto de Mogán, this market attracts visitors with its colorful stalls and waterfront location. You can find a mix of products, including clothing, jewelry, artwork, souvenirs, and local delicacies. After exploring the market, you can relax in one of the town’s seaside restaurants or enjoy a stroll along the marina.

Arguineguín Market:

Plaza de Arguineguin
Every Tuesday, 8am to 2pm

Held on Tuesdays in the town of Arguineguín, this market is a popular spot for both locals and tourists. It offers a diverse range of products, including fresh fruits and vegetables, clothing, accessories, household items, and handmade crafts. The market creates a lively atmosphere, and you can also find food stalls serving delicious snacks and street food.

Playa del Inglés Market:

Big square next to the AGUILA ROJA SHOPPING CENTER in Playa del Inglés
Every Saturday and Wednesday from 8am to 2pm

Taking place on Wednesdays and Saturdays in Playa del Inglés, this market offers a wide variety of products, from clothing and accessories to souvenirs and electronics. You can also find local produce, artisanal goods, and food stalls serving traditional snacks. The market is conveniently located in a central area, making it easily accessible for visitors staying in the resort.

These markets provide an authentic and enjoyable shopping experience, allowing you to discover local flavors, products, and craftsmanship. Remember to bring cash, as some vendors may not accept credit cards, and be prepared to haggle for better prices, particularly in the larger markets. Enjoy exploring the markets of Gran Canaria and embrace the island’s vibrant atmosphere.

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