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Public markets in and around Benidorm

A local market is always a good place to meet people and their cultures. Here are some easily reachable public markets in and around Benidorm that are interesting to visit during your holiday. If you need to take the bus, a bus ticket will cost you 1.50 euros, one way per person.

Picture by Harry Fabel

Tuesdays:
Market in the nearby town of Altea, on Calle Filarmónica. Large general market with lots of fruit and vegetables. You can get there by bus line 10 from the Benidorm city center or by tram. It will take you about 45 minutes to get there. Open from 7 am to 3 pm.

Market in La Cala de Finestrat, This market is located in a street that goes up on the right side of the beach. You can easily get there by bus lines 2 and 3 from the Benidorm city center. It will take you about 15 minutes to get there. Open from 9 am to 2 pm.

Wednesdays:
Market on Avenida de Ciudad Deportiva, also known as the Mercadillo Municipal or the Gypsy market. This market is more focused on the Spaniards than on the tourists. Everything that is available on the other market is also sold here, but usually cheaper, especially fruit and vegetables. This market is close to the train station where Bus 01 and Bus 08 have their last stop. From there it is a 5 min walk to the market which is located at the Municipal de Foietes. When you get off the bus you have to go a little further where the street turns to the left and there you will find the market at the end of this street. Open from 7 am to 3 pm.

Market on Avenida de Amiral Bernat de Sarria, opposite the Pueblo Hotel. It is a large and busy market with vegetables, fruit, clothing, souvenirs, gadgets, toys, CDs, linen, shoes, bags and other leather goods, perfumes and creams, cleaning supplies, household items. Open from 7 am. to 3 pm.

Saturdays:
Market in La Cala de Finestrat, This market is located in a street that goes up on the right side of the beach. You can easily get there by bus lines 2 and 3 from the Benidorm city center. It will take you about 15 minutes to get there. Open from 9 am to 2 pm.

Sundays:
Market in the nearby town of Albir, on the large public parking area on Avenida del Albir. A general market with around 130 stalls. Open from 7 am to 3 pm.

Market on Avenida de Amiral Bernat de Sarria, opposite the Pueblo Hotel. It is a large and busy market with vegetables, fruit, clothing, souvenirs, gadgets, toys, CDs, linen, shoes, bags and other leather goods, perfumes and creams, cleaning supplies, household items. Open from 7 am to 3 pm.

Also very interesting is the El Cisne flea and antique market. You can find more information about that market here.

Be Careful!
Please be aware of pickpockets in crowded places. Don't ever play the so-called Potato or Pea Game, it's a scam! You best stay away from the Pea & Potato Men, they are never alone and you always lose the game.

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