Supermarkets in Figueres

Figueres supermarkets

We have quite a few houses available for rent in the Figueres region and and we are often asked by clients where are the best places to do their shopping. Below is a Google map where a number of supermarkets are highlighted. Bascara also has a couple of small supermarkets and a good quality butchers which are open on Sunday mornings. Bascara also has a small Sunday market selling fruit and vegetables among other items.

Figueres supermarkets
Sunday market at Bascara

A list of supermarkets in Figueres

When deciding where to do your supermarket shopping in Figueres there’s two Bonpreu Esclat supermarkets. This is where we normally shop as we find Esclat to have the best quality fresh local produce.

Esclat 1. Carrer Nou s/n

Esclat 2. Av. Paisos Catalans, 2

Other Figueres supermarkets include;

Mercadona Carrer de Met Miravitlles, s/n

Aldi, Avinguda de Roses, 30, 32

BonArea Carrer Nou, 77

Carrefour, Carretera de Figueres a, Avinguda de Roses, km. 29

Figueres weekly market

Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday there’s a fruit and vegetable market in Figueres. It opens at 07.00am and finishing at 2.00pm. Location; Plaça del Gra i Plaça Catalunya. Also every Thursday in Figueres there’s a large clothing street market held at Passeig Nou, Plaça del Sol i Riera Galligants.

Delicatessens in Figueres

Figueres also has a number of local delicatessens and charcuterie to choose from including the following:

El Graner specializing in local charcuterie. Av. Marignane 22, Figueres

Figueres delicatessen
Figueres charcuterie – photo credit El Graner

Ibericus sell high quality hams and charcuterie. Carrer de Peralada, 22

Carnisseria Xarcuteria F.LLADO Carrer de González de Soto, 24, 17600 Figueres

Dalícatessen Carrer de Sant Pere, 19, 17600 Figueres

Iberian Wines and Food Passeig del Cementiri, 17, Nau 1, 17600 Figueres

Casa Ribas – El Bon Beure Pujada del Castell, 17, 17600 Figueres

Carnisseria xarcuteria marcel puigmal Av. Marignane, 22, 17600 Figueres

Girona Barcelona high speed train timetable

Travel between Girona and Barcelona is now much easier and quicker thanks to the new AVE high speed train line. Opened in early 2013, the travelling time between Figueres and Barcelona is around 52 minutes. Between Girona and Barcelona around 35 minutes. The cost of a return ticket is around 25€ from Girona and around 32€ from Figueres. Here is the timetable of high speed trains between Figueres to Barcelona and Girona to Barcelona.

The timetable of the high speed train between Barcelona and Girona and Figueres

RENFE Barcelona Girona high speed train timetable

The high speed AVE train line connects Barcelona and France. Before reaching Barcelona the train stops first at Figueres then Girona. Here is a link to the RENFE Girona Barcelona high speed timetable

Barcelona to the Costa Brava by train

The high speed AVE train only stops at Girona and Figueres and does not have any stops on the Costa Brava. There’s other, slower train options which get you closer to the Costa Brava coast. These are known as the Rodalies and are as follows:

The line R1 departs from Barcelona Sants station and arrives at Blanes on the southern tip of the Costa Brava.

The line R11 departs from Barcelona Sants and stops at Llanca, Colera and Portbou at the northern tip of the Costa Brava.

Train to Begur

The nearest train station to Begur and Tamariu is Girona. To reach the coastal area around Begur and Tamariu by public transport the only option is by bus. Read more in our blog post Public transport on the Costa Brava

Luxury villas on the Costa Brava

At Charming villas Catalonia we have a good selection of luxury Costa Brava villas to choose from. We are locally based and offer a free concierge service to all of our clients. We can help plan your activities and give you suggestions of day trips.