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Local market with good vibe

Vic surprised as a nice stop with the square and market being a highlight. Went there on a... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
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A proper traditional market place in the centre of Vic

Markets are on Saturday and Tuesdays 09.00 to 14.00. Lots of fruit and Veg places plus clothes and... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2018
Mark P
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Vic surprised as a nice stop with the square and market being a highlight. Went there on a Saturday, so market was on and it seems like they sell everything and some things (like clothes) way to cheap. But easy to park nearby and some...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 460pern
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Markets are on Saturday and Tuesdays 09.00 to 14.00. Lots of fruit and Veg places plus clothes and sundries. A bustling market.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mark P
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Interesting sand fillled plaza, with arcades that have to be the height to accomodate a rider on horseback..

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank yted
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

It is a beautiful square worth a visit if you spend a few days in Catalunya. The city's location is equally marvelllous.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank istvans2018
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Loved the local colour, the crowds & stalls; a bit like the square in Marrakech but without the same pot pourri of smells, vibrant colours, beggars, snakes, etc. In other words the usual Spanish market. Impossible to view the square itself or the surrounding/ encompassing...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sandra L
Reviewed 14 April 2018

And very much the focus point of this very Catalan rural town. Rather featureless when it is empty, but it rarely is, with a host of local events going on throughout the year. An impressive array of tall buildings on all four sides of just...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Nightowl0808
Reviewed 31 December 2017

The hotel provided us with the city walking guide and the Placa Major was part of that route. It was a really interesting tour and worth undertaking!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Tracey F
Reviewed 10 December 2017

The Major Square in a Catalan Village was the place around all the activity was done. Today, the Plaça Major in Vic still unique place, with a weekly market, with wonderful place around and nearby, with many activities year round.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Alfred V
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Medieval Market was on so the usual stalls were supplemented with these special ones. Busy but we left about 1.30 before the real crowds descended. Parked right in the middle in the underground parkin.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank cjma9040
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

It's a great square, very big. We went at night and it was shocking for me, because it's very wide and surrounded by a mysterious mist. It's historical also. If you are over there, it deserves a visit.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank GlobeTrip78
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