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La Manual Alpargatera

Carrer d'Avino 7, Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 01 01 72
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Looked but didn't buy

I love espadrilles and planned to buy some authentic Spanish espadrilles during our trip to Spain... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Eugene, Oregon
My Girlfriend

We walked and stumbled on this place. My girlfriend could not be happier. Tried on 4 or 5 pairs... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
Toronto, Canada
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  • Poor4%
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Carrer d'Avino 7, Barcelona, Spain
Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
+34 933 01 01 72
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I love espadrilles and planned to buy some authentic Spanish espadrilles during our trip to Spain. Advanced research about where we planned to visit suggested La Manual Alpargatera for espadrilles. The shop is easy to find, just about 4 blocks off La Rambla. When we...More

Thank Camassia
Reviewed 5 October 2017

We walked and stumbled on this place. My girlfriend could not be happier. Tried on 4 or 5 pairs with helpful employees and bought 1 pair

Thank wasntme58
Reviewed 20 September 2017

I went there twice in Apr and Sep to buy the shoes from Japan. First time, I found very unkind lady staff looked like Japanese. I try to talk in Japanese and she answer not kindly. I feel unconfortable for that but the other lady...More

Thank 03648
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

if you go to barcelona and in addition to the comfort you appreciate the art, you have to walk its streets with a pair of alpargatas "La Manual Alpargatera", the store retains that essence of barcelona and the orginality that can only be found from...More

Thank Rafael S
Reviewed 26 July 2017

We went at a busy time - 4.30pm, they had just reopened after siesta. It was so crowded in the shop, I was with my 11 yr old. I wanted to come back later but the floor to ceiling vision of espadrilles kept me jostling...More

Thank shamz30
Reviewed 25 July 2017

When my wife found out the Pope and Jack Nicholson get there espadrilles from this store in one of our tour books, she made me find a way to get her here. The only problem is when we first got there, it was closed. Thank...More

2  Thank Grover R
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Poor service in addition to being extremely crowded. Fortunately, I didn't have to wait too long after I got my number to be helped. However, the salesperson couldn't be bothered when I tried asking if they had other styles in leather other than the few...More

1  Thank USCgirlie
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Read about this for a must stop to buy espadrilles! Well worth the 1.5 hour wait to try on and buy. Packed shop but great. Plan on being patient.

Thank Elyse F
Reviewed 2 June 2017

I went at a busy time, yet once I was helped, I had the full unhurried attention of my attendant. She made many a trip to find a pattern and color combo that I liked and did it cheerfully. Once you've found what you want,...More

Thank Linda D
Reviewed 28 April 2017

A place where zapatos are still handmade, even if you don't want to buy shoes it's worth a visit but as soon as the shop opens it's doors you have to take a ticket to queu as there is so much people visiting it! 5...More

1  Thank Steph T
Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
With its iconic, old-Europe streets and alleys, this
picturesque neighbourhood is the very heart of
Barcelona. It blends historic artifacts from its days
under Roman dominion up through the Spanish Civil War
with a vibrant modern-day culture of artisan shops and
authentic culinary experiences. Avid explorers will be
thrilled to discover quaint terraces and plazas
brought to life by the many small bars and local
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