Shopping is an exciting part of a tourist experience. To purchase items from local stores, handcrafted pieces that can’t be found abroad or even items from famous brands makes your trip feel complete. Depending on the country you are coming from and the exchange rate, you will be surprised at how affordable shopping in Barcelona can be.
Ready to get your shopping on? Well, here are some of the best streets to shop in Barcelona:
Passeig de Gràcia
Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, Louis Vuitton, Hugo Boss, Bvlgari, Guess, Diesel, Valentino, Prada, Stella McCartney. If you are in the mood for high fashion, make your first stop at Passeig de Gràcia, one of the most famous and most expensive streets in Barcelona. There is also a mini-mall called Boulevard Rosa where you can find shoe stores, kids clothing stores, interior design stores, jewelry stores and much more.
The center of touristic activity, Las Ramblas offer not only entertainment in the form of art and street performers, but also an array of stores where you can find clothing, sports gear, books, jewelry and much more. This is a great area to buy souvenirs, since there are souvenir shops every few meters.
This wonderful street in the Gothic neighborhood is the perfect place to visit if you are a fan of dresses. There are dozens of stores selling the most beautiful, fun and original dresses in town.
Carrer de la Portaferrissa
Located between Las Ramblas and Avinguda Portal de l’Àngel, Carrer de la Portaferrissa is a street where you will find several shoe stores and clothes stores. This is also one of the best streets to visit if you want to find original items and gifts. Tiger is a Danish store that sells anything from hula hoops and clown noses to flying alarm clocks and watermelon flip-flops, all at very cheap prices. At Art Montfalcon you will find amusing items, ingenious gadgets, beautiful souvenirs and a variety of products that are so unique, they will make you smile.
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Portal de l’Àngel
Portal de l’Àngel is a large pedestrian Avenue and a very popular location for shopping. There you can find stores that sell items at affordable prices like Pull and Bear, H&M, Mango, Zara, Bershka, Shana, Stradivarius and Blanco. There is also El Corte Inglès, a huge department store where you can find anything from purses and perfumes to computers and sound systems.