Madrid Shopping Guide, Spain


  While Paris and Milan are leaders  as Europe's shopping destinations,  Madrid is quickly winning a reputation as a fashionable city. The secret of its success is in reasonable prices and variety. Even unless you’re shopping in designer boutiques, you’ll find the prices very reasonable, especially in the sales. In comparison to shopping in other cities in Europe.  Next to popular brands like Mango and Zara you`ll find clothes by local designers Caramelo, Purificacion Garcia, Adolfo Domfnguez and others.  I think that the choice more varied here, and  prices are more reasonable. Spanish shoes are famous for their high quality and affordable prices. Especially good for shoes is Chueca. Enjoy your Holiday Madrid.

 There are five areas to head for Madrid shopping: Madrid Chueca, Salamanca, the centro Madrid (near Puerta del Sol), Argüelles & Princes and Cuatro Caminos. In each area you`ll find all for different tastes and budgets.
 Chueca Madrid is a stylish, bohemian area, where you’ll find real originals and designer goods for good prices.
Salamanca Madrid is a really glamorous place for shopping in Madrid. Situated in the select area known as Barrio de Salamanca, Calle Goya is one of Madrid's main shopping streets. Here you`ll find Valentino, Yves Saint Laurent, Lacoste, Donna Karan, Channel, Gianni Versace, Gucci and more.  Also Spanish designers Pedro del Hierro, Vittorio y Lucchino, Adolfo Dominguez, Hermenegildo Zegna, Agata Ruiz de la Prada, etc.
 In the Puerta del Sol Madrid you`ll be able to buy any souvenir of the city. The Calle del Carmen and the Calle Preciados streets  are always full of people eager to buy. Here, find you`ll find tons of articles, from the traditional Mantones de Manila to the best Italian or Spanish shoes. There are also innumerable fashion stores.and shop Madrid.
 Argüelles & Princesa Madrid is the best shopping in Madrid. The Calle de la Princesa street is one of the best shopping areas in Madrid. The street runs from Plaza España to Plaza de la Moncloa with a large number of businesses and shops, along with many cafés, ideal for a relaxing break after a busy day's shopping on both sides. Here you`ll find department stores, shoe shops, Spanish fashion outlets and accessory stores.
 Calle Orense street close to Santiago Bernabéu stadium is full of small shops, galleries, many fast food restaurants and cafes. The street lies in the very heart of Madrid's financial and business area.
 Head to traditional shopping streets such as Goya, Serrano, Gran Via, and Puerta del Sol; while those who prefer more "informal" items and antiques will find them at El Rastro - the most famous flea market in the city . The flea market can be found in Madrid on Sunday mornings.