Don’t pack your bags yet! It’s time for some shopping in the city
GOING FOR SHOPPING IN MADRID?
Spain has the second largest clothing chain in the world named “Inditex” which owns the most popular and well-known brand “Zara” among others like “Massimo Dutti”, “Pull&Bear”, Bershka and so many others with a range of different prices.
In addition to these high street style brands mentioned above, you can find in Madrid another luxury local brand as Loewe specializing in leather goods, purses, handbags, perfumes and fashion accessories. Along with high fashion brands, there are a lot of small local stores with comfortable artisan shoes and with great quality.
Depending the brand you can find clothes at very affordable prices and even with very cheap prices. It’s very common that many foreigners come for tourism with empty suitcases to take them full back home.
Are you thinking of renewing your wardrobe? so make the list of the clothes you need or wish and get out for shopping because Madrid could be the best destination for purchases without breaking the bank.
Or if you are looking for footwear, Spain has amazing hancrafted shoes that can be an artistic expression, and we are talking about the details of a high quality product.
For summer you can find the perfect shoes in espadrille shops and for winter all kind of boots made up with real leather.
Before travelling we advise you to visit our article on the weather to know what the weather condition is gonna be in Madrid upon your arrival, this way you can orient yourself and choose the right clothes for each moment and place.
MAIN STORES TO BUY IN MADRID
El Corte Ingles has the great deal, a huge building full with the widest selection of spanish and international most relevant brands.
Zara is perfect for volume and fashionable clothes on trend with shops all over the world and obviously even more in Spain.
From July to August during summer and from December to January in winter you find clothing with discounts from 20% up to 60%.
THE GOLDEN MILE
Locally know as “La Milla de oro” and located on Serrano street in Salamanca’s district. You will find the top designers brands in clothing, jewelry or footwear.
This area is quiet and is very well connected to the center. Nearby you also have several museums such as the House-Museum of Pintor Sorolla and Lazaro Galdiano Museum.
At 8 minutes by walk from Serrano street we have apartments for rent in Edificio Escultor that is at just 15 min away from Zara.
WHAT TO DO IN MADRID
We leave you a generic post with a plan to visit Madrid in ONE day and tips for your first visit to Madrid or some of the places you should not miss on your second visit.
OUR ACCOMMODATION IN MADRID
We have apartments for months in the Centro area, also apartments for months in the Retiro and if you are looking for in a quiet and less touristic area we provide apartments for months in Salamanca district.
For a short stay we have apartments for days next to Calle Serrano and Paseo de la Castellana, in the Escultor Building and accommodation by category: list of apartments for companies or our list of apartments for students.
PRETENDING TO LIVE IN MADRID?
If you are considering to invest in Madrid visit the Golden Visa page to obtain a permanent residence in Spain.