07 Dec Christmas shopping in Barcelona
We are in Christmas time, and that is usually synonymous with times of shopping and gifts. It is not the first time that we talk to you in this blog of the suitability of Barcelona as a shopping destination, that is, to go shopping, so it is not surprising that Barcelona is also an ideal destination for Christmas, or for the days when they precede, to realize in the countless city all that endless Christmas purchases that to all occupy to us.
Stroll through Barcelona during these dates, it is already without going shopping, a pleasure. The lights that decorate a good part of the streets, shopping centers and shops fill with joy and illusion small and old, waiting for the arrival of the most magical dates of the year.
So, let’s go into what we are dealing with today, and let’s talk about where to make Christmas shopping in the city of Barcelona and its surroundings.
As it is already known, the Paseo de Gracia is the commercial street par excellence of the city of Barcelona, and at Christmas, if you have the opportunity to walk around it, it does not detract. In this street you can find stores from the most economical, like all versions of Zara (Home, TRF, Kids, etc.) or the essential Casa del Libro, up to large (and expensive) brands such as Louis Vuitton, Burberry or Versace. Also highlight the particular Christmas lights that this year adorn two of the great emblems of Gaudí such as Casa Batlló and La Pedrera, both located in this central boulevard.
Another of the key points when it comes to making Christmas shopping in the city, is the so-called Portal del Ángel, where a lot of shops of all kinds are located.
You can not ignore the large number of shopping centers that are in Barcelona, because they are, without a doubt, a good option during the cold days of December. The shopping centers that are located in Barcelona and surroundings are:
– The Machinist (Barcelona)
– Diagonal Mar (Barcelona)
– L’Illa Diagonal (Barcelona)
– Las Arenas (Barcelona)
– Gran Vía 2 (L’Hospitalet de Llobregat)
– Finestrelles Shopping Center (Esplugues de Llobregat)
– Splau (Cornellà de Llobregat)
If you have your own vehicle, and do not mind going a little further, but not much more, near Barcelona you will find one of the largest outlets in Spain, the so-called La Roca Village with more than 140 luxury and style boutiques .
Finally, mention also the typical Christmas fairs or markets, such as Santa Llúcia, located right in the square in front of the great Gothic cathedral that boasts Barcelona, or located in the very Sagrada Familia. During the days before the arrival of the Three Wise Men, as well as that same night, a large number of gift stands are displayed throughout the Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, for those looking for a last minute gift.
So, these are the options that from Madanis we highlight you to make your Christmas purchases in our beautiful city. We encourage you to come, because the atmosphere ends up being magical.