Shopping in Madrid
► Nobody leaves Madrid without a bag or two...
Where and when to do your shopping?
Madrid is a paradise for the shopaholics among us, and even if you are not, you are likely to come out from here with some packed bags.
In almost every street corner you will find a local or international clothing brand at attractive prices (not just during the sales). In Madrid the shopping happens on the street but there are also many shopping centers in the city, including the huge buildings which house the famous El Corte Ingles department store.
For those who want something more, you also have outlets located just a short drive away from the city center where you can find surplus stores of the world's leading chains.
So, when are the Madrid sales (REBAJAS) taking place:
Summer: June 21 through September 21.
Winter: January 7 through March 31.
Recommended places downtown
Gran Vía Avenue
Madrid's central avenue where skyscrapers host the best Spanish and global brands over two miles in length.
Among the prominent chains you will find Europe's largest Primark, New Balance, Nike, Adidas, Real Madrid's official store, Geox, Zara, Pull&Bear, Lacoste and more.
Opening hours for clothing stores in Gran Via: 10 am - 10 pm throughout the week.
Address: Calle Gran Vía
A wide brand avenue that splits off Gran Via Avenue with chains like Decathlon, Calvin Klein, Puma, Mac, Kiko, Sephora, Billabong, Kipling, and more.
At the end of the pedestrian area is a market with young designer booths of vintage clothing and accessories.
Address: Calle Fuencarral
El Corte Inglés
El Corte Ingles is Spain's largest department store with a number of large branches within downtown Madrid. Each branch is located within its own huge building and on each floor you will find a different section - apparel, toys, footwear, electrical appliances, and The El Corte Ingles food hall.
Recommended branches in the city center:
Calle de la Princesa, 56
Salamanca and Serrano Street neighborhood
In the prestigious Salamanca neighborhood and its streets, you can find all the big names in world fashion. This is the place for those among us who are lovers of all thing’s luxury, due to the streets' wealth of high-end boutiques and designer stores. Notable stores include Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Valentino, Yves Saint Laurent, Adolfo Dominguez, Chanel, Versace and more.
Shopping malls and outlets downtown
Madrid Xanadú Mall
Madrid Central Mall is a 20-minute drive from the city center. The mall has hundreds of shops, restaurants and cafes but is famous above all for its "Parque de Nieve" – a snow park that allows visitors to experience skiing and snowboarding even during the hot summer days.
Among the mall´s clothing stores, you can find: Mango, Bershka, Zara, Adidas, Tommy Hilfiger, Pandora and as well another branch of the Primark chain.
Address: Calle Puerto de Navacerrada
Las Rozas Village and The Style Outlet
A luxury brand outlet located half an hour drive from downtown Madrid. The complex has over 100 local and international fashion stores such as Juicy, Calvin Klein, Diesel, Tommy Hilfiger, Swarovski, Ralph Lauren.
A two-minute drive from the Las Rozas complex is the Style Outlet, where you can find brands at reduced prices such as Adidas, Disaiguel, Mango, Zara, Kiko and more.