Shopping in Valencia enjoys all shopping lovers, man and woman. The pleasure is going to be pleasant for all and everyone. One of you will be satisfied with the bottle of good one in the city outlet, the others prefer buying from the vine factory in Valencia province. Nevertheless, the bigger part of visitors prefers making shops in three popular provinces: Alicante, Valencia and Castellon.
Of course, Spanish capital is the most preferable. The shops of Valencia are the best and interesting in Spain. Going for shops in Valencia suggests visiting at least three of the most significant shopping malls. They are Nuevo Centro, El Saler and El Corte Ingles. El Corte is equally popular with legendary Galleries Lafayette. You can buy everything here: good wine, refrigerator, design bikini and safety pin.
Never miss your chance to visit outlets. They are the right place for all and everyone: shopping lovers and those people, who do not want to waste time for shopping.
This is the great center of popular company City of Arts and Sciences. You can find more than 100 shops here, including clothes, household items, supermarket and restaurants, cinema, fitness-center and lots of entertainments. Do you like bowling?
This is one of the biggest shopping centers in Valencia. It is situated 10 minutes far from Barrio del Carmen. The center counts more than 250 shops, underground parking, restaurants, popular supermarket El Corte Ingles. The entertainments for kids are also available the year round.
The trade center counts about 160 shops (including C&A), supermarket Carrefour, and huge cinema of 9 halls. It is comfortably situated not far from the city interesting places. So, you can easily include this place in your touristic program. There is a car wash, souvenir shops for football fans.
You can find lots of shops here (perfumery, cosmetics, clothes, households) and fast-food restaurants, beauty salon, entertaining kids’ center. The parking is big (for 4 000 places). There is also a taxi service.
Galeria Jorge Juan
The shopping center is not big, but pleasant. It is situated not far from the main city shopping interests – Mercado de Colon. The mall includes about 40 shops, restaurant, and cafe. You should try the tastiest coffee in the city here. The restaurant is famous of its traditional dishes made of rice. Do you like seafood paella? Come and see! By the way, the beauty salon is also near at hand! What a comfortable place.
El Corte Ingles
This is the next popular shopping mall, where you can buy interesting Spanish clothes. You can find everything here: design clothes, furniture, and household equipment. There is also a big supermarket to buy something to eat.
Galeria Don Juan de Austria
This trade center is rather small. It lies between two buildings of Valencia – El Corte Ingles. You can visit clothes shops, book stores, interesting accessories from Tous or Belardi, and household equipment! There is no parking here.
Bonaire Parque Comercial
The huge trade center is situated at the town’s exit. You can find restaurants, cinemas, lots of shops (including such popular Spanish brands as Desigual, Adolfo Dominquez, Zara and international H&M, C&A), household equipment, and sport goods. There is a big parking. If you decided to take your kids for shopping, you may propose to participate in different entertainments for kids and adults – picture exhibitions, music festivals, and performances). If your kids do not like shopping, you may use special service – kid’s playing center. In short, Bonaire is worth visiting!
El Mercado Central (Central Market)
This market is situated in the building of a real architecture monument. This is a huge market territory in the city. You can buy fresh fruits, vegetables, and many sorts of cheese, beef, ham, tea, fresh fish, seafood, and household equipment. Traditionally, the prices are not high, making your shopping pleasant. There are many small cafes in the market building. What do you want for lunch? Never miss your chance to try traditional Spanish food for cheap. The market works from Monday till Saturday from 7 a.m. till 5 p.m. It is closed on Sundays. The market is placed in the city center, it is easy to find.
El Mercado Colon
The market is situated in the building of modern style. There was a real market many years ago. This is a big shopping center now, which is still called market. There are many small shops and trade points inside. You can buy clothes, shoes and accessories. The prices are not comfortable here – they are more than medium. The clothes are different: for young and adults. You can find an interesting elegant clothes samples for all and everyone. The market is comfortably situated in the center of Valencia.
Do you like to go shopping on Sunday morning? There is a special place in Valencia that is worth visiting. This is a place of souvenirs. You can find jewelry here: silver, gold and other. There is also a chance to buy ceramics and mosaics. The market is situated in the city square – Plaza Redonda. The nearest metro station is Colon. Of course, you may hire a car in Valencia. It is much more comfortable to go shopping by car. Having kids, you should try to make your trip more than convenient.
Are you looking for sales? Season sale is what you need in Valencia. The information is important, so, remember it. The first season sale starts at the end of January. It lasts till the beginning of February. The second sales period starts in August. As a rule, the shops in the city work till the midnight in the sales period. You can catch sales of 80%! Never miss a chance!
Nevertheless, you should feel the spirit of Valencia. Of course, it is better to visit small shops all over the city. To make the full picture of Valencia, you should visit before mentioned Mercado Central Market. Everyone comes here to buy flowers, fish and vegetables. Look at the building. It was constructed in 1928. This is the main city sight, indeed.