BEST Shopping in Valencia …
You really can shop till you drop in Valencia.
There are so many top international Spanish stores such as Mango and Zara right on your doorstep and things are so much cheaper.
Shopping in Valencia
The center of Valencia is a shoppers paradise with an array of popular local shops.
The Old Quarter of Valencia is a treasure trove of little shops tucked away in cobbled side streets.
There are many Bijou Brigitte shops selling affordable jewellery (earrings, necklaces, bracelets) and accessories (belts, gemstones) .
Shopping in Valencia at Lladro Boutique
Collectors of the beautiful Lladro porcelain figures are in for a treat as this is the home of LLadro.
The boutique shop is in a lovely street full of designer shops in the center of town and the Lladro workshop is just a few miles from the city. Definitely not to be missed but don’t forget to book online to reserve a place ~ Read More >>
With such an assortment of shops ranging from inexpensive boutiques to designer stores there’s a lot to choose from.
The upmarket tree-lined Calle Colón is very trendy and one of the major boulevards in Valencia.
If you’re hunting for the latest fashion, you will definitely find it here.
There are many little souvenir shops in Valencia, especially around Le Seu (Cathedral district – Cathedral of Valencia) where you can buy typical souvenirs. There are also many shops selling the famous Agua de Valencia and local wines and food of this area of Spain (see Districts of Valencia and food of Valencia).
Shopping in Valencia Markets
There are quite a few in Valencia but the most famous and beautiful of them all is Mercat Central which sells fresh produce.
There’s also a very good street market every Thursday by the beach in the district of Cabanyal selling clothes, bric a brac and many other things such as fruit and veg.
Valencia Shopping Times
Shops usually open from 10 am to 8.30 pm and shopping malls are open every day including Sundays and public holidays.
Shopping malls close on the following days.
- 1 May
- 25 December
- 1 and 6 January
Shopping in Valencia ~ Shopping Centers
The Nuevo shopping center is great if you are staying near the central bus station at the Expo Hotel.
The El Saler shopping center is ideal for those staying around the City of Arts and Sciences and those in the Canavas area are very trendy and up-market.
Shopping in Valencia ~ Superstores & Departments Stores
The major department store in Valencia and all of Spain is El Corte Inglés.
There are three of these stores in C/Colón and they usually have a cafe/restaurant on the top floor and supermarket in the basement
The media store Fnac and the huge Carrefour hypermarket are also very popular and there are lots more!