Shops in the Region of Valencia

Shops in the Region of Valencia

If you love nothing more than exploring the shops when you’re on holiday, then you’re in luck: the Region of Valencia has incredible stores and shopping centres in all of its towns and cities where you can shop to your heart’s content.

The Region of Valencia is home to beautiful towns and cities that are nothing short of a shopping lover’s paradise. If you enjoy nothing more than wandering around, peering into shop windows and finding special items, then keep reading to discover the best shopping in the Region of Valencia. 

Shopping in Castellón

Castelló de la Plana is located in the north of the Region. The city offers a wide range of shopping experiences in both the centre and the outskirts. 

The city centre is bursting with stores. If you are looking for national and international high street brands, the best place to head is Enmedio street. If, instead, you would like to shop boutique designer stores, you should make your way to Alloza street. Here you will find the store of local designer Higinio Mateu, among many others. And if you want to accessorise with a new pair of shoes, Rey Don Jaime avenue is the place to go: it’s lined with footwear brands. 

All these streets are pedestrianised and situated in the historic centre. There are plenty of cafés, bars and restaurants in the area: the perfect place to sit down and take a break if you find yourself with a bit of retail fatigue. 

Outside the city centre, Castelló de la Plana has three shopping centres where you can find a large selection of big brands under one roof. The Centro Comercial Salera, El Corte Inglés and The Centro Comercial Estepark offer areas dedicated to shopping, leisure, gastronomy and even fitness. Ideal spaces to spend a day at the shops with all the services you could possibly need at your fingertips. 

Shopping in Valencia

València has a number of shopping areas offering different types of stores. The best place to start your shopping spree is most certainly Colón street and the many smaller streets branching off from it, namely Poeta Querol, Jorge Juan, Don Juan de Austria and Sorní streets. Here you will find plenty of clothing stores from some of the biggest Spanish and international labels. 

Beyond clothes shops, Eixample district and Colón street also have all sorts of other shops. When you’ve found everything you’re looking for or are feeling a little tired, a great place to take a break is Mercado de Colón. At this market you can take a seat and relax as you sip on something refreshing and re-energising.   

Ruzafa and El Carmen, on the other hand, are districts where you can find both vintage and made in València items. Mercado de Tapinería in El Carmen has a number of artisanal stores while Cádiz street in Ruzafa is lined with clothes stores stocking the most unique and original pieces. 

València city also boasts a number of areas that are popular with tourists such as Jardín del Turia, Marina Real, Ciutat Vella and Eixample, the shopping and sports area in the north of the city, Estadio Ciutat de València and Corts Valencianes avenue. As you’re soaking up the sights in these areas, you will come across many different stores and boutiques. 

Shopping in Alicante

Popular with tourists in its entirety, the city of Alicante has some of the best shopping in the Region of Valencia. If you’re keen to spend the day out at the shops, this is the place to go, thanks to its diverse array of shops and shopping centres stocking artisanal pieces and products from the biggest brands. 

The areas of Teatro Principal, Mercado Central, Maisonnave and the city centre, particularly Navas, Bailén, Bazán streets and Alfonso El Sabio avenue, have the highest concentration of shops. Whether you’re on the lookout for fashion pieces from world-class brands, leather goods, homeware or traditional ceramics, you will find it here. There are also a number of shopping centres where you can find the biggest international brands, such as Gran Vía, Plaza Mar 2, Puerta de Alicante, El Corte Inglés and more. 

Elche is another great shopping destination in the province. Located in the business park, the Ruta del Outlet boasts some of the best international brands as well as local companies. From clothing and accessories to footwear, you can shop it all in one space. 

The province of Alicante has a reputation for artisanal products made from quality materials. A case in point is shoes. If you would like to purchase a quality pair of artisanal footwear, there’s no better place to look than Elche, Alicante, Elda and Petrer. Elda is home to one of the biggest shoe making industries in Spain, with companies manufacturing shoes for famous brands such as Lodi, Magrit, To Be and Paco Herrero, among others. 

The Region of Valencia is a shopaholic’s paradise. Come and find the very best items in the most appealing of shopping environments.