Madrid is the capital of Spain and the city that offers the most shopping, leisure and entertainment options. However, if you are new to the city, you may find yourself a bit lost and undecided. Madrid has endless shopping areas, from long streets full of stores to incredible shopping centres. In addition, in Madrid you can find from the most luxurious and exclusive brands to the most low-cost second-hand stores. In today’s post, we tell you where to go shopping in Madrid so you can find absolutely everything you need. Let’s go there!  

Downtown area  

Gran Vía, Preciados street and Puerta del Sol make up one of the best areas for shopping in Madrid. Gran Vía is the most important street in the city and you can find the main fashion brands in Spain. These are mainly those of the Inditex group: Zara, Pull & Bear, Stradivarius or Lefties, among others. But you can also shop in the stores of some of the most famous brands in the world, such as Adidas or Nike. Going down from Gran Vía to Puerta del Sol along Preciados street, you will find the Fnac and three buildings of El Corte Inglés. Finally, in the Puerta del Sol square you will find the Apple store.   


Malasaña is, without a doubt, one of the most bohemian and alternative neighborhoods in the city. In Malasaña you can find the most famous second hand stores in Madrid. In them you can buy brand name clothes at very affordable prices, or clothes that you would never expect to find. For example, you can find from stores full of soccer team jerseys from all over the world to stores where you can buy second hand wedding dresses. Some of the best known are La mona checa, Magpie or Alphaville Vintage 

Salamanca Neighborhood  

The Salamanca neighborhood is the most exclusive in Madrid. In the main street of the neighborhood, Serrano street, you can feel like the real protagonist of a Hollywood movie walking among the windows of some of the most luxurious and exclusive brands in the world. Some of the brands you can find in the Salamanca neighborhood are Gucci, Prada or Versace, among others 

Las Rozas Village  

Las Rozas Village is an outlet of fashion brands located in Las Rozas de Madrid. Most of the stores in this outlet are of expensive and exclusive brands. However, being an outlet, you can find products of these expensive brands at very affordable prices.   


Príncipe Pío Shopping Centre 

The Príncipe Pío Shopping Centre is located in the heart of Madrid. You can reach it by subway, bus or suburban train getting off at the Príncipe Pío stop and you will find it in the station itself, as it is a complex of facilities that includes the shopping center, the subway station, suburban trains and buses. In this shopping center you will find the main Spanish fashion brands, such as those of the Inditex group, as well as other technology, jewelry or decoration stores.   

We hope this post will help you find everything you need to buy in Madrid quickly and directly. Remember that at People Global Relocation we can help you with everything you need during your move and stay in Spain. You can also read other interesting posts in our blog 


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