Shopping in Madrid
Vintage furniture, antiques, second-hand clothes, books… Whatever you’re looking for you will find it at El Rastro, Madrid’s oldest and most popular flea market.
Cosmopolitan and modern, the Chueca district is buzzing whatever the hour. The neighbourhood is ideal for shopping, dinner or enjoying the nightlife on offer.
The district that spawned the Movida Madrileña is now home to hipster barbers, alternative shops and veggie restaurants, while still preserving its classic bars.
If the traveller puts in the effort, a walk through the Barrio de las Letras could transport them, at least symbolically, back to Madrid’s Golden Age.
Since its renovation and reopening in 2011, the San Antón Market has become the epicentre of good gastronomy in the Chueca area of Madrid.
The old road to the village of Fuencarral has a rich history, and today is the capital’s most hipster, metropolitan, alternative shopping street.
The capital’s hectic life seems to come to a halt during the Christmas season and shows its most cheerful side in an atmosphere of excitement and dreams.
Calle Serrano is a mecca of high-end jewellers, boutiques and restaurants, as well as trusty old favourites such as Zara and El Corte Inglés.
Calle Preciados is Spain’s second most expensive shopping street. Beyond just shopping, it’s famous for its street performances and culinary offer.