Whether you’re looking for high street chains, exquisite designer boutiques, or quirky vintage finds, shopping in Europe is a fashionista’s dream come true, but also a challenge for the uninitiated.
Unless you shop like a pro or have a smart plan that will enable you to save lots of time, money, and energy, the Chic Outlet Shopping® Villages that dot the outskirts of the Old Continent’s most fashionable cities are your best bet for finding great high-end pieces at affordable prices.
An excellent alternative to the big, bland malls, outrageously expensive fashion houses, and crowded flea markets, these clusters of outlet designer stores, restaurants, and cafes make for the perfect destinations for your European shopping break. Plus, they offer incredible discounts, a stylish and relaxed ambience, and unmatched facilities such as luxury coach service or personal style consultant. No wonder Europe is so damn well dressed!
La Roca Village, Barcelona
An outdoor shopping heaven only 35 km away from colorful Barcelona, La Roca Village plays host to over 100 luxury boutiques and stores selling everything from clothes and accessories to cosmetics and home essentials. The outlet’s beautiful Catalan-inspired architecture and its world-class boutiques showcasing collections from prestigious local and international designers make for a truly memorable shopping experience. Add to all these a relaxed, cosmopolitan vibe, unbeatable prices, and a handful of trendy cafes and restaurants, and what you’ll get is one of the best shopping destinations in and around the City of Gaudi.