madrid

Hello, madrid

In the heart of the Iberian Peninsula, surrounded by mountains and natural parks, Madrid is an irresistible destination full of cultural and leisure offers. Spain's largest city houses famous museums, art galleries, elegant buildings, and charming squares. Home to two world-class football teams, Atlético Madrid and Real Madrid, the capital of the Kingdom of Spain also boasts unique neighbourhoods, bustling nightlife, and scrumptious cuisine. Packed with energy and character, Madrid is a city that will satisfy most travellers' desires.

Shopping

The Shopping to Visit

El Corte Ingles, a department store in Madrid, Spain

El Corte Inglés

Spain's department store colossus is both loved and hated, but successfully performs the main task of a department store, which is to offer most things to most people. Designer fashions, their own low and medium-priced lines, enormous perfumery and make-up departments, accessories, toys, children's and baby's clothes, art materials, souvenirs, food and delicatessen, household furniture and decorations, electrical goods, books, and a range of services can be found here.

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West façade of ABC Serrano building in Madrid (Spain).

Centro Comercial ABC Serrano

Finish off your shopping trip at ABC Serrano in Salamanca, an eight-floor shopping centre with four floors devoted just to fashion. Here, hot new designers such as Amaya Arzuaga rub shoulders with reliable brands like Zara. There are also cafes, restaurants, and a gym.

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Mercado de la Paz in Madrid, Spain

Mercado de la Paz

Mercado de La Paz is Madrid’s most mouth-watering fresh produce market. The best-selling stalls are the ones with Serrano ham and amazing local cheese varieties, but there is plenty more to choose from.

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Man at a wine shop in Madrid, Spain

Lavinia

Lavinia is the self-proclaimed "biggest wine shop in Europe". They are true connoisseurs of their craft and offer a bewildering selection of wines and distilled drinks from around Spain and the world.

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Spanish Fans for Sale in El Rastro flea market in Madrid, Spain

El Rastro Flea Market

El Rastro is said to be the largest flea market in Europe with some 3,500 stalls covering the winding streets of the oldest residential part of Madrid. Remember that the real finds are mostly located on one of the side streets, and always keep a close eye on your belongings, as it is a popular area for pick-pockets.

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portrait of sexy handsome man in elegant clothes

Adolfo Domínguez

The history of this Spanish brand has its roots way back in the 1950s. Today, there are shops all over Spain and also worldwide. The clothes, bags, and shoes designed by Adolfo Domínguez are stylish and elegant, and there are extensive collections for men, women, and kids. Their flagship store even features a coffee lounge.

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