As Barcelona is famous for fashion and a special bus service called 'Tomb bus' that takes tourists to popular shopping places, people visiting this great city would find it very convenient to shop for their favorite items. Tomb bus is comfortably air-conditioned with various facilities inside it such as magazines and music for passengers. For best bargains, it is advisable to visit winter and summer sales that happen in early January and mid-June respectively. It is a great opportunity for tourists shopping in Barcelona to have discounts of up to 50% and at times even 75%. There are certain areas that are perfect spots for enjoying a fantastic shopping experience.
La Roca Village: Located outside Barcelona, this great shopping spot has more than one hundred shops selling different items from famous brands at unbelievably lower rates. This place appears as a village with open spaces, restaurants and wide boulevards. Seasonal sales are held in July and January, which is a great opportunity for tourists to walk away with amazing discounts. Visiting this area during Christmas can be a wonderful experience as it is full of dazzling lights and decorations.
Gracia: This was once a village that has now became a neighborhood market with many restaurants, boutiques and bars. It has retained much of its old charm and items offered for sale are not cheaper as most of the tourists expect, but they have an impressive originality in them.
Portal de l’Angel: It is a pedestrian street located in the center of town and has many stores of reputed brands such as Zara, Mango, Camper and several others. Often, younger visitors throng this street to check out the latest stuff in fashion at lower prices.
Paseo de Gracia: This area starts at Plaza Catalunya and extends till metro Diagonal. It is very popular among resident's and tourists of Barcelona, but shops here are most expensive ones in the city. World-famous brands such as Gucci and Desigual can be found on this street in addition to elegant bars and restaurants. This place is best suited for tourists searching for luxury items.