The Salamanca district: the centre of luxury in Madrid
Located near to such iconic landmarks as El Retiro Park, Salamanca is one of Spain’s most exclusive districts. Known worldwide as the Golden Mile, this neighbourhood is a benchmark for fashion and haute couture. Lose yourself in its elegant streets, and discover countless unforgettable fashion boutiques, incredible aristocratic façades, and palatial mansions converted into stunning homes. While it’s true that all the streets in the Salamanca district exude class and elegance, Calle Serrano is the most well-known. The street begins at Puerta de Alcalá, a neo-classical monument that is a must-see on any visit to Madrid. Once you’ve seen the monument, take a stroll down this gorgeous street and lap up the glamour of the city’s most splendid shops. Clothes, jewellery, shoes, accessories and even car showrooms affordable to the very few: an endless array of luxury goods that will have you walking the length of this three-kilometre street without even realising!