Woman shopping for clothes

Shopping in Spain... Let’s hit the sales!

Who doesn’t like going on holiday and being able to take home a souvenir, a gift for a friend or a treat for themselves? When it comes to shopping, you can find special offers in Spanish shops all year round. That being said, there are still general seasons when going shopping is worthwhile - when there is up to 70% discount on original prices. Interestingly enough, January and July are still the top discount months, although they're not the only months when you can grab a bargain:

  • Winter sales

    Girl shopping in winter

    These normally begin on 7 January, although certain cities like Madrid bring them forward, to as early as 1 January. Depending on the region of Spain they may go on longer and even last until the end of March. Isn’t it a good way the start the year?

  • Summer sales

    Girl buying hats

    From 1 July until around the end of September you can enjoy the summer sales period. The works in the same way as the winter sales. Depending on the region of Spain, they can be brought forward or extended for a longer period of time. If you’ve come to have a dip on a Spanish beach and you forgot to bring your swimsuit.. this is the time to buy one!

  • Mid-season sales

    Woman looking at a Zara shop window in Madrid

    Although generally not quite as big, it's also worth checking out the mid-season sales (between March-June and September-November). If you come to Spain in the autumn, for example, you'll have the perfect chance to buy between-season accessories, before the cold arrives.

  • The Black Friday craze

    Shop window during sales

    This craze of offering discounts on the last Friday in November has now totally established itself in Spain. So if you’re lucky enough to be here at this time, you’ll see shop windows crammed with special offers. The one day of the year you need to shop till you drop.

  • And of course... Christmas

    Christmas street market in Barcelona

    There aren't usually many sales during Christmas in Spain. But we can't talk about shopping without mentioning this wonderful time of year, when buying gifts is an experience in itself. The streets come alive with Christmas lights, the shop windows are decorated for the occasion, and the squares become host to Christmas markets selling typical Christmas trees and popular figurines for the Nativity Scene. And what’s more, it’s time to hit the shops to buy the gifts for Three Kings Day (6 January). Not leaving your hotel room during this season would be almost criminal.

  • All year round?

    El Rastro street market in Madrid

    Yes, absolutely! Apart from the “official” sales periods, many Spanish cities hold large outdoor markets on Sunday mornings. In these charming locations, you'll be sure to discover unique finds that you could only dream of. For example, El Rastro in Madrid, the Plaza Redonda Market in Valencia, the Flower Market in Bilbao, the Sant Antoni Sunday Market in Barcelona, etc.


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