Shopping in Barcelona during Sales season
Enviado por admin el Jue, 01/12/2012 - 10:35.
7 Jan - 6 March
Just the day after 3 Kings, January the 7th, started the madness of Sales in Barcelona, with a massive sale of products. This has raised the stores’ hope that consumers will be encouraged by the big discounts –in some stores up to 70%-, after a bad holiday season during which sales have fallen 15% compared to last year.
After the first weekend of Sales, during which shops have been allowed to open on Sunday, the Confederate Secretary of Commerce of Catalonia (CCC), Miguel Angel Fraile, said sales had doubled on the first day compared to last year and discounts generally range from 40-50%.
If you decide to come shopping in Barcelona and to take advantage of the large stock stores still have for Sale, you may choose to stay at Hotel Paseo de Gracia. The hotel is an economical option, with rooms starting from € 30.00 per person (double occupancy), so that you can save your money and spend it shopping.
In addition, Hotel Paseo de Gracia is located in downtown Barcelona, right next to La Pedrera, and in the elegant street of Paseo de Gracia where you there are many interesting shops. You will find the most exclusive brands such as Yves Saint Laurent, Chanel, TCN, Louis Vuitton, Dolce & Gabanna, Emporio Armani, Burberry, Hermès and Loewe, and also brands such as Mango, Zara, Nike, Levi's, H & M, Camper and Adolfo Dominguez amongst many others.
Paseo de Gracia is also surrounded by streets like Rambla Catalunya and Diagonal also full of stores and dining places that offer a wide variety of choices for all tastes and budgets.
We hope you enjoy your shopping in Barcelona!
Sources: lavanguardia.es, elperiodico.com