Shopping in Torrevieja
Shopping in Torrevieja on the Costa Blanca in Spain. White of the salt and brown by the sun said the coat of arms of Torrevieja. The town is located just south of Alicante and has a long and interesting history with ingredients such as salt lakes, ancient towers, boardwalks and sandy beaches. There is much to experience in the area. We will in this article will look at good shopping areas, markets and shopping centers in Torrevieja in Spain.
Shopping in Torrevieja City
The main street in the center of Torrevieja – “Calle Ramon Galud” – runs parallel to the seafront, and is one of the main shopping streets of Torrevieja. Also the small side streets near the seafront has a good selection of shops. The most well-known national and international brands in fashion, design and electronics are well represented here. With more than 2,300 stores, there is something for everyone. Fashion, shoes, clothes, perfumes, electrical goods, leather goods, and of course plenty of restaurants located around the Plaza de Izabel II and in other key areas of Torrevieja. Only about 200 meters from the marina and all the surrounding streets.
Most shops in Torrevieja opens at 10:00 and closes for “siesta” at one or a few hours, 13:30 until 17.30 and stays open until 20, 21 or 22:00. Banks usually open at 8:15 in the morning and closes at 14:00 in the afternoon.
Shopping Centers in Torrevieja
Here you will find a list of shopping centers in Torrevieja and nearby areas. The shopping centers have a wide range of shops and restaurants. Most famous brands are represented.
Shopping Center Habaneras in Torrevieja
Habaneras is a large shopping center located on the outskirts of town with free parking. Habaneras is specifically 1.5 kilometers northwest of the center of Torrevieja. Habaneras opened in 2005 and has more than 60 shops on 3 floors. It is also a good selection of eateries at the center. Visitors can enjoy shopping in fashion boutiques, perfumeries and gift shops – and in addition retail sale of furniture, jewelery, accessories, toys, electronics – and much much more. Famous brands of fashion is ia H & M, Massimo Dutti, Blanco, Gerry Weber, Jack & Jones, Mango, Zara, Stradivarius and Springfield.
Contact information Habaneras
Hours: Every day at. From 10.00 to 22.00.
Address: Rosa Mazon Valero, 03184 Torrevieja
Shopping center Zenia Boulevard in Torrevieja
The major new shopping center La Zenia Boulevard opened in late 2012 and is only 10 minutes drive away, and houses the largest Primark store in Europe. Zenia Boulevard is the largest shopping mall in the province of Alicante and is about 10 km south of Torrevieja. The center has nearly 150 shops, restaurants, cafés and a casino. Zenia Boulevard is listed as a bright and airy shopping street with shops, plazas, seating and fountain. On top a wonderful roof, and the building also houses a bowling alley. The shops in the center has sales of fashion apparel for the whole family, shoes, gifts, sporting goods, perfume / cosmetics and accessories. There is also a supermarket here. Some of the most famous fashion brands that exist are among others Primark, Zara, Mango, H & M, Guess, Massimo Dutti, Armani, D & G, Stradivarius, Lacoste, Benetton and Gerry Weber.
Contact information Zenia Boulevard
Hours: Every day at. From 10.00 to 22.00.
Address: C. Jade 2, 03189 Orihuela Costa
Gallerian – Scandinavian Shopping Centre
Gallerian is a Scandinavian shopping center located just off the Norwegian club. From the bus station go up town to get to Gallerian. Gallerian is located in Torrevieja – near the bus station. The center opened in 2009 – with the aim of becoming a service center for residents or vacationers Scandinavians in Torrevieja. Here yoy find Scandinavian employees who have sales of fashion apparel and gift items as well as electronics equipment in the center’s Tele & Data business. In addition, one can visit the bakery, deli-shop, grocery store, travel agency as well as café and restaurant. Gallerian also has a drop-in medical center with Scandinavian doctors and dentists.
Contact information Gallerian
Hours: Monday – Friday. 09.30 to 17.00. Saturday. From 09.30 to 15.00.
Address: Calla La Loma 37-39, 03182 Torrevieja
There are El Corte Ingles in Alicante, Cartagena and Murcia, all less than an hour’s drive from Torrevieja. In Murcia you can find Ikea only 45 minutes drive from Torrevieja. Read more about shopping in Alicante
Markets in Torrevieja
The town of Torrevieja has 3 popular markets, with the largest and most popular is the Friday market, with over 1,200 stalls. There is also a small Craft Market open every night from 8:00 p.m. and a daily fish market there. For the best deals visit it early when restaurants and catering businesses is going to act the freshest catch of the day.
Just a short drive from Torrevieja there are 2 very popular markets. The Lemon Tree Market is about 10 minutes drive north of the city and takes place every Sunday from 09:00 to 2:00. The other is the Playa Flamenca market which is about 10 minutes south, in the resort of Playa Flamenca and takes place every Saturday 8:00 until 14:00.
At the markets in Torrevieja you can buy, among other garments, leather products, shoes, bags, textiles, fruits, vegetables and olives. It is possible to make a good bargain! Beware of pickpockets.
Market ‘Los hippies “with crafts and souvenirs is open every night from 20 to 00 and is located in Paseo de la Libertad, next to Dique de Levante. See also the summer market on the seafront every night. There is also a permanent market with ca. 300 stalls at the marina in Torrevieja, specifically on promenad “Paseo Maritimo de la Libertad”. Approximately 5 km north of Torrevieja, La Mata, and here there are also a market every Wednesday. The market has 250 stalls, and is housed at the “Canal del Acequión.”
There are many different nationalities working in the stalls in markets, both Spaniards, Gypsies, Moroccans and so on, but common to them is that they are good shopkeepers, so here you may want to bargain.
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Need Car hire on your Torrevieja holiday?
Now a day’s it is very popular to rent a car on your holiday in Torrevieja. The majority choose to pick up a car at Alicante Airport. With car rental you and your family have the opportunity to take pleasant day trips in the Costa Blanca area, take exciting excursions at your own pace and not be dependent on public transport. By comparing prices of car rental from several companies, you can save a lot of money. Check your prices on car hire in Torrevieja now.
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