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Barcelona Shopping Line is the city’s premier commercial center, featuring 5km of the finest shops and boutiques along Barcelona’s most prestigious thoroughfares, Diagonal, Paseo de Gracia and the Rambla de Catalunya.
Barcelona is the perfect city for shopping, as its temperate climate makes it pleasant to hop from store to store all year long and enjoy the best the city has to offer. The best of the best is to be had at the commercial center known as the Shopping Line, a route extending along five kilometers from Avenida Diagonal towards the Port, passing through the Paseo de Gracia and the city’s historical district along the way. Taking a journey on this amazing shopping route gives not only tour of the finest in fashion and accessories, but also brings shoppers to the city’s finest masterpieces in architecture, cuisine, and entertainment.
The mode of commerce seen in the Catalonian capital is the only one of its kind, in that it is perfectly in sync with the urban culture around it. The Barcelona Shopping Line is truly a nexus of connection between the principal retail areas of the city and the tourists who come to explore it; at the same time, it’s a clear reflection of the open-minded and curious spirit of the people of this city. Shoppers can appreciate a century-old structure standing side-by-side with a new construction; a sophisticated store with exclusive goods nestled between typical and traditional neighborhood bazaars; and other unique juxtapositions that set Barcelona apart from the rest. This city is an international destination for shopping and culture alike, and the Barcelona Shopping Line demonstrates this perfectly by blending into the urban environment and featuring a wide range of stores offering up goods made locally by the Barcelona brand.
The city’s most attractive shopping district also happens to be its most exclusive. Avenida Diagonal, the Paseo de Gracia, the Rambla de Cataluña and the Portal del Ángel each offer up spectacular shop windows showcasing international fashion labels, and featuring the finest in accessories, jewelry, watches, and more, as brands of international renown like Armani, Chanel, Gucci, Valentino, Escada, Dolce & Gabbana, and Louis Vuitton have all elected to showcase their luxury goods in this unique shopping area.
In addition, the Tax Free Shopping service allows all non-residents of the European Union to benefit from VAT refund (fees).