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Best Shopping in Bilbao

By admin |  April 3 2007


Shopping in Bilbao

Shopping in BilbaoBilbao offers visitors a wide selection of retail therapy, ranging from international brands to boutiques and everything in between.

The main shopping areas are located at the Plaza Moyúa, the Casco Viejo and the Gran Vía. The Plaza Moyúa is a good place to find high-end brands, while the Casco Viejo, Bilbao’s old town, is packed full of small boutiques and art galleries where you’ll find some outstanding crafts and gifts. You’ll also find plenty of large boutique shops along the Gran Vía.

Shops

Persuade

Combining high-end fashion with a wide selection of antiques and unusual furniture, Persuade is the place to go if you’re looking for unique fashion and accessories.

Located in a former barn, the simple decor of brick walls and wooden rafters contrasts with the eclectic items for sale. Owned by Rosa Orrantia and Paul Ziarsolo, the store is a major draw for both visitors and locals.

Rosa Orrantia and Paul Ziarsolo, Owners

+34 94 423 8864

Villarias 8, 48001

www.persuade.es

The Closet

Opened in 2008, The Closet is one of the best shops in Bilbao to buy international brands. Designers such as Patricia Nicolás and Kenneth Jay Lane are available at this store, one of the few places in Bilbao that offers high-end jewelry. There are plenty of charming accessories and the general vibe of the clothing leans towards rock chic.

+34 94 435 2852

Calle del Músico Ledesma 18

Sombreros Gorostiaga

If you’re looking to pick up something exclusively Basque, head to Sombreros Gorostiaga and buy one of their txapelas, a quintessential Basque beret that has protected shepherds in the mountains for centuries. Now considered trendy, you’ll find an extensive range of txapelas to suit every style at Sombreros Gorostiaga.

+34 94 416 1276

Calle Victor 9, Casco Viejo, 48009

EL CORTE INGLES

An outlet of Spain’s largest department store chain, El Corte Ingles is renowned for selling just about everything. There are plenty of luxury brands for elite travelers, including Burberry and Armani, as well as hair and beauty treatments. shops The store has a café and restaurant on the rooftop and a supermarket in the basement.

+34 94 425 3500

Gran Vía 7-9, 48001

www.elcorteingles.es

Veritas

One of the best places in Bilbao to find Western designer labels, including Valentino, Donna Karan, Giorgio Armani, Yves Saint Laurent, Ralph Lauren, Roberto Cavalli, Alexander McQueen, Blumarine and Alberta Ferretti, Veritas has been in business for 45 years. Sleek and professional, the shop oozes luxury.

Ramón Armentia Junior, Owner

 +34 94 441 2708

Rodríguez Arias 46, 48011

www.veritas-boutique.com

Fashion & Accessories

ALEXANDER MCQUEEN

VERITAS

+34 94 441 2708

Rodríguez Arias 46, 48011

www.alexandermcqueen.com

BAUME & MERCIER

EL CORTE INGLES

+34 94 425 3500

Gran Vía 7-9, 48001

www.baume-et-mercier.com

BURBERRY

EL CORTE INGLES

+34 94 425 3500

Gran Vía 7-9, 48001

www.burberry.com

DONNA KARAN

VERITAS

+34 94 441 2708

Rodriguez Arias 46, 48011

www.donnakaran.com

 

GUCCI

+34 94 416 0980

Calle De Rodriguez Arias 4, 48008

www.gucci.com

 

JOSEP FONT

+34 94 424 4864

Calle Cosme Echevarrieta 7, 48009

Website: www.josepfont.com

 

LOEWE

+34 94 479 0640

Gran Vía 39, 48009

www.loewe.com

 

LOUIS VUITTON

+34 94 435 6122

Gran Vía 42, 48011

www.louisvuitton.com

 

MONTBLANC BOUTIQUE

EL CORTE INGLES

+34 94 425 3500

Gran Vía, 7-9,

www.montblanc.com

 

VIKTOR & ROLF

+34 94 423 5299

Gran Vía 8, 480057

www.viktor-rolf.com

 

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