If you have been following our blog, you already know that Andorra offers a myriad of fun and exciting activities whether you are looking for an adventure-packed holiday or in need of relaxation.
Today we explore another of Andorra’s great perks – shopping – attracting many tourists that visit for the tax benefits and variety of goods and boutique shops available.
We have put everything together in a tightly packed guide of everything you need to know for the best shopping in Andorra!
Shopping in Andorra
Often called Little Switzerland, it offers resemblance both in its snowy mountains and luxury good offerings loved by many. Because of the tax-free shopping in Andorra, the country is a great place for shoppers that are looking to find a great deal.
Boasting over 10 kilometres of shopping promenade and 1,500 shops, both outdoors and across great shopping malls, one can easily find electronics, clothing and other products such tobacco and alcohol for some of the lowest prices in Europe. Together with long opening hours and very limited days where shops are closed (only 4 days!), it is a place that cannot be missed if you are a true shopping fanatic.
Below we have listed some of the major brands that have shops in Andorra:
Jack & Jones
The North Face
Diane Von Furstenberg
Dolce & Gabbana
Paul & Shark
The Shopping Mile
Andorra la Vella offers some of the main shopping hotspots of the region, with the main commercial activity centred around Meritxell Avenue of Andorra la Vella up until Vivand (also known as The Shopping Mile) and Carlemany de Escaldes-Engordany Avenue. Together they form an amazing place for shopaholics to indulge in a variety of their favourite shops. With a large choice of stores covering fashion, accessories, consumer electronics, gadgets, perfumery, sports equipment, and a large range of culinary delicacies, you have plenty of options to choose from for shopping in Andorra la Vella’s Shopping Mile.
- Meritxell Avenue, Andorra la Vella
- Most shops are open from 10AM- 8PM (Sun-Thu), and 10AM- 9PM (Fri-Sat)
Besides the outdoor shopping possibilities there are many shopping centers in Andorra offering a great way to spend your time inside and making it possible to switch things up and provide an alternative when the weather turns bad.
The mall offers a wide variety of popular brands such as Zara, Levi´s, and Adidas to name a few, and for the coffee lovers there is also a Starbucks. The mall also regularly organizes activities such as expositions. More information about the upcoming events and list of shops can be found here: Illa Shopping Mall
- Av. Carlemany, 70, AD700 Escaldes-Engordany, Andorra
- +376 892 000
- Open every day from 10AM- 8.30PM (excluding Fri.-Sat. 10AM- 9PM & Sun. 10AM- 8PM)
Grans Magatzems Pyrénées Centro Comercial
This mall offers a large range of shops from affordable to luxury shops including Tommy Hilfiger and Ralph Lauren amongst many more popular brands. Other features include electronics and gadget shops, restaurants and a supermarket. More information can be found here: Grans Magatzems Pyrénées.
- Av. Meritxell, 13, AD500 Andorra la Vella, Andorra
- +376 880 000
- Open every day from 9:30AM- 9PM (excluding Sun. 9:30AM- 8PM)
Other Places of Interest
E.Leclerc Hyper Andorra
This commercial centre is a good stopping point for anything from food, drinks, local delicacies, alcohol and tobacco at great prices.
- Av. Meritxell, 93, AD500 Andorra la Vella, Andorra
- +376 822 377
- Open every day from 9AM- 8PM
Pas de la Casa
A small village offering lots of shops specialising in music.
Escaldes-Engordany and Ordino
This beautiful little town is where you can find some of the best quality food and drinks, as well as a few shops for clothing and accessories.
Here is a map with all the locations we have mentioned:
Hope you enjoyed our Andorra shopping guide, and don’t worry if you finish shopping, there are plenty of other things to discover in Andorra such as hiking and mountain biking, lovely restaurants, skiing and snowboarding, and many more activities to explore in the nature of Andorra.
One thing we know for sure is that we cannot wait to welcome you soon at our chalet in El Tarter, Grandvalira!
Please come and enjoy our beautiful mountains and nature!
Team Kabano Rentals