Shopping in Alicante

Alicante is a showcase of varied and attractive shops where you can buy unique products to give away or the latest fashion to wear. There are a wide range of shops to browse around in Alicante, in the city centre, the numerous shopping malls and also in the open air stalls in different public places, open all year round.

In the city of Alicante you will find all kinds of shops: traditional, department stores, national and international  names.

Shopping in Alicante

The province of Alicante is famous for the quality of its leather goods: shoes, bags and accessories. It is also well-known for the quality of items used for decoration such as rugs, wickerwork and traditional pottery. If you are a lover of food and wine products, you mustn’t miss out on the preserves and salted products that are so typical of Alicante, top quality gastronomic products that are sure to impress you, wines from the province of Alicante with denomination of origin such as Moscatell, or traditional products that are used daily in the Mediterranean diet in many Alicante homes, as well as  chocolate, dates, nougat, and traditional ice creams for those with a sweet tooth. As for the kids, the toys and dolls that are manufactured here in the province of Alicante are known internationally and are exported worldwide.

Outdoor and indoor markets

Everything that you can imagine and at very reasonable prices. In Alicante, several indoor and outdoor markets open on certain days of the week and at special times of the year. You can buy thousands of different items here, from food and drink to clothes, shoes and crafts…

Where to find typical products

Alicante offers a wide variety of shops in which you can find typical products of the province; Wines with designation of origin DOP, nougat, toys, shoes, leather goods…

 

Shopping tour guide

Visit the most emblematic places in Alicante and shop at the same time. Alicante’s Department for Trade has organised some very special tours just for you.

 

A shopping day in Alicante

With regard to gastronomy, we recommend trying the typical canned food and salted fish. For those really sweet-toothed, our chocolate, dates, sugared almonds and, above all, the turrón (sweet made with honey and almonds) as well as our traditional ices.