Chances are if you´re reading this article that you´ve heard about shopping in Andorra. And that´s for a reason, as Andorra offers many great options that will easily satifsy any shopaholics desires.
The large amount of shopping options available attract 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—everything you need to know for the best shopping in Andorra, to complete your stay in one of our vacation rentals in Andorra!
In this article, we talk about:
- The Shopping Mile
- Shopping Centers
- Other Places to Shop
- E.Leclerc Hyper Andorra
- Pas de la Casa
- Escaldes-Engordany and Ordino
- Sales periods
- Customs & Taxes
List of Shopping Brands 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:
- G-star Raw
- Helly Hansen
- Jack & Jones
- O Bag
- The North Face
- Vero Moda
- Alexander Wang
- Calvin Klein
- Christian Louboutin
- Diane Von Furstenberg
- Dolce & Gabbana
- Ermenegildo Zegna
- GivenchyHugo Boss
- Jimmy Choo
- Marc Jacobs
- Micheal Kors
- Paul & Shark
- Ralph Lauren
- Salvatore Ferragamo
- Stella McCartney
- Ted Baker
- Tommy Hilfiger
- Tory Burch
Places to Shop
Andorra la Vella offers some of the main shopping hotspots of the Andorra 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.
Sales Periods in Andorra
Despite not having fixed sales period in Andorra, shoppers can take into consideration that sales start during the below periods, which are usually in line with the shopping periods seen in Spain and France.
- Summer sales period: Beginning of June until the end of August
- Winter sales period: Mid/End of December until the end of February
Customs & Taxes to Take Into Account When Shopping
Remember, when buying in Andorra , customs duties must be taken into account. More information on taxes and customs can be found on the website of the European Commission.
Staying in Andorra During Your Shopping Trip
Hope you enjoyed our Andorra shopping guide, and don’t worry if you finish shopping, there are plenty of other things to do in Andorra such as hiking and mountain biking, lovely restaurants, snowparks, skiing and snowboarding, and many more activities to explore in the nature of Andorra.
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