Five of the best shops in Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon maybe famous for its sun-kissed beaches, stunning golf courses and fine wines, but if you are planning a trip, save plenty of time to explore the shop’s in Portugal’s vibrant capital.

Whether you are looking for the latest designer gear, traditional food products or the latest hot fashions, you will find everything you are looking for in Lisbon.

Lisbon has evolved into an exciting, vibrant city offering everything for the visitor including top restaurants, attractions and night life to rival anywhere else in Europe.

Five of the best shops in Lisbon include:

The Fashion Clinic

This famous store is home to some of the most chic fashion labels around, and sells a wide range of amazing products for men and women, including shoes, accessories, designer gear, jewellery and perfumes. The store ensures that it is always in season by changing its concept twice a year, and you will be hard pushed to find anywhere that is more up to date than the Fashion Clinic.

A Vida Portuguesa – Loja Chiado

This is one of Lisbon´s most famous shops, and sells original Portuguese products with a real feel of the old Portugal. All the products are wrapped in original packaging and give a flavour of old style Lisbon. Aficionados can choose from tea, biscuits, ceramics and jewellery and many of the world´s jet-set come shopping here. An elegant and carefully designed shop where you will find some of the best souvenirs and gifts in Lisbon. House in a former perfume warehouse.

Stivali

Situated just off the end of Avenida da Liberdade, fashion fans will not have far to walk if they are shopping their way up Lisbon´s most famous street. This fashion and shoe shop offers super designer labels including Sergio Rossi and Chanel and has its own fashion shows. The name Sivali conjures up luxury and elegance in Lisbon with price tags to match.

El Corte Ingles, Lisbon

No trip to Lisbon would be complete without a trip around El Corte Ingles. This elegant department store sells everything from books, designer clothes, upmarket home ware, electrical goods and sportswear, and whatever you are looking for you are likely to find it under one roof here. You can park in the shopping complex, which also houses a spacious supermarket so you can combine your food shopping with some retail therapy.

Silva & Feijoo

Opened in the mid-1920s as an old-style drugstore in the Baixa, almost a century later Silva & Feijoo looks pretty different. There are now three stores selling everything from fine foods made in Portugal, such as tinned seafood, compotes and olive oils, to pretty souvenirs such as pottery sardines, perfumed soaps and children’s toys.

In 2006 the previous ‘rope-maker’s shop’ was revamped as a traditional Portuguese grocery store. Just a few metres from the medieval Casa dos Bicos, it has kept the old stone walls as the setting to showcase traditional products from around Portugal, including the Azores and Madeira. These include organic bread, jams, liqueurs, pâtés, wines, sausages and many other specialities, so you can take a taste of Portugal home with you.

If you are planning a trip to Lisbon, book a guided city tour or a cultural tour to explore the best parts of this stunning city. Whether you book a guided shopping tour, a gastronomic tour, a rural tour or a historical tour of Lisbon, you will be amazed at the number of things to see and do in this lively city.

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