In this avenue, placed in the heart of Lisbon, the international trade marks have a privileged position. Here you will mostly find clothing and accessories stores, shoes stores and perfume stores. After going around the commercial establishments take a break and have a drink in one of the avenue esplanades or, if you prefer, enjoy the green spaces you have around.
This is an easy access zone (by bus or underground) and a good commercial area. Here you have a little of everything: clothing and shoe shops, goldsmith's and decoration shops. It's a vital spot to those who like to follow the fashion.
Downtown in Porto is composed by snaky streets almost entirely devoted to commerce; it’s an authentically shopping centre in the open. The centre of all this agitation is Santa Catarina Street, invaded every day by a sea of people, searching for something to buy or just looking around the latest fashion on the show-case. It is also here that you can find the most typical and oldest confectioner’s and cafés in Porto, which were once the stage for lively literary assemblies. Good examples to visit are the Majestic Café, Ateneia confectioner and the recent reopened Brasileira Café (now named Il ...
A place where several artisans work together in several shops and workshops. One can watch them work and buy craftswork from them. At the Lousal small town one can find the mines, currently deactivated and being modernized.
It is one of the most characteristic quarters of the town, filled with history and tradition. It was the subject of a recuperation plan, due to the serious fire of 1988. The Portuguese traditional commerce prevails here, with big shops, prêt-a-porter and accessories shops, haberdasher's shops, shoemaker's, goldsmith's , workmanship, decoration and other sort of commerce.