7 Outlets near seaside resorts where you can go shopping
For all serious fashionistas, holidays in Italy are often the perfect time to go shopping
1. Outlet shops in Liguria
Liguria can claim some of the most beautiful and most envied seaside resorts, not only in Italy but in the world. Indeed, the Cinque Terre are the pearl of the Ligurian coast as well as a UNESCO World Heritage site, and a holiday here means cobbled beaches, colourful villages and tons of focaccia to eat from morn to night.
After a swim and a stroll through the alleyways, however, it is worth taking the car and heading for the Brugnato 5Terre Outlet Village, which, in addition to offering a vast number of women's, men's and children's clothing shops, and excellent local craftsmanship and food and wine, has a play area specially equipped for children.
Just a few minutes from the famous Sanremo, City of Flowers and Festival, we find The mall outlet village, where you can shop in the boutiques of the most renowned luxury brands at bargain prices.
For an even more exclusive shopping experience, we recommend opting for the personal shopper service and having competent staff guide you in your choice. To make accessibility easier for families, there is also a free buggy hire service to make the trip to the outlet even more enjoyable for the little ones.
2. Outlet shops in Abruzzo
The Outlet Village Città Sant'Angelo is a shopping village located on the outskirts of Pescara in a space designed in the style of the architecture of the elegant villages of Abruzzo.
Easily accessible from the A24, A25 and A14 motorways, it is located a short distance from the best seaside resorts on the Adriatic Riviera, making it an almost obligatory destination on cloudy days.
Watch out for the sales - bargains are common in this outlet, and we recommend that you always check the calendar of events that will enhance your visits and make them unforgettable, also for the children.
3. Outlet shops in Lazio
Defined by the Romans themselves as the 'Roman Temple of Shopping', the Castel Romano Outlet Village is the ultimate destination for a day's shopping among the more than 110 single-brand and multi-brand shops that the complex has to offer. It is very close to the seaside resort of Ostia and can also be easily reached from the Italian capital by shuttle bus.
4. Outlet shops in Campania
The Cilento Outlet offers shopping tours of its boutiques for clothing, furnishings and more while staying just a few kilometres from the sea on the enchanting Amalfi Coast.
The outlet's summer calendar is full of fun and other initiatives to combine shopping sprees with physical and mental wellbeing.
5. Outlet shops in Apulia
For those who love to save money and enjoy high-quality shopping, the Puglia Village is a must.
Located just 20 km from Bari, it is among the most popular outlets in the region and in southern Italy. Here, the ambience inspired by the Mediterranean style makes the shopping experience even more appealing.
6. Outlet shops in Sardinia
On the outskirts of Cagliari is the Sestu Outlet Village, the most popular shopping centre in Sardinia, offering a wide choice of prestigious designer labels where you can snap up excellent bargains thanks to the incredible discounts on offer.