Lithuania is a small country, so it is easy to combine shopping with sightseeing in Vilnius. The best time for shopping is at the end of the season (late summer and winter), when big sales in shopping malls and discounts are quite significant. In recent years become popular shopping marathons and night sales when prices are reduced by 30-70%.
Quality – European, prices – acceptable, and periodic promotions and sales – a real balm for the soul for each person, especially for girls. From Lithuania with empty hands still nobody came back.
Places for shopping in Vilnius can be divided into two categories: the Old Town shops and shopping centers (located in the center and out of town). The streets of the Old Town – a unique place where shopping is inevitably combined with a tour of ancient architecture and attractions. From the Cathedral begins place of all the mods – “shopping street” on Gediminas Avenue: here and on other streets of the historical center are boutiques of famous brands “Hugo Boss”, “Maxmara”, “GF Ferre”, “Prada”, “La Perla”, “Emporio Armani”, “Marks & Spencer” and shops more democratic brands as “Mango”, “Zara”, “United Colors of Benetton” as well. Also there are shops of Lithuanian designers.
The most visited shops in the old town are considered antique shops. Lithuanians and visitors love to get there Lithuanian old “stuff” for their homes, and just as souvenirs. By the way, for those who like to give gifts, on “shopping street” there are a lot of interesting places: tea shops, Indian goods, souvenir shops.
More convenient place for shopping are shopping centers in Vilnius, where under one roof there are shops with fashionable clothes, shoes, appliances, household goods, cosmetics and perfumes, as well as cafes, playgrounds, cinemas, repair shops.
Favorite place for shopping – shopping center Akropolis – the first and largest shopping and entertainment center in Vilnius. Akropolis – a place where you can spend the whole day and not get tired. Retail brands represented Bershka, CAN2, Cop.Copine, Franco Feruzzi, Lee Wrangler, Mango, Next, Silver Fox, Zara. There are also brands that have stores in all shopping centers in Vilnius: Etam Lingerie, Ieva Pedkelnes, Migle, Pierre Cardin, Reserved, Triumph. New brands and the widest selection of European quality goods – a distinctive feature of the Akropolis. Therefore shopping in Vilnius is often associated with this large shopping center.
Near the Akropolis is another shopping center – Ozas. By the number of branded stores Ozas not inferior to the Akropolis, moreover in Ozas there are shops, which you will not find in other centers: Ardi, BiBa, Big Star, City Jeans, Derhy, Forever 18, House, Jack & Jones, Knit Line, Ma Cherie, Mali, Pretty One, Simple, Sisley, Takko, Tatuum, Timberland. Opened here only in Lithuania store Peek & Cloppenburg, representing the brand Versace, Hugo Boss, D&G, Calvin Klein, etc ..
Europe shopping center located in the center of Vilnius, it has tranquil atmosphere, cozy interior with fresh flowers, fountains and benches, contributing unhurried shopping. Here you can enjoy a cup of coffee in the cafe, which is literally floating in the air. The range of brands offer exceptional – only in this shopping center located Baldessarini, Frank Walder, Grey & White, Laurel, Marella, Max & Co, More & More, Otto Kern, Penny Black, Premium, Roze, Stefanel, Suit Supply. In Europe you will also find Gant, Gerry Webber, Guess, Marc o’Polo.
Panorama shopping center also located in the city center; the first floor is designed for household goods, second – shops with clothes and shoes and entertainment area, third floor – cafes and restaurants, where is beautiful panoramic view of Vilnius. A list of brand shops is very similar to the Acropolis shops.
Less popular shopping centers in Vilnius: VCUP, Gedimino 9, Flagman. They are also well worth a visit if you spend in Vilnius more than one day.
Have a nice shopping!