Villa Carlos Paz, Argentina
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Shopping in Villa Carlos Paz, Argentina: Handcrafts, Souvenirs & Malls
After experiencing the incredible spas, extreme sports and cuisine of the city, it is also worth setting a day or two aside to go shopping in Villa Carlos Paz. Take a walk through the downtown streets, stopping at the many stores to find the perfect gift to take home. Buy an ice cream, an alfajor, or an intricate handicraft, as you browse around all the wonderful shops and markets.
The city has a couple of malls and supermarkets where you can spend some time shopping. However, thanks to the vicinity of Cordoba, the nearest big city, you can also take a trip there and visit all the large malls. Just take the highway Route 20 and you'll get to Cordoba in less than 30 minutes.
Shopping in Downtown
You probably won't have much time for shopping as you'll be having so much fun at your resort, on the golf courses, or at the lake and theme parks. But in the afternoons, the General Paz Avenue and the 9 Julio Street become pedestrian walkways with a great variety of stores to suit all tastes.
If you are looking for crafts, it is a good idea to visit the "Paseo de los Artesanos" (Artisan Walkway), a market full of interesting items for visitors to Villas Carlos Paz. Among the things that you should definitely have on your list of gifts and souvenirs, is a box full of exquisite alfajores. It's almost an obligation to share these delicacies with your family and friends back home. A local shop that comes highly recommended for these delicious treats is La Quinta Alfajores.
Malls near Villa Carlos Paz
The city of Cordoba offers a wide choice of shopping options for visitors to Villa Carlos Paz. Cordoba is located just 18 miles away and can be reached easily following the Route 20 east. Once there, you should visit Patio Olmos, a huge mall with over 150 shops, services and entertainment facilities. Patio Olmos attracts a large number of young people who go there to chat, drink coffee and have fun. This mall is considered one of the most emblematic buildings of Cordoba.
Located close to downtown Cordoba, you will find the Nuevocentro Shopping, an innovative place with lots of boutiques and stores offering high-end brands. It is the ideal place if you are looking for fashionable shoes, accessories and beauty products. To the northwest of Cordoba are two popular malls: Cordoba Shopping Center and Dinosaurio Mall. These both have a wide range of shopping and entertainment options for your enjoyment.
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