The triangle formed between the squares Ferreira Almeida, Freedom and Francisco Gomes forms a maze of pedestrian streets, with the major retailers and financial institutions of Faro. you can go for a very pleasant stroll through the Vasco de Gama or Santo Antonio street or any of the small squares that suddenly appeared. The different restaurants and cafes in the area have terraces that invite you for a drink or food. I was struck by the extreme cleanliness of the streets, the beautiful cobblestone pavement, and the typical two-storey houses with tile facades, like the store. The towel drying awnings are well mounted stores both clothing and jewelry stores, franchises (like Mango), and even the recently opened Atrium Mall.
The Rua do Souto is one of the main shopping streets in Braga. It is on an intersection of the Praça da República, which runs next to the old castle at Arco da Porta Nova. It is a wide pedestrian street, where you can find all kinds of shops, from fashion (both local and global franchises) to wine bars, book stores, drugstores and homestores, and even rare art stores. More or less in the middle, the road widens to form the Largo da Paço square. Another commercial street is the two Capelistas cavalcade, which runs parallel to Souto, and is also near the Jardim de Santa Barbara.
Manuel Espregueira Street is the main shopping street of Viana. It is a pedestrian street, and is full of shops and stores of all kinds, from typical textile (towels, pajamas, blankets ...) to home furnishings, hardware, antiques, bazaars, etc ... It is a very busy environment, both for tourists and locals alike. Also, I really liked the buildings on this street, with granite facades or lined with tile, balconies with wrought iron railings ... Also, here on this street is where you'll find the magnificent building of District Archive.
The Rua D. António Barroso is known to be a shopping street of Barcelos, besides serving as a link between the historical city and the "new" city. It is a pedestrian street that runs from the Tower of Porta Nova to Largo de Apoio. Here you can find all kinds of shops: Shoe Stores, jewelry, clothing, etc. It is a good place to visit and take advantage of the shops there.
The Rua da Junqueira is the main pedestrian road of Póvoa. It is busy and full of a variety of shops. The road runs parallel with the Avenue de los Descubrimientos (discoveries), from the Chapel of Santiago to David Alves Street. Besides the intense commercial activity, it's worth walking the street and observing the typical buildings of the 19th and early 20th centuries. They are simple houses, usually two floors (the bottom designed for trade and the second floor for housing), some with tiled facades, others brightly painted, especially with beautifully wrought iron railings on the balconies .
Besides visiting the natural park of Arribas and the major historical monuments of the historic city center, one of the main attractions of the city of Miranda is shopping. Most shops are in the new part of the city, especially on the Rua do Mercado, which houses the traditional food market. The main items we can find in these shops are textiles (bed linen, towels, tablecloths, and even branded sportswear), although there are also furniture and decoration shops there.
The prices are somewhat cheaper than they are in Spain, but they are far from the bargains that they were a few years ago. However, they are quite well-run stores, not the type of market "a revolver", as was customary in ancient Portugal. It's worth a walk down this street, if only to take a look and see if there is a bargain. Also in this area you'll find the accommodations of the city, in addition to several cafes and restaurants.
In the historic center of Portimao there are a few streets where the majority of the city's shopping is concentrated. Basically the streets are: Rua do Comercio, Sao Joao de Deus, Vasco de Gama and Diogo Tomé. They all start from the Alameda of the Republic Square. On these streets is where you'll find all kinds of phone shops, electronics, perfume, shoes stores, and fashion and accessories stores. You'll see franchises like Benetton, Mango, Calzedonia, or Bijou Brigitte.
The Rua 1 º de Dezembro, also known as Rua Direita, is the main street of Esposende. This pedestrianized street runs between the Long Rodrigues Sampaio and Narciso Ferreira Street. Here you will find the majority of shops, cafes and businesses in the city, and the City Council. At the end of the street is the Pillory or Pelourinho, symbol of local power.