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Unleash Your Inner Fashionista At These Outlet Malls Near Milan

5 outlet malls near Milan to check out

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Think Italy, think fashion. However, beyond the glamorous and eye-catching window displays of Milan's city center, lies a mecca for bargain seekers - designer outlet shopping. Ready to embark on an adventure, and grab some great deals while you're at it? If yes, here's everything you need to know.

Serravalle Designer Outlet

Just an hour's drive away from Milan, the Serravalle Designer Outlet is possibly the most impressive outlet malls in the area, and also one of the largest of its kind in Europe. With over 200 stores to choose from, you can expect to find famous brands like Armani, Burberry, Gucci, Prada, and much more for you to explore. If you are not particularly into high-end fashion, there is also a large selection of casual wear, cosmetics, and accessories that you can choose from.

Source: Serravalle Designer Outlet
Source: Serravalle Designer Outlet

This fashion shopping outlet is set up like a small village with lanes, squares, fountains, some nice places to eat and drink and of course many great boutique shops. With so many shops to explore, you can easily spend an entire day just at the outlet mall.

The easiest way to get to Serravalle Designer Outlet is to drive; but if you do not have a rental car, there are also shuttle bus services available from downtown Milan. The shuttle bus services are at 22EUR per adult for a return trip, and you can book them in advance. Or if you prefer something more premium and private, you can also book a VIP service with a pick-up directly from your hotel.

Fidenza Village

Fidenza Village is located halfway between Milan and Bologna, near the city of Parma. This fashion outlet center is home to more than 120 stores offering big Italian and international labels at discounted prices. Beyond its shopping, Fidenza Village's beauty also lies in its architecture, designed to resemble a classic Italian village, ensuring a shopping experience that is uniquely charming.

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Source: Fidenza Village

The stores in Fidenza Village offer a wide range of products, from luxurious brands the like of Armani and Vivienne Westwood, to more lifestyle brands like Adidas and Under Armour. After a successful shopping spree, take a moment to relax in one of the village's cozy cafes. Sip on a cappuccino or enjoy a gelato while soaking in the ambiance of this charming Italian village. Fidenza Village offers not only a shopping experience but also a glimpse into the rich culture and history of Italy.

If you will not be driving, Fidenza Village offers transportation from Milan, which costs 10EUR for a round-trip — do note that there is only one departure per day for this option so you don't have much flexibility with timings. Alternatively, you could take the train to Fidenza station, and transfer to a shuttle bus service that will take you to the Fidenza Village in just 10 minutes. There are four departures from Fidenza station daily, at 9.15am, 12.30pm, 6.45pm, and 7.50pm.

Vicolungo The Style Outlets

Located a short drive from Milan city, Vicolungo The Style Outlets accommodate more than 150 stores covering everything from clothing to accessories and cosmetics to household items. Vicolungo The Style Outlets is a shopper's paradise, offering a wide variety of stores to cater to every taste and preference. From trendy clothing to cosmetics and home appliances, this outlet center has it all.

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Source: Vicolungo The Style

The spacious layout allows for easy navigation, ensuring a stress-free shopping experience. There are also two playgrounds in the area, so that you can also keep your children entertained while you shop!

Vicolungo provides free shuttle services from Milano Central Station, with departures at 10am on weekends and public holidays. While booking is not mandatory, it is recommended to still book the shuttle in advance to get a seat. Furthermore, if you have the shuttle bus ticket, remember to head over to Vicolungo's Info Point to pick up a shopping card which will entitle you to a further 10% off in selected stores.

Scalo Milano Outlet & More

Nestled in the heart of the sprawling fashion-conscious city of Milan, Scalo Milano Outlet & More stands as a premier destination for discerning shoppers seeking a harmonious blend of luxury and affordability.

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Scalo Milano Outlet is the outlet shopping village located closest to Milan, and is actually accessible by subway. The outlet's strategic location near Milan ensures easy accessibility for both locals and tourists, making it an attractive stop for those seeking a diverse retail adventure.

If you are not into high-end luxury brands and don't feel compelled to visit the other outlet malls, perhaps Scalo Milano might be what you are looking for. Different from the other popular outlets, rather than a focus on luxury brands, Scalo Milano has a larger proportion of popular Italian and international brands. You will be able to find common names such as Adidas, Alessi, Calvin Klein, Converse, Diadora, Ferrari, Guess, and Nike.

Franciacorta Village

Just a stone's throw away from the historic city of Brescia and the stunning shores of Lake Iseo, Franciacorta Village stands as a sought-after destination for both locals and tourists. The village boasts a distinctive architectural style that reflects the charm of Italian craftsmanship and design. Visitors are welcomed into a spacious and beautifully landscaped complex that houses an impressive selection of over 160 prestigious brands.

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Source: Franciacorta Village

From haute couture and luxury fashion labels to sportswear and casual attire, the outlets cater to a wide spectrum of tastes and preferences. Discerning shoppers have the opportunity to indulge in a shopping spree, discovering the latest trends and timeless classics while enjoying significant discounts.

Shuttle services to Franciacorta Village is currently suspended, but it is possible to reach the village via public transport. You can take the train to Brescia Train Station, and transfer to a bus (Line LS029 Brescia - Ome - Monticelli Brusati) to reach Franciacorta Village.