If shoe shopping is your thing then a trip Menorca is the perfect excuse to indulge in your passion. Renowned for its shoemaking, it has a lot to offer the shoe shopper, from the iconic and super-fashionable Avarcas, to buttery soft handmade leather shoes, espadrilles, and the many factory shops on the island. They even say that part of the reason the island managed to escape mass tourism is down to the strength of their shoe industry. So for help finding that perfect pair (or three), follow this guide on the best places to buy shoes in Menorca.
Jaime Mascaró, who was born and bred in Menorca, is one of the biggest shoe designers in Spain, and is the man behind the renowned Pretty Ballerinas brand. As well as the famous ballet pumps, the designer produces smart-casual shoes and boots under the Mascaró label, and the group has a factory shop in Ferreries. This outlet has a huge range of ballet pumps and other shoes and boots, as well as some handbags and other leather items, many of which are at factory-sale prices.
Opening hours: Monday – Saturday 9.30am – 8.30pm, Sunday 10am – 2pm