This shopping mall is almost unknown to tourists and it is mainly visited by the locals. It is located in Mestre, the mainland of Venice and it can be an interesting solution for those that want to do a little shopping or have a meal along the way.
This shopping mall is called Commercial Center Auchan Porte di Mestre, but among Venetians it is simply called just Auchan. Auchan shopping mall is located in Mestre, the mainland of Venice, and it is mainly used by the locals who tend to avoid crowded Venetian islands, wish to do shopping in one place or just have a meal. In this shopping mall you will find typical international brands as well as some of the Italian brands that cannot be easily found outside Italy. In total, there are around 120 stores, a large supermarket and amazing 4000 parking spots available.
Auchan is also convenient since just next to it there are large stores of different brands that sell: sportswear and equipment, technical equipment and appliances, DIY stores etc.
During the summer and winter sales periods, discounts can be quite impressive at Auchan. Just to recap, the summer discount period roughly lasts from the beginning of July to the end of August, while winter sale period lasts from the beginning of January to the beginning of March. Some stores tend to start immediately with large discounts, while others increase them over the sales period.
When it comes to food, you will find a larger selection of stands and restaurants than in Nave di Vero shopping mall. Also, for example, there is a restaurant with Asian cuisine that offers buffet lunch for only 10 Euros per person, which is a great deal after experiencing expensive restaurants on Venetian Islands.
Working hours of Auchan shopping mall in Venice
From Monday to Saturday working hours are: 09.00- 21:00h.
On Sundays working hours are: 10:00-21:00h.