Best of Barcelona souvenirs

Best of Barcelona souvenirs

Top Spanish gifts to bring home from Barcelona

A souvenir is the best way to remember your travels and all the special places you have been. There are many unique gifts you can buy for yourself and your beloved ones back at home during your trip to Barcelona. From sweets and tinned goods to accessories and handmade souvenirs, there’s a wide selection of products to suit all tastes. Here are some top picks:

Delicious sweetTurron: Almond-based, caramelized sweets that are also known as nougat. They come in two different types –soft and smooth or hard and chunky. These caramel nut sweets make a delicious gift that you can find everywhere. Buy a selection box with soft and hard ones and satisfy your sweet tooth!

Espardenyas: A pair of traditional, colorful espardenyas (or espadrilles) is one of the most popular gifts. They are comfortable, fashionable and have been worn by Catalans for centuries. They are made from esparto grass and come in many colors and styles –closed toes, open, with strings, etc. Some of the best brands are La Manual Alpargatera (Carrer d’Avinyo7), Tomi Pons’ espadrilles (Carrer de Ferran 37), Castañer (Carrer de Rossello 230) and Naguisa (Carrer de les Cadenes 6). A must-buy during your trip to Barcelona!

FC Barcelona Camp Nou - CataloniaFC Barcelona gift: Football fans will be thrilled with a Barcelona memorabilia! If you want the real thing, head to one of the three official stores: FC Barcelona Botiga Official Megastore, Camp Nou, Carrer d’Aristides Maillol. FC Barcelona Official Store, Centro Comercial Maremagnum, Moll d’Espanya 5. FC Barcelona Offilial Store, 21 Carrer de la Marina. You can get an FC Barcelona shirt customized with your name or choose among scarves, jackets, jerseys and accessories. Alternatively, you will find many cheap versions for children and adults in Barcelona’s markets and gift shops.

Food & Drink: A bottle of red vermouth or a bottle of Cava is an awesome gift for drinkers and wine lovers. Vermouth or vermut is the best choice to accompany savory snacks and tinned food. As for Cava, it is a sparkling wine similar to champagne. It is produced in Catalunya and makes a perfect aperitif. Travelling to Barcelona, you will also have the chance to taste and buy tinned goods and delish varieties! Head to the city’s famous food markets La Boqueria and Mercat de Sant Antoni and bring home a true flavor of Barcelona together with unique culinary souvenirs!

Spanish ceramics: No trip to Barcelona is complete without buying traditional tiles from Casa Mila, Mercat dels Encants and Poble’s Espanyol workshops and craft shops! Choose among street tiles, Gaudi tiles and beautiful hand-painted designs.

* Extra tip: As soon as you book your cheap flights to Barcelona and start organizing packing list, remember to save room in your luggage for your fragile Spanish souvenirs!