Spain fascinates tourists with its unique culture, unique architecture, flamenco and diverse traditions. In this country it is impossible not to fall in love. A piece of sunny Spain will want to be taken away by everyone who has visited here. Often, tourists bring from Spain souvenirs, permeated with local color.
- ceramics Leather
- Wine goatskin
- meat delicacies
- Set for paella preparation
- National clothing
- Knives from Toledo
- Olives and olive oil
- Buns Ensaimadas
- Candied violets
- Souvenirs for Gaudi
- Souvenirs for Dali
- Football attributes
- Jewelry and bijouterie
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The wine list of the country affects a variety of drinks for every taste. Such a rich choice is due to favorable climatic conditions and different soil composition in different regions of the country. The greatest popularity among wines of local production was acquired by: Rioja, Jerez and Cava.
Demand in Spain uses the popular sherry brandy that has been made for several centuries in Andalusia. Prepare it from fermented grape juice. In Spain, you can find brandy for every taste, from pale to dark and from slightly sweet to dry. The most popular brands of Spanish brandy: Torres 10, Gran Duque, Jerez de la Frontera, Cardenal Mendoza and Osborne.
Spain is considered the birthplace of cider. Here it is mainly produced in the northern provinces: Basque Country, Navarre, Austria. Cider is a low alcohol drink, which is obtained by natural fermentation of fresh apple juice, without the addition of sugar, with a maximum strength of 6 degrees. Spaniards drink cider instead of water and believe that it has medicinal properties and is capable of removing slag from the body.to the table of contents ^
Sangria is a traditional Spanish drink based on dry red wine with aromatic spices and pieces of fruit. To the table, sangria is served in jugs with ice. It should be noted that sangria in bags and bottles is the base for the drink, which must be diluted with ice and fruits, as it has more strength than necessary. Popular among tourists is a drink in beautiful bottles with pompons, castanets and Spanish hats.to the table of contents ^
These are the most popular souvenirs. Figures of bulls of different shapes, sizes and colors, here you can buy almost everywhere. For the production of the symbol of the country, clay, wood, marble, plush and plastic are used.
In addition, you can buy the tail of a real bull, who fell on the bullfight. It is not easy to get such a souvenir. To do this, you must first agree with the owner of the restaurant Casa Toribio.
The fan is a very important attribute of local women. The cost of a fan depends on the material from which it was made. It can be silk, lace, paper, plastic, wood. In Spain fans are richly decorated, and handmade products are much more expensive.to contents ^
Spanish guitar is one of the best gifts for musicians. Masters from Madrid have the secrets of creating ideal exclusive tools. This Spanish guitar is characterized by a very high quality and deep sound, due to the fact that its back and side walls are made of cypress. The price for such a souvenir is quite high.to contents ^
The quality of Spanish ceramics is recognized all over the world. The most interesting and exclusive ceramic products are produced in Andalusia, Valencia, Toledo and Catalonia.
The range of leather products in Spain is quite large: from gloves to outerwear and shoes. The leather is made here for more than one hundred years, and leather goods are famous for their excellent quality, original design and affordable price. Such a gift will not leave anyone indifferent, and will serve for many years.to the table of contents ^
An unusual gift from Spain will be a genuine skin scarf. Most often they occur with a scorched drawing or painted ornament. The Spaniards themselves enjoy using this accessory. It is believed that the drink in it does not heat up, but this is only a legend.to the table of contents ^
Virtuosic Spanish masters make very beautiful ornaments from glass. They are, as a rule, inexpensive. And the most worthy glass souvenirs are made by masters from Mallorca.to the table of contents ^
Products from porcelain
In Valencia, the production of the world-famous Valencian porcelain is established. Here is the Museum of Ceramic Products Lladro, you need to visit it. It collected the most elegant examples of porcelain art. Also, the company "NAO" produces porcelain figurines of extraordinary beauty and highest quality.to the table of contents ^
For people with an excellent sense of humor as a gift from Spain, you can bring Kaganera - a figure in the form of a croaking person. The Catalans believe that Kaganera brings happiness, luck and financial prosperity to the house, so they set the figure in the most honorable places. A heap of feces is an indispensable element of this composition. The greatest success is enjoyed by Kaganera in the form of celebrities.
Castanets are a musical instrument that is associated with passionate Spanish dances. It consists of two slightly concave plates, connected together by a shoelace in the upper parts. The most expensive castanets are made from hardwoods, cheap ones are made from fiberglass. They are very difficult to play on, so tourists buy castanets exclusively as souvenirs or decorative ornaments.to the table of contents ^
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Hamon - raw ham. This is the visiting card of Spanish cuisine. Hamon is of two kinds: Serrano and Iberico. Meat for cooking this delicacy is soaked for 21 days, after which it is kept in suspended form for about 18 months in a cool dry place. Ready hams are filled with wax for long-term storage. You can buy it on grocery markets and grocery stores.to the table of contents ^
This is a kind of Spanish smoked sausage of red color with sour taste and fragrant aroma, which is due to the content of paprika in its composition. By the way, chorizo is also white. Worth white sausage a little expensive and to taste different from the traditional chorizo. Sell it in vacuum packs in supermarkets. The most popular brand is Revilla.to contents ^
This is a traditional Catalan sausage covered with white mold. Make it from pork or wild boar meat with the addition of olives, figs and green peppers. Buy this thin smoked sausage in local supermarkets.to table of contents ^
Set for cooking paella
For avid culinary specialists in any supermarket in Spain, you can purchase a set for the preparation of Spanish paella. With a similar set to make this traditional dish at home is not difficult. The set includes recipes with a step-by-step description of the cooking process and all the necessary products.to the table of contents ^
As a gift, you can bring a Spanish national costume. The female set consists of a sarafan, a wide colorful skirt with frills and a corset. A mandatory attribute of such a costume is a mantilla - a cape made of lace, which is worn over the head over a high ridge.
Male national costume resembles a dress of a bullfighter, only without rich finishes and decorative shoulder pads. It includes a short jacket, a bright waistcoat, contiguous short pants, a red cloth belt, leggings, shoes with buckles and a hat-hat.to the table of contents ^
Knives from Toledo
Blades decorated with gold and silver, in Spain are still forged according to ancient technology, so this pleasure is not cheap. The best knives in Spain produce in the city of Toledo. An excellent alternative to an expensive blade can be a set of kitchen knives or a knife for letters from Toledo steel.to the table of contents ^
Olives and olive oil
In Spain, more than 260 varieties of olive trees are grown, so here the olives are salted, marinated, sour and dried. To buy this delicious souvenir is better in transparent banks, they weigh less and you can see the quality of the goods.
Almost every region of Spain produces olive oil, but the best quality is considered to be Arbekin oil. Its taste is recognized as the most refined and soft.to the table of contents ^
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Bundles of Ensaimadas
A good treat from Spain can be the famous Ensaimadas buns that have been made on the island of Mallorca for several centuries. Make them with apricots, pumpkin, chocolate and sweet cream."Ensimages with angel hair" - the most exquisite confectionery products of this type. These buns are covered with candied pumpkin entrails, which resemble elegant gold threads.to the table of contents ^
In Madrid, a very delicious treat is served - candied violets. To prepare these sweets, local monks specially grow a special kind of flowers. Then they are sugared and sold only in one store near the central Puerta del Sol.to contents ^
Turron is an analog of halva. But in order to buy a turron with an exquisite Spanish flavor, you should pay attention to Duro. Make it from whole almonds, which are immersed in a mixture of sugar, whipped proteins and honey. The packaging is edible rice paper. It is best to buy this kind of hard halva in Alicante.to the table of contents ^
Tourists are happy to buy traditional Spanish spices, seasonings and herbs. The most common of them: red and sweet pepper, paprika of different kinds, cinnamon, vanilla, oregano and capers. But the leader among Spanish condiments is saffron. This is the most unique and expensive spice. Regular use of it helps to cleanse blood and liver, as well as general improvement in health.to the table of contents ^
Souvenirs a la Gaudi
A huge number of souvenirs in Barcelona are made in the characteristic style of Antoni Gaudi. These are mosaic figures that repeat exhibits in the park of Güell, and dishes, magnets and bulls.to the table of contents ^
Souvenirs а-ля Dali
For lovers of El Salvador Dali, too, will be able to find a suitable gift. These can be T-shirts with pictures of famous paintings, figurines, mugs, jewelry or fully functioning so-called Dali watches.to the table of contents ^
In Spain, about 600 kinds of cheese are produced and each of them is unique and unique. The Spaniards recommend buying hard cheeses Manchego and Idiasabal, which are cooked in La Manche from sheep's milk. Also tourists often buy Cabrales - cheese with blue mold.to the table of contents ^
What can I bring from Barcelona and Madrid? Fans of football will be delighted with souvenirs with the symbols of "Barcelona" and "Real".In specialized shops and souvenir shops you can buy a form, mugs, scarves and other attributes with the emblems of your favorite football clubs, as well as autographs of football stars.back to contents ^
Jewelry and bijouterie
Gold and silver items presented in jewelry stores in Spain are usually brought from Turkey and are very expensive.
The local brand of jewelry "Majorica" is famous for the production of artificial pearls. The cost of products here directly depends on the size of the pearls.to contents ^
You can not export
- objects of historical value;
- art paintings that are national treasure;jewelry;
- perishable products;
- more than 8 blocks of cigarettes;
- more than 90 liters of wine and 10 liters of other spirits.