Barcelona Souvenirs: 10 Things to Buy

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Are you looking for Barcelona souvenirs? There are lots of fun and unique products to buy or bring home as gifts to friends and family.

Souvenirs are one of the best ways to tell your friends and family that you are thinking about them while traveling. And it’s also something that’s fun to buy to yourself as a memory from your trip.

So, do you want to know what to buy in Barcelona for your loved ones? Then continue reading below, because here’s a list of the top 10 things to buy in Barcelona!


Olive Oil

Spain is not only the largest olive oil producer in the world, but they also make some of the best olive oils in the world!

Catalonia makes up 4% of the production of olive oil in Spain. Catalonia has a good climate and terrain for the olives to grow, which results in the most delicious olive oil.

Make sure to bring back home a bottle of Extra Virgin olive oil as a Barcelona souvenir. It’s a great gift for yourself or a friend who loves to cook!

Turrón – One of the most delicious Barcelona souvenirs

Turrón is a type of nougat that’s popular all over Spain. In Barcelona, there are several manufacturers that have been making this delicious treat for years.

There are two types of turrón to buy in Barcelona; one that’s soft and smooth, and one that’s a bit harder with chunks of nuts.

Turrón comes in different kinds of flavors, as well with different kinds of nuts. There are several shops in Barcelona that sell these sweets, so make sure to stop by and buy a box of these. You’ll not regret it!

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Local Wine

Spain is one of the top producers of wine in the world, and therefore wine is one of the best Barcelona souvenirs to buy.

Wine is produced all over Spain, but the wines from the Catalan region is very unique with its grapes grown in mountainous terrain and costal climate.

I can recommend looking for bottles from the Penedés or Priorat regions when going shopping for wine. You can also go on a wine tasting tour and buy a bottle or two after your visit. That way you’ll also have a nice story behind your souvenir.

Espardenyes

Espardenyes is a traditional shoe that has been worn by the locals of Catalunya and Valenica for years. It’s a part of the culture and folklore, so make sure to check it out when going shopping in Barcelona.

At the famous shop La Manual Alpargatera you can shop these local shoes in all different kinds of colors.

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Spanish Cookbook

If you love cooking, or if you know someone who loves to cook, then this is one of the best Barcelona souvenirs to buy.

Buy a book with local recipes with a cultural/historical explanation behind it, so when you invite your friends and family over for dinner you can tell the interesting stories behind the local dishes.

It’s definitely one of the best souvenirs in Barcelona for the food lovers!

Customized FC Barcelona Shirt

Are you a football fan? Or do you know a crazy football fan back home? A customized FC Barcelona shirt will make any football fan happy.

There are three official FC Barcelona shops in the city where you can buy these souvenirs. You can buy one with one of the favorite football players or write a name of your choice on the shirt.

At these stores you can shop shirts for both children and adults!

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Picasso Poster

The famous artist Pablo Picasso started his professional carer in Barcelona, where he lived for many years. Today there’s a museum in Barcelona dedicated to Pablo called Museu Picasso.

At this museum, you can look at his beautiful paintings, and at the end, you can visit the shop and buy some cool prints and posters.

It will make a great souvenir for anyone who loves art!

Cava

Cava might not be as famous as Champagne in France, but it’s made with the same standards and it’s just as good.

Unlike champagne, Cava isn’t restricted to be produced in one specific region of Spain. However, the majority of Cava is produced in Catalunya.

One of the most popular types of Cava is the Brut Extra, which is a dry and crisp sparkling wine without added sugars. It’s very popular among the locals, as well as tourists.

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OMG Barcelona Products

If you’re looking for a fun shop to do all souvenir shopping, then I would suggest you to visit OMG Barcelona. This store has a cool mix of clothing, accessories, jewelry, and home decor.

Everything in this shop is made in Barcelona by local designers and crafters.

They sell everything from beautiful ceramic trays and art to socks and bow ties. You can easily find all your Barcelona souvenirs in this shop!

Porró

The porró is a symbol of traditional Catalonia. It’s a drinking vessel that’s designed to minimize contact of wine with air. Its design also makes it possible for several people, during social events, to drink from it without touching the glass.

It’s a fun souvenir to buy together with a bottle of local wine!

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