Alfama & Baixa Souvenir Shops, Lisbon

It would be a pity to leave Lisbon without having explored its specialty shops and bringing home something truly original. We've compiled a list of gifts and souvenirs, which are unique to Lisbon, that a visitor might like to purchase to reflect their visit. Take this tour to explore Alfama and Baixa districts souvenir shops.
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Alfama & Baixa Souvenir Shops Map

Guide Name: Alfama & Baixa Souvenir Shops
Guide Location: Portugal » Lisbon (See other walking tours in Lisbon)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 12
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.1 km
Author: Daniel
Ponto LX

1) Ponto LX

What to buy here: Roosters and Sardines (not the real kind). The rooster is one of the national symbols of Portugal, and sardines are very big too, as can been witnessed during the Festival of Santo Antonio in Lisbon every June. It’s a celebration of the patron saint of the capital, Santo Antonio, and the beginning of the sardine season. Miles upon miles of streets overflow with people drinking beer and wine and eating grilled sardines, bought from vendors at roadside stalls.

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Pelcor Lisboa

2) Pelcor Lisboa

What to buy here: Cork Handbags, Hats and Wallets.

Cork can be used for a lot more than sealing wine bottles. Portugal is one of the largest producers of cork in the world. Cork trees are mainly grown in the southern region of the Algarve. With such an overabundance of cork, local artisans decided to make use of this spongy wood in a variety of fun and stylish products. Cork handbags and shoulder bags are some of the most popular items available. They come in a variety of designs, and because...   view more

3) Amatudo

What to buy here: Traditional Portuguese Jams and Honey.

Amatudo, located on Rua da Madalena 76/78, is a shop that offers its customers Portuguese mementos and products of a high caliber. You’ll find a decent selection of jams and honey inside, all in very pretty jars and packaging. These tasty preserves are artfully packaged in appealing jars and come in a variety of flavors. You can purchases traditional berry jams, as well as some other enticing choices and mixes, including: almond,...   view more
Napoleão Wine Shop

4) Napoleão Wine Shop

What to buy here: Port Wine.

Vinho do Porto, also know as Port wine, is a dessert wine that comes from Porto, Portugal, but is consumed all over the country, and the world. Depending on your budget, you can pick up a nice bottle of Port wine for 10-20 EUR, but if you really want to impress, several more options are available. You can try Late Bottle Vintage (LBV) Port wine, which comes from a single grape harvest. If you want something more unusual, try a bottle of Vintage Port. Vintage Port...   view more
Garrafeira Nacional

5) Garrafeira Nacional

What to buy here: Moscatel de Setúbal.

Portuguese muscatel comes from the region of Setubal, just to the south of Lisbon. The wine grapes come from the nearby Arrábida Hills. The winemakers add grape brandy to the mixture in order to stop the fermentation process, which makes Moscatel de Setúbal taste like no other muscatel wine in the world. This flavorful wine is always a good gift choice for a wine lover. You can pick up a very decent bottle of three-year-old Bacalhôa or José Maria da...   view more

6) Arte

What to buy here: Leather Shoes and Belts.

Portuguese craftspeople excel at the art of leatherwork. These days, Portuguese goods have been crowded out of the market by an influx of leather goods coming from Asia, but there is still a lot of quality merchandise on offer. If you’d like a pair of designer, well-built shoes (for men and women), or a very sleek leather belt, you’ve come to the right city. Prices vary, but 40-150 EUR should put you in a pair of elegant shoes, and the chances of...   view more
Arte Rustica

7) Arte Rustica

What to buy here: Portuguese Ceramics.

Portuguese manufacturers have been making ceramic good for centuries. You can purchase classic pieces that have much in common, thanks to the former Portuguese global empire, with the ceramic work coming out of China and Indian in the past. Chinese designs were popular throughout Europe, and you can still see those influences in Lisbon’s ceramic shops, woven through artistic motifs found in the bowls, dishes and plates. In addition to the more...   view more
Sports Zone

8) Sports Zone

What to buy here: Football (soccer) Jerseys and Scarves.

Lisbon, and Portugal in general, is a place where people go mad over soccer. This is the national sport, and the Portuguese are very good at it. Everyone has his or her favorite local team, and of course there’s also the national team to root for. In the capital, you have a choice between two football clubs. Some people support Benfica while others stand behind Sporting. When the two teams meet in competition, the city usually goes...   view more

9) Bertrand

What to buy here: books by local writers.

One of the best places to buy books in Lisbon is Bertrand, located on Rua Garrett 73-75 in the district of Chiado. Bertrand is one of the oldest books shops in the world. The store was first opened in 1732, and then was reopened at a new location in 1755, after the original store was leveled in Lisbon’s massive earthquake of the same year. The bookseller has been going strong ever since. In addition to books in Portuguese, Bertrand also has a large...   view more
Luvaria Ulisses

10) Luvaria Ulisses

What to buy here: Portuguese Leather Gloves.

The Portuguese have been making fine leather products for hundreds of years. The quality and designs of their leather bags and gloves are simply outstanding. One of the coolest places to shop for women’s gloves is the store Luvaria Ulisses on Rua do Carmo 87-A. This art-deco glove shop is probably one of the smallest shops in the world. Even though there isn’t a lot of elbowroom inside, the service you’ll get from the staff is outstanding....   view more
Joalharia do Carmo

11) Joalharia do Carmo

What to buy here: Gold and Silver Jewelry.

Portuguese artisans make some of the finest gold and silver jewelry around. The people employed in this craft have a long tradition behind them. Portugal amassed an enormous amount of gold and silver from its former colonial holdings. The country once had one of the largest gold reserves on the planet (that’s all gone now). With so much precious metal to work with, the smiths and artists gained a lot of experience.

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A Ginjinha

12) A Ginjinha

What to buy here: Ginjinha is a famous Portuguese cherry liqueur, sold all over Lisbon. The young and old drink it alike, on the streets, at home and at night on the town after dinner, and in the bars. The bottles are very colorful, and you can see the sour cherries floating inside the glass. One of the best places to sample and buy a bottle or two of ginjinha is A Ginjinha, situated at Largo de São Domingos 8. You’ll probably notice groups of people hanging around the door of this small...   view more

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