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AMORGOS If you want to buy something that won't go off on the way home, buy a bottle of psimeni raki, a local liquor with the flavour of honey produced on Amorgos. Moreover, you can bring local cheese ladotiri. Feta, several types of cheese and xerotigana, a local delicacy with dill and beet topping can be also found here, but you can hardly take them home, especially if you live far from Greece.
If you enjoy walking, Amorgos is a perfect place for you. Well-groomed footpaths link all the main settlements with historical and cultural attractions, which comprise the island with an … Open
The best souvenir which you can carry home without any difficulties is olive oil. Greeks can’t live without olive oil and it can be found on every kitchen in a Greek house. They widely produce and use oil on Amorgos. The best one is cold-pressed Extra-Virgin Olive Oil with low acidity level. You can buy oil in beautiful gift bottles in the shape of amphora or Greek god or famous character, a plastic bottle or in a jerrycan. If you have bought olive oil in a tin package, it is better to pour it into a plastic bottle, otherwise, the taste of the product will change.
You can also buy olives on Amorgos. The best place where you can buy fresh olives is a local market, but tinned olives with and without toppings can be found in local supermarkets. There are many varieties of olives, and dozens of them can be found on Amorgos. It is better to taste all of them and choose what you like most. They don’t differ in quality, but have different taste. You can easily take olives home, they won’t go off. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
The most attractive place for a beach holiday is the town of Egiala; its beach is one of the most extensive and well-equipped on the island. Sandy Egiala Beach is perfect for family rest, as … Open
Natural products, including cosmetics are very popular in Greece nowadays. Local shampoos, conditioners, scrubs and creams are made on the basis of popular olive oil. You should buy natural cosmetics in pharmacies or specialized shops. However, it is cheaper on markets, but you can't be sure about product composition. Soap is the most popular product on the island. There is a wide range of smells, from orange to coffee or mint.
amorgos A very «Greek» souvenir is komboloi, a local variant of beads. It is twenty beads strung on a solid thread. Komboloi is not a cult object, it is usually used for relaxation and concentration. Beads can be made of wood and even semi-precious stones. Komboloi is a symbol of status for Greek men. Malopetra souvenir is well-known among superstitious people. It is believed that this stone protects from the evil eye. Even if you are not surerstitious, you can buy this souvenir. It looks unusual and can be an interesting gift for your friend. Many travellers buy local painting, religious items, embroidered and lace products.
Amorgos doesn’t have a large selection of luxury hotels, but each local accommodation place has its amazing features. Vigla hotel appeals to travelers who wish to get acquainted with … Open
Baklava and nougat are a perfect gift for sweet teeth. Local nougat and kozinaki can be taken home. If you love coffee, be sure to take a pack of it on Amorgos. You can easily find coffee in local shops. Moreover, you can buy a coffee machine on the island. You should definitely bring at least one bottle of retsina. Look for it in the refrigerators of local supermarkets, but not on the shelves with wine because it is served chilled. Local cognac Metaxa, anise vodka ouzo and grape vodka grappa are extremely popular on the island. Moreover, local wine also deserves your attention.
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Shopping advices for Amorgos Island. The best spots for buying designer clothes and local delicacies from Greece - shops, galleries, boutiques and outlets. We provide you with the shopping streets map, so you can plan your efficient shopping routes, while hunting for authentic souvenirs, goods, drinks, shoes and clothes in Amorgos Island.
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