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Probably, one of the most common souvenirs, brought by travelers from the island of Leros, is olive oil. This product is produced in Greece in general and in Leros in particular in large quantities and of different kinds. You can, for example, buy oil in an ordinary bottle, in a tin can of 3 or 5 liters, or it can be in a vessel in the form of an amphora or an ancient Greek goddess. The most expensive and highest quality oil is considered to be the Extra-Virgin Olive Oil, slightly worse one is the Virgin Olive Oil. Pure Olive Oil, a mixture of the first cold pressed and refined oil, is usually used for frying, not for salads dressing. As a gift from Leros, you can bring the olives themselves, both canned and fresh, with fillings and without, they are sold in large quantities in any store.
Leros, despite its very small size, will give you quite a lot of opportunities for active pastime. There are usually not too many tourists here, and therefore you can quite comfortably do … Open
Many experienced travelers advise bringing honey from Leros from the local beekeepers. You should definitely pay attention to the alcoholic beverages. Metaxa cognac, anis vodka ouzo, grape vodka rakia – that's what you should pay attention to if you like strong drinks. If you prefer wine, then you should definitely buy retsina and think about buying not only bottled wine from large-scale productions but also homemade – it will be offered to you in almost any tavern.
As a gift to yourself or your friends, you can buy cosmetics based on olive oil. The most popular is flavored natural soap, but you can think about buying a cream, shower gel or scrub. You can find such cosmetics in the local drugstores and in the shops selling natural goods. Another traditionally Greek souvenir is ceramics. It can be either handmade, or completely factory made, or it can be a hand-painted factory piece. Anyway, this is a very good gift for every taste and budget. The art connoisseurs can be advised to take a closer look at the paintings of the local artists. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Despite its modest size, the island of Leros has a huge selection of attractive resort villages featuring great beaches. The most picturesque is the coast of the capital, the town of Agia … Open
As an inexpensive, but memorable souvenir you can buy shells or products from them. A more practical option would be a sea sponge. It is better to buy a sponge on the market, where they are sold with a minimal chemical treatment. Many tourists buy clothes and shoes from the local firms that are not too well known outside Greece. You can see their products in any small store in the cities of Leros. As a rule, there is an opportunity to bargain with the seller for the shorts, a tank top or a handbag you liked.
LEROS-02 There is also a large selection of gold and silver jewelry on the island. Here, as in all of Greece, the Byzantine traditions of working with this precious metal have been preserved. Therefore, the local jewelry is distinguished by an unusual producing technique. Interestingly, the price here is usually assigned for the piece entirely, regardless of its weight. In many workshops, it is possible to order a unique product from gold, silver, precious, and semiprecious stones.
All towns of Leros have very nice hotels and inns for both travelers preferring to stay in apartments or in luxurious resorts. Crithoni's Paradise resort located in Kritonis is worth noting … Open
The napkins, towels, and tablecloths with handmade embroidery are also sold in large quantities. You can bring from Leros the local lace, and if you want, even a carpet. If you plan to give a present to your second half or your children, then pay attention to the local sweets. Baklava, lokum, and candies are very tasty and will easily survive even a long trip. Candies in a nice package are usually called shokolataka, and they are sold with a variety of fillings. Coffee fans should definitely buy at least one can of this great drink from the local producers in Leros.
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Shopping in Greece

Shopping in Greece is centered around major cities. Numerous shops can be found in Athens and Thessaloniki. The largest shopping centers of the capital are Golden Hall and 4-storey The Mall Athens. In Athens, there is also a fairly large outlet. Arthur Glen. It presents more than 100 brands. Sales here do not stop all year-round. Ermou street features various shoe shops of Bournazos, Haralas, and Pollini. There are also shops of the Spanish brand Zara, Mango, and Accessorize. … Open
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Shopping advices for the whole region around Leros Island

Shopping advices for Leros 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 Leros Island.
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