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Shopping in Terceira Island - authentic goods, best outlets, malls and boutiques

Despite the fact that there are several fairly large shopping centres on the island, you should look for brand items on the mainland of Portugal. Terceira is a perfect place where you can buy items and souvenirs made by local manufacturers, but those who are looking for seasonal sales of clothing and accessories from leading brands should go to a day or two on the continent. When planning shopping, remember that all of the local shops are closed from twelve to three o'clock in the afternoon. Locals have siesta. Sometimes you can buy something in large supermarkets during this period of time. Buying a few things in the market or a small store you can get a discount.
Once on Terceira, remember that locals love their small homeland and their national traditions. Moreover, they cannot tolerate all comparisons with the neighbours. They are especially … Open
Portugal is the world’s top port wine producer. A bottle or two of local port wine or green wine will be a universal gift for everyone. Production of these drinks has started in Portugal and now each region produces its own varieties, and Terceira is no exception. You can find quite a traditional shape of the bottle and a gift container of different shapes. When buying green wine, remember that the locals always drink it chilled. This is the only way to reveal the taste of this drink. Many tourists buy cherry liqueur on the island.
Cheese will be also a good gift for your family. If you want to try the local cheese from the producers, you can find a shop Queijo Vaquinha, which also offer to taste homemade beer and wine of good quality. Here is a big choice of cheese – both goat, cow, hard, and soft. Buy what you like most, but in any case, try São Jorge cheese, which is almost not sold outside the Azores. Do not pass by the local coffee. The inhabitants of the island love it very much, and you can find only the highest quality varieties of coffee in local shops. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
If you have come to the island, be sure to visit the oldest town not only on Terceira but on all of the Azores - Angra do Heroísmo, which the locals often simply call Angra. The settlement … Open
Pay attention to the local tea grown on the Azores. You can find it in any store on Terceira. You can buy a bottle of olive oil, so popular on the kitchens of local housewives. You can buy local porcelain for decorating your table. Painted plates, mugs, tureens, salad bowls, forks and spoons will create an amazing atmosphere during the meal. You can buy a porcelain house, fish or pineapple – local potters create products of all shapes and colours without any problems.
Leather items made by local workers are famous among tourists. It can be a stylish bracelet, clutch, handbag or backpack, and even shoes – all of these are made with great care. Portuguese leather shoes are said to be some of the best, right up there with Italian ones. A lot of nice crafts made of wood are sold on the island.
Be sure to visit the Algar do Carvão cave, which is located near Porto Judeu. In fact, it is not even quite a cave, but an ancient lava crater. The cave is adjacent to the Guilherme Moniz … Open
You can see many statues depicting a bright cockerel on the shelves of local souvenir shops. The brightly coloured Barcelos cockerel (Galo de Barcelos) is an unofficial national symbol of Portugal. This symbol is very popular on Terceira. The rooster appears in the form of a child's toy, and carved from wood or made of clay. It can be found in the form of images on t-shirts, magnets or caps. Another local symbol, which is widely represented in the souvenirs of the island is a cute cow. Many tourists buy lace from local craftswomen on the island, which is of high quality and has quite an attractive price. Women on Terceira have been painting blankets, tablecloths and towels with bright embroidery for centuries. These embroidered paintings are real works of art, sold in souvenir shops and markets of the island.
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Shopping in Portugal

Lisbon, equipped with numerous shopping complexes with their collection of branded clothes and accessories, is one of the best places for shopping. In Lisbon, you can buy souvenirs displayed in abundance in cozy shops. There are also many small shops selling perfumes and cosmetics. Lovers of expensive vintage wines will delight themselves with wines from the best wine houses in Portugal. … Open
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Shopping advices for the whole region around Terceira Island

Shopping advices for Terceira Island. The best spots for buying designer clothes and local delicacies from Portugal - 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 Terceira Island.
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