You are having a great time in Barcelona or you are heading to this wonderful Mediterranean city where you will be enchanted by stunning architecture, delighted by amazing gastronomy and stunned by a vibrant art scene under the eternal sunshine that accompanies us throughout the year. Certainly, you´ll want to take all those good memories with you through a souvenir or get a gift from Barcelona back home to your loved ones. Here we list 50 awesome Barcelona theme gift ideas for you to bring back home.
FOR THE FOOD LOVER
- One of the best things to buy in Barcelona is Torron, get to Torrons Sirvent 126 at the iconic Sant Antoni district or Planelles Donat close to the central Catalunya Square.
- Wine and Cava from Catalonia at any of these Barcelona wine shops.
- A bottle of Olive Oil at OliSal.
- Cured meats, such as fuet, bull or chorizo from any Barcelona Food Market.
- Almonds or any local specialty food from Casa Gispert at the Medieval streets of El Born District.
- Chocolate from Pasteleria Escriba supporting the sweet addict in Barcelona since 1906.
- Buy artisan Vermouth from Gran Bodega Salto where you’ll probably stay to hang out with the local crowd.
FOR THE AVID TRAVELER
- Buy a reading pillow from A quatre mans Barcelona, good for a read and perfect for a nap.
- Gift a Barcelona book from La Central – we recommend you the big seller The Cathedral of the Sea, the locally renowned Against Gourmets or the Barcelona foodies´ favorite Roots: Essential Catalan Cuisine According to El Celler de Can Roca.
- Artsy, trendy and simple. The group of creative entrepreneurs from Your Nice Things makes a great option for a kid gift.
- Get your kids to see a human tower in Barcelona and gift them one from El Nan Casteller.
- A Chef sewing kit to become a real cook from A Punt Barcelona, a store that sells sustainable toys.
- Gift an educational wooden toy by Trigonos made in Barcelona.
FOR THE INCOMING TRAVELER
- Gift a Food Tour for a genuine immersion into the local gastronomy.
- Book a visit to La Sagrada Familia and inspire yourself by Antoni Gaudi´s legacy in Barcelona.
- Pamper your arrival to Barcelona by taking some time at Aire de Barcelona historic Arab bathhouse.
- Buy the official Barcelona city card to maximize your experience in Barcelona.
FOR THE CONSCIOUS MINDED PERSON
- Gift handmade notebooks from Barcelona by Trapitos al sol.
- Buy a Bio Baby Shower party pack for your friends’ thanks to BBShower.
- Gift a Spanish and Catalan cookbook to prepare healthy dishes, our picks are The Mediterranean Table and Cook with Joan Roca.
- Offer a pair of handmade Espardenyes shoes that originate from the Pyrenees – La Manual Alpargatera is the oldest shop in town, and we really like it.
FOR THE FOOTBALL FAN
- Probably among the top ten things to buy in Spain, the FC Barcelona T-shirt! Available at plenty of stores in Barcelona city center.
- Get a football item, such as a ball, t-shirt, scarf signed by a Football Player. Just get to the famous Nou Camp and try your best luck to catch Messi, Suarez or Raketic.
FOR THE SHOES-FETISH-ADDICT
When you ask yourself the question: what to buy in Barcelona fashion, get down to your feet as the city of counts hosts an amazing group of local designers that make your feet look terrific. Shops like Vita Barcelona, Maians, and La Veintinueve.
FOR THE SOUVENIR COLLECTIONIST
- Get one of the most famous Barcelona souvenirs: El Caganer, from any Christmas Market or souvenir shop`in the city center.
- Buy as a present an auto-adhesive mural from Bussoga.
- Gift a modernist marvel that will remember your visits to the Gaudi stunning buildings and monumental sculptures. Find your favorite souvenir at most of the museum gift shops. An interesting souvenir shop to check out in Barcelona is Authentic Local.
FOR THE FASHION LOVER
- Get a pair of Etnia sunglasses for your summer season.
- Gift a stylish hood from Cache Toi that will change your winter mood.
- Local jewelry from Carme Anglada is the perfect present to someone you care about.
- Leather products, typical from Spain as well, are a great gift to buy in Barcelona. Head to El Born atelier by Alex Fasoli.
- Gift a wood Watch for her or him by Feel Wood.
- Something for the skateboarder lover from Laser Barcelona is a great present to consider.
- Dresses for her by Lachula are a fantastic gift idea with a unique Barcelona touch.
We truly hope this list of gift to buy in Barcelona to bring back home brought some value for you, and that you enjoyed your time talking to one of those local Barcelona artisans who make us proud of this wonderful enclave in the world. If you liked this article feel free to share it with your audience. We are on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram and always on the less traveled foodie road of Barcelona, tasting the best of Catalan Gastronomy. Join us for:
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