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6 souvenirs from majorca

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What souvenirs to buy in Majorca?Productos de mallorca

We can count ourselves lucky in Majorca, with a very rich culture that shows its true colours in its dishes and traditions. If you want to take a piece of Majorca’s seductive character back home, we want to introduce you to some of the best buys:

With so many traditions, there is not going to be enough space in your suitcase! So what should you take?

1) Majorcan almonds: The Majorcan countryside is full of almond trees that in Spring tint the fields with the beautiful white colour of its flowers. Full of protein, they are a delicatessen souvenir that is part of its most typical dishes. such as Gató, a delicious almond cake or almond ice cream.

2) Sobrasada: Traditionally made if the homes of each Majorcan family, sobrasada is a cured sausage made with raw meat and loads of spices, mostly paprika.

3) Ensaimadas: A delicious dessert made in the shape of a spiral and with icing sugar sprinkled on top. Nowadays you can find them with all sorts of fillings, whipped cream, custard, chocolate, sobrasada on top, etc. This traditional dough is specially made in Majorca as the humidity of the island helps rising the dough. You can read more about the authentic Ensaimada here.

4) Leather: Majorca is famous for its leather trade. If you are looking for quality products, you are in the right place! With world known brands such as Camper, you will find leather outlets all over the island, but the best place for leather is undoubtedly Inca!

5) Pottery: There is also a tradition for pottery, mostly in the region of Marratxí. All types of kitchen utensils, siurells and other beautiful pieces will surely take pride of place in your kitchen and can be found in most local markets.

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5) Coloured glass: Majorca is also known for the art of glass blowing. With the help of a tube and tongs, they make beautiful glass objects. Famous brands are Gordiola, Lafiore or Menestralia.

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6) Pearls: The man made pearls from Majorca are perfectly round shaped. Some of the most well known brands are Majórica or Orquídea.

Take a snapshot of the Majorcan culture by picking up a souvenir your friends and family!

Want to see more about typical majorcan things to discover during your stay? Here is a snapshot of most perfect summary of the nicest traditions and most typical products of the island, the Day of the Balearic Islands.

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