11 Best Places to Shop in Galicia and Asturias, Spain

Augusto Otero

Founded in 1906, this boutique carries fine handcrafted silver.

Pl. de las Platerías 5, Santiago de Compostela, 15705, Spain


In the fishing town of Camariñas, women fashion exquisite lace collars, scarves, and table linens. This is the best place to buy their work and watch some of it being crafted.

Rúa Nova 40, Santiago de Compostela, 15705, Spain


This is a great place to buy locally produced gourmet preserves typical of the region, such as bacalao a gallega "Los Peperetes" (Galician cod), bonito en aceite de oliva "La Pureza" (bonito tuna fish in olive oil), mejillones en escaveche (mussels marinated in a vinegary pimiento sauce often used to preserve fish), and calamares en su tinta (squid in its ink).

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Head to this crafts shop for its large selection of baskets, shells, copper items, and lace.

Joyería Santirso

This family-run shop has been selling silver jewelry, including Asturias's world-famous azabache, for five generations.

Mantequerías Cántabras

Local delicacies—including Santander's most famed dessert, sobaos pasiegos (fluffy buttery cakes)—are sold here.

Calle Hernán Cortés 4, Santander, 39003, Spain
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Mercado El Fontán

Oviedo's main traditional market, built in 1885 in a structural rationalist style, brims with produce, cheeses, meats, and a jaw-dropping variety of fresh seafood. On Sunday morning there's an open-air rastro (flea market) on the adjoining square. 

Mundo Galego

Stop here for local cheese, wine, liqueur, and other Galician specialties. The shop also organizes tastings.

Rúa Galera 40, A Coruña, 15003, Spain
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Noroeste Obradoiro

Noroeste sells handmade jewelry.

Rúa Travesa 5, bajo, Santiago de Compostela, 15704, Spain


Galicia is known throughout Spain for its distinctive blue-and-white ceramics with bold modern designs, made in Cervo and O Castro. There is a wide selection at Sargadelos. It's often possible to watch artisans work at their workshops in Cervo and O Castro (weekdays 8:30–2), but call ahead to confirm.

Rúa Nova 16, Santiago de Compostela, 15705, Spain
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Vide, Vide!

The definitive place to buy, taste, and learn about Galician wines, this shop is well stocked with a wide range of wine of various types and vintages from local bodegas (wineries) across the region.