Santiago de Compostela

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This world famous brand has a store in every mid-size town, and Santiago is no different. There are four stores in the city where you can find the latest fashion for men, women and children, everything from street wear to the more up-dressed look.


Santiago de Compostela has two particular local crafts – silverware and a black gem called jet stone, used for jewellery and amulets. The shops in the area around the Cathedral has a good selection of these and of other handicrafts. The rest of the Old Town is full of shops of all kinds. The streets or ’Rúas’ Nova, Vilar, San Pedro, Caldeirería, Preguntoiro and the squares Toural and Cervantes, along with the ones surrounding the cathedral, are the main shopping areas in the old town. You can find international brands, prestigious Spanish franchises, Galician fashion, food shops and gift shops, among many other offerings.