Azores: Shopping

Europe's Best Kept Secret

Shopping in the Azores is mostly limited to local foods, such as jams, teas and wines, as well as regional handicrafts. Those interested in crafts should check out the local selection of ceramics, baskets, embroidery, and bedspreads. Alcoholic drinks worth purchasing in the Azores include wines from Pico, Graciosa and Biscoito (Terceira) and liquors made from passion fruit and Japanese plumb.