What are the most typical souvenirs or memories of Sevilla? Seville and Andalusia has a general identity very marked that has managed to become a symbol of what the world is identified with the image of Spain.
No wonder, therefore, that the typical tourist souvenir shops that abound in the center are riddled with typical Andalusian iconography stamped in the most unexpected objects. Bulls, flamenco, castanets … that can be found on t-shirts, aprons, plates, key chains … the limit is the imagination of the designer, which each year surprises own and foreign.
We will avoid this type of memories of lesser value and we will enter the world of shopping and genuine typical products of the Andalusian capital and its rich surroundings.
This so authentic Andalusian folklore genre has much pull and attractive iconography arouses the interest of the visitor, either Spanish or foreign. Who does not like the rhythm of castanets? The boldest a couple of them, a suit, shoes or even a Spanish guitar lead, not to mention attractive accessories such as shawls or fans, which can become true works of art.
As for music, there is a huge range of CDs and DVDs Andalusian folklore in all its varieties. They can be found in department stores and specialty stores and are a nice reminder that we can relive moments of our trip to coming home.
Especially held cinematographic productions were acclaimed film director Carlos Saura “Sevillanas” and “Flamenco” something old already, but ideal to enter this world and better understand what you see in the best tablaos of Sevilla.
Sevilla has a worthy mentioning craft production which highlights the ceramics of Triana and La Cartuja. Triana productions are very attractive and can be easily found on some romantic workshops that still exist in the traditional neighborhood of the same name.
Sevilla province known for products such as Iberian ham saw, table olives and olive oil.
More specifically are very successful sweets Sevillian convents (try the tips of San Leandro), oil cakes (Ines Rosales), macaroons from Utrera (a type of cake), polvorones and mantecados from Estepa, jams orange bitter local wines from the Aljarafe or aniseed Sierra Norte.