Shopping to Enjoy in Koufonisia, Greece
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Koufonisia, Greece consists of two islands: Ano Koufonisia and Kato Koufonisia. They are located in the Aegean Sea between Amorgos and Naxos. Koufonisia is part of the Cyclades group of islands. These two islands are beautiful and each have something different to offer. Ano Koufonisia is where you will find restaurants, hotels, bars, and many of the attractions.
Kato Koufonisia is the uninhabited of the two islands. Both islands create a spectacular place to visit. The turquoise waters, organized beaches, and rocky caves land make it a paradise to visit. When visiting Koufonisia, you won’t want to miss out on the shopping opportunities.
Try the Local Products of Koufonisia
Local products of the island of Koufonisia include fresh fish, seafood, and wild goat meat that comes from the islet of Keros. Koufonisia, Greece has a small agricultural production, but they do produce cream cheese. Don’t forget to try pasteli for dessert. If you have a sweet tooth, you will enjoy this treat made from honey and sesame. You will also enjoy loukoumades (homemade donuts with honey), which you can find at To Kyma in Ano Koufonisia.
While you eat a delicious meal overlooking the sea, try a local dish such as xerotigana, which is fried thin crusts; pork on the spit; and xinomizithra, a local cheese. Rakomelo is an alcoholic drink made from raki, cinnamon, and honey. Traditional cuisine of Koufonisia has influences from Amorgos and Naxos.
Shop for Souvenirs in Koufonisia
If you’re hoping to take home a reminder of your trip to Koufonisia, Greece or take home little souvenirs for friends and family, you’ll find what you’re looking for on the island. One of the best shops to pick up souvenirs in Koufonisia is Galleria Spigolo. This shop sells housewares, bright hand paints, t-shirts, and more. You will find little shops around Koufonisia to buy souvenirs, gifts, and things you may need during your trip.
Shop for Local Art and Crafts
Local art and craft items are wonderful to take home while supporting the artists of Koufonisia, Greece. Artwork can also make a great souvenir to take home, hang, and be reminded for years to come of your trip to Koufonisia. A beautiful image of the sea or landscape will be a welcome addition to your home decor for years to come.
Buy Locally Made Jewelry
When visiting Greece, one of the most exquisite items you will find is homemade jewelry. The same can be said for Koufonisia. If you love jewelry and want to add to your collection, Koufonisia is the perfect place to pick out a new piece or two. You can go home with one-of-a-kind earrings, necklaces, rings, or bracelets. You can find jewelry at jewelry stores or you can find some at a store where you shop for clothes.
Your shopping experience in Koufonisia will be unique and worth your time. Stroll from store to store as you admire the scenery of the island.
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