street in Lisbon

From the moment I stepped foot on Lisbon’s streets, the city embraced me with its warm, yellow-golden hues. It was as if I had stumbled upon a place where time danced to a slower rhythm, and every corner whispered tales of its rich history and culture. But amidst the sun-kissed facades and cobblestone pathways, there was one quest that beckoned me – the exhilarating pursuit of souvenirs!

And trust me, this coastal city is the ultimate treasure trove. From those hand-painted ceramics that practically beg to be Instagrammed, to those melt-in-your-mouth Pastéis de Belém that will make you dance. So, folks, buckle up! Here is my list of must-grab souvenirs that will let you hold onto Lisbon’s magic even when you’re back in reality! 

1. Azulejos

Step into a world of intricate craftsmanship with Azulejos, hand-painted ceramic tiles that adorn buildings and facades throughout the city. These colorful works of art tell stories of Portugal’s history and culture, making them a truly unique and evocative souvenir. A classic one to bring home but they are just beautiful.

2. Pastéis de Belém

No trip to Lisbon is complete without savoring the iconic Pastéis de Belém, delectable Portuguese custard tarts with a crispy exterior and a lusciously creamy filling. Bring home a box of these mouthwatering treats to relive your culinary journey.

3. Regional Wines

Indulge in the rich flavors of Lisbon’s wines, a reflection of the country’s deep viticulture heritage. Whether it’s the world-renowned Port wine or other Portuguese varietals, these bottles are a true testament to the art of winemaking.

4. Sardines

A tinned treasure to bring home, experience the taste of their seas with canned Portuguese sardines, a local delicacy. These tins make for a unique and flavorful souvenir.

5. A piece of Artwork

Why not an illustration that connects with your memories in the city? A painting to hang on the wall at home can be a beautiful conversation piece as well as decorate your living space.

6. Fado Music

Bring home the hauntingly beautiful melodies of Fado, Portugal’s soulful traditional music. With heartfelt singing and emotional narratives, Fado captures the essence of Lisbon’s soul.

7. Handicrafts

Admire Portugal’s artisanal skills with exquisite embroidery and lacework, offering a piece of the country’s heritage. These handcrafted treasures beautifully depict part of their rich cultural tapestry.

8. Portuguese Olive Oil

Elevate your culinary creations with high-quality Portuguese olive oil and gourmet food products, a true testament to the country’s dedication to fine flavors.

9. Souvenir Mug

What about one of those mugs with iconic motifs of the city? They make for great souvenirs and help you relive your memories whenever you use them.

10. Artisanal Chocolates

 Indulge your senses with handcrafted chocolates and pastries that are as beautiful as they are delicious. These sweet treats perfectly embody the city’s rich culinary heritage.

11. Wooden/Ceramic Figurines

Take home a piece of local artistry with charming figurines crafted from wood or ceramic. These intricate creations, often depicting saints or iconic local characters, are a testament to the city’s craftsmanship.

12. Themed Postcards

Freeze the moments you’ve cherished in the city with picturesque postcards and posters that capture the city’s breathtaking beauty. Each image tells a story, allowing you to relive your journey with every glance.

13. Ceramic Pottery

Embrace Portuguese culture through traditional ceramic pottery and dishes. These masterfully crafted pieces showcase the country’s artistic excellence and make for timeless additions to your home decor.

14. Traditional Sweets

Treat your taste buds to the flavors of Portugal with delightful sweets like pumpkin jam. These confections offer a delectable taste of the country’s culinary traditions.

15. Portuguese Literature

Immerse yourself in Portugal’s rich literary heritage by bringing home a piece of its soul – a carefully selected book. Whether it’s poetry, novels, or historical texts, these literary treasures offer a deeper connection to the country’s culture.

16. Linen and Cotton Clothing

Experience comfort and style with clothing made from natural fabrics like linen and cotton. These pieces reflect Lisbon’s laid-back elegance and are a fashionable way to remember your journey.

17. Bisalhães Black Clay Ceramics

Discover the distinctive beauty of black clay ceramics, a local specialty that embodies a unique character.

18. Fridge Magnets

Remember the landmarks and motifs close to your heart with these charming magnets. From the iconic Belem Tower to the stunning Jerónimos Monastery, these souvenirs bring a touch of Lisbon’s allure to your living space.

19. Cork Products

Embrace sustainability with eco-friendly cork products like wallets and coasters. These items not only showcase Lisbon’s modern ethos but also make for thoughtful and practical souvenirs. Did you know that Portugal is the largest producer of cork in the world?

20. T-Shirts

Wear your love for Lisbon with pride through T-shirts adorned with captivating designs and motifs inspired by the city’s landmarks and culture.

21. Galo de Barcelos Figures

Invite good luck into your life with hand-painted ceramic rooster figures, known as Galo de Barcelos. These charming symbols are a testament to Portuguese rich folklore.

22. Carob Cake

Indulge in the flavors of Tarta de Alfarroba, an extraordinary dessert made from locally sourced carob. This is more typical from the Algarve region.

23. Handcrafted Soap

Experience the soothing touch of artisanal soaps crafted from local ingredients. These fragrant souvenirs promise a piece of pampering luxury.

24. Ginja Liqueur

Raise a toast with Ginja, a tangy sour cherry liqueur that has been enjoyed as a traditional Lisbon digestif for generations. This distinctive spirit encapsulates the city’s vibrant and flavorful character.

Sign in
Cart (0)

No products in the cart. No products in the cart.

  • Free shipping for billing over 39,00