La Manual Alpargatera
Hires city, road and mountain bikes. Also offers tours.
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La Manual Alpargatera information
Clients from Salvador Dalí to Jean Paul Gaultier have ordered a pair of espadrilles (rope-soled canvas shoes) from this famous store. The shop was founded just after the Spanish Civil War, though the roots of the simple shoe design date back hundreds of years and originated in the Catalan Pyrenees.