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Mercatus

The official shop of the University of Salamanca has a stunning range of stationery items, leather-bound books and other carefully selected reminders of your Salamanca visit.
Food in Guijuelo

Sabor Guijuelo

You could pick any of the shops around town selling embutidos (cured meats), but this excellent little place is just a stone's throw from the Plaza Mayor and the tourist office. Pick up a sliced, prepackaged jamón i…
Books in Salamanca

La Galatea

The first bookshop in decades to open along Salamanca's 'Street of the Booksellers' (there was once more than 50), this fine space combines a bargain table (with some books in English), some gorgeous Spanish-languag…
Food in Zamora

La Despensa

Unlike other food shops in this stretch of street west of the Plaza Mayor, La Despensa is a delicatessen that focuses on jamón and other cured meats – if you're planning a picnic, make sure you take along some jamón…
Food in Astorga

Confitería Mantecadas Velasco

The word among locals-in-the-know is that Confitería Mantecadas Velasco serves some of the best mantecadas and other pastries in Astorga. We've tried them and who are we to argue? It's an obligatory part of the Cast…
Art in Pedraza de la Sierra

Sánchez Muñoz

Sánchez Muñoz is an established madrileño artist who has a small studio here. His watercolours of the local villages are vibrant, colourful and based on subtle abstract forms. Prints are available from €7.
Food & Drinks in Zamora

La Buena Jera

One of numerous gourmet food shops in this stretch of street, La Buena Jera has an excellent range of local cheeses and wines from Toro, as well as local pastries, honeys and other delicacies.
Food & Drinks in León

La Despensa de Fer

One of the better delicatessens around town, selling much-praised cured meats (including cecina, one that's typical of the region), cheeses and, unusually, some local craft beers.
Food in Ávila

La Flor de Castilla

This patisserie-cafe is a fine place to buy a yema de Santa Teresa, a sticky, ultrasweet cookie made of egg yolk and sugar that's said to have been invented by the saint herself.
Food & Drinks in Segovia

Diablo Cojuelo

Segovia has loads of places around town selling Spanish and Segovian gourmet food products, and this is one of the best of them. It also has a cafe serving light meals.