|In September, during the velvet season many tourists direct to Italy to visit Rome, Venice, Florence, Naples and other well-known Italian cities and resorts. It is natural that from such trip it is impossible to return empty-handed, without gifts and souvenirs. What to bring from Italy?|
In general, unambiguously to answer a question "What to bring from Italy?" it is impossible. Italy is motley and many-sided, and the choice of souvenirs will depend on to what region and even the city you go. In Rome, Pisa, Naples, Florence, Venice and many other Italian cities there are unique and unique souvenirs.
For example, if you visited Venice, it will be difficult to keep and not to buy the Venetian carnival mask there. Such masks happen two types: the classical masks representing characters of the commedia dell'arte and modern fantastic masks of the most different types. The price of a mask depends on its appearance and material.
It is also possible to bring the refined products from glass made by the Venetian handymen from a quarter Murano from Italy. But be careful of fakes! The real muransky glass has to be stronger and heavy, than usual. And quarter of Burano is famous for the laces. So it is worth paying the attention to the lacy napkins, cloths, linen and the embroidered blouses trimmed with lace.
If you go to Rome — "the eternal city" — you have an opportunity to bring from Italy copies of antique Roman coins and a figure of gladiators. They are on sale in the Colosseum. In Rome it is possible to buy porcelain products and souvenirs with symbolics of Vatican, smallest in the state world, for example, the Vatican brands.
From Pisa it is possible to bring various souvenirs with the image of the well-known Tower of Pisa (a plate, t-shirts, magnetics, brelka, wall panels, etc.) and the "falling" beer mugs, shot glasses and glasses. And Florence is famous for a terracotta (unglazed pottery from porous color clay) and notebooks from the Florentine paper.
Near Naples there are ruins of the city of Pompeii destroyed by a volcanic eruption Vesuvius. There archeological excavations therefore there is an opportunity to get the albums and historical literature devoted to this excavation are conducted. In Naples sell the souvenirs imitating antique products: amphoras, figurines, etc.
In whatever city you had a rest, you will be able to buy the Italian footwear and quality bags at quite reasonable price everywhere. So it is worth using opportunity and to bring some new things from Italy.
By all means it is worth bringing the well-known Italian alcoholic beverages from Italy: the lemon Limoncello liqueur, the almond Amaretto liqueur, Italian wines (A chianti, Montepoultchano D'Abrouzzo, Brunello di Montalcino, Nero D'Avola, Amaro Montenegro, etc.), grape vodka a grappa, drinks on the basis of a bergamot, and also souvenir liqueurs in original small bottles from the dwarfish state of San Marino. And if alcohol to you not to liking, surely get fragrant Italian coffee. Coffee-achievers can "be ruined" and buy a little also the real Italian coffee maker.
And what "tasty" souvenirs can be brought from Italy? After all each country is famous for the national dishes: in Turkey it is sweets, in Spain — crude dried pork gammon jamón. Costs to gourmets bring such products from Italy:
- "the king of cheeses" parmesan or any other from hundreds of types of the Italian cheese (for example, gorgonzola or a mozzarella);
- Italian desserts: real tiramisu, almond Amarettini cookies, to the torrena, pastyer, etc.;
- the refined balsam vinegar prepared in the city of Modena;
- meat products: ham, salami, proshutto abruptly (analog of the Spanish jamón), mortadella, vetrichina;
- paste (pasta) of the most different forms, sizes and even flowers;
- the Italian green olive oil which is used not only in cookery, but also for appearance;
- fragrant bread from Altamur with a crisp, capable to remain fresh many days.
And what skilled tourists will advise to bring from Italy? If you already were in this beautiful country, share impressions with those who is only going to go there, and recommend the best Italian souvenirs.