Shoping on Calle Real
People arriving in San Sebastian, located on the east coast of La Gomera, usually don't take long to realise that it is the capital of an island where time passes by differently. In the town where Christopher Columbus once walked, everything is close to hand. A day of shopping here is a day spent leisurely browsing in the shops on Calle Real in search of that special souvenir and eating a snack in the open air cafés on the Plaza de Las Américas.
Souvenirs, almogrote, palm honey and Mojo
Palm honey, almogrote – a spread made from mature cheese - mojo, homemade cookies...in La Gomera the local food is the best souvenir to take back home as well as items of handicraft (ceramics, baskets and embroidery) that fill the Casa de los Balcones and the shops on Calle Real. The street is flanked by magnificent traditional houses and bars, cafés, perfume shops, accessories, fashion and sports shops as well as an art gallery line the pavements all the way to the church of La Asunción, with its interesting ceiling.More information