The artful blue-and-white porcelain that is the town’s trademark is available for sale at Sargadelos, Rúa Nueva 16 (tel. 98-158-19-05; Amboa Maeloc, Rúa Nueva, 44 (tel. 98-158-33-59;, stocks similar ceramics, plus a wide range of other regional handicrafts.

A favorite of most tourists is tarta Santiago, a tart sold at virtually every pastry shop in the city. Also very popular is queso de tetilla, a mild local cheese shaped like a woman’s breast.

Many of the local wines, including assorted bottles of Ribeiro, Condado, and, most famous of all, Albariño, are sold without fanfare in grocery stores throughout Galicia. But for a specialist in the subtleties of these tipples, head for Charcuterías Seco, San Pedro Mezonzo, 3 (tel. 98-159-12-67;

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.