Raise your hand if you have not gone shopping to San Marino at least once in your life. At one time the boys of the 80s flocked to the small republic to buy Sample and Zippo. Very fashionable watches and lighters that we could actually pay less than in other Italian cities. There have always been fans of coins and stamps, who still find light for their eyes here today. Many maybe pass by because they are on vacation nearby and take the opportunity to buy cigarettes at much lower costs. Many only buy souvenirs but San Marino could be affordable for these items as well, according to travelers.
There are no half measures
Analyzing the comments and opinions of Italian and international tourists regarding purchases in San Marino there seem to be no half measures. Opinions are in fact divided between those who still have affordable prices in the Republic and those who compare them to those of their own city. Surely a distinction must be made regarding one of the most popular classic products in San Marino: perfumes. Here it is true that there is no VAT, but a local tax and therefore a lot of perfumes could cost in Italy. However, someone also points out that the costs would be very similar to those of the perfumeries on the web, thoughtfully more and more convenient. As many, on the other hand, are supplied directly here, even online.
Many buy only souvenirs but San Marino could also be convenient for these objects
Walking through the narrow streets of San Marino it is now easy to find shops that have closed due to the economic crisis. As well as many factories that accompanied the tourist from the plain to Mount Titano. Precisely in the shopping centers that are located at the base of the Republic, many tourists still find the prices of clothes and many fashion accessories affordable. In particular, foreign tourists appreciate fabrics and fabrics, but also handicrafts. Not to be confused, however, with common objects of lower value.
Country you go to the typical products you find
Beyond the classic products that you buy in San Marino, let us only this land of culinary delicacies. These articles are particularly popular with tourists:
- prepared condiments based on balsamic vinegar and honey;
- truffled cooked ham;
- organic honey with essential oil;
- waffle cakes with cocoa and chocolate with suggestive names such as Torta Titano and Torta Tre Monti;
- local white and red wines.
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