What to buy in El Calafate?
El Calafate¬†offers an¬†increasingly wide¬†range¬†of crafts and¬†typical objects¬†to take home as¬†gifts or souvenirs.
The typical products are pure sheep’s wool and the knitted fabrics, handmade or made with a loom. Also the marmalades and some handicrafts made by the local inhabitants. Among the marmalades, you must buy the one made with “calafate” (red berry kind of fruit), regional symbol and a legendary fruit, because, according to the tradition, everyone who tastes it always returns to Patagonia.
Another good option are books about Patagonia, there is a wide range in Spanish and in English.