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.