Shopping in Corfu is a splendid pastime! With something for all tastes be it a few tourist trinkets, top class hand made jewellery or hand made barrels!, there is something for everyone.
Particular specialities of Corfu are anything to do with olives including olive woodcarvings, olive oil and olive soaps, Kumquat (a sweet traditional liquour particular to the island), lace, embroidery and jewellery.
Many of the souvenir shops have some lovely goods if you look closely. With a wide variety of pottery, jewellery and small sculptures based on ancient Greek classical design you can pick up some very attractive and unusual items at reasonable prices. Also if you like jewellery there are some really beautiful pieces available, once again if you look. The gold is all of 14carat and above and is often sold by weight and there is a good selection of silver jewellery or silverware in attractive designs.