Caza das Vellas Loreto

Type: Gift Stores, Specialty Shops

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Christmas Shopping: This wood-panelled shop has been selling candles since 1789, and its appearance has changed little since. The cosy interior exudes a delightful yesteryear ambiance, a mood accentuated by the...  Read More
Best Shopping: One of the oldest stores in the city is the wonderfully understated Caza das Vellas Loreto. Trading since 1789, this wood-panelled architectural gem is a candleshop, and its appearance has changed...  Read More

  • Christmas Shopping: "Christmas and Easter are good times to shop when the workshop produces limited editions of especially sweet-smelling candles."
  • Best Shopping: "For something special, ask to see the beeswax candles that are embellished with beautiful filigree decoration."
  • Best for Christmas Shopping Because: The store, one of the most historic in the city, is renowned throughout Portugal for its ecclesiastical candles.
  • Recommended as Best Shopping Because: This is one of the most famous stores in Portugal, and is where some of the very best candles are made and sold.

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