Caza das Vellas Loreto

Type: Gift Stores, Local Picks, Specialty Shops

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One of the oldest stores in the city is the wonderfully understated Caza das, Vellas Loreto. Trading since 1789, this wood-paneled architectural gem is a candle shop, and its appearance has changed...  Read More


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

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