Shopping in San Marino
There’s an array of shops throughout San Marino, each of them very colorful. A place where you can truly shop ’til you drop, you may need to buy more luggage to carry all your newfound treasures and bargains home.
Located in the heart of Italy, San Marino is its own separate republic. It has hundreds of shops to accommodate the flood of visitors who come each year for the tax-free merchandise. You can stock up on perfumes, cigarettes, alcohol, jewelry, leather goods, handbags, designer items, retail fashion, souvenirs, knives and anything else you can think of at up to 20% below than their original prices.
The Old Town is a spectacular play of light and color, and in every street, neighborhood, or square, little shops offer all kinds of goods, from cheap souvenirs to the most sophisticated jewelry. The people of San Marino are proud of their heritage, and in Old Town you’ll find a large collection of historical replicas, especially weapons and ceramics. Art and other decorative items that detail events in the history of San Marino are also popular items in Old Town.
Almost every corner on every street in the city has at least one handbag store. In some places, handbag stores sit right next to each other. Leather goods are often on sale.
La Saponeria sells top quality soaps and bath items made by local crafters. Visitors say they appreciate the superior service.
Editor’s Note: The information contained on this page was compiled using real traveler reviews about San Marino shopping.