|A bright and cheerful souvenir shop at Olbia, Sardinia|
|Beautifully packaged lavender products from St Tropez|
|Hand-painted ceramic tiles from Palma|
|Local delicacies at Mahon|
Mao (Mahon), Minorca, Spain: Flat leather sandals are locally made and hard-wearing. Pastries made into coils called ensaimada are delicious. Other beautifully packaged foodstuffs make nice gifts.
|Distinctive ceramics and cork are souvenirs of Olbia|
|Citrus from the Amalfi coast at Pompeii|
|Aprons and tea towels make lightweight souvenirs|
I hope these examples have given you a few ideas of what you'd like to buy on a Western Mediterranean cruise.