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Feb 16, 2011
Interested in finding the best deals on designer clothes in Florence? Learn about Florence outlet shopping and how to save the most money on luxury goods. If you play your cards right, you'll finish with the perfect purse and a few extra hundred bucks to spend a nice bottle of wine or extravagant dinner.
Jan 11, 2011
Want to see the best Florence churches and cathedrals without wandering for hours on end? Visit the best of the best and still have enough time left over for a scoop of gelato.
Shopping in Florence
Italy is home to some of the most talented designers and hottest fashions, so it’s no wonder that shopping in Florence is not your run-of-the-mill experience. With a unique and plentiful mix of brand name stores and local shops, you’ll find yourself adding to your collection the must-have leather purse that all of the magazines have been raving about and then, immediately after, picking up a hand-beaded cardigan from a kiosk on the street. You’ll never know what you’ll find.
When shopping in Florence, there are many beautiful, high quality items bound to catch your eye and grab your heart. Whether you’re searching for the latest look from the runway or a one-of-a-kind souvenir from a local craftsman, you’ll find it on the streets of Florence.
5 Shops in Florence
San Lorenzo and Central Market
Via dell'Ariento, Florence, Italy
Experience the largest open-air market in Florence. San Lorenzo and Central Market has so many attractions, it would be impossible to see everything in one day. There are clothing and accessory shops everywhere, as well as numerous food venders, and live street entertainment.
Ponte Vecchio, 1, Florence, Italy
Enjoy all of the shops that line the Ponte Vecchio Bridge in the middle of Florence. This is an excellent place for window shopping, as there are many luxury jewelry and clothing stores.
Pharmacy of Santa Maria Novella
Via della Scala 16 - 50123 Firenze, Italy
Come to the Pharmacy of Santa Maria Novella to roam through its museum-like selection of soaps, elixirs, and perfumes.
Borgo San Jacopo 74-78 r. 50125 Florence, Italy
Shop for luxury items like leather goods, silks, and cashmere at Roberta, which makes its own products in-house.
La Botteghina del Ceramista
Street Guelph, 5r 50129 Florence, Italy
For the ultimate souvenir, come to La Botteghina del Ceramista, where you'll be able to find exquisite locally produced, hand painted ceramic pieces to fit any budget.