4 best streets for shopping in Florence

4 best streets for shopping in Florence

If you want to do some shopping in Italy, Florence is a great place to start, especially in the shops located on and around the Arno River.

The options here are nearly endless, from leather bags from local markets to high-end designer label suits and shoes. Shopping in Florence is a pleasure regardless of budget or taste.

Here you find the best streets for shopping in Florence.

  • Via de’ Tornabuoni. This is the most famous street in Florence. It is the home of Salvatore Ferragamo’s first property. It houses a full women’s and men’s department. Downstairs the building you will find Ferragamo’s luxurious museum where you can trace back his early beginnings in Naples. On this famous street you will also find the most famous high-end brands like Gucci, Versace, Hermes and others.
  • Via dei Calzaiuoli. This is another popular street filled with high-end to everyday modern stores. There are ultra-luxury stores like Chanel as well as average department stores. There’s also a Disney store for the kids.
  • Via del Corso. The popular street offers everything you can imagine. It is lined with small boutiques that suit all budgets. It is possible to find here local as well as international brands. There is a well-known artisan boutique called Piero Puliti which specializes in men’s shirts and ties made exclusively for this shop.
  • San Lorenzo Market. This is a perfect place to get a bargain. It is located near Piazza San Lorenzo and Piazza del Duomo. Here you can buy a fine leather jacket for about 100 euro and a leather wallet for a 15 euro. This is a perfect place to buy souvenirs from Florence as the varieties of options here are endless. The market opens from 9am to 7pm from Tuesday to Saturday.


Location: Tuscany region

Nearby sights: Piazzale Michelangelo, Duomo – Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore, Piazza della Signoria

How to get there: Florence has good connections with the main cities in the north, while to the south Rome is only about an hour and a half away.

Nearby hotels: The St. Regis Florence, Portrait Firenze, Grand Amore Hotel and Spa

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