The Best Local Shopping Spots in Florence

The month’s salary burning in your pockets? Itching to get gifts for friends and family? Curious to find the very best stores, bookshops and markets in Florence? Is browsing your number one hobby? We understand, and so do our locals, who have their own favorite hidden gems, top picks for when nothing but a bit of window (or actual) shopping will do the trick. Check out their recommended local shops and never fall in a tourist trap again.

Artigianato e Palazzo Exhibition – Corsini garden

Artigianato e Palazzo Exhibition – Corsini garden

Image by Laura Scala

The “Artigianato e Palazzo exhibition” in Florence has Italian and foreign artisans showing their work in the 17th-century Corsini Garden!

Full Article by Laura Scala

Cantina Pacini – Wine & oil from the neighbourhood

Cantina Pacini – Wine & oil from the neighbourhood

Image by Laura Luconi

“Cantina Pacini”: a wine and oil shop (est. 1935) in Florence I like to visit. If you’re lucky, you’ll be visiting when they have fresh oil from the mill.

Full Article by Francesco Cipriani

Città del Sole – Toys heaven

Città del Sole – Toys heaven

Image by Raffaello Baldini

“Città del Sole” is where I go in Florence when I want to buy original and interesting toy gifts and don’t have any ideas. It’s one of the oldest shops…

Full Article by Raffaello Baldini

Dreoni Giocattoli – The dream toy-shop of my youth

Dreoni Giocattoli – The dream toy-shop of my youth

Image by Chiara Mecocci

“Dreoni Giocattoli” Florence is a toy shop – one of those outmoded places that used to be a paradise for children. I do invite you to take yourself back…

Full Article by Francesco Cipriani

Gerard Loft – Clothing oasis

Gerard Loft – Clothing oasis

Image by Lisa Hammarlund

“Gerard Loft” is one of the best shops in Florence to do shopping when on vacation or on weekend trips. In fact, it’s one of those quality legendary shops.

Full Article by Lisa Hammarlund

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