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.

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

Il Palagiaccio – Quality is not a luxury

Il Palagiaccio – Quality is not a luxury

Image by Matilde Ceseri

“Il Palagiaccio” Florence is a shop that sells handcrafted cheese & yoghurt created in a big farm near Borgo S.Lorenzo where the cows run free….

Full Article by Matilde Ceseri

La Cité – Have a drink while surrounded by books

La Cité – Have a drink while surrounded by books

Image by Davide Vecchio

“La Cité” Florence is a café I’m really enthusiastic about: drinking with friends, reading books, listening to music, I love spending time here…

Full Article by Francesco Cipriani

Libreria XXVII Aprile – Nth-hand books

Libreria XXVII Aprile – Nth-hand books

Image by Francesco Cipriani

“Libreria XXVII Aprile” Florence isn’t fancy, and you’re not going to find any new releases in this book shop. But if you’re a true bookworm, buckle up…

Full Article by Francesco Cipriani

Lo Sforno – Not only a bakery

Lo Sforno – Not only a bakery

Image by Laura Scala

“Lo Sforno” in Florence is a bakery, a bar and a gift shop, too. The things they make here are so delicious, it’s impossible to resist eating your gifts!

Full Article by Laura Scala

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