Florence is one of the most beautiful cities in the world – the most beautiful one if you believe the locals! And yes, it’s true that we can’t argue about its beauty, but it is also very crowded and touristy, and sometimes it can be hard to get around. It also hosts some of the most important art collections in the world, which means that maybe you won’t have that much time for shopping in Florence… You’ll probably be too busy admiring the beauty of its streets and its Duomo, and soaking up on all the art! However, we have prepared a short list of tips and recommendations for shopping in Florence, just in case you have some time to kill. Don’t miss the following lines!

Best shopping in Florence - Gowithoh

Shopping in Florence: The main streets

If you’re planning on doing some shopping in Florence, take good note of the following tips:

  1. Around the Florence Duomo, you will find many street art vendors where you can buy some souvenirs for your loved ones. Some of the paintings and drawings they sell are truly stunning!
  2. San Lorenzo Market: Do you like to bargain? Well, you can do it in Florence, too! In this lively market, you will be able to get real bargains in leather pieces and artisan products such as plates and ceramics typical from the Tuscan region.
  3. Via del Corso: In this famous street, you will be able to find all sorts of boutiques and stores of all kind of items, especially clothes. You will find major affordable brands, haute-couture, and local designers’ boutiques where to get some really exclusive items. Prepare your credit card!
  4. Via dei Calzaiuoli: You won’t find that many exclusive boutiques as in Via del Corso, but the amount of haute-couture and department store brands is still unbelievable. If you like to go on a shopping spree, you’ll surely enjoy it.
  5. Via de’ Tornabuoni: Besides haute-couture, the most famous street in Florence is also home of de Salvatore Ferragamo store. Don’t forget to visit its luxurious museum too!

Are you ready to go shopping in Florence? Remember to save some part of your budget to try the wonderful Italian cuisine as well!

At GowithOh, we are an enthusiastic team of self-confessed Europhiles who are passionate about travel. We especially love the variety of city breaks possible in Europe, from the historic UNESCO heritage cities like Prague, to the more cosmopolitan beachside destinations like Barcelona. We love discovering the hidden gems in different cities and sharing them with our fans so everyone can benefit and enjoy the perfect city break in Europe.