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Best Shopping in Florence Italy!

Florence Outlets, Popular Stores & Markets,
Florence Shopping Tours


Are you ready for an unforgettable shopping in Florence Italy? Well, you should be!

Florence Italy Travel Guide - Tuscany travel itinerary Florence is a perfect place for almost any kind of shopping since it's not only one of the Italian fashion capitals, but also is a jewelry and a leather town.

Wether you are looking for the best places for your Italian fashion shopping in Florence or for your exclusive jewelry, leather, silk or antique products - here you will find all the shops, stores, malls, markets, outlets and outlet villages in and near Florence to guarantee you the best shopping experience.


"Whoever said money can't buy happiness
simply didn't know where to go shopping."
- Bo Derek



I also highly recommend reading a detailed Shopping in Florence guide if you really want to discover plenty of small tiny shops in Florence that you might never find otherwise.

It's a great shopping in Florence Italy guide for finding out where Florentines go to buy best handmade shoes and jewelry inspired by Renaissance paintings, exquisite handmade silk lingerie and vintage French and Italian designer clothing.


Popular Shopping Stores in Florence Italy

Most of boutique and stores in Florence are concentrated on Via dei Tornabuoni. There you will find such world famous brands as Gucci, Armani, Versace and more.

There are a lot of shops and stores for your Italian fashion shopping in Florence on Via della Vigna Nuova. There you will find products of Mila Schon, Pucci, Happy Jack and of many other brands.

Via Cerretani is the street going down from the main train station. This is the best place for your tourist souvenir shopping in Florence Italy.

If you wish to buy exclusive silk products I recommend visiting a store located at Via della Vigna Nuova, 97.

Check out also:

Italian Clothes Shopping Online


Summer Sales Italy 2012

Summer Sales_florence_2012Florence Summer Sales is your best opportunity for buying Italian designer handbags, shoes and clothes for less.

Most of the shops in Florence and in whole Tuscany sell out their stock for half-price. Visiting outlets in Italy during sales period will let you get Armani or D&G clothing and accessories almost for free.

When is that lucky sales period in Florence in 2012? Summer sales Italy 2012 will start on July, 2 and end on September 7, 2012.

The sales dates are valid for entire Tuscany (other regions may have small differences).



Florence Italy Jewelry Stores

Florence is a world famous city of jewelers, so when doing your shopping in Florence Italy you'll have a possibility to buy unique Italian jewelry products.

The best place for your jewelry Florence shopping is a famous Ponte Vecchio - Old Bridge. It is sometimes called Golden Bridge due to the amount jewelry stores on it.

However, for Cartier, Damiani, Rolex, Tiffany etc. and other expensive brands it's better to go back to the dei Tornabuoni street.

Ponte Vecchio jewelry shops
Photo courtesy of Radomil

Ponte Vecchio Jewelry Shopping in Florence Italy


Best Florence Shopping Centers and Stores

Wedding Boutique I Gigli is a big shopping center in Florence which includes 130 shops and shopping networks such as Leroy Merlin, Media World, hypermarket Panorama and more.

Read I Gigli Mall review

La Rinascente is a large department store which gathers well known shopping centers in Florence offering the best Italian and European brands of clothes, footwear, perfumery and cosmetics.

Sotto is a stock shopping center in Florence where you can get evening gowns and classic suits.

Baroni is where you will find an excellent choice of the well known Tuscan olive oil in glass bottles.

"The quickest way to know a woman
is to go shopping with her."
- Marcelene Cox


Florence Italy Shopping Centers and Outlets Map

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Mall Florence Outlets and Outlet Villages

Fashion shopping FlorenceThere are many Florence outlets located outside the city. Florence outlet shopping is the best way to buy famous branded clothes, shoes, hand bags, lingerie, leather products and much more - with big constant discounts or just at factory prices.

Shopping malls include boutiques of such famous European designers as Roberto Cavalli, Prada, Dolce and Gabbana and Fendi.

Getting to Florence factory outlets situated near the city can be done by car, by taxi or by a specialized bus departing from the Santa Maria Novella train station.


The Mall

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The Mall is the largest outlet mall near Florence located in a small town Leccio, about one hour drive from Florence towards the Apennines.

In the shopping mall you can get quality fashion clothes, shoes, jewelry and accessories of the known world brands such as Alexander McQueen, Armani Jeans, Ballenciaga, Bottega Veneta, Burberry, Dior, Ermenegildo Zegna, Fendi, Giorgio Armani, Gucci, Hogan, I Pinco Pallino, Loro Piana, Marni, Pucci, Roberto Cavalli, Salvatore Ferragamo, Sergio Rossi, Stella McCartney, Tod's, Valentino, Yves Saint Laurent.

Read Florence Mall reviews


Valdichiana Outlet Village

Valdichiana Outlet Village is a big outlet near Florence which counts about 160 boutiques of the well known brands where you can find clothes with up to 70% discount.

Read Valdichiana Outlet Village reviews


Barberino Designer Outlet

Barberino Designer Outlet is a large outlet shopping mall in Italy which is situated in suburb of Florence, in a small town Barberino (30 km away). Barberino shopping mall territory gives a place more than to 100 shops selling clothes, shoes, accessories, jewelry, lingerie, cosmetics and perfumes, electronics and home appliances.

Read Barberino Designer Outlet reviews


Outlet Roberto Cavalli

Outlet Roberto Cavalli is a multi brand outlet in Florence Italy with fashion clothes, footwear and accessories for men and women of Roberto Cavalli brand.

Outlet Alexander McQueen - Balenziaga - Stella McCartney

Outlet Alexander McQueen - Balenziaga - Stella McCartney is a very popular outlet where you can find clothes, shoes and perfumery from collections of these three famous designers.

Outlet Enny Borse

Outlet Enny Borse is the best factory outlet for your leather shopping in Florence Italy: handbags, suitcases, shoes and accessories at the factory prices.

D&G Outlet Florence

D&G Outlet is an outlet shop in Florence Italy selling D&G brand things from older collections with good discounts. Dolce and Gabbana outlet shop is the best way to buy luxury Italian brand clothing for less.


Florence Shopping Tours

Florence shopping toursWhen you'd like a local guide to take care of the route for your fashion shopping then a Florence outlet shopping tour is what you need.

Be sure that your transport will be taken cared of (no need to wait for a bus or taking a taxi) and so you can visit varios outlets in one day accompanied by a local guide.

Here are some of the best Florence outlets tours:

Florence Shopping Tour to Prada and the Mall Fashion Outlets

Private Tour: Shopping Tour to Gucci and Prada Outlet

Fashion History Small-Group Walking Tour


Shopping on Florence Markets

San Lorenzo market in Florence is the largest market of the city. San Lorenzo market is situated in the center of Florence, on San Lorenzo square. Here you can buy clothes, Italian leather products, souvenirs etc. San Lorenzo market is closed on Sundays and Mondays.

Delle Pulci market on dei Ciompi square is another popular Florence Italy flea market. Delle Pulci market is open all week from 9 to 19:30, in the winter closed on Sundays and Mondays. About once a month, on Sunday, the flea market turns to antique market where you can buy such old antique things as coins, books, jewelry, paintings, etc.

Florence markets shopping

Shopping in Florence Italy Market

Market Di Sant' Ambrogio is a food market situated on piazza Ghiberti. It's open daily, except for Sunday, from 7 to 14. Here you can always buy fresh meat or fish, vegetable, fruits and much more.

Santo Spirito Market is another place where you can buy fresh fruit and vegetable situated in the piazza Spirito next to the Santo Spirito church. This market also turns to antique market once a month, every second Sunday of the month.


Stores in Florence Opening Hours

Monday - from 16:00
Tuesday - Friday 09:00 - 19:30
Saturday - 09:00 - 18:00
Lunch break - 13:00 - 16:00
Sunday - closed (may be eventually open one Sunday a month)
Food markets are open daily from 07:00-8:00 in the morning to 13:00.

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It's almost impossible to leave Florence without quality shopping! Whether it will be expensive jewelry, brand fashion clothes from the best designers or just sweet small souvenirs - either way, the things bought in Florence will remind you of the unforgettable trip when you're back home.

I wish you great holidays in Tuscany with many unique purchases!

"I always say
shopping is cheaper than a psychiatrist."
- Tammy Faye Bakker


You can read more about shopping in Italy in the links below.


Shopping Guide

Top 10 Tuscany

Born to Shop Italy: The Guide for Travelers Who Love to Shop

Made in Italy Guide - Murano Glass, Ceramics, Jewelry, Leather, and More


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