Markets in Florence Historic Centre

Florence - San Lorenzo Market
If you want to take a break from museums and dive into the real atmosphere of a typical Florentine day during your holiday in Florence, you can follow the paths of the small and big city markets: this is the right way to mingle with the very inhabitants and get to know the city under a different light. Strolling peacefully and in no rush you can stop at the stands and pick up an unusual present or a product of the Florentine handcraft as a souvenir of your stay in Tuscany.
  • You can make a break for a walk in the San Lorenzo Market not far from the city center. Snooping around the stands nearby the Medici Chapels and the San Lorenzo Church you will find gift items, clothes and typical products of the Florentine handcraft, as leather bags and jackets that you will be able to buy at very cheap prices as memory of your holiday in Florence.

  • When shopping will have worn you out, go for some refreshment to the Central Market certainly the best grocery market in Florence. You can see it from the glass windows and the wide loggia of the structure that hosts the market. On the ground floor you will find meat, cheese and whatever distinguished the local cuisine, whereas upstairs colorful vegetables, fruits and flowers will delight your eyes. At the end of the day, instead of booking a table in a restaurant, you will have all you need to prepare a tasty dinner in your own apartament in Florence .

  • If you are fond of antique and you are renting an apartment in Oltrarno , you can’t miss the Ciompi Market, in the homonym square. Venturing among the stands of this flea market is really worth it. For the very and simple pleasure of being flooded by the atmosphere of passed times, among old and dusted books, antique coins, pieces of furniture and any kind of items with a long story to tell. If you have the chance to stay in Florence on the last Sunday of the month, you take a longer stroll cause the market extends also in the surrounding streets.


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