Prestigious and Elegant Shopping Area of the City
Via de’ Tornabuoni
Via de’ Tornabuoni is the most luxurious streets in the center of Florence and since the Renaissance was one of the most elegant and beautiful streets of Florence. In the Grand Duchy era the road was very busy because there were held parades, processions and street games such as horse races and competitions for archers. Even today, the road retains its elegance, but the old craft shops and coffee had to give way to the boutiques of the big brands that have done it that way become an important shopping street. This is the ideal area for lovers of high class and high fashion wich could find here the best and most famous brands of clothing and jewelry such as Gucci, Ferragamo, Roberto Cavalli, Prada, Bulgari, Cartier and many others. Do not miss a stop for coffee at the historic Caffè Giacosa which was not deleted like many others, thanks to Roberto Cavalli. Moreover, one stop can also be done to shop Procacci famous for truffle sandwiches.
The road formerly housed the Old Market, meeting point of the Florentine population essential for trade and also a place of leisure. Today the street has a strictly commercial vocation, with many shops and various cafes and bars to refresh between a buy and another. The street connects Piazza del Duomo to Piazza della Signoria through a very interesting drift for those who like shopping. There is also one of the most famous Florentine Coffee: Gilli. Those who join in this historic living room has been wrapped in an elegant and relaxed ambience, it also offers wines and whiskeys in addition to its delicious pastry with a high number of very good products. Do not miss shopping in the shops famous in all of the world as Disney Store, Luisa Via Roma, Gucci, Raspini and many others…