Visiting Tuscany also means devoting some time to shopping. From the characteristic artisan workshops to large boutiques of prestigious brands, from market stalls to outlets, here are some tips for all tastes and budgets!
Top-quality clothes, shoes, handbags and accessories are just some of the products that can be found in the outlets of Tuscany, sometimes at very affordable prices. We have compiled a list of the most sought-after outlets in Tuscany with information on how to reach them.
For all the people with a passion for vintage, Tuscany offers many opportunities to search for the unique piece, the most original one, the one missing from one's collection. Antique fairs and markets are hosted in the historic centers of cities, usually on a monthly basis, but not only that. From Florence to Arezzo, Lucca to Pistoia, the list of these events also represents an alternative travel itinerary through the Region.
Above all, Tuscany is among Italy's most famous regions for handicrafts. Workshops and laboratories are a privileged place, where tradition is cherished and creativity, aesthetic sense and expertise are nurtured. In Florence, the alleys of the historic center, more or less beaten down, are home to workshops of goldsmiths and silversmiths. In Casentino, orange-colored coats made from a unique fabric are produced. In Montelupo Fiorentino people buy precious objects made of colored ceramics, ideal for decorating the home.