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The Ancient Shops of Florence

The Ancient Shops of Florence
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Discover Florence's historical shops! This walking tour will take you to some of the landmark boutiques of Florence. Florence was the capital of Italy during the mid-1800s, a period when the city saw the birth of elegant cafes, markets, fashion boutiques, and beauty stores - some of them still in business today!

Tour details

Part of the program "The Other Tuscany", to explore explore the "invisible" Tuscany that few tourists, and many native Italians, see.

The program:

10:00 am - Meeting point in front of the Caffè Giubbe Rosse, an historical café located in Piazza Repubblica. The guide will offer a coffee in this elegant antique setting.
10:30 am - Walking towards the Vinaio (literally "wine vendor") Migliorini, one of the oldest "vinai," offering a large selection of wines and at least two hot dishes a day
11.00 am – Visit the main market place near San Lorenzo market.
12:00 pm – Stroll to Sbigoli's ceramic workshop and visit.
1:00 pm - Special Tuscan lunch with wine at Restaurant Gastone.
2:30 pm - Walking towards the Santa Maria Novella pharmacy
3:00 pm - Brief visit of this antique place, which has carefully preserved its interior architectural style.
4:15 pm - Return back to Caffè Giubbe Rosse and end of the excursion

Cancellation policy: 100% refund for cancellations at least 15 days before the tour; 50% refund from 14 to 2 days before the tour; no refund for further cancellations and no shows.


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Price per person:

  • € 145.00 (2 participants)
  • € 115.00 (3 participants)
  • € 95.00 (4 participants)
  • € 85.00 (5 participants)
  • € 80.00 (6 participants)

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