Your dream shopping trip in Florence: winter sales starting 5 January
From 5 January to march 2024
Florence is rich in history, culture, and art, but it is also a world-famous shopping destination. This city is home to a wide variety of shops, from department stores to high-fashion boutiques, from souvenir shops to artisan workshops.
Winter sales: a unique shopping opportunity in Florence
The winter sales are an unmissable opportunity for shopping in Florence at discounted prices. Stores will offer discounts of up to 70% on clothing, accessories, footwear, home items, and much more.
The traditional sales start on 5 January and last until 1 March. During this period, Florence is filled with an excited buzz as both tourists and local Florentines shop for bargains in this electrifying atmosphere.
Where to shop in Florence
Florence offers many different shopping options, perfect for every need and budget. Here are our suggestions on where to go.
- High-fashion clothing, visit Via Tornabuoni and Via della Vigna Nuova, which host boutiques for the most famous brands in the world, such as Gucci, Prada, Versace, and Dolce & Gabbana.
- Clothing at more accessible prices, you can take a walk from Piazza delle Repubblica to Via Calimala, where you will find popular brands such as Zara, H&M, and Benetton.
- For artisan items, you can visit the San Lorenzo market and Piazza del Mercato Nuovo, where you will find traditional Tuscan products, such as leather goods, ceramics, and high-end jewelry.
Tips for shopping in Florence
Here are our tips for shopping in Florence:
- Dress comfortably. If you plan to do a lot of shopping, wear comfortable shoes for long walks through the city center;
- Keep your navigation app or a traditional paper map handy. The city is full of shops and twisting streets to get lost in;
- No need to rush. Take your time finding the best deals!
The winter sales in Florence are a unique opportunity to shop at discounted prices. With a little patience, this can be the perfect chance to renew your wardrobe or purchase a new handcrafted item you can’t find anywhere else.
Residence Hilda is an ideal starting point for shopping in Florence, we’re just a few steps from the boutiques, shops, and markets of the historic center. We’ll be waiting for you!