Markets in Florence and Tuscany

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With an assortment of different Florentine food markets to choose from throughout the city, there are many opportunities to learn about the culinary traditions of Tuscan Cuisine. It is Tuscan tradition to use only fresh, high quality ingredients in everything

San Lorenzo Market: Testing the Quality of Leather

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Piazza San Lorenzo is lined with vendors selling  leather goods, scarves and other souvenirs. A visit in Florence is not complete without at least a walk through the market. While it may often be packed with tourists, the market is

Florence’s Porcellino Statue and Market

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Smaller than the San Lorenzo Market, the Porcellino Market is often called the Mercato Nuovo to distinguish it from the market once held in Piazza della Repubblica. The Porcellino is nearby Piazza Repubblica and was specialized in selling rare fabrics

Central Market in San Lorenzo

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Every step you take in Florence you can find traditional italian foods and wine that can make your tastebuds explode. However, upon entering the Central Market in San Lorenzo, one is overwhelmed with the smell, sight, sounds and hustle and