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FLORENCE SHOPPING GUIDE:
These Florence shopping tips for Florence Markets, Leather, Crafts and Food (by
Jenifer Howard Forneris and Cristina Jacomelli) are a wonderful start to discovering
the city of Florence.
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Florence Food Shopping
Name: Pegna Type:
salumeria, drogheria, mesticheria
Via dello Studio, 8; 055-282701/ 2.
this more than one century-old salumeria, drogheria, mesticheria
takes us to the past century, and the variety is really appealing and exquisite:
thousands of articles, from all types of cheeses, pates and marmalades (rose and
cedar, among others) and jams to a good variety of coffees, sweets and chocolates;
wines, biscuits, home and personal articles and others can also be found. The
perfect place to buy food and other things.
Name: Old England Stores Type:
drugstore of mainly English goods
Via Dei Vecchietti, 28r; 055-211983.
this drugstore was born in the past century to satisfy the needs of English
people who lived in Florence. It has exquisite goods and other such articles as
Name: Nesi Type:
verduraio (vegetable seller)
Canto dei Nelli, 8r; 055-211308.
many tourists visit it nowadays, but it still maintains its original appearance,
which gives you the idea of what and how cleaning, preparing and selling vegetables
was in past times.
Name: Frutta e Ortaggi Sandra Francelli Type:
fruits and vegetables
Borgo SS. Apostoli, 41r; 055-283410
and charcuterie, cheeses, wines, olive oils exquisitely presented in different
containers types (straw, copper, etc.).
Name: Alessi Type:
Via delle Oche, 27 / 29 / 31r; 055-214966.
they have a large variety of prestigious wines and liquors, skillfully presented
in an ancient environment.
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