After visiting the Uffizi, David, and the Duomo, let’s take a stroll and visit the Central Market of Florence…
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Located in the historic San Lorenzo neighborhood of Florence, Mercato Centrale Firenze opened in spring of 2014. The original building, on the first floor, was built in 1874. Designed by Giuseppe Mengoni (who also designed Milan’s famous Galleria), it is also characterized by its bright and airy design.
Mercato Centralo Firenze was conceived by Umberto Montano and Claudio Cardini who have taken Mengoni’s design to new heights. Similar to what we would call a “food court” in the States, the Mercato doesn’t have fast food vendors, oh no…this is gastronomic heaven!
Local artisans offer the highest quality Tuscan specialties including: meats and salami, fresh pasta, fruits and vegetables, fresh fish, vegetarian dishes, gelato, a bakery, wine, dolci, cheeses, and more! There’s even an Eataly shop, an ATM/banking kiosk and a cooking school!
With 500 seats and open from 10 a.m. until midnight, you can shop, snack and dine here. The only hard part? Deciding what to try first!
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Wouldn’t you love to visit Florence? Well, I would love to take you there! That’s why I’ve partnered with a local Tuscany expert and art/history guide and, together, we have created a spectacular itinerary for next fall…
September 23 – October 2, 2016
Limited to ONLY 5 Spaces!