Walking around Florence is such a delightful experience. We walked towards Piazza dell Mercato and came across the San Lorenzo Market. This lively street market is open from Tuesday to Saturday. You will see vendors selling everything from leather goods, Florentine papers to souvenirs and much more. This is a big outdoor market where the hawkers calling out to grab your attention. I bought a soft leather belt for 18 Euro which I bargained down from 20 Euro. You can tell that I’m not so good when it comes to bargaining.
As we walked a little bit more we passed by a large building called the central market, San Lorenzo Mercato Centrale. We saw a fascinating selection of produce of all kinds, from cheese, salami, wine and many other Tuscan products. We just wandered around and sampled few of the products. We left the market with the delicious Tartuff (which the owner had us sample), a bottle of Limoncello and some beautiful photos I took from the market.
Gelato – A Sweet local Delicacy In Italy
Day 1: Arrived in Florence, The City of Renaissance
Day 2: Piazzale Michelangelo, Panoramic Views of Florence.
Florence for Foodies: Inside San Lorenzo Market
Pontassieve, A Medieval Village in The Heart of Tuscany.
(Many goods in the outdoor markets)
(So many leather products)
(My fiance just wander off)
(I’m picking out a belt for my father)
(I regret that I didn’t brought more bottle of this)
(Yummy dry goods)
(Real tuscan salami)
(Prosciutto, my favorite)
(More dry goodies)
(cow stomachs and intestines)