Tuscany Tour Guide in Siena and Florence

Florence and shopping

Between a square and another square, between a museum and another museum, an afternoon dedicated to the Florentine shopping.
Via Tornabuoni has always been the most fashionable street in Florence and many of the greatest fashion designers have boutiques here for example Gucci, Cavalli, Tiffany, Versace, Ferragamo, Cartier, Dior. We can visit the Ferragamo museum, famous for the history of the shoes and fashion. It is possible to see the shoes created for Marilyn Monroe, Greta Garbo, Audrey Hepburn.
So we can observe four buildings with different styles, which stand in Piazza Santa Trinita “ Santa Trinita Square”: Palazzo Spini-Feroni, Palazzo Buondelmonti, Palazzo Bartolini Salimbeni and the Church of Santa Trinita.
Don’t worry, if you do not want to spend a lot, you can do shopping (especially leather goods) at reasonable prices in Mercato di San Lorenzo “S. Lorenzo Market”, that surrounds the homonymous church, located in the historic city center. Here you can taste the famous Florentine tripe, it is a typical Florentine dish, made with the stomach and the intestine of an ox and finally the florentine best cake: Fedora.
Entering into the Mercato Centrale “Central Market”, a huge glass and wrought iron building constructed in 1870-1874, to visitors it offers a great of food. On the second floor you can taste the typical florentine food .
In the afternoon, the inevitable visit to the Medici Chapels, with the masterpieces of Michelangelo.
Duration: full day, or on request, only a part , about three hours.