Florence, The Cradle Of Shopping Three itineraries to discover the most beautiful secrets of Florence between fashion, craftmanship, fine food and culture
Clearly, tourism has changed. People are traveling more, but for much shorter periods of time. The ritual of the leisurely vacation is long forgotten; now, in all seasons, most people travel on the weekend - 2, 3 or 4 days - and mostly to art cities, where there are often excellent opportunities for shopping along the way of their cultural itinerary. Florence has an unparalleled number of shops of all types for all budgets in its historical centre; indeed, these days there are almost more shops than residences.