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Via dei Calzaiuoli

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Closed to motorized traffic, this unusually wide street is busy nonetheless with pedestrians, shops, cafes and historic attractions.
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
5 Mar 2017
“You will find it here”
18 Jun 2017
“We were fortunate!”
Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 18 June 2017

We lived on this street for a week - it was a great location as we were smack dab in the middle of touristy Florence! This is the main tourist drag between the Duomo and the Uffizi - pedestrianized (except for service vehicles). Its full...More

2  Thank Life-is-an-Adventure
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Located on this very crowded street that runs from Piazza del Duomo to Piazza della Signoria are hotels, restaurants, bars and money exchanges. This street is a shopper’s paradise.

Thank SoCalOregonian
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for something you will find it on Via Devi Calzaiuoli. Shops of all kinds. Pateries. Chocolates. Gelato. Packed with people. Convenient to everything.

Thank Leigh-Traveler2015
Reviewed 20 May 2016

The Via dei Calzaiuoli is a lovely street in Florence. In between the main central square (Piazza della Signoria) and the Piazza del Duomo, this is a nice street to stop, tale a break and people watch in

Thank Ibadanboy
Reviewed 17 November 2015

I found this road to be packed from early in the morning until late at night, maybe because it was the weekend and people were out in force to eat their icecreams and walk their dogs - both in a huge variety!!!! It is the...More

Thank TERRAvelista
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Via Calzaiuoli is the cobblestone, connective corridor between Piazza del Duomo and Piazza della Signoria, where you can access the Uffizi, then, crossing the Ponte Vecchio into the Oltrarno where you can find authentic Florentine dining (just walk about three or four blocks across the...More

2  Thank Warren F
Reviewed 28 October 2015

The Via dei Calzipaiuli is a shopper's delight up and down the length of this pedestrian only thoroughfare. You'll find the major brands in grand storefronts, boutiques, cafes, bars and restaurants along with street vendors and artists. Enjoyable walking experience. ...

2  Thank David B L
Reviewed 25 October 2015

Nice street to find quality brands. Bag, shoes, cafe, design clothes, underwear brands are here. No car allowed here but you can pick phaeton if you find one to travel around.

Thank Semih A
Reviewed 26 September 2015

Stayed at the Hotel Calzaiuoli, because it looked convenient, but was delighted when I arrived. Realized after booking the hotel that via Calzaiuoli was a pedestrian street with shops restaurants, cafes, etc., and the major route from the Duomo to Uffizi. It is a very...More

Thank bob2bkk
Reviewed 13 August 2015

I love this street, it has everything. shoe stores, bag stores, gelato, cafes, pharmacies, underwear, designer wear, make up and everything in between. No cars allowed, but dodge the other shoppers. Don't forget that there are shops on the side streets also. Even though it...More

Thank hippo930
Florentia, as it was called by Latins, is permeated by
an eternal beauty spread in all corners of the city.
The historic center is characterized by the immensity
of the Duomo, able to transport tourists into the
brightest age of Florence: the Renaissance. Who does
not know the Brunelleschi Dome, San Giovanni
Baptistery and the Giotto’s Campanile? Everything is
enclosed here and it would be easy to imagine the city
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