Shopping Tours: Italian Fashion and Design

The long tradition of art and crafts still flourishes in Tuscany and Umbria with outstanding fashion designer brands based on fine manufacturing techniques and materials. While all our one-day itineraries include visits to traditional craft workshops, we have compiled two different day tours aimed specifically at shopaholics and brand fashion lovers.

Shopping Tour: Florence and The Mall Outlet
We suggest a departure after breakfast from your location to reach Florence. You can start the itinerary from Piazzale Michelangelo, a breathtaking panoramic viewpoint upon the city, and then move on to the city centre for a pleasant walk along the main shopping streets

Via de' Calzaiuoli, via Roma, via de' Tornabuoni and via della Vigna are the main shopping district, lined with stores of all the major Italian and international fashion brands.

Looking at the charming and fashionable shop windows. You should not miss the famous Ponte Vecchio, architecturally remarkable and unique for the glittering shop-windows of the finest Italian goldsmiths' workshops.
After lunch in a typical restaurant with a view upon the Arno river, your driver will take you to The Mall Luxury Outlet for the afternoon. Located at Leccio near Reggello, The Mall offers an outstanding shopping experience with irresistible bargains on a unique range of Italian and international designer brands. Whether you wish to revamp your own closet or to shop for trendy presents, Pucci, Fendi, Armani, Gucci, Cavalli, and Ferragamo are just a few of the exclusive fashion boutiques found at The Mall

Cashmere Shopping Tour: Cucinelli in Solomeo – Ripabianca Luxury Cashmere
Our car with driver will pick you up from your accommodation in the morning after breakfast, and take you the small village of Solomeo near Perugia in Umbria, where virtually all the population work in the Cucinelli factory specialising in luxury cashmere textiles. You will visit the factory and have a chance to buy fine cashmere clothing at factory prices from their outlet.

Your itinerary proceeds to Ripabianca, home to the Luxury Cashmere brand, and visit their showroom with top-quality men's, ladies' and children's clothing and accessories.