San Lorenzo Market
From Monday to Saturday, the one rendezvous with the voices, the colours, the spirits of the city and its most characteristic products. There is no doubt that we are in Florence, especially, to enjoy its culture and ancient history that you breathe in every street in the center.
However it would be wrong to forget even his typical characters, the manners and customs, in a word of folklore and daily life of the city of Florence.
If you're staying at the Hotel Palazzo Vecchio 3 stars in Florence , as we have said many times, you will be a two steps from the majesty of the cathedral and art of all the most important monuments, but you can reach in a few minutes walking also the famous San Lorenzo Market.
What is it? Represents, from Monday to Saturday, the one rendezvous with the voices, the colours, the spirits of the city and its most characteristic products.
You can choose to stop in the large central building, with its covered market where you can find good cheeses, organic products, especially meat that makes us famous in the world. Or walking out of browsing among the stalls, stretching along several streets and Via dell'Ariento come up in front of the Basilica of San Lorenzo, in the square which gives its name to the market itself.
San Lorenzo Market, dating from the late nineteenth century, when the Administration decided to hire the same architect of the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II in Milan to build this important facility. Healing at the same time the neighbourhood, was created the square as the central building. Inside the large windows in the shed are generously light filter, returning to its visitors the feeling of being in a charming outdoor market.
After the majesty of the places you can discover with a short walk from our Hotel Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, and after the history and the magnificence of the Uffizi Gallery and Palazzo Vecchio in Piazza della Signoria, a trip to the San Lorenzo market would unite, in a sense, the sacred and the profane and would certainly enrich your stay in the city. To facilitate your travel, we will be happy to book in advance to enter the Academia Gallery and the Uffizi Gallery.