Well-known in the city and beyond, the Florence Central Market has now become a mandatory stop for mouth-watering stops, aperitifs and why not, even gourmet shopping.
Here are 5 reasons why you should definitely not miss this Tuscan gem in the center of Florence.
Eat at the Mercato Centrale Florence and please all palates
Cheese and chopping boards, pan pizza, fresh pasta. But also vegetarian and vegan, boiled and stewed meats, truffles, Chinese ravioli, specialties from other regions. And then fried food, meat and cold cuts, American barbecue, fish, rotisserie, lampredotto, hamburgers. Eating at the Florence Central Market means satisfying the whole group of friends who can't choose where to go for dinner, or leaving the house without precise ideas and being inspired once there on what to eat for lunch. In short, a one-stop solution truly suitable for all diets.
Zerofila service, to book your goodies at Mercato Centrale Florence without waiting
Lovers of organization and not lovers of waiting, this service is for you all! Florence Central Market allows you to reserve the foods and dishes you want at a specific time. And at that point you only have to choose whether to eat them at home or enjoy them on site after picking them up.
Florence Central Market and its stores
Whether it's food shopping or everyday grocery shopping, Mercato Centrale Florence is perfect for your food shopping. You can do your grocery shopping in each store, which is equipped with a personal checkout. Thus, you can take home the specialties from each stall without any difficulty.
Cooking school at the Florence Central Market, an experience not to be missed
On the highest floor of the building is the Lorenzo de' Medici cooking school. Cooking classes are in both Italian and English and are held regularly. Learning or honing your culinary technique in the setting of the Florence Central Market will make you unbeatable at the stove!
Getting to the Mercato Centrale is super easy...but you'll never want to leave again!
If you travel by train, the distance between the Florence Central Market and Florence Santa Maria Novella station is just 900 meters. The bus and streetcar lines that have their stops closest to the Florence Central Market are 1, 6, 11, 12, 14, 17, 20, 22, 23, 36, 37, C2, C4 as well as Tram Line T1- Leonardo "Villa Costanza Careggi Ospedale" and Tramway T2- Vespucci- Unità- Peretola Airport. On the other hand, if you are arriving by plane, from Florence Amerigo Vespucci Airport you can take a cab, or public transportation by bus and sita. But getting to the Florence Central Market is also very easy on foot, it is located in the heart of the city in the San Lorenzo district, very close to the Duomo, the Fortezza da Basso and from Piazza San Marco.
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