Small, vintage, local and quirky places to go shopping in Italy!

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Are you looking for a unique and maybe handmade artisanal souvenirs?

In nation dominated by fashion and global brands, Italy is still able to surprise you with small, characterful boutiques and delis (called botteghe in Italian language).

Italy is also the land of old crafts, ceramics, ateliers and labs dedicated to the noble art of handicraft. You can see and experience the alabaster of Volterra, the handmade carpets realized in Sardinia and stroll around the little artisanal leather shops of Florence. 

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From Italian cheeses to handmade shoes, from vintage clothes to dated books, each Italian cities has it all…
How to find out them? Ask to a Local Friend!

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Recommended for the following lifestyles


CREATIVE: If your interests rely on Art, Design and new ideas, this is the profile you fit with. Your point of view is always original.


NERD: One beer, a few, selected friends, and never-ending discussions on informatics, from commodore 64 to the very last device. If you do like Star Wars and American sit coms, here you find what you are looking for.


HIPSTER: Fashion hair and long beard. Plus form-fitting dresses. If you always look for alternative entertainment and Indie Rock music is on your headphones, you are here at home.


ECO-FRIENDLY:Recycling is what you do everyday, for you and for the others. You pay attention to the products you eat, and to their envelopments too. No plastic and organic food are on your table.

Food Lover

FOOD LOVER: Traditional cooking is fine, but with exotic adds is better. Cooking is passion and eating is a source of inspiration for you. Having dinner with you is a unique experience.


CURIOUS: You do not say NO to anything. You rather like to try first, especially if new things and experience. Art exhibition, cinemas and live music shows are always a good start for you.