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Gioia Chiara

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 2:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 2:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Quality Leather Goods & Amazing Service!

In June 2016, we stayed in an inn a few doors down from Gioia Chiara di Loschiavo Lidia. We passed... read more

Reviewed December 6, 2018
bay area
Very nice experience

I am following this shop for quite a long time through Facebook. My first visit exceed my... read more

Reviewed May 31, 2018
The Hague, The Netherlands
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Via della Scala 11/R, 50123, Florence, Italy
Santa Maria Novella
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Reviewed December 6, 2018

In June 2016, we stayed in an inn a few doors down from Gioia Chiara di Loschiavo Lidia. We passed the shop every day for 5 days as we explored Florence. But our timing always seemed to be off from the store hours. (Out early,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

When I visited the shop it was closed, unfortunately there was no info on openinghours etc displayed.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank marinusnancy
lidia719, Proprietario at Gioia Chiara, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2018

I'm so sorry....I provide immediately,in this site and on the door of the shop: the shop is open from 9.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. and from 2.30 p.m. to 7.00 p.m. I hope to see you next time, you come back in florence. Lidia

Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

I am following this shop for quite a long time through Facebook. My first visit exceed my expectations: once you get there you feel that you are in an 100% artisanal business, all products are being made by hand and I can say their leather...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ferrannl
Reviewed December 24, 2016 via mobile

I was about to leave Florence without buying a leather bag. I had been all over and either couldn't find one I liked or thought they were overpriced. Then I found this lovely little shop and entered heaven. The items on sale are unique and...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank MsGBthenomad
Reviewed October 19, 2016

I have always loved leather bags and wallets so this store satisfied all my needs for beauty and good value. The woman, Lidia, who runs the store for her family was very helpful. I bought many presents for my friends and for myself. When I...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

Family owned business of leather products, and some other items. Prices are great, unique and traditional designs.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank 829yvetten
Reviewed August 7, 2016

I visited Lidia while staying at a hotel down the street. What a pleasant surprise. The store has excellent quality handbags and accessories in many traditional and fun colors. I bought 4 bags, a belt and eyeglass cases. Two of the bags were on sale...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank mcrow805
Reviewed November 18, 2015

Gioia Chiara is a destination shop for me! And if I can't make it personally, I beg anyone I know who's passing through Florence to please stop in a pick up a wallet for me. I only wish their website were accessible to be able...More

Date of experience: December 2014
1  Thank DWoolf
Reviewed November 12, 2015

Cozy leather shop that has a decent selection of leather goods. I purchased a wallet from them and it is holding up very well, but they also had purses, belts, etc...

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Curtis99645
Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

I found a recommendation for Gioia Chiara on florencewebguide.com. Checked out the reviews on here and their website and made a visit. I was in the market for a leather bag, and I found one! I had visited a number of other leather shops in...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Tich R
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