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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
When I visited the shop it was closed, unfortunately there was no info on openinghours etc displayed.
Date of experience: June 2018
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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