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Pelletteria Umberto

Via Dei Guicciardini 114R | Palazzo Pitti, 50125, Florence, Italy
+39 055 267 6800
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I was impressed

Walked in with my wife and the smell of the place is great due to all the leather on the inside... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
William P
via mobile
Umberto di Firenze

I first met Signor Umberto way back in 1973 during one of my first trips to Firenze. I remember a... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2017
pierrecottin
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“I was impressed”
29 Oct 2017
“Umberto di Firenze”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Via Dei Guicciardini 114R | Palazzo Pitti, 50125, Florence, Italy
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+39 055 267 6800
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walked in with my wife and the smell of the place is great due to all the leather on the inside. Bought my wife a nice leather bag and swapped stories with the owner and his son. Both real nice guys. They provided documents to...More

Thank William P
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

I first met Signor Umberto way back in 1973 during one of my first trips to Firenze. I remember a young energetic man in his mid-thirties, totally committed to his craft. Over the course of the following decades I visited Umberto’s cavern on numerous occasions...More

Thank pierrecottin
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

Pelleteria Umberto offers excellent quality and high style leather goods and accessories. You can find lots of cheap leather products all over Florence, but Umberto offers real made in Italy products with classic designs. If you want low prices, go somewhere else. It's a must...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

I stumbled upon this store by accident while looking for the antique district. I walked in and was immediately transported to leather bag heaven. I purchased the most exquisite leather bag that had just come off the runway in Milan. Forget about the plastic/vinyl purses...More

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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

The shop is quite nice and the selection of premium Italian leather brands is quite large (I would even say the largest in Florence in my case). But the staff of the shop really likes to surround its goods with "mythology". An old man working...More

2  Thank Sonya B
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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We were trying to find some thoughtful gifts for people back home. We settled on some leather boxes as they could be used for a variety of different things. In fact, the gentleman who helped us ( Umberto's son-in-law) explain that leather boxes used to...More

Thank Kim H
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

Visited this shop several times during visit to Florence and noticed some extremely well crafted and designed saddle leather handbags. As I was examining several bags, a charming older gentleman behind the counter pointed to the bags and said those are my bags, I designed...More

Thank Eileen S
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Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

I met with Umberto himself, the man who designs and makes the bags. I usually buy high end brands like LV, Bottega Veneta, etc. I ended up buying 4 bags from Umberto for myself and gifts for an amazing price that I kind of feel...More

1  Thank Cindy H
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Reviewed 26 September 2015

I too visited this shop back in 2011 - I purchased 3 purses, and 3 wallets. All except mine are in great shape still. Unfortunately my purse was made from deer skin - very soft, and I didn't realize how fragile it was. The leather...More

Thank CamarilloDiane
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Reviewed 3 September 2015

Stopped by this quaint leather shop and fell in love with a handbag but it was small.. All of a sudden this older gentleman tells me he had the right size bag that was made by him. I fell in love with the bag and...More

2  Thank blancanj
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Gardens. Any visitor can wander through statues,
fountains, and panoramic viewpoints. Around the
garden, treasures like the Museum of Natural History
of the Specola and Villa Bardini guide guests through
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