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Beautiful leather school in historical setting

Located in an old monastery this leather school is a must see in Florence. Everything is... read more

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Europe_Maedchen
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We have been exploring Florence for quality leather goods. This place had it all. You walk past... read more

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Adam R
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Leather Craftsmen inside the Monastery of Santa Croce since 1950 The unique location, the quality of its products and the commitment to tradition has made Scuola del Cuoio world famous. Today, it remains the largest genuine laboratory in Florence...more
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Via di San Giuseppe 5R, 50122, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed today via mobile

Located in an old monastery this leather school is a must see in Florence. Everything is handcrafted and you can have it custom engraved with gold letters or symbols.

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We have been exploring Florence for quality leather goods. This place had it all. You walk past where your goods are made, watching people who are learning their trade. We also found the staff to be extremely helpful and happy to see us. Price wise...More

1  Thank Adam R
Reviewed 6 days ago

Really cool, off the beaten trail place. The shop is in the back of a monastery (with signs asking you to be quiet). The store is a decent size, and the goods were reasonably priced - not as cheap as the street markets, but less...More

2  Thank Rockdog33
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So hard to find but when you do you won’t be disappointed. Bought 2 belts and a wash bag as presents. Nearly didn’t buy anything for myself but so glad I did. Bought a fab rucksack which will last for years. Great place to visit...More

2  Thank Tanja W
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

We visited Scuola del Cuoio during our trip to Florence. It has tons of beautiful, one-of-a-kind, handcrafted leather goods at good prices. If you are looking for leather in Florence, definitely stop here!

3  Thank SraMcRoth
Reviewed July 16, 2018

This is the place to go for exquisite, expertly crafted, one-of-a-kind leather goods. Forget the designer labels and invest in one of their incredible creations. The intrecciato products in particular are an unbelievable value.

5  Thank BridgetBK
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

My parents went on a tour of Italy when I was in high school and went here. They bought a few beautiful pieces and she's me to return when I was in college to but a few more. That, my first visit, some 20 years...More

2  Thank M T
Reviewed July 9, 2018

On our visit to Florence last November, we visited the Scuola del Cuoio. It's located in the historic area of the city. The leather goods were all made in the attached school. We were pleased to fine beautiful gifts to bring home and something for...More

2  Thank 6marilyn
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

This place is so neat, it’s a leather school with so many unique little leather gifts. Prices range from 5euro on up to more expensive items. You can get a tour of how it’s made or just walk through and watch them working. I was...More

2  Thank Melanie D
Reviewed July 3, 2018

This was one of the first places I had on my list of to-do. The school itself is stunning. Converted into a space for artisans to learn the craft of bag, belt & jacket making, it is well worth your time to visit. If you...More

3  Thank shamz30
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suzeworrall
September 17, 2018|
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Yes there are small items to buy, they are quality products and a little more expensive than from street traders. You pay for what you get
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May 16, 2018|
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Hello. Well, we’ll be glad to welcome you. Please note that our masters make our products and you will find them at work from Monday to Friday all days. As for our students, they are in class between 10.30 am and 5.00 pm... More
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