If you are keen on shopping then Italy is one place you can really enjoy this activity. There are a number of places that you can visit from Casa San Gabriel and we can provide detailed directions.


Valdichiana Outlet Village

Situated just off the A1 autostrada at the exit for Foiana Della Chiana, approx 40 mins drive, is Valdichiana Outlet Village. A shoppers paradise with 90 different shops including Bata, Benetton, Calvin Klein, Levi, Nike and many more. There are also number of restaurants and a childs play area. Open 7 days a week.


The Mall

This is approx 1 – 1/2hrs drive, just south of Firenze off the A1. The following outlets have a shop at the The Mall:

Gucci, Armani, Loro Piana, Bottega Veneta, Ungaro, Valentino, Ferragano.

Prada Factory

This is just south of The Mall.

Fendi / Celine / Loewe / D&G Factories

These factories are all also only about 5 minutes drive from the Mall


Cashmere Factories

Approx 20 mins drive there are a couple of wonderful cashmere factories – including Lamberto Losani and Rocco Ragni.


Perugia and Gubbio

Perugia and Gubbio both have a good variety of shops and you can easily while away a few hours browsing.

In addition we know of a number of good shoe and clothes shops / discount factories that are located in the industralial zones, where you can get good quality and good value items.



This is a famous town, dedicated to pottery and there are many wonderful shops and factories which you can visit to watch the process and buy the ceramics. Most shops will ship internationally.