It’s fair to say that Italians are famous the world over for their style, perhaps the reason being is that Italy is the motherland of iconic brands such as Gucci, Armani, Prada, Versace, Roberto Cavalli, Fendi …. the list goes on!!
Montecatini Terme has a reputation of being the playground for the rich and famous, it’s common to see a Ferrari parked up outside one of it’s many designer stores. However another jewel in Italy’s already laden crown is that whether you have the euros for designer labels or not you can look every bit as as stylish! Montecatini has an array of independent boutiques that offer fashionable items at reasonable prices.
Best shopping places in Montecatini Terme
There are shops dotted all around the town but why not take a stroll down Corso Roma, into Piazza del Popolo and onto Corso Giacomo Matteotti, and you will find the streets lined with shops selling, clothes, shoes, leather goods, accessories, children’s clothing, cosmetics, jewellery and much more. If you would like to shop for souvenirs then Via Pierto Grocco is the street for you.
Shop For Designer Brands on Corso Giacomo Matteotti
Label lovers should definitely head to Montecatini’s designer stores on Corso Giacomo Matteotti. Start with a peruse around Gucci and then wander a little further down the street and you will reach Morini Fashion Boutique, the boutique is host to many designer labels such as Red Valentino, Diesel, DKNY, Dior, and Sacai to name just a few.
Dotted in between designer clothing stores, cosmetic shops and jewellers you will find coffee bars and restaurants, a perfect way to rejuvenate after you have shopped until you dropped.
Independent Boutiques in Piazza Del Popolo
Piazza Del Popolo literally means square of the people and this could not be a better description, as the Piazza has independent boutiques to cater for young and old alike. Perhaps one of the most popular stores is Kety, a boutique offering high quality, stylish clothing for women and children and at very reasonable prices.
If hats are your thing, then be sure to visit La Cappelleria. While sadly much of the western world is waving goodbye to generations of skilled niche trades, Italy has managed to keep many artisan trades alive and this little boutique is one of them. The store is full of hats and all are handmade in Italy.
Souvenir shopping on Via Pietro Grocco
Souvenirs, you either love them or hate them, but if you fall into the ‘love them’ category then Via Pietro Grocco is the street for you.
The market like street sells all the classic Souvenirs from tea towels to fridge magnets and key rings. There is also a large selection of Italian leather bags, children’s toys, ceramics and jewellery.
Shop for clothing, shoes and everything else on Corso Roma
Corso Roma perhaps has the most variety when it comes to shopping. The street has a good selection of clothing stores and you can also find shops selling all the essentials, such as the toiletries that you may have forgotten to pack.