Crystal and Glassware at Colle di Val d'Elsa


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Crystal and Glassware at Colle di Val d'Elsa

In the Province of Siena, you can find the medieval town of Colle di Val d'Elsa. It has been producing crystalware and glassware since the 14th century and is still nowadays the source of 90% of the Italian crystal production. You can therefore do some oriented shopping while visiting this gorgeous town.


When it comes to shopping, Tuscany is Italy at its finest. Boutiques overflowing with crystalware, jewels and gold pieces of art, leather or high quality Italian fabrics : the streets and towns of Tuscany would not be the same without their floating sense of exclusivity and luxury. But the region is also a constant celebration of traditional houseware, ceramics and terracotta plates, where the handmade is king. And if your heart has a stronger tilt for the pleasures of the palate, exploring the region's cities and countryside is always the occasion for wine tasting (one word: Chianti), trying some traditional pastry or marvel in the local olive oil and other natural products.