Whether you are travelling to Florence with kids or not, I am sure you will find my review of the best gelato in Florence very helpful!the best gelato in Florence_Tapsy Blog

How to spot the gelato best in Florence? First of all, by the COLOR! Even though fluorescent flavors look very appealing, they are more likely to be artificial! Second of all, by the taste, let’s try them all then!


Try one by one all my suggested gelato places in Florence!


Carapina offers a curious and tasty variety of gastronomical flavors inspired by the traditional Italian tastes: cheese, olive oil, wine and many others, that your…you will adore! Your kids will surely fall in love with the quality of the classic tastes like: chocolate, cream, pistachios and hazelnut.

Address: Piazza Guglielmo Oberdan, 2/R, Firenze

Hours: Tuesday – Sunday 11 am to 11 pm


If you prefer classic flavors, try La Carraia, a gelato parlor that offers a wide range of classics plus a couple of specials that you must try! Located at a short walk from the Basilica of the Holy Church, families often stop here before starting a Tour of Florence with me!

Address: Piazza Nazario Sauro, 25/r, Firenze

Hours: Sunday – Monday 11 am to 12 pm

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Considered by many people the best gelato in Florence, this historic gelato parlor is worth the walk from the centre of Florence, especially if you are visiting Florence with kids!

Address: Viale dei Mille, 20, Firenze

Hours: Sunday – Monday 7 am to 1 pm


Meaning “Why not!…”, the name of this ice-cream parlor describes the true essence of ice-cream in Italy…Why not to have one, ANYTIME? Walk here from Piazza della Signoria to taste one of the best gelato in Florence with kids!

Address: Via dei Tavolini, 19r, 50122 Firenze

Hours: Tuesday 12 am to 20 pm & Wednesday – Monday 11 am – 11 pm

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For all those who look for organic food, and for anyone else, this organic ice-cream will be a true paradise! As it is placed at a short walk from Leonardo Da Vinci museum, I often suggest families to stop here at the end of my Tapsy Tour of Florence with kids.

Address: Piazza del Duomo, 45/r, Firenze

Hours: Sunday – Monday 11 am to 11:30 pm


Situated at a few steps from Piazza Santa Croce, this artisanal ice-cream parlor that prepares ice-cream since 1930, is a real institution in Florence and one of the best places to get the energies to start a Tapsy Tour of Florence with kids!

Address: Via dell’Isola delle Stinche 7r, Firenze

Hours: Tuesday- Saturday 7:30 am to 12 pm & Sunday 9 am to 12 pm


With its seasonal and artisanal flavors, here you can find one of the best gelato in Florence. Situated between Ponte Vecchio and Palazzo Guicciardini, it is a great place to enjoy a break from your visit of Florence with kids!

Address: Via Toscanella, 15/red, Firenze

Hours: Sunday – Monday 12 am to 12 pm

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Looking for the best gelato in Florence with kids is a fun activity, but if you want to be the protagonists of a Fantapstyc and super engaging family experience, try my Tapsy Tour of Florence with kids!

P.S. If you liked this article, I suggest you to read also my “9 THINGS TO DO IN FLORENCE WITH KIDS” article.


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