La Scartoffia


La Scartoffia

Piazza Santo Spirito, 14r

50125 Firenze

ph. (+39) 055.283281

fax (+39) 055.283281

The stationers La Scartoffia is situated in an old building opposite the Renaissance church of Santo Spirito and has always been a shop. Note the magnificent vaulted ceilings that give this ‘cartoleria’ a sense of history.
Inside you can find absolutely everything: the coloured ‘rificolone’, curiosity objects made out of recycled paper and hundreds of greetings cards for every occasion – San Valentines Day, Halloween, birthdays etc.


Several important elements make the area into a strongly unified front when it comes to spotlighting its economy. The district’s craftsmanship—characterized by both tradition and innovation, remains fundamental. Similarly, its many shops bring a dynamic feel to the streets and squares. Here, you’ll find myriad small atelier, where tradition and avant-garde expertise inspire the search for quality materials and original lines. Hospitality abounds and the area’s culinary traditions can be easily enjoyed throughout the neighborhood as restaurants and eateries welcome each visitor with traditional dishes, famous for their simplicity and genuine flavor