Gelateria in Siena

Kopa Kabana

Come here for fresh gelato made by self-proclaimed ice-cream master Fabio (we're pleased to concur).
Gelateria in San Gimignano

Gelateria Dondoli

Think of it less as ice cream, more as art. Former gelato world champion Sergio Dondoli is a member of Italy’s Ice Cream World Championship team (of course there's such a thing). Among his most famous creations are …
Gelateria in Santa Croce


Specialises in chocolate: go for the decadent white chocolate with wild strawberries or the chocolate with chilli pepper.
Gelateria in Santa Croce

Gelateria dei Neri

One of the city’s most traditional gelaterie remains one of its best. The workaday shop offers none of the design thrills of newcomers like Grom, but the freshness of flavours such as ricotta with fig are bound to t…
Gelateria in Oltrarno

Gelateria Santa Trínita

The newest addition to Florence’s list of excellent gelato makers, this shop just off the Ponte Santa Trínita produces a small selection of gelati that manages to achieve the perfect balance of sweetness and creamin…
Gelateria in Santa Croce


Inside seating makes this ice-cream and cake shop stand out. Pistachio, pear and caramel, and chocolate with orange are crowd favourites. Pay at the cash desk then trade your receipt for ice. No cones, only tubs.
Gelateria in Oltrarno

Gelateria La Carraia

One glance at the constant line out the door of this bright green-and-citrus shop with exciting flavours (ricotta and pear, English soup, the best mint in town), and know you're at a Florentine favourite.
Gelateria in Castelnuovo di Garfagnana

Fuori dal Centro

Dare we say it: having tried and tested dozens of Tuscan gelaterie, this bright modern ice-cream shop comes out tops. Fuori dal Centro's regional-inspired flavours are magnificent – try chestnut, fig and honey, pine…
Gelateria in Procchio & La Biodola

Scalo 70

Arguably Elba's best gelato and Sicilian granita; try the rice or nut, fig and caramel gelato.
Gelateria in Siena


Delectable gelato with flavours that change with the seasons; many of the ingredients are organic or Slow Food-accredited. They do milkshakes too.