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Trying to find bagged Ice in Florence

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Will plan to enjoy lots of delicious wine next month but also prefer a cocktail or two relaxing in my apartment terrace. Can someone suggest a place in Florence where I can purchase bagged ice? Would it be a COOP? I once heard there is a small grocery in Oltrarno that sells bagged ice but have lost that info. We really need some help here so all suggestions will be greatly appreciated

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  1. Not in Florence, but once in Padova we went to a grocery store and were sent to the fish department to get some ice to chill our wine.

    1. wondering if you saw this old thread, same question
      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/7233...

      1. If you have an apartment you will likely have a freezer and probably can make some ice yourselves.

        1. I bring something like this with me (takes up no room) and make my own when I have an apartment in Italy.

          http://www.amazon.com/Disposable-Ice-...

          1. In Rome the Despar supermarkets often have a few bags, so it might be worth checking the ones in Florence. If not, you should be able to find those disposable ice bags that EKC mentioned (great idea) at a grocery store. http://www.cuki.it/congela-sacchetti-...

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