I started traveling around Italy in 2017 and finally I moved here to live, because Italy is the epicenter of art, history and beauty.
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Millions of tourists from all over the globe annually visit Florence that appeals to travelers with its unimaginable beauty, countless attractions, a unique atmosphere, and the spirit of Renaissance. In any weather, in any season, this city mesmerizes and lavishes with bright, positive emotions and countless memories.
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Natural Beauties and Lakes
Parco delle Cascine
Piazzale delle Cascine
Via de' Bardi, 1
Via Vittorio Emanuele II
Giardino delle Rose
Viale Giuseppe Poggi, 2
Piazzale degli Uffizi, 6
Tuesday-Sunday: 08:15 -18:30
Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore
Piazza del Duomo
Monday-Saturday: 10:15 – 16:30
Piazza de' Pitti, 1
Via Ricasoli, 58/60
Tuesday-Sunday: 08:15 -18:50
Attractions For Kids
Venchi Cioccolato e Gelato
Via dei Calzaiuoli, 65/R
Adventure Park Il Gigante
Museo Leonardo Da Vinci
Via del Castellaccio, 1r
The Antique Carousel
Piazza della Repubblica
P.za della Signoria
Monday-Sunday 09.00 - 19.00; Thursday 09.00 - 14.00
Museo Nazionale del Bargello
Via del Proconsolo, 4
Monday-Sunday: 08:15–13:50 Tuesday closed.
Chiesa e Museo di Orsanmichele
Via dell'Arte della Lana
Saturday 10:00–12:30 Monday 10:00–17:00
Museo Salvatore Ferragamo
Piazza di Santa Trinita, 5R,
Your first trip in Florence
Visiting the main attractions
Family trip in Florence and cities nearby
Visiting the main attractions, entertainment places and nature beauties of Florence and surround
Big trip around Florence and all Tuscany
Visiting the main attractions, entertainment places and nature beauties around Florence and others cities of Tuscany
Discover the secret corners of Florence, which will add a special charm and unforgettable experience to your trip.
Abbazia di San Miniato al Monte
Via delle Porte Sante, 34
09:30–13:00 & 15:30–19:00
Parco mediceo di
Serre Torrigiani (garden restaurant)
Via Gusciana, 27
19:00-02:00 & Sun: 12:00-02:00
House of Dante
Museo Casa di Dante
Buy tickets in advance
Museum tickets and train tickets to other cities are best booked online.
Get ready for the heat
Due to the hot climate, the sights of Florence are best visited early in the morning.
Remember that the historic center of Florence is a restricted traffic area.
Dome of the Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore
If you want to visit the dome of the Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore, be aware that a long narrow staircase with 464 steps awaits you. Not recommended for people with circulatory problems, claustrophobia and fear of heights
Explore Florence in advance
Since Florence is rich in sights, in order for you to have an understanding of which streets you walk on and what you look at, it is better to read a little about Florence in advance.
The Firenzecard is the only official museum pass that allows you to discover the cultural heritage of Florence and the metropolitan area with the following benefits:
– 72 hours to visit Circuit museums; – Supplement for exhibitions and booking included; – Entry is free for persons under 18, part of the cardholder’s family; – Ability to use in physical OR digital format.
Via Ghibellina, 87
A Michelin starred restaurant where you will have a very good experience in one of the most iconic Italian restaurants. This family-run enoteca is part of the history of Florence and deserves to be tasted at least once.
While you are eating, you can watch the chefs in the kitchen.
Borgo Pinti, 99
Amazing Michelin starred restaurant with great food and impeccable service in an incredible palace, perfect in every way.
Great experience and tasting menu. Fine dining focuses on seasonal produce from Tuscany, so this is the perfect place to visit if you're looking for something a little more refined than local trattorias.
Ristorante La Grotta Toscana
Via dell'Oche, 16R
A very nice and informal restaurant in the heart of Florence, a few minutes from the Duomo and furnished in a rustic style. The menu features both classic Tuscan and non-Tuscan dishes.
Via Ricasoli, 14r
Regina Bistecca is a delightful high class restaurant in the heart of Florence.
This restaurant is phenomenal from service to food.
The perfect place to try a Florentine steak cooked to perfection.
La Rinascente in Piazza della Repubblica
Piazza della Repubblica, 4
A large shopping mall; professional tourists will see it in every large city in Italy. On the first floor, you will find hair accessories, bags, hats, and cosmetics. The second and third floors
are dedicated to women's and men's clothing.
Piazza del Grano, 5/6
Large department store located in the heart of the old town, where you will find outfits of nice quality for the entire family. You will also find departments with perfumes, accessories, cosmetics, and household wares.
Via San Quirico, 165
The largest department store in Florence.
The shopping and amusement center comprises
130 stores of different specializations.
Via del Tritone, 61
The Florentine "Rinascente" opened in 1917 The five-storey building
occupies an area of 3,300 square meters and sells goods coming from famous European and
American manufacturers. This pertains to everything: clothes, cosmetics, perfumes, accessories,
jewelry, furs, leather, electronics, household wares, children's goods, and even groceries. The best brands are gathered here; check it out yourselves!
Via della Vigna Nuova
At the Via della Vigna Nuova Concentrates such boutiques as Iceberg, Mila Schon, Valentino, Gucci and ect.
Here, you will also find nice antique and furniture salons. You can also search for such brands as Lacoste, Chopard, etc.
Via de' Cerretani
Lots of souvenirs in one place. One of the largest souvenir streets.
Via dei Tornabuoni
Via de' Tornabuoni
Italian chic led by Bulgari, Salvatore Ferragamo, Tiffany & Co, Prada, Cartier, Roberto Cavalli, Rolex, etc.
Via Roma offers young adult outfits and fashion boutiques. Very popular with tourists.
Via dei Calzaiuoli
Via dei Calzaiuoli is a famous shopping street with many elite boutiques.
The San Lorenzo Central Market
Piazza del Mercato Centrale
The "belly of Florence", the San Lorenzo Central Market is a place where every decent Florentine housewife goes at least once a week to buy the freshest ingredients for the famous dishes of Tuscan cuisine. In a historic 1874 building designed by Giuseppe Mengoni, creator of the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele in Milan, people sell all things provided by the fruitful Tuscan land: milk and cheeses, meat and poultry, fish and seafood, cereals and olives. In the street, one can find the colorful stalls of vegetable and fruit sellers.
Mercato delle Pulci
Largo Pietro Annigoni
This market is located in Piazza dei Ciompi. Six days a week, "Pulci" offers leather goods (belts, jackets, etc.) in stalls, and on Sundays, this is an open-air paradise of antiques. Buyers come here searching for paintings, coins, books, jewelry, and furniture.
Mercato delle Cascine
Near the Parco delle Cascine, one can find the similarly-named small market offering groceries, phone cards, antiques, clothing, and household wares. Here, one can also find vintage outfits from such brands as Pierre Cardin, Gucci, Armani. The market only works on Tuesdays, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
La Loggia del Porcellino
Piazza del Mercato Nuovo
The market "La Loggia del Porcellino" was named after the bronze pig statue created by architect Pietro Tacca in the 17th century. Hundreds of tourists touch this animal's nose every day hoping for luck. If you put a coin into the boar's mouth and then stroke the nose, you will be blessed with luck; however, you must first wait for the coin to fall out into the fountain.
Florence is not one of the most dangerous cities in Europe, but it is not a 100% safe city either.
However, as with all tourist cities, visitors should exercise caution. Indeed, petty criminals target foreigners for crimes such as pickpocketing, theft, carjacking, fraud, etc.
So, as in most European cities, tourists should exercise caution in tourist spots, public transport, airports and train stations.
There is no dangerous area in Florence. The only place in Florence with a bad reputation is the Piagge area. This not very dangerous area is not located in the center of Florence, but about ten kilometers from Quartieri 5.
Good hotel with parking. Good breakfasts. Delicious dinner. Worthy of its five stars.
Palazzo Montebello enjoys a strategic location, ideal whether you arrive by car or train.
Very nice hotel with a pool. Located 10 minutes from the center of Florence, while in complete silence and with stunning views of the city. Tasty breakfast.
Wonderful location, service beyond praise. Fascinating nature all
around in the heart of Florence. Cuisine is a separate reason to return to this hotel.
Location, amenities, cleanliness and staff – everything is top-notch.
The hotel has surpassed my expectations entirely and left me with a desire to return to this city and this hotel!
For a couple in Florence
For 4 in Florence
Breakfast at the hotel
Visit Uffizi Gallery
Walk around city center
Palazzo Pitti and The Boboli Gardens
Walk at Piazzale Michelangelo
Dinner in Serre Torrigiani (garden restaurant)
Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore and Brunelleschi's dome
Visit House of Dante
WC Toilet- via Filippina
WC - Toilet Fratellanza Militare
Park2Go Parcheggio Firenze covered parking near the city center.
Central Parking Firenze covered parking near the city center.
Garage Oriuolo covered parking near the city center.
Florence Parking - Garage Tintori covered parking near the city center.
Garage Giglio covered parking near the city center.
Interparking Garage Europa Firenze covered parking near the city center.
Garage Ponte Vecchio covered parking near the city center.
The best option for parking in Florence is covered parking, as it can be quite difficult to find a free parking space on the streets in Florence, and there are areas in Florence where you risk getting a fine when you park.
Via del Ghirlandaio, 6b
A true gelato cooking course! You will be able to cook 7 different types of ice cream
within about 4 hours. Basil, Parmesan, Chocolate, Nocciola, Strawberry, Vanilla, Fior di Latte – all of them splendid! Marcella and Giovanni will be helpful. They provided you with all the knowledge and advice needed to succeed in making ice cream at home.
Lungarno Benvenuto Cellini, 33
You will enjoy an extremely insightful tour together with Francesca and her colleague.
Here, you will know a lot not only about truffle types and extraction but also about dog training
and legal aspects of truffle hunting. Then, you will enjoy two different – and excellent – truffle dishes with a glass of nice wine.
Viale Francesco Petrarca, 12
Together with the professional Maestro, you will get to know the secrets of Italian pasta.
You are going to not only watch the chef work but also participate in the simplest ingredients' magical transformation into a result of haute cuisine. Feel the genuine Tuscan culture.
Strada Provinciale Vecchia Pisana, 22/A
Firstly, a meeting is organized at the station and followed by a train trip, and the place...
This is a fairy-tale in the mountains and greenery. The guys do a nice job of explaining everything and letting everyone do what they can! A huge lunch of ravioli, pasta and dessert, everything cooked with one's own hands.
When is the best time to visit Florence?
Florence makes a great city getaway all year round. But, the best time to visit is spring and early autumn. Florence is always attractive, but during these months the temperatures are pleasant and the excessive summer heat is avoided. The climate of Florence can be defined as temperate Mediterranean, with relatively mild winters and hot and sunny summers.
Do I need a car?
Many attractions in Florence are centrally located and can be reached on foot, it is still better to have a car, so you can easily get to other attractions around.
How many days to stay in Florence?
Florence is worth coming for three or four days, this will be enough to visit the main sights and enjoy the city.
What do I need to try in Florence?
Italian food is known all over the world, but many people don’t know that each region and even city has its own special dishes. The Florentine steak (Bistecca alla fiorentina) is the home of Florence. It is not only a signature Tuscan dish, but also one of the symbols of the region.
Where can I buy Firenzcard?
You can buy the Firenzecard online: Card | Firenze Card or at the ticket offices of the main museums and in tourist offices.
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