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Florence Guide

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Best of Florence

3 days in Florence
3 days in Florence

Florence is a treasure trove with so many things to see that a few days won't be enough. But make sure you don't miss these top sights by planning well and trying not to over do it.

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Family-friendly Florence

Florence for young kids
Florence for young kids

Give the kids an experience that they will remember their whole lives by introducing them to the history, art and beauty of Florence with these kid-friendly sights.

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Florence on a budget

Florence for free
Florence for free

Florence is one giant outdoor museum with plenty of unique sights from frescoes to sculptures to see for free. Save your money for a nice dinner out by visiting these top free sights.

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Insiders' Florence

Florence off the beaten path
Florence off the beaten path

Escape the crowds and enjoy some of Florence's little-known masterpieces and treasures.

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Getaways from Florence

Daytrips from Florence
Daytrips from Florence

Siena and its surroundings make an easy day trip from Florence either by car or public transport and offer so much to see.

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EveryTrail
Historic Highlights Walking Tour
Historic Highlights Walking Tour

Somebody once pointed out that the result of Italy's history of passion, religious fervor, artistic temperament and political instability were the likes of Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo and the...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Foodie Picnic Tour
Foodie Picnic Tour

There is nothing like discovering the local cuisine to really get to the heart of a city.

Genuine Florentine food is simple, rustic and economical—the Florentines are great at doing things with...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Shopping and Food Market Tour
Shopping and Food Market Tour

Florence has a variety of markets for buying food, clothes, leather goods, handmade goods, antiques and more. But you need to know which one to go to for which items. Some markets are open daily, but...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
The Last Supper Fresco Tour
The Last Supper Fresco Tour

The Last Supper scene was a truly Florentine tradition, found all over the city's monasteries from the 1300s to the late 1500s.

This themed itinerary will have you searching through some of...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
An Artisan Walk Through the Oltrarno Quarter
An Artisan Walk Through the Oltrarno Quarter

Florence’s Oltrarno district is known for its artisans—"artigiani" in Italian—a dying breed of creative hands that carry on centuries' worth of Florentine traditions. From bookbinders to sculptors to...

Rated 3 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Piazza Signoria to San Miniato
Piazza Signoria to San Miniato

This is a full experience taking you from the popular city center across the Arno river and up into the nearby hillside on Florence's "Left Bank." Along the way, we will explore less trodden piazzas,...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
The Santo Spirito Neighborhood
The Santo Spirito Neighborhood

Florence is an open museum, which is its beauty and its curse at the same time. People looking for a "typical" corner of Florence may find themselves among a crush of tourists if they only follow the...

Rated 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
The Left Bank: Porto San Giorgio to the San Miniato al Monte
The Left Bank: Porto San Giorgio to the San Miniato al Monte

This walking itinerary will take you through one of Florence's most beautiful gardens, the newly renovated Renaissance Bardini gardens, to the picturesque walled and cobble-stoned street of Via San...

Rated 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Best of Florence’s Right Bank
Best of Florence’s Right Bank

The Four Seasons is one of a handful of hotels in a part of Florence the Florentines still consider relatively unspoiled, on the right bank of the Arno. The city has warm, pleasant weather in the...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members

Perfect Day

Florence - Top Ten Attractions (BradJill, 22 Mar 2012)
5.0 of 5 stars 11 Votes
Getting married in Florence Italy (CoryandLauraJurica, 27 Nov 2007)
5.0 of 5 stars 4 Votes

Perfect Weekend

What to do in Florence (TonyLINY, 8 Jun 2011)
4.5 of 5 stars 1 Vote
Easter in Florence (Beckie E, 21 Mar 2013)
4.0 of 5 stars 3 Votes
Florence for amateur art lovers (rentawitch, 7 Oct 2006)
3.5 of 5 stars 4 Votes

Best Of

Three days in Bologna (rocknroll52, 3 Jul 2013)
5.0 of 5 stars 5 Votes
Florence For Five! (sleep7, 12 Jun 2006)
4.5 of 5 stars 9 Votes
4.5 of 5 stars 28 Votes

Recent Trip

5.0 of 5 stars 10 Votes
Intense Italy (PTKeil, 15 Oct 2006)
4.5 of 5 stars 42 Votes
Trip Tips (j3dnight, 8 Nov 2007)
4.5 of 5 stars 4 Votes