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This 19th century piazza has undoubtedly the best panoramic view of Florence. The square is decorated with copies of Michelangelo's sculptures, but it's the view people come here to see.
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Viale Michelangelo, 50125, Florence, Italy
Piazzale Michelangelo
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We did the hop on, hop off tour of the city and we took some time out here and it was a beautiful location with amazing views of the city of Florence.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It’s a bit of a hike up to the top of the hill, over 100 steps, but definitely worth it, for the view at the top, from where you can see over the whole town.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank steve_vstheworld
Reviewed yesterday

Seriously, if you are visiting Florence you must visit this place for spectacular view of the city. No excuses. Take a bus, take a taxi, or just walk there, but be there. And make sure you don't skip Abbazia di San Miniato al Monte located...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed yesterday

Beautiful views over the city. Uphill walk to get there from the river Arno but worth it especially on a clear day.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank KTMacL
Reviewed yesterday

My mate and I walked here from our hotel, which was about 25 minutes away. The Piazzale is easily spotted from most places in Florence: just look to the south and UP. There was transitional weather when we were in Florence and it was beautiful...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Viking94708
Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful, panoramic view of Florence! On a good weather day you will be able to spot the mountains and all the little hills surrounding the city. Worth the hike - expect stairs and walking up the hill to get there.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Klapaum
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is another example of incredible sites to visit when in Florence. You are never going to be wrong adding Florence to any trip. It is just breathtaking.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank boxshop
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I climbed so many towers to get a full view of the city. However, nothing is like this place. I am amazed by seeing all the florence under my feet.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank hazalmaslan
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Not for the faint of heart! It was a steep hike up to the top but the view was worth it. We saw some people with wine to enjoy during sunset.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Doozie23
Reviewed 3 days ago

We walked from the Duomo area to Ponte Vicchio to Piazzale Michelangelo. Lots of steps. I would encourage you to walk past, taking a hike up the hills to wander up to the Church of San Salvador al Monte and by the Botanical Gardens. It’s...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Piazzale Michelangelo
Just outside the ancient walls of Florence, Viale
Michelangiolo starts. It is a winding road rimmed by
wonderful poplars and holm oaks. The long ascent opens
up to the most beautiful and famous panoramic
viewpoint of Florence: Piazzale Michelangelo, where an
elevated terrace offers visitors an incomparable and
breathtaking view of the entire city from above.
During good weather, Piazzale Michelangelo provides
...More
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jrenuvictor
January 5, 2019|
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Response from DrAustinLouis | Reviewed this property |
I recall that you can easily roll yourself around in a wheelchair, once you arrive. The best aspect of going is the magnificent view of Florence and the river. You need to plan on how you will transport the wheel chair to... More
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kelly c
April 7, 2018|
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Response from garywB3196NN | Reviewed this property |
Yes can sit outside and drink wines. trouble always finds its way around but just be aware! walked nearly everywhere. from the bridge to top of the piazza about 30-45mins. I hope you enjoy it all in firenza.
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jolieqe
April 4, 2018|
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Response from TrekkerOH2017 | Reviewed this property |
I took a golf cart tour service called Verde Oliva. It lasted about 90 to 120 minutes and we got to see the main attractions all over Florence. One of them was Piazzale MIchelangelo. The driver knew the best spot for... More
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