Florence travel guide

florence travel guide


Known as the cradle of the Renaissance, Florence is the city that nurtured artistic greats Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and Raphael. Her powerful leaders the Medici family ruled the city for over 200 years and were responsible for the elegant palazzi, public monuments and an enduring respect for artisans.

Florence is also a city for food lovers. Right in the heart of Tuscany, it is here you can taste some of Italy’s most famous dishes with a glass of wine from the neighboring Chianti and Barolo regions.

What to see in FlORENCE

Florence is an art and history lovers paradise. Admire her famous museums and galleries or simply wander the streets and you’ll be in awe of the historic beauty of the Renaissance city.

santa maria del fiore duomo florence


ponte vecchio - guide to florence

ponte vecchio

uffizi gallery

best museums in florence - accademia florence

david statue

piazza della signoria florence

piazza della signoria

palazzo vecchio florence

palazzo vecchio

santa croce - florence travel guide

santa croce

piazzale michelangelo florence

Piazzale michelangelo


For such a small city, Florence is bursting with secret treasures. From quiet piazzas, to artisan crafts and an ancient pharmacy.

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Florence ACCOMMODATION guide

Within this small city there are hundreds of accommodation options. Check our guides to discover the best places to stay on your trip to Florence.


Florence tours and tickets

Information on skip the line tickets to the major attractions, the best tours of the city and unique activities that are sure to make your trip memorable.

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