Florence Attractions

Florence has an amazing assortment of activities and sights to see. The top ten things to do in Florence can't be limited to these things. The Duomo is the masterpiece of the city that millions gaze up at each year. The Ponte Vecchio will you a great backdrop for your photo. If you are an art fan, the Uffizi Gallery shows off the Renaissance pieces in many rooms.

Florence is a very walkable city so finding the attractions that are listed here are easy as pie. In Piazza Santa Croce there is always something going on, a festival, a market. Santa Croce has many tombs of famous Florentines who were so special to the city. Museo Galileo was recently renovated and is full of information about Galileo and many objects that assisted in many scientific experiments. Bringing your dog on your trip? If so there is a great park called Parco delle Cascine where you are take nice long walks along the river and shop at the market every Tuesday that is set up there. Piazza della Signoria and Piazza della Repubblica are great meeting places as they are easy to spot. With the Palazzo Vecchio standing tall in Piazza della Signoria, you notice the fake David outside the entrance. Many famous cafes are situated in Piazza della Repubblica in which they are able to charge a lot for the view.

There's never a reason to be bored in Florence. Have you seen how many attractions there are in Florence? Must-see attractions are easier to pick out. As you meander your way to all the must-see sites then you can focus on the local delicacies. You can never go wrong on where you start in Florence. There is so much to see!

Duomo (Cathedral of Santa Maria dei Fiori)

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Piazza del Duomo
Piazza del Duomo

The Duomo was completed by Brunelleschi with the thought to upstage Siena and Pisa's Duomos... read more

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Palazzo Vecchio (Museo)

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Piazza della Signoria

The house of the Medici family for many years...
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Ponte Vecchio

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Ponte Vecchio

The Ponte Vecchio(Old Bridge)now has many gold and silver shops... read more

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Santa Croce Church

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Piazza Santa Croce

Santa Croce holds many tombs of famous Florentines... read more

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Galleria dell'Accademia (Academy Gallery)

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Via Ricasoli 60

Your portal to everything Michelangelo completed and rare unfinished sculptures... read more

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Gallerie degli Uffizi (Uffizi Galleries)

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Piazzale degli Uffizi 6
Off Piazza della Signoria

The works of Giotto, Da Vinci, Lippi and Botticelli and are among the famous painters you will view... read more

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Museo Galileo (Science Museum)

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Piazza dei Giudici 1
Next to the Uffizi at the Arno end of Via dei Castellani

Galileo famous instruments are on display here...
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Palazzo Pitti & Giardino Boboli (Pitti Palace & Boboli Gardens)

Piazza de' Pitti 1
Piazza Pitti

The residence of Cosimo de'Medici's wife Elenora...
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Piazzale Michelangelo

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Piazzale Michelangelo

Fantastic view over the city and the hills of Tuscany... read more

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Parco delle Cascine

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Piazza Vittorio Veneto

A swimming pool, jogging and markets along the Arno... read more

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Piazza della Signoria

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Piazza della Signoria

Religious leader Girolamo Savonarola was burned at the stake in this piazza... read more

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SS. Apostoli(Santi Apostoli)

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Piazza del Limbo

A Church that drowned in the Flood of 1966...
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Cappelle Medicee (Medici Chapels)

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Piazza di Madonna degli Aldobrandini, 6
Piazza Madonna degli Aldobrandini (behind San Lorenzo, where Via Faenza and Via del Giglio meet)

The chapel started by Michelangelo and finished by Vasari... read more

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Giardino dell'Orticoltura

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Via Bolognese, 17
Via Vittorio Emanuele II , 4

Free entrance with a pavilion filled with plants and flowers... read more

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San Miniato al Monte

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Via del Monte alle Croci 34
Via del Monte alle Croci/Viale Galileo Galilei (behind Piazzale Michelangiolo)

The legend of San Miniato who grabbed his decapitated head and ran up the hill to die where the church now stands... read more

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Mercato Sant'Ambrogio

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Piazza Ghiberti

Fruit and vegetable stands surround the outside of the market... read more

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Orsanmichele

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Via Arte della Lana 1
Via de' Calzaiuoli

Medieval Grain Market... read more

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Monastero Certosa di Firenze

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Via Buca di Certosa, 2

Great works by Pontormo... read more

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Florence American Cemetery and Memorial

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West of Via Cassia

70 acres of wooded hills where Americans are honored... read more

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Florence Photography Walking Tour: Palaces, Palazzos and Bridges

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Walk with your camera and the historic sites of Florence... read more
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