Florence bucket list

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Quick bucket list of Florence, Italy

Florentine architecture and historical landmarks are unmatched and include some of the world’s most impressive and culturally significant sites. Located in the heart of Italy, this marvelous city has a well-developed rail network with connections to Pisa and Bologna. If you are passionate about history and culture, Florence is an extraordinary open-air museum. 

Let’s explore Florence bucket list designed by our travel enthusiasts.

Things not to miss in Florence

  • Take the whole of Florence in Piazzale Michelangelo with the best view of the city.
  • Cruise about the Arno River, pass under the renowned Ponte Vecchio, and enjoy the city views from the water.
  • Take a deep breath in a lush green Giardino Bardini, a famous garden to escape crowds.
  • Spend your evening in Piazza Santo Spirito, home to restaurants, bars, and markets to wonder about.
  • Discover Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore, the symbol of Florence, and go up the 463 stairs to the highest point of the city. 

Eat like a local in Florence

  • Taste the best gelato in Vivoli Gelato, the oldest and so far the best gelato shop in Florence.
  • Stroll about Mercato Centrale, the two floors of foodie paradise with dozens of vendors with fruit, wine, cheese, spices, and more.
  • Take a break from museums at Caffé Gilli to sip coffee and smack pastries at the marble counter.
  • Find the finest pasta dishes in Trattoria Sabatino, a cozy family-run restaurant with traditional cuisine. 
  • Spend your evening in Enoteca Bellini tasting something from the Champagne fridge with cheese and meat plates.

Where to stay in Florence

  • Featuring original modern art of the 20th century, the 5-star Hotel Lungarno – Lungarno Collection is a top choice to stay in Florence.
  • Embrace the 6000 square meters of garden surrounding the 4-star Villa Neroli hotel and enjoy the tranquility.
  • In the Corte Dei Sogni Boutique Hotel & Spa, you won’t have to pay much to enjoy Florence’s luxury. 
  • Spend less on accommodation and more on exploring Florence by booking a cozy and modern Ostello Bello Firenze.
  • Take a day trip to Cinque Terre, a scene from a postcard on the beach, and stay in L’Arcobaleno Affittacamere, Riomaggiore.

Florence hotels map and room prices

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