Spend a few days!! This city...
Spend a few days!! This city is so beautiful and interesting it deserves your time. My favorite italian city. Well, I love the south too, but for the rest, this takes the cake Walking up the the Duomo and, well after an attempted pickpocketing, viewing the enormity of the building. It is absolutely incredible to look at. After all, it took 175 years to construct. That's like 10 generations in those days. :) And they didn't even have Black and Decker tools. Boy what a bummer.
HERE IS A GOOD MAP OF THE CITY
Little bringalongs that may Save You Grief Later!
Packets of Salt, Splenda or Equal, Packets of Ketchup, Packets of Mayonnaise, Off Bug Repellent (No Screens in Windows), Bring special bags that you Put Clothes in and Roll up and Squeeze Air out So that it will save you room on the way home, Instant Coffee if you rent a villa, cremora for coffee, comfortable cushiony socks, Raincoat, small umbrella, anti-theft money belt for under your clothes, Roll up your Clothes it will save room and creases, comfortable walking shoes. Florence is a walking town. You will walk. Don't worry about what the shoes look like. Raincoat, Cotton Sweaters 3/4 sleeve Aspirin, Tylenol Sinus, extra roll of toilet paper if renting a villa Digital camera and batteries, extra memory stick
The new marketplace
Silk and some goods for luxury were selling there, hundreds years ago. You can find leather, bags, souvenirs, gifts and many more nowadays. Lodge is not big at all and there are 15+ street shops to buy something.
There is another famous Florence thing just behind the building at south side; Il Porcellino (boar) Many bags that you can see everywhere in the city, marbles, silk clothes, leather jackets etc.
walking is the only way
Everything is with in walking distance and also walking distance from the train station. There is no better way to get to see the ins and outs of Florence then on foot. You can cover it all in a day.
A nice restaurant
It´s a very nice restaurant, with friendly service and delicious food, situated in Piazza della Signoria.-
Es un muy buen restaurante, con personal muy amable y deliciosa comida, situado en la Plaza de la República