Florence Things to Do

  • Ponte Vecchio
    by goodfish
  • Piazza Santissima Annunziata
    by goodfish
  • Ponte Vecchio
    by goodfish

Most Viewed Things to Do in Florence

  • 51. Palazzo Strozzi

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    We stopped by the Palazzo Strozzi one evening to attend the exhibition on “Money and Beauty” – a show about Florentine bankers, Botticelli, and the Bonfire of the Vanities. It was in its final weeks...

    more
  • 52. Oltrarno

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Enjoy a walk in The "Oltrarno" district (the other side of the Arno River)which lie hidden from the hurrying tourist. In this area you find old "laboratories", magical places where from the...

    more
  • 53. Chiesa Di Santa Maria del Carmine

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    After visiting the Brancacci Chapel in this church, we headed out of the chapel entrance and were able to slip into the church through the front entrance (the entrance to the chapel is separate from...

    more
  • 54. Piazza Santa Croce

    4 out of 5 stars

    As you approach the Church of Santa Croce, you will most likely walk across the large Piazza del Santa Croce, which is a good spot for meeting up with people in your group. It is a rather large open...

    more
  • 55. Fortezza Da Basso & City Walls

    The Fortezza (or fortress) sits on the outskirts of the city of Florence, about a 15 minute walk from the Duomo. This military fortress is a great example of the celebrated Fortresses built by the...

    more
  • 56. Basilica Di Santa Trinata

    Just outside the Church of Santa Trinita is the Piazza Santa Trinita. Well, it isn't much of a piazza, more like a roundabout since cars go whirling past. But in the center of this piazza is a toll...

    more
  • 57. Artviva Tours

    5 out of 5 stars

    When I started mixing up churches and art collections, I knew it was time for a tour outside of Florence. First I was considering taking the train and going on my own, but then I saw a flyer from a...

    more
  • 58. Cycling

    We did a day tour of Tuscan Hills with 'Bicycle Tuscany'. It was well organised and the ride is very enjoyable and well planned. You do need to be fit, however, it's not impossible. The group had very...

    more
  • 59. Capella Dei Pazzi

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    In a courtyard of church of Santa Croce is Pazzi Chapel (1430-45), a masterpiece in miniature by Filippo Brunelleschi with adjoining Museum of the Opera of Santa Croce, which is housed in the...

    more
  • 60. Leather

    Michelangelo Florentine Leather shop is by far the best quality leather in Florence. Be aware that if you are looking for his shop, DO NOT ask the vendors on the street or other leather shops around...

    more
  • 61. Daytrip - Pisa

    Firenze is not only a wonderful city to explore but also a good base, ideally located between Rome and Venice, to make day trips to nearby attractions. And one of the attractions, specially for...

    more
  • 62. Biblioteca - Libraries

    I was anxious to see the vestibule steps leading to the reading room of the library – the architect was Michelangelo. The library itself has more than 15,000 manuscripts and early printed books. It is...

    more
  • 63. City Sightseeing Hop-On Bus

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    While in Firenze I took the City Sightseeing ‘hop on/hop off’ bus tour. I bought a 24hr ticket and felt that it was a great way to see Firenze. Unfortunately there were a few problems with the first...

    more
  • 64. Basilica Della Santissima Annunziata

    At the end of the piazza where the orphanage designed by Brunelleschi is located, you will find a church dedicated to Mary, founded in 1250. You can easily look at the art in the entrance area, but...

    more
  • 65. Great Synagogue - Tempio Maggiore

    Even if you are not Jewish you will be impressed with the beauty of the temple and its blue dome. So I hope you will take a tour. Stop in at the Chassidic run restaurant next door for lunch or dinner...

    more
  • 66. Museo Leonardo da Vinci Firenze

    This THIS is the reason I wanted to visit Firenze when I was a young girl - to walk the streets Leonardo da Vinci once walked on, where he created art, where he mused in his notebooks, where he...

    more
  • 67. Segway Tours

    5 out of 5 stars

    If you get the chance do a segway tour to see Florence. There were six of us in our party and we had our own guide. We had a great time and really enjoyed it - it made our weekend. The instruction on...

    more
  • 68. Mercato Sant'Ambrogio - Sant'Ambrogio Market

    ...because that's the market where you might well find a bargain, in food or in clothes (or in junk). Sant'Ambrogio market seemed to me a 'proper' market, with barely a visitor to be seen when I...

    more
  • 69. Daytrip - Countryside

    Want to escape the summer heat? The Parco dei Renai is only 30 minutes away from downtown Florence! Organized in collaboration with the WWF, Parco dei Renai, in Signa, offers nature trails, bird...

    more
  • 70. Chiesa Dei Santi Michele e Gaetano

    The Church of Saints Michael and Gaetano is not really famous, but it stands out in comparison to Florence’s other churches. It was built in the early 1600s and designed by several people, who each...

    more
  • 71. Loggia Del Bigallo

    Loggia del Bigallo is a late Gothic structure that housed the Compagnia della Misericordia (The Company of Mercy), which commissioned local architect and sculptor Alberto Arnoldi who built it in...

    more
  • 72. Palazzo Spini Feroni

    The Colonna della Giustizia is the tallest column in the city of Florence and was given to Cosimo I (mid-16th century) by Pope Pius IV. The granite is from Caracalla of Rome and is topped by a statue...

    more
  • 73. Vasari Corridor - Corridoio Vasariano

    Corridoio Vasariano (Vasari Corridor) is an elevated enclosed passageway which conneCts the Palazzo Pitti with Palazzo the Palazzo Vecchio. The corridor was built by order of of Grand Duke Cosimo I...

    more
  • 74. Calcio Storico

    Saint John the Baptist is the patron saint of Florence, and June 24 is his feast day. Florentines might appear smug about all this but don't let them fool you - St. John is their protector and has...

    more
  • 75. Fiat 500 Tours

    I was looking for a different way to see Florence other than on foot and I ran across the 500 touring Club that has guided tours in Vintage Fiat 500's. The guide was very knowledgeable regarding the...

    more
  • Florence Hotels

    1362 Hotels in Florence
  • Ask a Question

    Got a question about Florence? Get an answer from our Location locals and frequent travelers

Instant Answers: Florence

Get an instant answer from local experts and frequent travelers

24 travelers online now

Comments

Florence Things to Do

Reviews and photos of Florence things to do posted by real travelers and locals. The best tips for Florence sightseeing.

View all Florence hotels