Florence Things to Do

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  • 51. 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...

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  • 52. 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...

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  • 53. Casa Buonarroti - Michelangelo's House

    The museum that exists in Casa Buonarroti is a bit deceiving. Based on the name of the house – and that it is advertised as Michelangelo’s house – one would think that this is where the great artist...

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  • 54. 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...

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  • 55. Daytrip - Siena

    If you have time for another Tuscan town, then go to Siena. It's located within a short train ride (or drive) from Florence. With its car-free medieval piazza and one of the prettiest Cathedrals in...

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  • 56. 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...

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  • 57. Piazza Del Duomo

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Dear travellers, I want to share with you my experience! A terrific one! I enjoyed a Scuola Toscana course, it is an Italian Language Course mixed with Art classes. Every Art history class is an...

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  • 58. Chiesa Di Santa Felicita

    The Church of Santa Felicita is one of the oldest churches in Florence, established in 4th or 5th century. It is quietly nestled between the shops over the Arno River and its façade is partially...

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  • 59. 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...

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  • 60. Museo Archeologico Nazionale

    http://www.firenzemusei.it/ This is where I bought my tickets for the Uffizi and for the Accademia when I went to Florence. You just click on the little British Flag in the upper right hand corner...

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  • 61. Gelato - Ice Cream

    May is a very good month to go to Florence ‘cause if you’re lucky, you might land into the city during Firenze Gelato Festival. We were very, very lucky. The international fest lasts 5 days, is...

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  • 62. 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...

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  • 63. 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...

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  • 64. 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...

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  • 65. 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...

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  • 66. 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...

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  • 67. Theatre & Opera

    If you're up in the North-West of Tuscany (Pisa/Livorno/Lucca) then the nearest and best thing is the Puccini Festival at Torre del Lago. http://www.puccinifestival.it/ Stunning event, all summer...

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  • 68. Museo Galileo - The History Of Science

    The Museo Galileo is a newly renovated and fascinating museum that is a great break from the visual arts that surround you in this city. This building houses a mind boggling collection of renascence...

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  • 69. 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...

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  • 70. Via dei Giudei

    According to the history facts, de Medici allowed Jews to settled at Firenze before 1.400 and granted them at once many rights and privilegues. The favorable attitude towards the Jews seems to have...

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  • 71. 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...

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  • 72. 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...

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  • 73. Impressions

    Fancy a stop in Florence for a day trip? Maybe taking the train between Rome and Venice? You can leave the bas at Left Luggage in the Station. As you come off the train the Deposito Bagagli is to your...

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  • 74. Basilica Di Santa Reparata

    The Duomo is a bit of a Johnny-come-lately compared to what occupied its spot before. A flight of stairs near the entrance leads down to the scavi of Santa Reparata; an early Christian/Medieval church...

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  • 75. Museo Palazzo Davanzati

    The Palazzo Davanzati is an old Florentine home the belonged to a wealthy merchant family. Built back in the 1300s and now a museum, it gives you the idea of how the wealthy lived in Florence. The...

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