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2-Hours Walking Tour in Florence
"Get an up close and personal experience of Florence on this 2-hour walking tour. If you choose the “Highlights of Florence” option you can visit the highlights of the city including the Duomo the Baptistery the Old Palace and the Ponte Vecchio.Or if you would prefer you can choose the “Oltrarno Slow Tour” option and leave the most common areas of the city and cross the Ponte Vecchio and stroll to Pitti Palace. You can also choose to purchase a ticket to walk through Boboli Gardens and Bardini Garden. With this optio you can visit the famous church and the square of Santo Spirito."
From EUR60.00
 
Independent Florence Day Trip from Venice by High-Speed Train
"Make your own way to Santa Lucia station in central Venice and catch your train and travel to Florence independently. Train journeys from Venice to Florence can last up to 2.5 hours but your high-speed train shuttles you into the heart of Florence in just 2 hours. On arrival in the city head out to explore! How you spend your time in beautiful Florence — Italy’s second city — is up to you. Entrance fees to attractions and any meals are at your own expense.Perhaps visit Accademia Gallery to see Michelangelo’s David sculpture or head to Florence Duomo (Cathedral of Santa Maria dei Fiori) to climb up the iconic Brunelleschi’s Dome. Relax in the calm of Boboli Gardens explore the bohemian Oltrarno neighborhood or walk up to the terrace at Piazzale Michelangelo to see the city’s most impressive panorama. Be sure to use your hop-on hop-off sightseeing ticket to travel around town and visit top Florence attractio double-decker bus hop on and off around the city at any of the 15 stops
From EUR115.00
 
Become a Skilled Chef in 60-Minutes with Gourmet Dinner
"This quick but intense class is designed to give you the opportunity to learn a classic of Italian cuisine without renounce to enjoy your day.The chef's home offers not only a wonderful authentic kitchen but the opportunity to have a unique opportuni with fresh healthy and seasonal ingredients. After the class you will appreciate in addition to your creation of pasta the delicacies prepared by the chef that you will share with other foodies guests like you.The dining room overlooks the Boboli Gardens (Palazzo Pitti) and will cook in a relaxed atmosphere.The experience starts at 6 pm a with a fresh glass of wine. After the 1-hour you sit down to enjoy dinner with the other guests (maximum number of guests at the table only 12).The real surprise wonderful cheeses served with spicy jam made by the chef and much more!Some example of pasta from scratch
From EUR69.00

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Piazzale Michelangelo.

Piazzale Michelangelo is a very large square laid out in 1865. It is situated on a hill on the south bank of the Arno river. From there you can enjoy a breathtaking view of Florence. You can spot the...
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Maurizioago
Feb 25, 2015

Where else but Piazzale Michelangelo

Situated on the hilly patches of Tuscany and bisected by the polluted-but-pretty Arno River, there is no denying that Florence is heart-achingly scenic and romantic. One of the greatest (and cheapest)...
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Tijavi
Jun 12, 2009

The 'money shot' of Ponte Vecchio

OK, so I haven't made a dime on this shot but it has been seen by millions of Minnesotans and anyone who has cruised the VT "Top 10" lists. We were doing our Sunday session with the newspaper awhile...
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goodfish
Jan 07, 2016

A night stroll through town

One of my fondest memories of Florence was of our walk along the river in the evening. It was truly magical. I took this picture on our way back to the center of town after watching the sunset from...
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guell
Aug 13, 2003

view from the Duomo

Enjoying the view from the top of the Duomo. It is ofcourse nice to have clear skies and see all the way to the mountains.If you don´t feel able to climb the 463 steps of the Duomo you can also have...
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tompt
Feb 09, 2003

The colors of Florence

Florence is the perfect place to discover the marvels of the Renaissance, the delicious Tuscany food or the elegance of a city full of colorful details. I can only suggest you not to loose any of...
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agarcia
Oct 17, 2002

Il Campanile

You can climb the 414 steps to the top of the Cupolla. From there, you can enjoy wonderful views of the city.- Se pueden subir los 414 escalones hacia el tope de la cúpula. Desde allí, se pueden...
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pili
Aug 17, 2003

View I

I took few pictures from Piazzalle Michelangelo - I think you can get the best view of Florence right there.On this picture you can see the river Arno, Palazzo Vecchio on the left and Duomo, Campanile...
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KiNyA
Jan 08, 2004

Florence from Piazzale Michelangelo

Probably the best way to see Florence is to hike up to Piazzale Michelangelo. From there you can really see one of the most beautiful European cities at once. As well there's the famous statue of...
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KiNyA
Nov 08, 2003

View from Piazzale Michelangelo

Piazzale Michelangelo is the place where you can see beautiful views of the city. I had a lot of fun looking towards the city and trying to identify the places I have visited. The square has a copy of...
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Andraf
Feb 07, 2004

Walk along the embankment of ...

Walk along the embankment of the Arno, it's a pleasure! Here, on the embankment, round the corner from the Uffizi Gallery they sell the tastiest ice-cream I ever tried!
maxovna
Sep 12, 2002

the dome

When in Florence you can´t miss the Dome. It is dominating the skyline since centuries. It stands tall adjacent to the Baptistery and the Companile. No other building is higher than the Duomo which...
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tompt
Feb 09, 2003
 
 
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Boboli Gardens - Giardini Di Boboli

The Italian Renaissance spawned not just fabulous art and architecture but gardens as well. Green spaces arranged in tightly ordered symmetry - embellished with sparkling fountains, grottos and...
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Basilica Santo Spirito

On our way to the church of Santo Spirito, we found a really nice local market in the piazza in front of the church on the evening we were there. It looked more like a flea market and has reasonable...
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Ponte Vecchio

one of the most famous Bridge around the world can be found in Florence along the banks of the Arno River. Ponte Vecchio is one of the three old bridges along the Arno River (the other ones nearby are...
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Chiesa Dei Santi Apostoli

We stopped in this little church, Church of the Holy Apostles, to see the architecture of a very old medieval style church. It was off the beaten path and tucked away in a very small piazza with a...
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Piazza degli Uffizi

The Palazzo degli Uffizi (Uffizi Palace) was built between 1560 and 1580 to house the administration of the government. The beautiful building was designed creating an U-shaped building with two long...
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Il Porcellino

this will be the pictures of the famous Pig Fountain in front of the Mercato Nuovo in Florence which is famous for tourists who put coins in the snout and also rub the snout to have their wishes...
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