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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
 
Boboli: The Gardens of the Royal Palace and Their Hidden Messages
"An itinerary to discover the Gardens designed for Cosimo I de Medici in 1562 which became a model for the European royal gardens. Boboli with its green architectures statues fountains terraces and grottoes is the first park in Europe where works of art hide meanings and allegories.On our 1.30 hour walking guided tour path we will meet stories and myths of gods and heroes imagined and represented by artists of many periods
From EUR56.00
 
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

Where to find Great Views Tips (44)

Watch the sunset from the...

Watch the sunset from the Ponte Vecchio over the River Arno. The shops on the bridge have housed various businesses for hundreds of years. Now they are the place to shop for gold jewelry. There are so...
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Amiga
Aug 25, 2002

Ponte Vecchio

Sitting on Ponte Vecchio in the evening listening to the buskers, watching the street artists and eating chocolate icecream! Each place we went to after Florence, we tried to find a 'Ponte Vecchio' -...
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joecooper
Aug 25, 2002

Just outside the Palazzo...

Just outside the Palazzo Vecchio, next to the Uffizi gallery, runs the Via dei Leoni, named after the lions housed in this street - mascots of the Medicis, they were previously housed in the Piazza...
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PartyRambo
Aug 24, 2002

drive up to the top of ...

drive up to the top of Piazzale Michelangelo. You definitely won't regret it. From here, you can see the finest views in all of Florence. Those with great stamina may even wish to walk/ stroll up to...
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Krystynn
Aug 24, 2002

Going to the top of the Duomo...

Going to the top of the Duomo is definetely a great experience. For those who have the energy to walk some 400 steps (takes 15 minutes to get all the way to the top), I would greatly recommend it. The...
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Patricialuv
Mar 15, 2003

View II

Here you can see the river Arno with its bridges. The first one is probably one of the most famous bridges in the world - Ponte Vecchio. I also liked the second one, Ponte Santa Trinita.
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KiNyA
Jan 08, 2004

View III

Another photograph taken on Piazzale Michelangelo. From there you can also see the Duomo, Campanile, and the area around there. Nice place, huh?
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KiNyA
Jan 08, 2004

Piazza di Santa Croce

I expected Piazza di Santa Croce a busy square but when we got there (in the morning, but not early!) it was completely empty. From the Piazza you can get a magnificent view to Santa Croce's facade. ...
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KiNyA
Nov 08, 2003

Great views from Piazzale Michelangelo

The best place to view the skyline of Florence.Get there by walking or take bus 12 or 13. Warm sunny spring afternoon - very balmy!
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martystagram
Apr 28, 2003

See the citywalls

From the Piazzale Michelangelo you also have a great view of the citywalls. And the surrounding green fields with the occasional cypress.
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tompt
Jan 17, 2008

Piazzale Michelangelo

One of the best views of Florence (these pictures were taken the day of my wedding, July the 15th 2006)
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gial1
Aug 08, 2006

Piazzale Michelangelo

One of the best views of Florence (these pictures were taken the day of my wedding, July the 15th 2006)
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gial1
Aug 08, 2006
 
 
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Things to Do Near Florence

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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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