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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
 
Shopping Tour to the Mall
"When it comes to shopping Florence offers the visitor a wide variety of choices. The shops of tourist interest are located in the historic center. If you are interested in high value items a visit of Via Tornabuoni and Via della Vigna Nuova is a must. If your interest is more in shoes clothing) can be found in the Santa Croce area. For those who love designer labels at more reasonable prices the main Outlets to the north and the south of the city carry some of the most prestigious names in Italian fashion (Gucci Emilio Pucci Giorgio Armani
From EUR400.00

More Sports & Outdoors in Florence

Firenze Marathon

The Florence Marathon usually takes place at the end of November. People from all over the world come to Florence to enjoy a run which starts from the Piazzale Michelangelo going through the old part...
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Apr 04, 2011

Calcio Fiorentino

Calcio Storico Fiorentino, or Ancient Florentine Football (sometimes called Costume Football) is an ancient game that is a combination of soccer, football, and boxing. It is one of the most brutal...
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cmcard2
May 04, 2010

Watch Fiorentina play football

Going to a football game in Florence for sure is a spectacular experience! The home crowd of Fiorentina is among the most colourful in Italy, and definately among those who most loves their club.Even...
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Henrik_rrb
Jan 08, 2008

Soccer Game

If you're in the city during soccer (football) season and have some time to spare, going to see a game is one of the best ways to get a taste of the locals when they're at their most frenzied and...
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maspad
Apr 27, 2007

Run up the steps of the Campanile

Okay - not really a sport but if you are in need of some exercise after too much fat producing spaghetti then this could be your thing. On the plus side is the opportunity to take some stunning photos...
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fishandchips
Jan 19, 2006

Florentine Football

This is a cross between ceremony, soccer, rugby and wrestling. It is one of the more unique sporting events in the world and the 2nd in the region with the famous Palio in Siena. Its origins date back...
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fishandchips
Jan 18, 2006
 
 
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Capoeira

Capoeira isa brazilian martial art created by African Slaves as a means to protect themselves from their oppressors over 400 years ago.It presents elements of ritualized combat together with movements...
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Jul 13, 2005

Scoccer

Try to get to a match to go see Florence play a game that you will never for get. Do not drink the beer inside the place cause it is non-alcoholic, and you are also allowed to smoke hash spliff...
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paddymc09
Jun 05, 2005

Florence's mountain

Abetone is a small skiing resort at 1400 metres on the sea level , near the border between Tuscany and Emilia Romagna, As it's only about 90 minutes from Florence, many Florentines go there skiing and...
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Aug 09, 2004

Watching a Fiorentina match

I don't really like going to the Stadium, but now that La Fiorentina is back again in the Premier League I think that it worths the effort ; ). And I have to say that Fiorentina's supporters have been...
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Aug 06, 2004

CORRI LA VITA

Corri la vita is both a competitive race and a non-competitive walk set up every year to raise fund for the research on breast cancer causes. During the race many private gardens and villas are open...
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Aug 03, 2004

Swimming

When I go to Florence, I eat a ton, so I like to work off the extra calories (other than by the usual walking like crazy) by swimming. This past trip I took a bus from the hotel to the...
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Sonador3
May 28, 2004

Ricciardi Gym - Florence

Largest gym (air-conditioned and over 1200 square meters) located in the historic center of Florence. Located in an old Medici family home, there is a plaque above one of the starimasters...
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mariocibelli
Dec 26, 2003

watch a game of soccer

go to campo di marte, east of the city center and watch a game of calcio!i think they're usually on sundays, go to one of the tabacchis near the stadiuim and purchase tickets there. the die hard fans...
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MStars
Oct 29, 2003

Top Hotels in Florence

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Viale Michelangelo 1, Florence, Tuscany, 50125, Italy
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Via Martelli 10, Florence, Tuscany, 50129, Italy
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Piazza Ognissanti 1, Florence, Tuscany, I-50123, Italy
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Via dei Tornabuoni 1, Florence, Tuscany, 50122, Italy
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Piazza Santa Maria Novella 7, Florence, Tuscany, 50123, Italy
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Borgo San Jacopo 14, Florence, Tuscany, 50125, Italy
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Top Things to Do in Florence

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Il Duomo - Santa Maria del Fiore

the famous Bell Tower was started by Giotto in 1334 but he dies in 1337 and the tower was finished by Francesco Talenti in 1359 and has a measurements of 84.7 metres tall and approximately 15 metres...
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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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Climbing The Duomo

The first time we were here, years ago, we climbed to the top of the campanile, so this time we took on the Duomo. It is a daunting climb of about 460 steps, but you get interesting views inside a...
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Pitti Palace - Palazzo Pitti

I guess that this is not how things work, but (a kind of illegal) we were able to enter the garden of Palazzo Pitti. When we arrived I had my mind set on visiting the garden, but did not realize that...
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Galleria dell'Accademia

the most popular museum in all of Florence will be the Galleria dell'Accademia di Firenze (Gallery of the Academy of Florence), located a stone's throw away from Piazza San Marco. This is where the...
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David Statue

The star attraction in Piazza Della Signora before was the famous David Statue Made by Michaelangelo in 1504 as to symbolize the defense of civil liberties embodied in the Republic of Florence by the...
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"FIRENZE - FLORENCE"
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"My Relationship With Firenze"
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"Firenze -Florence - Florenz - Florencia"
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