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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

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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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Basilica Di Santa Croce

Although we were quite early when we first arrived at Basilica di Santa Croce we were already allowed to enter it. A huge advantage of our early arrival was the fact that there were almost no...
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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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Top Warnings and Dangers in Florence

Warnings and Dangers

Pickpockets

Having just returned from two week holiday there I’m hoping it might be useful to others for me to recount and hopefully advise. Although I have visited Italy many times over the years I must admit...
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Shopping

I've seen a few warnings here about the fines or illegality of buying counterfeit goods from street sellers in Florence. Good advice but there is a better reason, especially in Florence, not to buy a...
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Traffic

Nine months after my return from Italy, I received a citation in the mail for a bus lane violation which occurred while following my GPS to return my auto in Florence. The fine was more than 100...
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Public Restrooms

Like many European cities, there are not a lot of public bathrooms (WCs, Toiletten) available. I did see a couple signs for WCs around the town, usually in out of the way places. So it is always a...
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Taxis

Even with the taxis using meters I got ripped off three times. Once was by not being familiar with the city and I took a taxi from the train station to the Hotel--which was 5 blocks away! It still...
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Asking money

Like you can read in the things to do section, the Via de Tornabuoni is surrounded by a few amazing (and historical) buildings. Right there I have written about them all, but something else happened...
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