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Love museums, cathedrals, and monuments? Get away to Florence!

Fascinating museums, shopping, and popular sights from Piazza della Signoria to Palazzo Vecchio—explore Florence, a historic destination also known for its cathedral.

Where to stay in Florence

Duomo featuring heritage architecture and street scenes as well as a small group of people

Duomo

5/5Exceptional!(2,214 area reviews)

Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Piazza del Duomo are just a few worthwhile attractions to visit in Duomo. Travelers also love the fascinating museums, stunning cathedral, and popular shops.

Duomo
Santa Maria Novella featuring street scenes and heritage elements

Santa Maria Novella

4.5/5Wonderful!(1,057 area reviews)

Visitors to Santa Maria Novella love its popular shops, and you can check out Fortezza da Basso and Basilica of Santa Maria Novella. If you want to see more in the area, you can get around town on the metro at Florence-Cascine Station.

Santa Maria Novella
Arcetri which includes a river or creek, a sunset and a bridge

Oltrarno

4.5/5Wonderful!(529 area reviews)

Oltrarno is a destination visitors seek out for is fascinating museums, picturesque gardens, and beautiful river views. You might also want to check out attractions like Pitti Palace or Ponte Vecchio while you're exploring the neighborhood.

Oltrarno
Arcetri featuring food

San Lorenzo

4.5/5Wonderful!(768 area reviews)

San Lorenzo is known for its popular shops, and you can see some sights in the area like Medici Chapels and San Marco Convent and Museum.

San Lorenzo
Campo di Marte

Campo di Marte

4.5/5Wonderful!(35 area reviews)

Museums, cafés, and spas are some highlights of Campo di Marte. Make a stop by Nelson Mandela Forum or Stadio Artemio Franchi while you're exploring.

Campo di Marte
Piazza Santa Croce which includes a city and street scenes

Santa Croce

4.5/5Wonderful!(211 area reviews)

Travelers come to Santa Croce for its interesting museums, and you can see top attractions like Basilica of Santa Croce and Piazza Santa Croce while you're in town.

Santa Croce

Top Hotels in Florence

Hotel Laurus al Duomo
Hotel Laurus al Duomo
4 out of 5
Via Cerretani, 54r, Florence, FI
The price is ¥7,747 per night from Oct 4 to Oct 5

Located in Duomo, this hotel is steps from Via de' Tornabuoni and Medici Chapels. Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Piazza del Duomo are also within 5 minutes. ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (969 reviews)

"Nice Hotel,clean rooms and on the perfect location,litarelly 5mins walk to the Duomo"…"

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2020

Hotel Laurus al Duomo
Palazzo Alfieri Residenza d’epoca – Alfieri Collezione
Palazzo Alfieri Residenza d’epoca – Alfieri Collezione
Lungarno Corsini 2, Florence, FI
The price is ¥8,138 per night from Oct 1 to Oct 2

Located in Duomo, this residence is within a 5-minute walk of Via de' Tornabuoni and Ponte Vecchio. Piazza della Signoria and Uffizi Gallery are also within ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (399 reviews)

"Location of the hotel was great. Breakfast spread was really good too!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

Palazzo Alfieri Residenza d’epoca – Alfieri Collezione
TSH Florence Lavagnini
TSH Florence Lavagnini
4 out of 5
Viale Spartaco Lavagnini 70 72, Florence
The price is ¥9,742 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26

Located in San Lorenzo, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Gallery of the Academy of Florence and Florence Baptistery. Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (575 reviews)

"Best hotel in Town! Amazing stay. The staff, location, design and the rooftop!"…"

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2020

TSH Florence Lavagnini
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Vacation Rentals in Florence

Firenze Camping In Town
Firenze Camping In Town
Via Generale Dalla Chiesa, 1-3, Florence, FI
The price is ¥5,247 per night from Oct 2 to Oct 3

Situated in Florence, this campground is 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from ObiHall and within 3 mi (5 km) of Nelson Mandela Forum and Stadio Artemio Franchi. Piazzale Michelangelo ...

4.3/5Excellent! (547 reviews)

"Great camping spot. Great facilities. Fantastic bungalow"…"

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2020

Firenze Camping In Town
Palazzo Alfieri Residenza d’epoca – Alfieri Collezione
Palazzo Alfieri Residenza d’epoca – Alfieri Collezione
Lungarno Corsini 2, Florence, FI
The price is ¥8,138 per night from Oct 1 to Oct 2

Located in Duomo, this residence is within a 5-minute walk of Via de' Tornabuoni and Ponte Vecchio. Piazza della Signoria and Uffizi Gallery are also within ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (399 reviews)

"Location of the hotel was great. Breakfast spread was really good too!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

Palazzo Alfieri Residenza d’epoca – Alfieri Collezione
ApartHotel Quadra Key
ApartHotel Quadra Key
4 out of 5
Via Bardazzi Ruggero 49, Florence, FI
The price is ¥4,367 per night from Oct 21 to Oct 22

Situated near the airport, this residence is within 3 mi (5 km) of Florence Baptistery, Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and Uffizi Gallery. Ponte Vecchio ...

4/5Very Good! (626 reviews)

"The hotel was comfortable, clean and well looked after. Although the room was located beside a fairly busy road, traffic noise was not noticeable in the room. The private balcony (at the rear of the room, away from the road) gave an excellent place to relax with a cappuccino after a busy day's sightseeing. ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

ApartHotel Quadra Key
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Popular places to visit in Florence

Uffizi Gallery
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Uffizi Gallery

4.5/5(1,486 reviews)

Art lovers will be in their element in this famous museum, home to the most extensive and important collection of masterpieces in the world.

Ponte Vecchio
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Ponte Vecchio

4.5/5(2,057 reviews)

Take a trip over Florence’s iconic bridge, spared by the Nazis for its beauty and home to jewelers for more than four centuries.

Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

4.5/5(1,301 reviews)

The “Saint Mary of the Flower” cathedral and its towering dome have come to symbolize Florence.

Pitti Palace
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Pitti Palace

4.5/5(743 reviews)

This former royal residence now showcases the extensive collections of the Medici family, with seven galleries containing some of the finest artworks in Florence.

Palazzo Vecchio
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Palazzo Vecchio

4.5/5(1,632 reviews)

Palazzo Vecchio is a popular museum in Florence with a rich history. Amble around this vibrant area's riverfront or experience its fascinating museums.

Piazza del Duomo
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Piazza del Duomo

4.5/5(1,200 reviews)

Giotto’s Bell Tower, the resplendent Baptistery, as well as the cathedral and its dome draw the crowds to this square in the heart of the city.

Top things to do in Florence

Florence: Skip-The-Line Accademia Gallery Tickets
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Florence: Skip-The-Line Accademia Gallery Tickets

¥2,464
Per adult
82% of travellers recommend
Venice Day Trip by High-Speed Train from Florence
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Venice Day Trip by High-Speed Train from Florence

¥14,783
Per adult
90% of travellers recommend
City Sightseeing Florence Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour
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City Sightseeing Florence Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour

¥2,833
Per adult
76% of travellers recommend
Small-Group Florence & Pisa Full-Day Tour from Rome
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Small-Group Florence & Pisa Full-Day Tour from Rome

¥51,683
Per adult
90% of travellers recommend
Highlights of Tuscany: Siena, San Gimignano & Pisa with Lunch
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Highlights of Tuscany: Siena, San Gimignano & Pisa with Lunch

¥8,302
Per adult
86% of travellers recommend
Secrets, Mysteries And Legends Of Florence
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Secrets, Mysteries And Legends Of Florence

¥5,723
Per adult
100% of travellers recommend

Reviews of Florence

4.7

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
2840
5 - Excellent 76.83982683982684%
4 - Good
729
4 - Good 19.724025974025974%
3 - Okay
106
3 - Okay 2.867965367965368%
2 - Disappointing
15
2 - Disappointing 0.40584415584415584%
1 - Terrible
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1 - Terrible 0.16233766233766234%

5/5 - Excellent

Shelley

Apr 19, 2020

Love Florence and will go back to visit again!

5/5 - Excellent

MarkW

Mar 27, 2020

We loved Florence. We really liked the central market top floor that sells food from morning until midnight and the market downstairs are great to walk around. Love love the lampredotto at this market.

5/5 - Excellent

IgorInna

Mar 23, 2020

Prey for Italy and Florence to overcome this terrible crises!

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Mar 11, 2020

Florence was a wonderful city to visit. Very walkable and the locals are very helpful.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Mar 8, 2020

A fairy tails and magical city

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Mar 2, 2020

Art overdose