Experience the museums, cathedral, and monuments in Florence!

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

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Museums, Culture and Historical Buildings

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Where to stay in Florence

Coverciano
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Coverciano

Known for Sightseeing, Swimming, Coffee

Soccer fans will find their place in this neighborhood, which has one of the most famous and prestigious centers of the much-loved sport.

Campo di Marte
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Campo di Marte

Known for Museums, Sightseeing, Cafes

Join the crowds cheering for the local soccer team, attending a concert or tasting some of Florence’s favorite ice cream flavors.

Careggi Rifredi
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Careggi Rifredi

Known for Theaters, Coffee, Budget

Visit this neighborhood brimming with museums, historical villas and beautiful gardens, perfect for relaxing away from the busy city center.

Isolotto
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Isolotto

Known for Romantic, Museums, Coffee

Explore the shady paths of large green spaces, play in an interactive math museum or select fresh produce at local markets in this Florentine quarter.

Top Hotels in Florence

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
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4 out of 5
Via Luigi Alamanni 3, Florence, FI
¥11,347
per night
Oct 20 - Oct 21
4.1/5Very Good! (1,357 reviews)

Located in Santa Maria Novella, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Via Faenza, Santa Maria Novella Basilica and Museum, and Fortezza da Basso. Florence ...

4.1/5Very Good! (1,357 reviews)

"I’ve stayed in this hotel for two times now, and I will again if there is a need to go to Florence. Every times I requested something they will grant it, for example like changing room. Really appreciate it. Plus the location of this hotel is the best, just in front of bus, tram and train ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2019

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Hotel Cosmopolitan
4 out of 5
Via F. Baracca, 187, Florence, FI
¥7,887
per night
Oct 13 - Oct 14
4.4/5Wonderful! (876 reviews)

Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Tribunal of Florence, Fortezza da Basso, and Santa Maria Novella Basilica and Museum. Florence ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (876 reviews)

"The room was clean neat bed comfy with good linens. But they were small. The outside area outside was noisy And dirty."…"

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2019

Hotel Cosmopolitan
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Hotel Pitti Palace al Ponte Vecchio
4 out of 5
Borgo S.Jacopo, 3/r, Florence, FI
¥29,254
per night
Sep 22 - Sep 23
4.3/5Excellent! (2,065 reviews)

Located in Oltrarno, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Ponte Vecchio, Pitti Palace, and Piazza della Signoria. Uffizi Gallery and Palazzo Vecchio are also ...

4.3/5Excellent! (2,065 reviews)

"The hotel was really central so ideal base. The breakfast was very good and hotel room clean and tidy. Would be happy to book there again."…"

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2019

Hotel Pitti Palace al Ponte Vecchio

Popular things to do in Florence

Ponte Vecchio
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Ponte Vecchio

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 Saint Mary of the Flower
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Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Flower

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

Uffizi Gallery
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Uffizi Gallery

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

Pitti Palace
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Pitti Palace

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

Palazzo Vecchio is a top museum in Florence with a story of its own. Visit the churches and notable monuments in this vibrant area.

Piazzale Michelangelo
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Piazzale Michelangelo

Enjoy the beautiful sunsets and explore Piazzale Michelangelo, a favorite green space in Arcetri. Stroll along the riverfront or visit the stunning cathedral in the area.

Top activities in Florence

Cinque Terre & Portovenere Full-Day Tour from Florence
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Cinque Terre & Portovenere Full-Day Tour from Florence

¥11,302

Explore the breathtaking Ligurian coast on a tour of Portovenere and the Cinque Terre, a small corner of paradise divided into five villages suspended on steep cliffs overlooking the sea; a unique landscape where vegetation and lush vineyards frame a spectacular scenery.

Full-Day Tour of San Gimignano, Siena & Chianti
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Full-Day Tour of San Gimignano, Siena & Chianti

¥7,138

Enjoy a full-day tour exploring the scenic countryside towns of Siena and San Gimignano. Discover the awe-inspiring landscape of the Chianti region, enjoy lunch with winetasting on a rural farm, and end the day with a visit to the enchanting commune of Monteriggioni.

Highlights of Tuscany: Siena, San Gimignano & Pisa with Lunch
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Highlights of Tuscany: Siena, San Gimignano & Pisa with Lunch

¥7,733

Enjoy a day trip through Tuscany as you explore Italy's most famous wine-growing region and the historic towns of Siena, San Gimignano, and Pisa. Along the way, pair your experience with a succulent Tuscan lunch served with delicious regional wines.

Uffizi Gallery Tickets with Skip-The-Line Admission
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Uffizi Gallery Tickets with Skip-The-Line Admission

¥3,391

Discover the world-renowned Uffizi Gallery's stunning collection and skip past the ticket lines outside with this exclusive ticket. Inside, spend as much time as you want exploring the incredible collection of treasures that date back to he time of ancient Greece and the Renaissance.

Accademia Gallery Guided Tour with Skip-the-Line Admission
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Accademia Gallery Guided Tour with Skip-the-Line Admission

¥4,949

Skip the line and enter the Accademia Gallery of Art, a one-of-a-kind Italian museum most famous for its presentation of Michelangelo's artistic genius. Marvel at the works of the Florentine artist along with numerous other beautiful works of art, learning from your official museum guide.

Skip-the-Line Duomo: Priority-Access 30-Minute Guided Tour
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Skip-the-Line Duomo: Priority-Access 30-Minute Guided Tour

¥2,946

Florence’s famed cathedral is known for its stunning exterior and impressive size, but its beautifully designed interior is also a sight to behold. Get immediate access to the Duomo on this express tour, as our expert guide leads you through nearly 200 years of history.

Read travel guides and advice on visiting Florence

5 Best Ways to Experience Florence in a Day
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5 Best Ways to Experience Florence in a Day

Discover the best of Florence in a single day with guided tours that take you to all the city’s top sights.

7 Gorgeous Places to do Yoga Outdoors
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7 Gorgeous Places to do Yoga Outdoors

These drop-dead gorgeous places to do yoga will have you doing corpse pose.

How to explore Florence by foot
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How to explore Florence by foot

Florence, Italy is an absolute must for any bucket list