closeFlorence is a relatively compact historic city situated along the borders of the Arno river in the middle of the Tuscan hills. During the Renaissance period, when the city was at the height of its powers, talented artists such as Brunelleschi and Michelangelo left their mark with magnificent buildings and artwork.
The city boasts a large number of museums and impressive landmarks such as the Duomo and Palazzo Vecchio.
Random Florence Highlights
Mercato Nuovo, Florence
Mercato Nuovo is a covered market hall built in the 16th century where vendors once sold luxury items such as gold and silk. Nearby is the Fontana del Pocellino, a fountain with a 17th century statue of a swine.
Piazza della Repubblica, Florence
Shortly after the creation of the Kingdom of Italy, projects were started to modernize the city of Florence. One such project was the creation of this spacious square, developed at the site of the city's old market.
Mercato Centrale, Florence
Mercato Centrale is a covered market hall, designed in the 19th century as a modern glass and iron structure. In this market hall you can find local specialties such as Florentine tripe.
Santa Croce, Florence
Santa Croce is known as the 'Pantheon of Florence'. Many illustrious Italians, including Michelangelo, Galileo and Rossini lie buried here in monumental tombs.

Random Florence Tours & Activities
Cooking class in Tuscany - Cortona, Florence
  • Duration: 5 to 6 hours
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Florence River Cruise on a Traditional Barchetto, Florence
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 75 minutes
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