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 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.
Medici Chapels, Florence
The Medici Chapels in the St. Lawrence Basilica were built to house the tombs of the members of the powerful Medici dynasty. Some of the tombs are adorned with magnificent sculptures created by Michelangelo.
Duomo di Firenze, Florence
The Duomo di Firenze or Florence Cathedral was built in the early 15th century as the largest cathedral in the world. Today its majestic dome still dominates the historic center of Florence.
San Marco, Florence
The convent of San Marco was built in the 1437-1443 for the Dominican order. Today it is home to the Museo di San Marco, where visitors can see mostly 15th century paintings and frescoes.

Random Florence Tours & Activities
Montepulciano, Montalcino, Pienza from Florence, Florence
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 9 hours
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Self-Drive Vintage Vespa Tour at Sunset Wine Tasting, Florence
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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