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
Ponte Vecchio, Florence
The Ponte Vecchio is one of few remaining bridges with shops still built upon. The Medici family built a corridor on top of the houses to connect their main residence with the Uffizi across the river.
Orsanmichele, Florence
Originally built in the 14th century as a grain market, Orsanmichele was soon converted into a church after people reported miraculous appearances of the Madonna.
Piazza della Signoria, Florence
Plenty of statues adorn Florence's most important square. Some of the city's most important attractions such as the Palazzo Vecchio and the Uffizi border the pedestrianized square.
Palazzo Medici Riccardi, Florence
The Palazzo Medici Riccardi is a palace built in the fifteenth century as the main residence of the powerful Medici family. It has a magnificent interior decorated with vibrant frescoes and large tapestries.

Random Florence Tours & Activities
Welcome to Florence Guided Walking Tour, Florence
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 90 minutes
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Skip the Line: Florence Accademia Gallery Tickets, Florence
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  • Duration: Flexible
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