The 414-step climb up the cathedral's 85m-tall campanile, begun by Giotto in 1334, rewards with a staggering city panorama. The first...
One of the Renaissance's great masterpieces, the Duomo's cupola was built between 1420 and 1436. Filippo Brunelleschi, taking...
Chiesa di Santa Margherita
Dante fans will like to know that it was in this tiny 11th-century church, in the poet's old stomping ground, that he is said to have...
Rain, hail or shine, queues run halfway down the street at this sweet address; many ingredients organic. Tasty hot chocolate and...
Via delle Oche 11r · interesting places nearby
With its old stone vaults, scrubbed wooden tables and refreshingly modern air, this enoteca run by the dynamic and charismatic Nicolas is spacious and stylish. The wine list features bags of Tuscan greats and unknowns, and outstanding crostini and carpacci (cold sliced meats) ensure you don't leave hungry.
The meal-sized salads (€12 to €15) and the ravioli stuffed with silky burrata cheese and smothered in pistachio pesto are particularly outstanding.