Battistero di San Giovanni
Across from the cathedral is Florence's 11th-century Romanesque baptistry, an octagonal striped structure of white-and-green marble with...
Begun in 1334 by Giotto, Florence Cathedral’s soaring bell tower rises nearly as high as the cathedral’s dome. Its elaborate Gothic...
Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana
Beyond the basilica ticket office lie peaceful cloisters framing a pretty garden with buxom orange trees. Stairs lead up to the loggia...
Pull up a stool on the street and chat with a regular over a glass of vino della casa (house wine) at this old-fashioned fiaschetteria,...
Slow food meets gelato. The shop is two parts sterilised dairy, one part 1930s Milan. Top-notch ingredients including seasonal fruits...
Lonely Planet review
Around since 1939, Scudieri is known for its schiaccata alla fiorentina (traditional sugar-dusted flat cake) and chocolate replicas of Michelangelo's David.