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Cradle of the Renaissance, romantic, enchanting and utterly irresistible, Florence (Firenze) is a place to feast on world-class art and gourmet Tuscan cuisine.


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Things to Know

Careful advance planning is the key to getting the most out of your visit to the Tuscan capital. Here’s all you need to know before your trip to Florence.

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Best Neighborhoods

Whether you want to be in the heart of the city, close to good bars and food, or quieter districts, we share the best neighborhoods to stay in in Florence.

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Day Trips

Florence is a captivating city, but if you can tear yourself away, there are many great day trips to the wider region and beyond.

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Money and Costs

These budget travel tips can help your euros go further in Florence.

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Here are our top tips for finding your way around in Florence.

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Free Things to Do

Visiting the opulent, art-filled capital of Tuscany doesn't have to cost a fortune. Here are 17 treasures in Florence that you can visit for free.

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5 Shops

From the Romanelli family's studio to the contemporary designs of Bottega Pendolare, Florence balances its rich history with vibrant, contemporary design.

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17 free things to do in Florence

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