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Florence

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

If you can tear yourself away from the city...

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Money and Costs

To get maximum Renaissance for your euro, try these budget travel tips.

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Transportation

Delightfully compact and packed with architectural landmarks, Florence is a breeze to navigate. Here are the best ways to get around this Renaissance gem.

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Free Things to Do

As one of Europe’s most elegant outdoor museums, this Renaissance city is "free sightseeing" nirvana.

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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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Florence in 5 Shops: Tuscan leather, hand-painted ceramics and sculpture souvenirs

Feb 21, 2024 • 4 min read

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