Florence Travel Guide

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Activities
Museo Salvatore Ferragamo
In 1937, Salvatore Ferragamo converted this palazzo into a shoe factory. The museum displays Ferragamo's art and craft, while celebrating his legacy in the fields of shoe design and international fashion.
  • Piazza Santa Trinita 5/R
  • Florence, Tuscany 50123 Italy

Museo Salvatore Ferragamo

In 1937, Salvatore Ferragamo converted this palazzo into a shoe factory. The museum displays Ferragamo's art and craft, while celebrating his legacy in the fields of shoe design and international fashion.
Piazza Santa Trinita 5/R Florence, Tuscany, Italy
Phone: 055 3562846
Galleria dell' Accademia
The accademia was founded in 1563 as the first school in Europe to teach drawing, painting and sculpture. The adjoining gallery showcases Michelangelo's masterpiece sculpture, David.
  • Via Bettino Ricasoli 60
  • Florence, Tuscany 50122 Italy

Galleria dell' Accademia

The accademia was founded in 1563 as the first school in Europe to teach drawing, painting and sculpture. The adjoining gallery showcases Michelangelo's masterpiece sculpture, David.
Via Bettino Ricasoli 60 Florence, Tuscany, Italy
Phone: 39 055 294883
Ponte Vecchio
One of the most enduring Florentine landmarks, Ponte Vecchio is the oldest surviving bridge in the city. Literally meaning Old Bridge, it was built in 1345, and at the time, its shops housed butchers and green grocers.
  • Ponte Vecchio
  • Florence, Tuscany 50122 Italy

Ponte Vecchio

One of the most enduring Florentine landmarks, Ponte Vecchio is the oldest surviving bridge in the city. Literally meaning Old Bridge, it was built in 1345, and at the time, its shops housed butchers and green grocers.
Ponte Vecchio Florence, Tuscany, Italy
Piazza del Duomo
You can easily spend the entire day exploring the Piazza del Duomo where you'll find the Battistero di San Giovanni, Santa Maria del Fiore and lots of shopping.
  • Piazza del Duomo
  • Florence, Tuscany 50122 Italy

Piazza del Duomo

You can easily spend the entire day exploring the Piazza del Duomo where you'll find the Battistero di San Giovanni, Santa Maria del Fiore and lots of shopping.
Piazza del Duomo Florence, Tuscany, Italy
Battistero di San Giovanni
The Battistero di San Giovanni, or Baptistery of St. John, stands on the Piazza del Duomo. Its East Doors, designed by Ghiberti in the 15th century, are particularly popular.
  • Piazza del Duomo
  • Florence, Tuscany 50122 Italy

Battistero di San Giovanni

The Battistero di San Giovanni, or Baptistery of St. John, stands on the Piazza del Duomo. Its East Doors, designed by Ghiberti in the 15th century, are particularly popular.
Piazza del Duomo Florence, Tuscany, Italy
Phone: 39 055 230 2885
Duomo
The Santa Maria del Fiore, referred to as Duomo, is on the Piazza del Duomo.
  • Piazza del Duomo
  • Florence, Tuscany 50122 Italy

Duomo

The Santa Maria del Fiore, referred to as Duomo, is on the Piazza del Duomo.
Piazza del Duomo Florence, Tuscany, Italy
Fiesole
When Florentines want to escape the city and the heat, they hop on the No. 7 bus to spend a lazy afternoon in the quiet town of Fiesole, 5 miles outside the city.
  • Fiesole, Italy
  • Fiesole, Tuscany Italy

Fiesole

When Florentines want to escape the city and the heat, they hop on the No. 7 bus to spend a lazy afternoon in the quiet town of Fiesole, 5 miles outside the city.
Fiesole, Italy Fiesole, Tuscany, Italy

Hotels
The Hotel Lungarno
The sophisticated Hotel Lungarno woos tourists with balcony suites that extend over the scenic Arno River, hosting views of the Palazzo Vecchio and Duomo.
  • Borgo San Jacopo 14
  • Florence, Tuscany 50125 Italy

The Hotel Lungarno

The sophisticated Hotel Lungarno woos tourists with balcony suites that extend over the scenic Arno River, hosting views of the Palazzo Vecchio and Duomo.
Borgo San Jacopo 14 Florence, Tuscany, Italy
Phone: 39 055 27261

Restaurants & Bars
Trattoria le Cave di Maiano
Locals come there to enjoy the simple pleasures of Tuscan food made with the freshest ingredients.
  • Via Cave di Maiano 16
  • Florence, Tuscany 50014 Italy

Trattoria le Cave di Maiano

Locals come there to enjoy the simple pleasures of Tuscan food made with the freshest ingredients.
Via Cave di Maiano 16 Florence, Tuscany, Italy
Phone: 39 055 59133