Your Florence vacation
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Best time to take a vacation to Florence
Best Time to Go
For those who do not mind being a little chilly, January and February are months when Florence is less crowded and travel fare is much cheaper. Spring and fall would the best time to visit, when temperatures are much more tolerable and the excitement in all of these places is at its highest. Being in a Mediterranean climate, Florence’s weather can get quite hot in the summer months, hovering in the 80s.
Insider tips for Florence travel
Italian Cooking Class
Learn to cook a delicious four-course meal at a private residence at the Small-Group Italian cooking class.
Popular among locals, Trattoria Sabatino is one of Italy's most affordable restaurants.
Jazz Club Piano Bar
The Jazz Club Piano Bar in Florence may not be as authentic as New Orleans, but it does feature quality music that is sure to please anyone looking for a good time.
Amon offers the best kabobs in the city, while llLatini is famous for its rabbit.
Piansa is a local favorite among Florence coffee shops known for its fair prices and homemade coffee.
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Florence Vacation Packages
Traditional Florentine style in a 14th-century palace near attractions The Machiavelli Palace Hotel Florence is located in a 14th-century palace, just a short walk from the main train station. This superior three-star property serves as an ideal base from which to... More
Black 5 Florence Suite is located in the Santa Croce area of Florence's historical centre. It offers, Free Internet Connection Lan, Free Minibar with Mineral Water, Air-Conditioned rooms, hairdryer and private bathroom. Continental Buffet Breakfast. Rooms are decorated... More
Rooftop garden with pool in Florence's historic city center This contemporary, eco-friendly four-star property sits on a quiet residential street in the historic city center. Rooms at the Hotel Kraft Florence are elegantly designed with antique adornments in the... More
Contemporary style, down-home comfort in Historic City CenterContemporary styling meets down-home comfort in this centrally located hotel just steps away from the Church of Saint Laurence. A professional, attentive staff welcomes guests with an intimacy and restrained... More
Special Hotels of the World member in the heart of Florence Period décor, sculptures and original paintings converge to establish a nearly regal atmosphere for the Monna Lisa Hotel Florence, a premier four-star property in the historical city center. A member of the... More
Luxury and style in the heart of Florence since 1903 Since 1903, the Grand Hotel Baglioni has been welcoming guests from around the world with a style and grace that is without peer in Florence. Nearly 200 rooms exude comfort and elegance, while a rooftop garden offers... More
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Refined, historic hotel in coveted location In a 13th-century building incorporating stones from the Ponte Vecchio, the elegant Pitti Palace hotel offers refined accommodations and the advantage of one of the city's most coveted locations. Enjoy easy walking distance to... More
Florentine style and contemporary conveniences in the heart of FlorenceHotel Laurus al Duomo sits in the heart of Florence, steps away from the Duomo and the city's most elegant shops. This stylish Florentine property caters to both leisure and business travelers. The... More
Tranquil oasis with historic garden in a 19th century palaceThe intimate Hotel Orto de' Medici is adored by its loyal cadre of business and leisure guests, who appreciate its quiet calm just steps away from Florence's top sites and attractions. Rooms are decorated in... More
Florence Center Hotel is completely restructured and renovated. Situated in the heart of Florence, Florence Center Hotel is just a few steps away from the Duomo and the principal monuments of the City, a short distance from the central Train Station S. Maria Novella, from... More
*Savings based on all vacation package bookings with Flight + Hotel on www.orbitz.com in 2012, as compared to price of the same components booked separately.
Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.
The birthplace of the Renaissance still welcomes thousands of travelers from all over the world to its cobblestone streets, famous museums, and world-renowned restaurants. For those seeking the light, the Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore features the largest brick dome ever constructed and is the main church of the city, seen from all over. The Ponte Vecchio is the city’s only surviving bridge from the Medieval period, still lined with seemingly floating establishments selling precious gifts. Florence is certainly one of Italy’s most popular travel destinations, with many splendid gardens, courtyards, and gallery after gallery of classic art. The capital of Tuscany balances its overflowing historic centers with epicenters of contemporary fashion and has the distinction of being one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
Academia di Belle Arti
The statue of David at the Academia di Belle Arti is a must-see—Michelangelo’s most recognizable creation.
Giotto's Campanile is a popular with visitors, climb up the tower to see the fantastic views from the observation decks.
The Medieval Basilica di San Miniato al Monte
The Medieval Basilica di San Miniato al Monte sits atop one of the highest points in Florence.
The Opera at Mark's Anglican Church provides opera lovers with fantastic presentations.
Piazza della Signoriais
For those looking to view some of the world's best collection of sixteenth century sculptures, the Piazza della Signoriais a top Florence travel destination.
Museo di San Marco
Museo di San Marco is home to Florence's largest sacred art collection and a definite highlight of a gallery tour.
The Baptistry is one of Florence's oldest buildings. Built in the eleventh century, this popular building attracts visitors through its bronze doors.
The Basilica di Santa Croce
The Basilica di Santa Croce is the largest Franciscan Church in Italy and the home of funerary monuments for famous Florentines.
The Boboli Gardens
The Boboli Gardens behind the Pitti Palace is one of the most elegant official state gardens you will ever see, with some Roman statues to boot.
The Planetarium in Florence is popular with both adults and children as it features a plethora of astronomical reproductions.