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
Stately elegance in the Florentine style, close to the main stationHoused in an early 20th century townhouse within walking distance of the main train station and Palazzo dei Congressi lies the Albani Hotel Florence, a luxury property whose elegant, Italian furnishings... More
Room Mate Luca is a modern design hotel renovated in 2013, located in a neoclassical palace of 1865 right in the historic center of Florence within a 2 min. walk from Piazza San Marco and its famous David by Miguel angel. all rooms feature free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TV with... More
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
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WI-FI Internet access + laptop for free
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
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Stay 4 Nights & Get last night free
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
A variety of rooms amid the magic of Florence The De La Ville Hotel is a four-star establishment, set in one Florence's most historical areas. All around this hotel are remnants of the Renaissance, with many of the surrounding buildings dating from the 16th and 17th... More
Oscar-winning setting in an ancient Florentine buildingThe elegant Degli Orafi Hotel Florence, the setting for "A Room with a View," is a renowned four-star property housed in an ancient (13th Century) Florentine building. A polished, professional staff assures everyone's... More
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Refined accommodations with great views over Florentine landmarksCalzaiuoli Hotel is located in an area of Florence that is particularly rich in history and culture, and is just moments away from the Palazzo Vecchio and the Duomo. The hotel makes an excellent base for... More
Slice of history in beautiful FlorenceThe Santa Maria Novella Hotel is ideal for those visiting Florence seeking history, beautiful architecture and opulent surroundings. The hotel boasts impressive Florentine architecture that is ornate yet true to the original design.... More
Florence hotel with medieval features, a restaurant and churchBrunelleschi Hotel Florence offers spectacular views of the city, particular of the famous cathedral, making it a memorable place to stay while visiting Florence, Italy. The building incorporates two ancient... More
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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.