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Top Rated Hotels for your Florence Vacation

TSH Florence Lavagnini
TSH Florence Lavagnini
4.0 out of 5.0 Viale Spartaco Lavagnini 70 72, Florence
Free Cancellation
$97
5.0/5 (4 reviews)

Great location! Staff was very welcoming and helpful!

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2019
Located in San Lorenzo, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Gallery of the Academy of Florence and Florence Baptistery. Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Flower ...
Grand Hotel Baglioni
Grand Hotel Baglioni
4.0 out of 5.0 Piazza Unita Italiana 6, Florence, FI
$121
4.8/5 (20 reviews)

Good location with a great view of the Duomo. New Years Eve party was fun.

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2019
Located in Duomo, this boutique hotel is steps from Via Faenza and Santa Maria Novella Basilica and Museum. San Lorenzo Church and Florence Baptistery are also ...
Hotel Cosmopolitan
Hotel Cosmopolitan
4.0 out of 5.0 Via F. Baracca, 187, Florence, FI
Free Cancellation
$56
4.7/5 (11 reviews)

Very nice hotel! Staff was helpful, bedroom was clean, bed was comfy and the shower was awesome! Great location if you're flying out the next day. Quick, €20 cab ride to the airport. There's a grocery store very close by. Not a close walking distance to the tourist area of Florence, but you can always ...

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2018
Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Tribunal of Florence, Fortezza da Basso, and Santa Maria Novella Basilica and Museum. Florence ...
Hotel Pitti Palace al Ponte Vecchio
Hotel Pitti Palace al Ponte Vecchio
4.0 out of 5.0 Borgo S.Jacopo, 3/r, Florence, FI
Free Cancellation
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4.3/5 (52 reviews)

Perfect locAtion and great breakfast every morning.

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2019
Located in Oltrarno, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Ponte Vecchio, Pitti Palace, and Piazza della Signoria. Uffizi Gallery and Palazzo Vecchio are also ...
Hotel Laurus al Duomo
Hotel Laurus al Duomo
4.0 out of 5.0 Via Cerretani, 54r, Florence, FI
$141
4.3/5 (64 reviews)

location was great, walking distance to the train station. Staff was helpful, room was clean. .

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2019
Located in Duomo, this hotel is steps from Via de' Tornabuoni and Florence Baptistery. Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Flower and San Lorenzo Church are also ...
Maxim Axial
Maxim Axial
3.0 out of 5.0 Via Dei Calzaiuoli 11, Florence, FI
Free Cancellation
$69
4.1/5 (18 reviews)

room is too small,no place to put and open our luggage.

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2018
Located in Duomo, this hotel is steps from Via de' Calzaiuoli, Florence Baptistery, and Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Flower. Piazza della Signoria and Piazza ...

Things To Do during your Florence Vacation

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Experience Your Best Tuscany Vacation

The best way to truly see Tuscany is to visit the destinations that the locals visit. These unique restaurants, hotels, and attractions let you experience Tuscany like a local does.

Visiting Tuscany gives you the chance to learn about the city's history, view cultural and religious sites, enjoy some of the best Italian food in the world, and get away from it all in a relaxing environment. Sites like the Wall of Pinocchio Masks and the historic San Lanzo Abbey are things you might not find in a guidebook. With Orbitz.com, you can find lots to see and do in the city and save money.

Best time to take a trip to Florence

The late spring and early summer are the best times of year to visit this Italian city. The summer months are generally warmer, but these months also see a large number of tourists descending on the city. The winters are cooler with temperatures ranging from the high 30s to the mid-50s. The late spring and early summer seasons see temperatures in the mid-40s and mid-50s, but the temperature can also climb into the 70s or reach 80 degrees Fahrenheit. Orbitz.com can help you plan your trip to Tuscany, and you can find hotels and flights that work with your travel budget.

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.

Things to do in Florence

Antica Dimora Leones

Views of Tuscany are available from every room at this small hotel, which sits on a hill high above the city.

Lucca

Time seems to stand still at this ancient site, which still has the original fortress walls arranged around the neighborhood.

San Gimignano

Two large towers sit front and center in this neighborhood, and no one seems to know the true story behind this historic site.

Tuscany Thermal Resort

Take a dip in the thermal pool, relax with a few treatments from the onsite spa, or enjoy a massage at this resort.

Scuola Leonardo da Vinci

This school can teach you how to talk like a local, and you can take additional cooking lessons as well.

Gelateria di Piazza

With delicious ice creams using specialty and locally produced ingredients, this small shop is a hit with locals and celebrities like Tony Blair.

Cavolo Nero

The chef at this hidden gem uses fresh and seasonal ingredients for a menu that constantly changes with the seasons.

Kopa Kabana

Rich gelatos are on the menu at this ice cream shop, which hand makes its gelatos on a daily basis.

Battistero di San Giovanni

Gorgeous architecture is the main focus of this smaller museum, which opens earlier than any other museum in the city.

Pisa

A trip to Tuscany isn't complete without tours of Pisa and the surrounding areas. The Leaning Tower of Pisa is just one of the main sites nearby.

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 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 Planetarium

The Planetarium in Florence is popular with both adults and children as it features a plethora of astronomical reproductions.

Giotto's Campanile

Giotto's Campanile is a popular with visitors, climb up the tower to see the fantastic views from the observation decks.

The Baptistry

The Baptistry is one of Florence's oldest buildings. Built in the eleventh century, this popular building attracts visitors through its bronze doors.

Introduction

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.

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

The Opera at Mark's Anglican Church provides opera lovers with fantastic presentations.

Insider tips for Florence travel

La Pineta

The chef at this restaurant has several boats that he uses to catch fresh seafood every day, which results in an ever-changing menu.

Arezzo

Unusual dishes like wild boar are on the menu at this family-owned restaurant, where the chef's siblings work the bar.

Camping Boschetto

Truly get away from city life with this small campground that offers dozens of spots with great views of the city.

Monte Forato Trail

Bring a pair of comfortable hiking shoes for this difficult trail, which covers more than 6 miles and takes more than 4 hours to complete.

Tuscany Outlet Mall

Get discounts on clothing, souvenirs, cookware, and much more with this large outlet mall in the heart of Tuscany.

Italian Cooking Class

Learn to cook a delicious four-course meal at a private residence at the Small-Group Italian cooking class.

Kabob

Amon offers the best kabobs in the city, while llLatini is famous for its rabbit.

Piansa

Piansa is a local favorite among Florence coffee shops known for its fair prices and homemade coffee.

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.

Trattoria Sabatino

Popular among locals, Trattoria Sabatino is one of Italy's most affordable restaurants.

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