If you are staying in the area, why not spend a little time exploring surrounding areas like Sesto Fiorentino, Refredi and Novoli - San Donato.
Florence is known throughout the world as being home to the Statue of David. This iconic landmark is less than 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) from the middle of the city.
There is a lot to discover in Florence’s city center, so be sure to explore some of the other central attractions, including Ponte Vecchio and the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.
To really understand Florence, visit one of its museums and theaters. To catch home-grown and touring acts, head to Rifredi Theater, one of the region’s great performing arts venues.
When it’s time to wind down after a long day exploring the delights of Castello, check in to one of the area’s convenient short and long stay accommodation options. For a good night’s sleep it’s hard to go past the Starhotels Tuscany, the Hotel Cosmopolitan, and the popular Hilton Garden Inn Florence Novoli.