What to do in Florence

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What to do in Florence

Free Things to Do in Florence

An escape to Florence need not cost a fortune. You won't have to spend a penny if you check out:

Museo Horne - Roam around and take in the intriguing exhibits and carefully curated collections at this popular museum.

CLET - When the time comes to get cultured, drop by and see the talent on display.

Florence Design Academy - Fans of architecture will certainly enjoy marveling at the modern design of this landmark.

Loggia del Mercato Nuovo - Visit this historic site and learn a little about the region's cultural heritage.

Piazza della Repubblica - Amble along the streets and enjoy the charm and character of this popular local hangout.

Laurentian Library - Organize a visit and learn about the importance of this place to the locals.

Orsanmichele - Spend a bit of time in prayer or meditation at this respected religious site.

Giardino Bardini - Work on your green thumb and enjoy admiring the beautiful and diverse plants on show.

Things to Do in Florence with Kids

There's fun for the entire family no matter where you go in Florence. Here are some family friendly experiences to try together that will make your vacation unforgettable:


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Frequently asked questions

What to do in Florence on a sunny day?
What to do in Florence on a rainy day?
What is Florence famous for?
Ponte Vecchio and Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore deserve to be at the top of your itinerary in Florence.
What should I not miss in Florence?
Don’t return home without checking off the following superb attractions:

  • Uffizi Gallery
  • Pitti Palace
  • Palazzo Vecchio
  • Piazza della Signoria

Are there cheap things to do in Florence?
What can you do in Florence for free?
You could put your wallet in the hotel safe for the day, because these excellent attractions will cost you nothing at all:

  • Ponte Vecchio
  • Palazzo Vecchio
  • Piazza della Signoria
  • Piazzale Michelangelo

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