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What to Do in Florence: Must See Attractions

Florence Attractions

There are opportunities for fun all around Florence. From exhilarating activities to fascinating tourist attractions, this delightful city has got it all. Ready to start arranging your itinerary?

Explore the sights of Florence with some unique tours & day trips, or get through our list of 2060 fun activities in Florence. We have free cancellation and no added fees, so you can relax and channel your energy into planning your dream vacation.

Things to Do in Florence with Kids

There's fun for the whole family wherever you wander in Florence. Here are some family friendly experiences you can enjoy together that are bound to make your break unforgettable:

Free Things to Do in Florence

A vacation in Florence need not blow your budget. You won't have to spend a penny if you go to:

Museo Horne - Speak to the friendly staff and discover more about the unique collections exhibited at this museum.

CLET - This is a fantastic place to get your culture hit and discover the local arts scene.

Florence Design Academy - This well-known landmark is a wonderful backdrop for a selfie.

Loggia del Mercato Nuovo - If you'd love to explore the region's history through its landmarks, put this one on your travel itinerary.

Piazza della Repubblica - This is a bustling place where you can absorb the atmosphere and appreciate local life.

Laurentian Library - Pull out your guidebook and discover why this place is worth adding to your itinerary.

Orsanmichele - Whatever your religious leanings, this place is sure to inspire a sense of reverence in you.

Giardino Bardini - Grab your rug, pack some nibbles and find a cozy spot to be with nature.

Explore The Neighborhoods of Florence

Santa Maria Novella

Spend some time in an attractive neighborhood close to the city center that encompasses ancient buildings and churches and a large park of outstanding beauty.



Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Piazza del Duomo are just a few worthwhile attractions to visit in Duomo. Travelers also love the fascinating museums, stunning cathedral, and popular shops.

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San Lorenzo

San Lorenzo is known for its popular shops, and you can see some sights in the area like Medici Chapels and San Marco Convent and Museum.



Oltrarno is a destination visitors seek out for is fascinating museums, picturesque gardens, and beautiful river views. You might also want to check out attractions like Pitti Palace or Ponte Vecchio while you're exploring the neighborhood.


Santa Croce

Travelers come to Santa Croce for its interesting museums, and you can see top attractions like Basilica of Santa Croce and Piazza Santa Croce while you're in town.


Campo di Marte

Join the crowds cheering for the local soccer team, attending a concert or tasting some of Florence’s favorite ice cream flavors.


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Frequently Asked Questions

What to do in Florence on a sunny day?

Make the most of the weather (and give your legs a stretch at the same time) with these popular outdoor activities:

What to do in Florence on a rainy day?

There's no need to splash your way through a wet day when there are so many awesome indoor activities to try:

What is Florence famous for?

Ponte Vecchio and Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore should be at the top of your sightseeing list in Florence.

What should I not miss in Florence?

If you're eager to see the best of this place, fit these attractions into your schedule:

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

Are there cheap things to do in Florence?

If you're on a strict budget, add these bargain activities and tours to your itinerary:

What can you do in Florence for free?

You'll hardly have time to take your wallet out of your bag with so many terrific free things to do:

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