Things to do on Holidays in Florence Italy

Florence is one of the famous cities of Italy and is very popular for its history. It was once the wealthiest city of the world and is considered as the birth place of the Renaissance. It is also called as Athens of the Middle Ages.

The city of Florence attracts million and millions of tourists each year and no wonder why Euromonitor International ranked this city 72nd in the world’s most visited cities list in 2009. For tourists, it is a heaven with a number of places attracting the visitors each day and if you are travelling to this city, you need to have a lot of time up your sleeves.


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    Cinque Terre

    A small trip to coastal villages adjacent to Florence is a life time experience. However, you need to have at least 200 US dollars in your pocket if you want to enjoy to fullest. Leave right after the breakfast and taking a guide along would be a better idea.

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    Piazzale Michelangelo

    Two of the most popular attractions of Florence. Discover the hidden beauty of the city and it would be better if you keep a whole day for this tour as it will take you 4 hours to reach there from Florence.

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    Florence Accademia and Uffizi Gallery Tour

    Whether you are a fan of art or not, you cannot afford to miss a tour of Florence Accademia and Uffizi Gallery. In order to avoid any mishaps, make the advance bookings and reach there as early as possible.  Save around 80 dollars before travelling because you will be needing that.

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    Pisa Tower

    We all know that Pisa Tower is one of the best tourist attractions in not just Italy, but whole world. If you are in Florence, expand your stay there and pay a visit to this amazing historical place one afternoon.

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    Hop-on and hop-off double-decker bus

    The best way to enjoy sight-seeing in Florence, there is no better way than to use the double-decker bus. It stops along the tour route and you can see almost every famous place in the city in a day without much toil.

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    Vespa trip to the Chianti Wine Region

    This is something that should be done before leaving Florence. Take a tour from Florence on Vespa Scooter and go through the beautiful and amazing Chianti region.

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    Florence Cooking Class

    If you love pizza, this is the place for you in Italy and one cannot ignore this place. It is guaranteed to be a life time experience.

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    Shopping in Florence

    If you are shopaholic and you have the money to spend, there is no better way to spend your time in Florence than shopping. You will find each and every brand there like Prada, Gucci, and Dolce & Gabana.

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    Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride

    Explore the old Florence by a horse-drawn carriage on this amazing 1.5 hour tour. It is guaranteed to be a life time experience and you will remember it for the rest of your life.

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    Tuscan Dinner in a Florentine Home

    You cannot leave Florence without having a meal in Florentine home. But it all depends on the amount of money you have in your account.

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