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Attractions in Florence

There are plenty of sites to see and places to visit on your vacation in Florence. Below you’ll find information on the most interesting tourist attractions and must-see destinations in Florence and the surrounding area.

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Piazza Santa Croce MAP
Piazza Santa Croce is one of Florence’s main squares, taking its name from the Basilica of Santa Croce which overlooks the square. The Basilica is one of the world’s biggest Franciscan churches, notable for its sixteen chapels decorated with frescoes...MORE INFO
Via di Vincigliata, 26 MAP
Ponte Vecchio MAP
The Ponte Vecchio, Firenze is the oldest bridge in Florence, and was until 1218 the only bridge across the Arno. In 1345 the bridge was rebuilt after flooding – and since has managed to withstand both the Germans and another flood in 1966. The bridge...MORE INFO
Piazza Strozzi MAP
Work on the Pallazzo Strozzi began in 1489 by Benedetto da Maiano, for his employer Filippo Strozzi the Elder, a rival of the Medici’s. He wanted a building to outdo his competitor, and it managed to do so, remaining in the Stozzi family until 1937,...MORE INFO
Piazzale degli Uffizi MAP
Piazza della Signoria MAP
The Piazza della Signoria has been the hub of Florence’s political life since the 14th century. The return of the Medicis and the Bonfire of the Vanities took place – where Savonarola was burned at the stake after being denounced as a heretic. Statues...MORE INFO
The festival of cricket is one of the best known folklore of Florence. It is celebrated every year on Ascension Day in the Park Cascine. Its origins are lost in the mists of time. Despite this it seems there are two schools of thought on the name....MORE INFO
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Palazzo Vecchio or ‘old palace’ features a 311 foot high bell tower and fortress like ramifications which illustrate its defensive past. Completed in 1302 by Arnolfo di Camio, the building originally acted as town hall. A highlight is the Sala delle...MORE INFO
The Scoppio del Carro ("Explosion of the Cart") is a folk tradition of Florence, Italy. On Easter Sunday, a cart, packed full of fireworks and other pyrotechnics, is lit and provides a historic spectacle in the civic life of the city. The complex fireworks...MORE INFO

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