One Day in Florence

One Day in Florence, Florence, Italy (B)

Florence is probably the second best known city in Italy after Rome. Sited in the heart of Tuscany, the famous, green region among rolling hills and vineyards, stands out as an enormously significant place in European history. Home to world's most famous thinkers and inventors: Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci, Florence needs no introduction. The capital of Tuscany is visited by millions of tourists every year, it's the main attraction of northern Italy and a hub for onward travel to smaller but not less exciting destinations in the area, for example the villages of Cinque Terre, Pisa, Siena or virtually unknown, perched on a steep cliff among the lush green fields - Pitigliano.

Opinions vary in many articles and forums all over the internet. Most of them imply that you should spend a couple of days to visit all the city's attraction at a relaxed pace. For me, Florence wasn't the final destination in Tuscany, I planned to stay and hike the trails of Cinque Terre and explore some less known places. At first, I had intended to stay in Leonardo da Vinci's city for at least a weekend but surprisingly, at the end of the day, I realized I'd seen almost everything I'd wanted. Of course, if you are a fan of museums and art galleries, you might want to stay longer to allow more time digest all of them. Having said that, to see the most important sights and museums, if you wake up early and you're not afraid of walking, one day will be enough (don't skip Florence if you have only one day!). Read on, below I wrote a simple guide on how and what to visit in Florence in just a little more than 12 hours. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: One Day in Florence
Guide Location: Italy » Florence
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Tomasz Lisowski
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Piazzale Michelangelo
  • Basilica Di Santa Maria Del Fiore
  • Piazza Duomo
  • Leonardo da Vinci Museum
  • The Gallery of the Academy
  • Basilica Di Scoan Lorenzo
  • Basilica of Santa Maria Novella
  • The Ognissanti Church
  • Ponte Vecchio
  • Uffizi Gallery
  • Piazza della Signoria
  • Palazzo Vecchio
  • Piazza Santa Croce
  • Giardino Di Boboli
  • Palazzo Pitti
  • Piazza Santo Spirito
  • Basilica of the Holy Spirit
  • Basilica Di San Miniato a Monte

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