Florence is a magical place in Italy that hardly doesn’t do anything well. From the mouthwatering cuisine to historical discoveries and bespoke shopping, to history and art that has long been admired by people all around the world, every corner in the city is almost like a masterpiece in itself, captivating your heart and bringing the city in to spotlight.
There are so many beautiful things in Florence, from the piano being invented here to gelato and the final resting place of the wonderful artists, such as Galileo, Michelangelo, and Machiavelli to name a few. Here are some of the most popular attractions in Florence you should definitely visit.
The Piazza Della Signoria
It is nearly impossible to list all the places and historical sites for you to visit on your trip in Florence, but some notable places and piazzas to discover include the Piazza Della Signoria or the Accademia Gallery where you can see the famous statue of David done by Michelangelo. With all the wonderful outdoor cafes as well, the best time to visit Florence to beat the summer crowds in November. The cooler weather is still not freezing, and you can bundle up in one of the cafes as you people watch and sip on your espresso.
Afterward, indulge in an entire afternoon of shopping. Here, you can visit all the famous Italian brands around the world, including Gucci’s first leather store that launched the brand. For upscale boutique shopping, Via Tornabuoni has everything your heart desires – from Prada to Cartier and everything in between.
The Boboli Gardens and the Giardino Bardini
As you wander around the cobblestone streets between all the beautiful architectural buildings and history, take the time to smell the roses is one of Florence’s beautiful outdoor gardens. The most well-known are the Boboli Gardens where you can have a romantic stroll between the flowers and ornate fountains. The Giardino Bardini is also a great place for a more quiet and quaint garden but equally stunning views of the entire city.
Lastly, a trip to Florence wouldn’t be complete without discovering some of the mouthwatering cuisine that Italy has to offer. Between pasta, pizza, gelato, and wine, there is something for everyone to discover. Make a trip to Golden View Open Bar as your last stop and enjoy the incredible views near Ponte Vecchio.
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