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Best things to do in Florence

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Neighbourhood
“Beautiful church where some of Florence's most famous people were buried: Michelangelo, Galileo, Machiavelli, etc. ”
104 locals recommend
Market
“One of the large local markets in the city, slightly deviated from the chaotic center but still in a central location. Frequented mostly by locals, go here if you want to experience local market life, buy good produce grown in the hills around town, and avoid all the tourist scams. Also, the area is super lively and a lot of really good restaurants are easily found.”
127 locals recommend
Farmers Market
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“1st floor and incredible choice of food in this amazing food street market: vegetarian, meat, sushi, homemade pasta, pizza, mozzarella, fish, chicken...whatever you desire to eat will be there with organic and km0 ingredients”
120 locals recommend
Art Museum
“The world famous Gallery of Uffizzi, with amazing and unique masterpieces and beautiful paintings from the Renaissance.”
74 locals recommend
Plaza
“PUB VOLUME FOR APERTIZE...RESTAURANT I RADDI FOR PAPPA AL POMODORO....BIOLOGICAL MARKET EVERY DAY IN THE SQUARE”
118 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
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“Gelato is something else here , a lot of gelato places in town but this one is number 1 no doubt ”
81 locals recommend
Plaza
“One of the most iconic monuments of Florence, very close to the flat, a must see”
65 locals recommend
Department Store
“Many many different brand and on top a wonderful cafe with an amazing view of the city and of the Duomo”
38 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Rustic-chic flair, vibrant atmosphere and delicious food and wines in the Oltrarno district.”
101 locals recommend
Garden
“These amazing 4 hectares of greenery on the left bank of the Arno offer magnificient view of the city. The villa - Which hosts the Museo Pietro Annigoni - is also an important exhibition venue.”
101 locals recommend
Museum
“The largest concentration of Florentine monumental sculpture in the world includes medieval and Renaissance statues and reliefs in marble, bronze and silver by the leading artists of the era. ”
67 locals recommend
Plaza
“The piazza of Santa Croce is in a little neighborhood of its own in the center of Florence worth a visit. The basilica of Santa Croce is an important spot to visit as the burial place of many famous historic Florentine figures like Michelangelo and Galileo Galilei.”
91 locals recommend
Locality
“Florence is buzzing city lifestyle, art and streetart, tradition, churches, shopping, full of life and sights. And also calm gardens, beautiful nature and atmospheric piazzas and cafés. What everybody want to see - for good reasons: Duomo Piazza della Signoria Uffizi Ponte Vecchio Palazzo Pitti Santa Croce What we think you should see, too: Galleria dell’Accademia (the original Davide) Galileo Museum Mercato di San Lorenzo Boboli Garden Piazzale Michelangelo and San Miniato a Monte Our favourite place to be: The water terraces "Fontane delle rampe del Poggi" on the way to the rose garden "Giardino delle rose". Both are the perfect pause from the busy inner city, only a short walk away and offering a beautiful view onto Florence - for free. 60 min. from the Villa Sermolli”
481 locals recommend
Plaza
“The cathedral with Brunelleschi's Dome, Giotto's belltower and the Baptistry”
60 locals recommend
Plaza
“very old part of town with famous Church and a lot of nice restaurants”
67 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“If you want to taste the real t-bone steak..you cannot miss a dinner at Latini. Reservation may be needed.”
88 locals recommend