Florence Travel Guide1 Feb 2016

Florence Travel Guide

Last Christmas holidays we made a one-week travel to Florence, where we visited the main points of interest of the capitol city of Tuscany. We also made some routes by car in order to visit some other places in this region like Siena, Pisa and Vinci, among others.

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Tourism in Florence26 Feb 2015

Tourism in Florence

In this post we’ll write about some matters of general interest for every visitor in Florence that can be helpful to save some money and make better use of your time. The Firenze Card is a single ticket which you can visit almost every touristic building, monuments and museums with. You’ll also be given a map of the buses in the touristic center and a map of the public toilets that you can find in

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Piazza del Duomo27 Feb 2015

Piazza del Duomo

At Piazza del Duomo you’ll find the main 4 points of interest that every visitor should know: the cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, the Baptistery, Giotto’s Campanile and the Cathedral’s Museum of Opera, which is now located at a separate building. Besides, all these buildings make an amazing monumental complex from every angle of the square. It’s recommendable to come back several times during the day to enjoy it with different light conditions (at

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Ponte Vecchio2 Mar 2015

The Ponte Vecchio

Ponte Vecchio is the symbol of Florence and one of the most famous images of the city in the entire world. It was built in 1345 and it is one of the few bridges with hanging houses, like Ponte Rialto in Venice. We walked by Ponte Vecchio on several times during our journey in Florence. You can literally breathe the history in their stones and the shops keep some medieval charm, thanks to the windows

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Piazza della Signoria3 Mar 2015

Piazza della Signoria

There is a mandatory spot to visit between Piazza del Duomo and Ponte Vecchio: Piazza della Signoria. Here you’ll find the amazing Palazzo Vecchio (Old Palace), some Renaissance sculptures like the David from Michelangelo (but this one here is just a copy), the Fountain of Neptune and the rear façade of Uffizi Gallery. There’s no need to specifically plan a visit to Piazza della Signoria. Sooner or later you’ll find it if you’re walking in

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