Florence in October – Best events and festivals

October is a great time to be in Florence. It’s the beginning of Autumn, the weather is good and the city is bathed in a soft light, with temperatures that are just perfect for sightseeing in the city. Here we give you a peek at what’s on in October: the best exhibits, events to enjoy… Read more »

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10 Top places to take photos in Florence

Photographers, Instagrammers, aesthetes, visual creators… This one’s for you! Discover the best photo locations in Florence. Those photogenic spots where you can capture the real essence and charm of this city. From the favourite Piazzale Michelangelo, to lesser known corners of the city, we’ll show you where to capture the perfect city snaps. => Florence… Read more »

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15 Unmissable Things to do in Florence

Looking for some unmissable things to do while you’re in Florence? We suggest an adventurous climb of the Duomo, a taste of some authentic dishes, leather shopping, and a visit to an art-filled museum. And then indulge in an aperitivo tour to round off your day. Here’s how.. => Florence’s top attractions 12 things to… Read more »

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December in Florence – A festival of lights and Christmas markets

Florence always puts on a radiant show in December. From the Christmas atmosphere on the streets, to the glittering shop windows and sparkling decorations around the city centre. But there’s much more than just twinkly christmas lights to enjoy. During the month of December a very special show illuminates Florence’s landmarks, and the Christmas market… Read more »

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September in Florence. Events, festivals and more!

September in Florence is a joy. As the month that rounds off the Summer, it brings balmy days, plenty of sunshine and deliciously cool evenings. It’s also the time of the vendemmia, or grape harvest, when Florence celebrates the new wine with its very own festival. It’s a time for taking long relaxing walks along… Read more »

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10 Non-touristy things to do in Florence

Is it still possible to find non-touristy things to do in Florence, a city that attracts millions of visitors every day? What should you do in my home town Florence if you want to blend in and not feel like a tourist? I hear you: you’re not interested in the obvious museums (but if you… Read more »

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VIP Florence Duomo & Secret Terraces Tour

Get up close to Brunelleschi’s Dome and the Secret Terraces with Ciao Florence! The Duomo is the heart of Florence. A remarkable and imposing church topped by one of the most famous domes ever created. Designed by Filippo Brunelleschi and finished in 1436, it’s the largest masonry dome in the world. While the view of… Read more »

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Easter in Florence – Experience a traditional Easter in Florence

Easter is special in Florence, and if you’re visiting during the Easter holidays you can enjoy some special Florentine traditions and treats. The king of the show is the spectacular Explosion of the Cart in Piazza Duomo on Easter morning, a centuries old folkloristic show that offers plenty of excitement and adds colour to this already… Read more »

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Best time to visit Florence

The best time to visit Florence really depends on what you’re looking for. If you don’t fancy crowds, and you’re after a more intimate experience in this fascinating city, the best months to visit Florence are November, February, and March – being the cheapest and less crowded period. If you want warm, mild temperatures, and… Read more »

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Top 10 things to do in Florence in 2019

Deciding on the top 10 things to do in Florence is no easy task. But we’ve whittled down our long list to give you what we think are the top highlights for a visitor this year. Meet Lorenzo the Magnificent, celebrate the life of Da Vinci, visit Botticelli in his new room at the Uffizi… Read more »

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