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Things to do in Florence, Italy

Aside from sightseeing and visiting the main museums and churches, there are obviously lots of other things to do in Florence. You could try out a walking tour of specific areas of the city with a guide or go on a shopping spree! Eat out at great restaurants, try out all the gelato flavors!

There are lots of things to do so work on this section will be ongoing. In the meantime we hope the rest of the site is giving you some ideas on things to see and do in Tuscany and Florence.

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Uffizi Guided Tour

The Uffizi Gallery is Italy's most visited museum. Avoid long lines and enjoy your visit to the Uffizi in the company of a tour guide that will explain and place into the context the beauty and wonder of the masterpieces in the Uffizi.

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Current Exhibitions in Florence

A list of exhibits currently going on in Florence, with details on opening hours, ticket costs and general description of the exhibits.

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Walking Tours of Florence

One of the best ways to see Florence, especially if you're short on time, if to join a walking tour to see the highlights of the city and get an insider's view on local history. Then go back to the spots you enjoyed to spend more time there!

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Top spots to take great pictures in Florence

The places, the characteristics and curiosities. Where you can take good pictures in the “Renaissance's cradle".

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Wine Tastings in Florence & Chianti

Whether you have an hour or an entire day, don't leave Florence without doing som wine tasting! You can join a class in town on Tuscan wines and taste or go on a half or full day tour into neighboring Chianti or as far as Montalcino or Montepulciano to get your chance to taste great Tuscan wines.

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The Medici Dynasty Show

A bridge between the past, present and future with a theater museum piece that blends music, modern technology, humor and great actors to honor the legacy of the Medici Dynasty and their impact on Florence and our society. Highly recommended to add to your itinerary to complement your visit to Florence!

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A Romantic Stay in Florence

Are you planning a romantic holiday in Florence? Here are some ideas on what to do, the most romantic spots in the city, tips on where to stay and eat along with your sweetheart for a truly unforgettable stay.

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Wine Tasting and Dinner in Florence

Want to do wine tastings of the best Tuscan wines right in Florence? At the Piazza del Vino wine bar/shop/restaurant you can enjoy a great late afternoon aperitivo and taste Tuscany's great wines: Chianti, Brunello di Montalcino, Nobile di Montepulciano and Bolgheri wines.

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Family Holidays in Tuscany with Summer Camps as Part of the Picture

Enjoy a unique holiday in Tuscany with your children enjoying their days having fun with local children at a summer camp in Florence or in Tuscany while you enjoy a second honeymoon, visiting museums, romantic dinners and more!

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Pools in Florence for Cooling Down in Summer

The summer in Florence could be very warm, so allow yourself a dive into fresh water in one of the pools of Florence open to the public. You don’t need to take the car and drive for miles, close at hand you’ll find these three beautiful pools!

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The Medici Park at Pratolino

If you're in Florence during the spring and summer, head to Pratolino on the weekends to visit the beautiful Medici park where you will be able to admire Giambologna's giant Apennine statue. The Medici villa no longer stands, but the park is perfect for spending time outdoors, letting the kids run and enjoying a picnic under the warm sun of Tuscany.

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The Oblate Library

The Oblate Library is located in Florence's city center, just a few steps away from the Duomo. It offers many free services for visitors and from its café you can enjoy a spectacular view over Brunelleschi's Cupola.

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Where to find the best gelato in Florence?

There are a lot of gelato shops in Florence, several almost on every block downtown. So where should you head to get the best gelato? Here are our reviews of what we consider are some of the best "gelaterie" in Florence!

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December and Christmas holidays in Florence

Some useful tips on what to see and do in Florence in December, during Christmas holidays and up until Epiphany: recurring events, activities, open museums and typical markets, even on Christmas and New Year's Eve.

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Searching for Donatello and his Artwork in Florence

Follow along as we walk around Florence discovering the artworks by one of the most important artistic geniuses of his time, Donatello. You’ll be able to see the ancient techniques and images which later influenced the work of Michelangelo and the Renaissance as a whole.

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Florence for Free

You don't necessarily need to spend lots of money to explore and enjoy Florence. Here are our top suggestions on things to do for free in the city of the Renaissance.

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