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Florence EDITOR'S PICKS
Top 10 Things to Do in Florence
Known as the birthplace of the Renaissance, Florence is brimming with all kinds of masterpieces, from splendid palaces to iconic works of art. Explore galleries of priceless Renaissance art at some of the world’s most renowned museums. See the best of Tuscany, from medieval villages in the countryside to seaside towns along the Italian Riviera. Visit architectural treasures around the city, immerse yourself in Florentine culture and more!
Discover Tuscany’s capital city with these must-do activities in Florence!
1. See works by famous Florentine artists of the Renaissance, such as Michelangelo’s iconic David, at the Accademia Gallery
2. Discover a treasure trove of art at the Uffizi Gallery, including Botticelli’s The Birth of Venus, Michelangelo’s Doni Tondo, Caravaggio’s Medusa and more
3. Explore the complex of the Florence Duomo, also known as the Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral, and get the chance to climb the dome and campanile
4. Travel to the Cinque Terre and explore the picturesque villages along the coastline of the Italian Riviera
5. Explore medieval villages like Monteriggioni and Siena on Tuscany day trips from Florence and spend some time in the Italian countryside
6. Taste the famed Chianti wine of Tuscany and enjoy panoramic views of scenic vineyards on a day trip to the Chianti wine country
7. Walk in the footsteps of Florence’s most prominent family and visit the palaces, villas and gardens of the Medici
8. Get a one of a kind view of Florence from Piazzale Michelangelo and snap a photo of the best panorama of the city
9. Admire the stunning Renaissance churches of Florence, such as the Santa Maria Novella, the Church of Santa Croce and the Medici Chapels
10. Enjoy a typical Florentine dinner and get the chance to try the famous bistecca alla Fiorentina
19Activities

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  1. See Michelangelo's most famous work of art, The David. Avoid the long queues with your skip the line access in this guided tour of The Accademia Gallery in Florence. Spend some time marveling at important masterpieces like the Palestrina Pieta.
    English Available

    From USD33.63

    Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (morning, afternoon)
  2. Discover the historic center of Florence on this 3-hour Florence walking tour. See famous sights like the Ponte Vecchio, Florence Cathedral, Uffizi Square and the Accademia Gallery with Michelangelo’s David.
    English Available

    USD63.78

    Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  3. See the best of Florence in one day, skipping the line to see Michelangelo's David at the Accademia Gallery to Botticelli’s masterpieces at the Uffizi Gallery. See the beauty of the Florence Cathedral and get the chance to enter at your own expense.
    English Available

    From USD98.56

    Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    6.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  4. Buy your skip the line tickets for the Uffizi Gallery Florence in advance. Then explore the impressive art gallery without the long queues! Discover artworks from Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo.
    English Available

    From USD23.19

    Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (morning, afternoon)
  5. Skip the lines to the famed Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy. Follow your guide and learn about the masterpieces on display. See the works of artists who defined the Renaissance period such as Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Botticelli and Raphael.
    English Available

    From USD47.54

    Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  6. Go on a guided tour of the Florence Duomo and skip the long line! Enjoy privileged access to the terrace of the Duomo and climb up to the top of the Brunelleschi's Dome for the best view of Florence.
    English Available

    USD86.97

    Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3 hour(s) (afternoon)
  7. Travel in a small group and discover the breathtaking Cinque Terre from Florence. Drive along the Ligurian Coast and visit three of the prettiest villages: Vernazza, Corniglia and Manarola!
    English Available

    From USD184.37

    Daily
    10.5 hour(s) (morning)
  8. Visit the Cinque Terre from Florence and discover the colorful villages of the Ligurian coast! Explore Manarola, Monterosso, Vernazza and Porto Venere with ample free time to soak in the views.
    Meal Provided

    From USD110.16

    Daily
    14 hour(s) (morning)
  9. Explore more of Tuscany with a full day tour in Chianti! See its famous rolling hills and olive groves as you explore the villages of Greve and Castellina. Then, indulge your senses with two wine tastings at two prime vineyards.
    English Available

    From USD52.18

    Daily
    7 - 7.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  10. Indulge your senses as you sip on the finest wines in Chianti. Learn about the intricate process of wine-making and sample the region's premium wines and olive oil paired with delicious regional products.

    USD52.18

    Daily
    5.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  11. Experience a wonderful day in the Tuscan countryside! Admire the most beautiful corners of Siena, San Gimignano, Monteriggioni and Chianti region where you will taste their delicious local wines.
    English Available

    USD73.05

    Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri
    11.5 hour(s) (morning)
  12. Discover some of Tuscany's medieval towns: Siena, San Gimignano and Monteriggioni. Walk around Piazza Del Duomo and indulge in a delicious lunch. Cap it all off with a wine tasting at Chianti for a sweet conclusion to your tour!
    Meal Provided

    USD73.05

    Daily
    10.5 - 11 hour(s) (morning)
  13. Follow the footsteps of the Medici family and go back in time to the Italian Renaissance! Discover city's rich historical and cultural heritage on a walking tour of Florence's top attractions.
    English Available

    USD33.63

    Daily
    3 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  14. Skip the long lines and have direct access to Palazzo Vecchio. Wander inside its massive galleries and underground halls before concluding the tour with a view of the Florence skyline from the tower.
    English Available

    USD75.37

    Mon, Wed, Fri
    3 hour(s) (afternoon)
  15. Enter the Boboli Gardens and the nearby Bardini Garden with a reserved entry time tickets and see the most beautiful gardens in Florence. Also, discover precious artifacts in the Porcelain Museum.

    From USD13.33

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  16. Choose from full day, morning or afternoon tours to discover the artistic treasures of Florence! The morning tour includes fast track tickets for the Accademia, while the afternoon tour grants you VIP access to the Uffizi.
    English Available

    From USD63.78

    Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3.5 - 9.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  17. Visit the Basilica of Santa Croce, one of the most beautiful churches in Florence and the largest Franciscan church in the world. Explore the basilica, the cloisters and the Museo dell'Opera.
    Accessible

    USD13.04

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  18. Delight your taste buds as you sample 4 limited-edition wines while on a guided tour of the villa. Then enjoy a typical Tuscan four-course dinner in a 17th century villa surrounded by vineyard and a stunning view over the hills of Florence.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD115.95

    Mon, Wed, Thu
    4 hour(s) (evening)
  19. Discover Florence's cuisine in this authentic food and wine tour. Your guide will bring you to Oltrarno and Santo Spirito to taste some cheese, fresh-baked bread, steak, gelato, wines and a lot more!
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD86.97

    Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
    4 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)