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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. Climb the dome of the Florence Duomo, also known as the Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral, and walk along its secret terraces on an exclusive tour
4. Travel to the Cinque Terre from Florence 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, sample olive oil and enjoy panoramic views of scenic vineyards on a day trip to the Chianti wine country
7. Witness an Italian opera performance of famous arias at intimate venues like Santa Monaca Church and St Mark's English Church in Florence
8. Head up to the Piazzale Michelangelo and get a one of a kind panorama of the Florentine skyline
9. Admire stunning Renaissance buildings, such as the Santa Maria Novella, the Church of Santa Croce and the palaces, villas and gardens of the Medici
10. Enjoy a typical Florentine dinner and get the chance to try the famous bistecca alla Fiorentina

VELTRA Tip: Looking for more things to do outside the city? Check out these top 10 day trips from Florence!
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  1. Discover the historic center of Florence on this 3-hour Florence walking tour. See famous sights like the Florence Cathedral, Uffizi Square, Palazzo Vecchio and more. Skip the line at the Accademia Gallery to see Michelangelo’s David!
    English Available

    USD68.71

    Sun, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  2. See the best of Florence on this day tour! Skip the line at the Uffizi Gallery and the Accademia Gallery to see Michelangelo's David. Admire the beauty of the Florence Cathedral and have the option to visit at your own expense.
    English Available

    From USD116.19

    Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    4.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  3. Buy your skip the line tickets for the Uffizi Gallery Florence in advance and get to explore the impressive art gallery without the long queues! Discover artworks from Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo.
    English Available
    Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (morning, afternoon)
  4. Skip the lines to the famed Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy. See the works of artists who defined the Renaissance period, like Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Botticelli and Raphael. Learn about the masterpieces on display from your guide.
    English Available

    USD59.97

    Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  5. Discover the Chianti region, home to world-class wines and olive oil. Head to an olive oil mill and sample some of the region's best. Then, visit two Chianti wineries and sip on the finest Tuscany wines before ending the tour with a traditional meal.
    English Available

    USD181.15

    Daily
    6.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  6. 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

    USD43.73

    Daily
    3 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)