Must-See Tourist Destinations
Piazza Del Duomo: With unbelievable views and historical works of art, this famous cathedral is located in the very heart of the city. Known for its rounded dome shape, it’s a central fixture of Florence. Climb to the top for an insane view of the city.
Ponte Vecchio: Medieval architecture and beautiful structures create this bridge that crosses over the Arno River. This is the place for purchasing tourist souvenirs! Even better, buy a cheap bottle of Italian prosecco and sit on the river banks to enjoy the view. In the summer months, the young locals hang out here and enjoy the sunshine, friends, and cold beverages.
Piazzale Michelangelo: This destination is worth the short hike. Here, you can see a beautiful, panoramic view of the city of Florence.
Uffizi Gallery: This museum is home to some famous works of art from painters like Michelangelo, Leonardo Da Vinci, and Botticelli.
Santa Maria Novella: The Basillica of Santa Maria Novella is a church based in Florence, just across from the main railway station in the city. It’s a beautiful Dominican church that is definitely worth the visit for its historical value and Italian architecture.