Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Medieval cathedral with iconic red dome
Landmark 1200s cathedral known for its red-tiled dome, colored marble facade & elegant Giotto tower.
Art museum with Renaissance masterpieces
16th-century building housing vast collection of Primitive & Renaissance paintings & masterpieces.
Medieval stone bridge with jewelry shops
Picturesque medieval arched river bridge with Roman origins, lined with jewelry & souvenir shops.
Striking fortified 13th-century palace
Fortified, 13th-century palace housing lavishly decorated chambers & ornate courtyards.
Renaissance palace & art gallery complex
Gallery complex in Renaissance royal palace housing vast Italian & European masters art collection.
Art museum, home to Michelangelo's David
Art museum with Michelangelo sculptures, including David, plus Renaissance painting & Russian icons.
The world-famous Renaissance statue
Michelangelo’s famed Renaissance-era marble sculpture depicting the nude biblical character David.
Piazza della Signoria
Square in front of the Palazzo Vecchio
The city's heart, a square dominated by the 14th-century crenellated tower of the Palazzo Vecchio.
19th-century piazza with views over city
19th-century piazza with a bronze replica of Michelangelo's David & panoramic views over the city.
Basilica of Santa Croce in Florence
Landmark Franciscan place of worship
Neo-Gothic Franciscan church known for its Giotto frescoes, plus tombs of Michelangelo & Galileo.
The Baptistery of St. John
Landmark marble-clad religious monument
Iconic octagonal basilica with striking marble facade, known for its bronze doors & mosaic ceiling.
The Boboli Gardens
Statue-filled Renaissance gardens
Public gardens laid out in the 15th–16th centuries, with Renaissance statues & ornate fountains.
Giotto's Bell Tower
Celebrated marble-clad Gothic monument
Celebrated red, green & white marble-clad Gothic tower with steps leading to a terrace & city views.
Piazza del Duomo
The geographic & social heart of Milan
Cathedral-flanked square with monumental buildings designed by Giuseppe Nagoni in the 19th-century.
Bargello National Museum
Sculpture museum in 13th-century palace
Art museum with Renaissance sculptures including works by Michelangelo, set in 13th-century palace.
Basilica di San Lorenzo
1400s church connected to the Medici
Landmark Renaissance church, burial place of the Medici, with a library designed by Michelangelo.
Tombs of the powerful Tuscan dynasty
Domed landmark containing tombs of the Medici family, including the New Sacristy by Michelangelo.
Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore
Sculptures by Michelangelo & Donatello
Statues by Michelangelo & Donatello, plus bronze-gilded baptistery panels in a restoration center.
Riccardi Medici Palace
Iconic Renaissance palace & art museum
15th-century palace designed by Michelozzo for the Medici family, with art museum & famous chapel.
The Vasari Corridor is an elevated enclosed passageway in Florence, central Italy, which connects the Palazzo Vecchio with the Palazzo Pitti.
Historic Centre of Florence
Michelangelo, history, and renaissance
The historic centre of Florence is part of quartiere 1 of the Italian city of Florence. This quarter was named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1982.
Piazza della Repubblica
Upmarket cafes & a merry-go-round
Pedestrianized square lined with elegant cafes, also featuring a traditional merry-go-round.
Loggia dei Lanzi
Arched, open building alive with statues
14th-century ceremonial building with wide arches, an open-air gallery of Renaissance sculpture.
Fountain of Neptune, Florence
1500s fountain with mythical sculptures
Octagonal fountain from the 16th century with a large statue of Neptune & other mythical figures.
Abbazia di San Miniato al Monte
Striking medieval basilica on a hilltop
Hilltop, 11th-century church with a gleaming Romanesque facade, medieval interiors & city views.
Basilica di Santo Spirito
Brunelleschi church with ornate interior
Brunelleschi's plain-fronted 1400s church with a lavish art-filled interior & baroque altar.
San Marco Museum
15th-century convent art museum
Art museum in 15th-century convent housing Renaissance frescoes & 16th-century painting collection.
Renaissance palace with art exhibitions
Renaissance palace with permanent display on its history, plus major temporary art exhibitions.
Rivers and renaissance
The Arno is a river in the Tuscany region of Italy. It is the most important river of central Italy after the Tiber.
17th-century villa with garden & museums
Restored 17th-century villa set over 4 floors with 2 museums & art exhibitions, plus gardens.
Mercato Centrale Firenze
Indoor market hall selling local produce
Local produce & everyday goods piled high in a covered, 19th-century iron & glass market hall.
Legendary bronze fountain of a boar
Visitors rub the snout of this iconic bronze fountain of a boar to ensure their return to Florence.
History of science in ancient building
Collection of artifacts from the 15th/16th centuries, with scientific instruments & personal items.
Church and Museum of Orsanmichele
Church in former 14th-century granary
Church & museum in a 14th-century granary with religious paintings & a marble shrine to the Madonna.
Hospital of Innocents
Orphanage with portico by Brunelleschi
Europe's oldest foundling hospital, with terracotta reliefs of babies by Andrea della Robbia.
Piazza Santa Croce
Dante Alighieri, basilica, and monument
Piazza Santa Croce is one of the main plazas or squares located in the central neighborhood of Florence, region of Tuscany, Italy. It is located near piazza della Signoria and the National Central Library, and takes its name from the Basilica of Santa Croce that overlooks the square.
Gates of Paradise
Golden doors depicting religious scenes
Famous golden doors of landmark Baptistery of St. John, with panels depicting Biblical scenes.
16th-century fort with city views
1500s hilltop fortress offering sweeping vistas of the Florence skyline & frequent art exhibitions.
St Trinity Bridge
16th-century arched bridge over the Arno
Delicate bridge with 3 arches, designed by Bartolomeo Ammanati & reconstructed after WWII.
The SS. Annunziata di Firenze
Art-filled church known for its frescoes
1200s Catholic church on an elegant square, rich in Renaissance art & landmark Mannerist frescoes.
18th-century natural history museum
Anatomical specimens, fossilized skeletons & botanic garden in 18th-century natural history museum.
Laurentian Medici Library
Grand library designed by Michelangelo
16th-century library, designed by Michelangelo, with around 11,000 of the Medicis' manuscripts.
Parco delle Cascine
Riverfront park for running & cycling
This spacious riverfront park with many historical monuments is popular with runners & cyclists.
Mona Lisa and Leonardo da Vinci
The Valdarno is the valley of the river Arno, although it does not apply to the entire basin of the river. The usage of the term generally excludes Casentino and the valleys formed by the major
Chiesa di Santa Maria del Carmine
Baroque church with Renaissance frescoes
Restored baroque church famous for its Brancacci chapel lined with landmark Renaissance frescoes.
Giardino delle Rose
Terraced rose gardens with city views
Green space known for its rose terraces, plus a Japanese garden & sculptures by the artist Folon.
Museum with a collection of armory & art
Museum for Frederick Stibberts global armory collection, with artworks & costumes, plus a garden.