Experience the spirit of Florence and get ready to be amazed by art and architecture at Centro Storico. The city's historical center is a real sightseeing heaven, where a famous attraction awaits at every street corner. The whole area is easy to explore by foot and provides great insight into the hub of the Renaissance. It's also a perfect place to pick up the vibe of modern-day Florence, visit the galleries and theaters, do some shopping, or taste an array of specialties at the area's numerous restaurants. Bear in mind that Florence is a bustling city that's very popular with tourists, so the streets can get pretty crowded. For Centro Storico and beyond, use our Florence day trip planning tool to get the most from your Florence vacation.
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I spent many hours walking through Firenze. There is lots to see, and so much history. I'd reccomend downloading Rick Steve's audio guide - it offers a fun hour long tour of the centre of the city. more »
Dante Alighieri's fantastic verses describe all the beauty of Florence. “E come l’volger del ciel della luna / cuopre e riscopre i liti sanza posa, / così fa di Fiorenza la Fortuna: / per che non... more »
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