Florence is a unique city that needs no introduction. Every corner hides a surprise, every view looks like a postcard, but if you don't have much time or don't know how to choose what to do and what to see, here is a top 10 of the truly unmissable attractions of Florence, arranged according to an ideal itinerary to be followed on foot or by bike.
10 Central Market
In the heart of Florence there is a historic covered market, an iron and glass building dating back to 1874. The designer is the architect Mengoni, who also designed the famous Galleria Vittorio Emanuele in Milan. In 2014 the market has been brought to life again, on the second floor of the building. Today it is very popular among tourists and locals; here is where you can taste or buy a multitude of Km 0 foods and drinks, to get to know and appreciate the rich Tuscan and Italian culinary tradition.
9 Piazza del Duomo
8 Dante's House
7 Santa Croce
6 Piazza della Signoria
5 Uffizi Gallery
4 Ponte Vecchio
3 Boboli Garden
2 Piazzale Michelangelo
1 San Miniato al Monte
Visit Florence and Tuscany with an organized tour
There is so much to do and see in Florence.
An interesting way to visit the city and also the whole region being sure to visit everything you want in the time you have available is to take part in an organized tour.
Through a tour of Florence or Tuscany you will be able to visit all the places and attractions that interest you without risking missing anything but, above all, you will have the opportunity to get to know places and live experiences that are far from the normal tourist routes.
Relying on Timeless Tuscany, for example, you can marvel at art and culture, lose yourself among the magnificent villas, enjoy the most adventurous experiences that Tuscany has to offer or have a wonderful food and wine tour.
Among the eno-gastronomic tours at your disposal there are also the Truffle Experience and the Wine Safari, which can be the perfect way to get to know two typical products of the region, such as truffles and wine, but also a cooking class together with a chef awarded with the prestigious Michelin star.
Organizing activities eof this kind can be difficult if you try to do it on your own, but with the help of an agency you can enjoy authentic Tuscan experiences in complete peace and safety, discovering places, flavours and emotions that you wouldn't otherwise know.