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Florence Travel guide
Florence : Michelin's recommendations
The home of Dante (father of the Italian language), the city of the Medici (patrons of the arts and literature) and a melting pot of humanist art, Florence occupies a magnificent setting best viewed from the Fiesole or San Miniato hills. The panorama takes in the red cupola of the Duomo, the white and green marble Giotto campanile and the stone bell tower of the Palazzo Vecchio, as well as the Arno river, the medieval Ponte Vecchio and the ochre- and grey-coloured palaces of the city.
Tourist attractions Florence : Things to see and do
Piazza della Signora I - 50122 Firenze
Topped by a fine 94m-high bell tower, this huge building dominates its square. Built between 1299 and 1315 to designs by Arnolfo de Cambio, this uncompromising Gothic structure was initially seat of the Signoria. It became Cosimo I’s residence in the..
Piazzale degli Uffizi 6 I - 50122 Firenze
This is one of the world’s greatest museums. Its collections trace the evolution of Italian painting from the earliest days to the 17C. The museum is located in the old Uffizi palace, the seat of Medici Florence’s bureaucrats. Built by Vasari in 15..
V. del Proconsolo 4 I - 50122 Firenze
A fine example of medieval architecture, the 13C Palazzo del Podestà has a remarkable courtyard, one of Italy’s finest with a striking décor in the form of the coats of arms belonging to Florence’s senior magistrates (whose residence this was). It ..
Piazza San Firenze 29 I - 50122 Florence
Prix Prices from : 190 €
Set in a 15th-century building, Hotel Bernini Palace is a 5-minute walk from Florence Cathedral and Ponte Vecchio. It features antique furniture and Murano glass chandeliers. Some rooms are decorated in a classic style. Others boast Renaissance Flor..
Via Osteria Del Guanto 6 I - 50122 Florence
Prix Prices from : 80 €
The Hotel Fiorino is in the heart of historic Florence, just 200 metres from the Uffizi Gallery and the square of Piazza Signoria. Wi-Fi is available here. The Fiorino is in a medieval building with air-conditioned rooms. Each room features Wi-Fi ac..
Piazza Mentana 7 I - 50122 Florence
Hotel Balestri faces the Arno River in Florence city centre. Ponte Vecchio and the Uffizi Gallery are 400 metres away. It features a roof terrace with lovely city views. Rooms are elegantly furnished, air-conditioned and offer satellite TV. They inc..
via del Proconsolo 16 r I - 50122 Firenze
This restaurant is open to visitors during the day and in the evening (upon request); an audio-guide provides information on the frescoes and archaeological ruins visible here. The menu is also influenced by the past, with its emphasis on traditional..
corso Tintori 47 r I - 50122 Firenze
A typical, family-run Tuscan trattoria in the centre of Florence, which is popular with tourists and locals alike. Enjoy delicious local specialities such as the legendary ribollita (Tuscan bean soup) while you soak up the authentic ambience.
piazza San Firenze 29 I - 50122 Firenze
vicolo dell'Oro 5 I - 50123 Firenze
Stylish and innovative are the best adjectives to describe both the cuisine in this restaurant and its sophisticated atmosphere. The fusion menu is highly varied. It successfully combines different ingredients such as sushi, soups made from seaweed, ..
via dè Magazzini 2/4 r I - 50122 Firenze
Owned by a wine producer, this restaurant boasts two welcoming rooms adorned with stone and frescoes. The menu here focuses on regional cuisine, as well as dishes from elsewhere. Simpler fare is served in the adjacent wine bar.
via Isola delle Stinche 11 I - 50122 Firenze
These fine premises are part of a historic building. Wood furnishings predominate in the three small dining halls where the cuisine is largely based on Tuscan recipes. There is a fine wine list.