Florence Trip Planner

Plan your Florence trip itinerary in minutes. Discover all the sights, tours, events and more.

Create trip itinerary

Destination

Create new trip

{{ loadingMessage }}

Florence Trip Planner

4.4

Florence trip planner is an online agenda for your trip to the home of Italian Renaissance art and architecture. The itineraries in this page offer a complete package of the top attractions, things to do, restaurants, events and tours in the city of Florence. The plans in the page are flexible so you can change them and adjust to your tastes and preferences.

Florence is a city in Tuscany region of Italy. For some period in history, 19th century, it has been the capital of Italy. It is considered to be the birthplace of opera. Florence is a real open- air museum, heart of a Italian Renaissance. It served as a stage for great art masters like Michelangelo, Brunelleschi, Leonardo da Vinci and Galileo. Florence is a destination you should visit at least once in a lifetime.

Any traveler coming to Florence plans to discover its cultural heritage. Whether you are very much into art or not, Florence will amaze you for sure.
Check out the following sites and things to do that you should not miss out:

 

  • Start your Florence trip from Piazza del Duomo. It is the historic center of Florence that centers various important monuments of Florence that you need to see. Those are Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral, the main church of Florence, Giotto's Bell Tower, the highlights of Italian Gothic architecture, Baptistery of St. John, the oldest in Florence.
  •  
  • Visit the art museums: Uffizi Gallery and Accademia Gallery. Uffizi exhibits an exceptional collection of Italian Renaissance artwork. Accademia is dedicated to Michelangelo and houses the famous "David". Note that nearly all museums in Florence and Italy are closed on Mondays! It is also very important to pre-book your ticket to skip the lines and excess waiting.
  •  
  • For a panoramic outlook at Florence, climb up to Piazzale Michelangelo! It is available day and night, most importantly for free!
  •  
  • If you seek an Italian food experience you should definitely visit Mercato Centrale, the central market of Florence. Inside the market you can find a wide selection of Tuscan cuisine, like like cucina povera, panino con bollito etc.
  •  

If you have a longer time to stay and enjoy your visit check out our trip planner for more attractions and events.

Best time of the year to plan your trip to Florence is from September to November or April to May. The temperature in autumn and spring is not very warm or cold and not as crowded as in summer. However several attractions like Duomo are always surrounded by tourists, even in the worst weather.

Our trip planner has collected a number of itineraries for any traveler to arrange their Florence trip faster, easier and more effective!

read more

Plan your Florence travel itinerary

4 easy steps to plan your Florence trip itinerary

Get itinerary

Get personalized recommendations for your trip

Customize it

Adjust the agenda to your preferences

Book activities

Make ticket, restaurant and hotel reservations

Use offline

Download the plan as your on-the-go guide

Top Florence things to do

Inspire yourself before your visit

Uffizi Galleries

Uffizi Gallery is one of the most important art museums in Italy and the most visited one! Uffizi is one of top tourist attractions of Florence. Uffizi Gallery is said to be one of the largest all over the world.The Gallery exhibits an exceptional collection of Italian Renaissance artwork.The collection is on exhibition open to public since 18th century.

Accademia Gallery

Accademia is a top touristic attraction and famous museum in Florence dedicated to Michelangelo. Accademia Gallery occupies the former buildings of hospital of San Mateo and the old monastery of San Nicolas de Cafaggio. In late 18th century it was completely renovated to house the famous museum. People coming from all over the world of course visit the museum to see Michelangelo's famous "David" sculpted between 1501-1504.

Piazzale Michelangelo

Piazzale Michelangelo is the best place to get an outlook at the city of Florence. It is available day and night, most importantly for free! You just need to climb up and enjoy the views! There are several ways for you to reach the piazza. Discover them here.

Duomo - Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore

Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore is the main church of Florence. It is the 3rd largest church in the world after Rome's St. Peter Church and London's St. Paul Church. It was also the largest in Europe at the time of its completion in 15th century.

Top Florence hotels

Find Places to Stay

Plus Florence

Located a 10-minute walk from Santa Maria Train Station, Plus Florence is a hostel offering rooms and dormitories with free WiFi throughout. It is 1 km from Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral. Each room and dormitory at Plus Florence features a flat-screen TV, air conditioning and a private bathroom....

Camping Firenze

Camping Firenze features a restaurant, 2 outdoor pools and free WiFi in Florence. Free parking is available on site. Each unit comes with air conditioning, a patio and a private bathroom with a shower. Bed linen and towels are included. A continental breakfast is served each morning at the on-site...

Wow Florence Hostel

With a panoramic terrace overlooking Florence Cathedral, Wow Florence Hostel offers colourful rooms with free WiFi and air conditioning. The surrounding area offers shops, restaurants and great transport. The Wow Hostel also includes a communal lounge, kitchen and vending machines for snacks and...

Machiavelli Palace

The Machiavelli Palace is set in a 14th-century convent, 300 metres from Santa Maria Novella Train Station. Its roof garden overlooks the historic centre of Florence, and Wi-Fi is free throughout. Rooms at the Machiavelli feature traditional Florentine décor and come with satellite TV, minibar and...

Plan Your Visit to Florence

Destination

Create new trip

{{ loadingMessage }}

Top Florence tours

Discover the best of the city

Heart of Florence Walking Tour

On this 1.5-hour guided walking tour you'll discover the astonishing beauty of the monuments located in the heart of Florence's historical center. See sites such as the Duomo, Giotto's Bell Tower, St. John's Baptistery, Orsanmichele, Straw Market, Ponte Vecchio, Piazza Signoria, Palazzo Vecchio and...

Gay-Friendly Florence Tour

Was the David a real model? How was it like being gay in the 1500s? Be ready to listen to what no one has told you yet. Unveil the hidden story of the homosexual capital in Italy by joining this LGTB 90 minute guided tour around the city center and the Accademia Gallery.

Private Siena Traditions Tour: Discover all the Secrets Behind the Famous Palio

This is not just a historical commemoration or a folk festival: this is the true core of Senesi, a representation of their City and their own history through times, a very sensitive subject for each one of them. Highlights: Private tour for small groups Departure from agreed meeting point or...

Top Florence restaurants

Explore the hottest spots

Restaurante Il Latini

Il Ristorante Il Latini di Torello Latini mantiene inalterato lo spirito conviviale toscano per cui la tavola è un punto d'incontro dal quale far nascere e coltivare amicizie grazie ai tavoli in legno, che hanno visto l'incontro di personalità di spicco del mondo culturale...

Upcoming Florence events

{{ loadingMessage }}