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Feb 19, 2024

What to know about beautiful Florence in fall | Florencewise

ponte vecchio as seen from ponte trinita

Florence in fall is peak season but a great time to visit still. Discover everything you need to know about the city at this time of year for a fun trip

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Feb 19, 2024

See how to beat the heat during Florence in summer | Florencewise

view of florence from Piazzale Michelangelo in summer

Florence in summer is all about long hot days and lots of gelato. Find out how to beat the heat and the crowds during the summer

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Feb 19, 2024

Visit the beautiful Florence in spring | Florencewise

florence rose garden

Florence in spring is a wonderful time to visit with ideal weather and flowers everywhere. Learn all you need to know with our dedicated guide

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Feb 19, 2024

Why you should be exploring Florence in winter | Florencewise

Florence Christmas shopping

Christmas lights, festive food and small crowds, what's not to like about Florence in winter? Learn more about what it's like this time of year in our guide

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Feb 10, 2024

What to do in Florence - how to plan your trip! | Florencewise

View on Duomo from the street

Wondering what to do in Florence? Museums, shopping, churches, and places to eat and drink - Florence leaves you spoiled for choice! Get our top tips!

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Jan 31, 2024

Find out how to spend Easter in Florence | Florencewise

bardini gardens duomo view in spring

Wondering what to do and what happens during Easter in Florence? Read our guide to everything you need to know about this huge Florence holiday

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Jan 20, 2024

How to spend an amazing Christmas in Florence | Florencewise

florence at christmas piazza della repubblica carousel and lights

Find out how to celebrate Christmas in Florence with our complete guide to what to do in 2024, where to eat and much more!

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Jan 18, 2024

Find out why you should visit Piazza della Signoria | Florencewise

piazza della signoria wide view

The beautiful Piazza della Signoria in Florence is at the heart of Florentine life, and has been for centuries. Find out why this piazza is a must visit!

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Jan 18, 2024

Find out how to visit the stunning Florence Baptistery | Florencewise

florence baptistery side view

The Florence Baptistery is one of the city's oldest buildings, filled with wonders inside and out - come with us as we show you how to visit it!

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Dec 14, 2023

What to see in Florence in 3 days | Florencewise

Roof†op view of the Duomo complex

Take a look at our itinerary suggestions for how to see Florence in 3 days - while you can't see absolutely everything, you can see a lot!

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Dec 13, 2023

How to celebrate the New Year in Florence | Florencewise

ponte vecchio view at sunset in winter

Wondering how you can celebrate the New Year in Florence? Read our guide to what to do, where to eat and much more to find out everything you need to know

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Nov 29, 2023

Visit the fascinating Boboli Gardens Florence | Florencewise

boboli gardens

The Boboli Gardens Florence are both beautiful and fascinating, a historic garden in the heart of the city! Find out how to make the most out of your visit

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Nov 09, 2023

Climb the Florence Bell Tower for incredible views | Florencewise

View of the bell tower from front

The Florence Bell Tower is an iconic part of the city skyline, but why was it built and how can you go inside it? Find out with Florencewise!

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Oct 28, 2023

How to have an amazing one day in Florence | Florencewise

View on Duomo from the street

Wondering how to get as much out of one day in Florence as you can? Read our detailed itinerary for all the information you need!

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Aug 31, 2023

Discover the best rooftop bars in Florence | Florencewise

angel rooftop view of palazzo vecchio

Looking for the best rooftop bars in Florence? We have you covered with our selection of the best Florence has to offer!

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