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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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Aug 24, 2023

Discover our picks of the best restaurants in Florence | Florencewise

Wine at osteria dell enoteca

Where are the best restaurants in Florence? Read our guide for the ultimate restaurant selection and enjoy some incredible meals!

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Aug 06, 2023

Florence Neighborhoods - complete guide! | Florencewise

View on Duomo from the street full of people

Don't miss our complete guide to Florence neighborhoods so you can decide where to stay, visit, dine, and shop. There's something for everyone!

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Aug 06, 2023

The Church of Santa Maria Novella Florence | Florencewise

Outside front view of santa maria novella horizontal

The church of Santa Maria Novella Florence is well worth a visit - find out everything you need to know about how to visit

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Jul 23, 2023

Rome Vs Florence - How to choose an amazing city | Florencewise

view of duomo complex from torre di arnolfo

There's lots to consider when deciding on Rome vs Florence for your trip so read our guide to help you understand which amazing city to visit!

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Jul 23, 2023

Our guide to the best gelato in Florence | Florencewise

chocolate gelato cone at gelateria medici florence

Find out where to get the best gelato in Florence with our comprehensive guide, as well as top tips on how to spot great gelato!

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Jul 03, 2023

Visit Piazzale Michelangelo for stunning Florence views | Florencewise

florence views from piazzale michelangelo

Piazzale Michelangelo in Florence is famous for its stunning views but there is much more to see up on this panoramic viewpoint!

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Jun 27, 2023

Find out the best way to visit the Uffizi | Florencewise

Tribuna room of the Uffizi Gallery

Wondering what the best way to visit the Uffizi Gallery is? See all of our top tips and suggestions, from how to get tickets to how to avoid crowds!

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Jun 23, 2023

Florence Duomo - what to see and how to visit | Florencewise

florence cathedral

Planning to visit the Florence Duomo? Find out how and when it was built, the mysteries behind its dome, and how to visit this must-see site.

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Jun 18, 2023

Santa Croce basilica in Florence | Florencewise

santa croce from the torre di arnolfo

Santa Croce basilica, site of Michelangelo's tomb, is a must-see sight in Florence, filled with amazing art, famous burials and stunning architecture

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Jun 05, 2023

Tips for Visiting Florence with Kids | Florencewise

Climbing Florence duomo with kids

Wondering if it's a good idea to visit Florence with kids? The short answer is yes! See all of our tips and suggestions here

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May 29, 2023

Florence in June - How to plan your trip | florencewise

santa maria novella

Coming to Florence in June? Here's what you need to know about what the weather's like, what to pack and what to wear, things to do and much more!

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May 28, 2023

Visiting Florence for the first time | Florencewise

Beautiful view of Arno river from Torre di Arnolfo

See our top tips for visiting Florence for the first time, including how to get here, how to plan, and the best way to ensure you have an amazing time!

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May 07, 2023

The best free things to do in Florence | Florencewise

florence duomo

Discover 19 free things to do in Florence, Italy. From churches to museums and more, there's plenty to see in Florence without spending a cent!

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Apr 29, 2023

Accademia Gallery in Florence - top tips | Florencewise

Horizontal view of David Statue in Accadmia

Heading to the Accademia Gallery in Florence? Don't miss Michelangelo's stunning David - find out how to skip the line and the best ways to visit!

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