Florence is one of the most magnificent cities in Italy, particularly famous for its rich cultural history, historical monuments, churches, and good Italian food. A lot of people aren't aware but this city has a lot to offer, in terms of views and experiences. Read more...
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Wondering about the things to do in Florence in 3 days? Well, here are a few things that you absolutely cannot miss out on doing here.
Explore the Piazza Del Duomo and Piazza Della Signoria
Visiting Florence without checking out the beautiful museums, historical buildings, crypts, etc. is like visiting Rome without exploring Vatican City. So, it is important that you explore the Duomo complex and the Piazza Della Signoria to understand Florence's history and culture.
Eat at one of the Cafes in Piazza Della Republicca
If you love to eat then you have to check out the amazing cafes at the Piazza Della Republicca. It's close to the Duomo complex and one can also find some fascinating Roman ruins to observe in this piazza.
Stroll across the iconic Ponte Vecchio
One can observe the most Picturesque sights from the amazing Ponte Vecchio bridge, also popularly known as the Old Bridge.
This is the oldest bridge in Florence and one can walk across it to look at the numerous shops and markets on it. Or, you can just gaze at the beautiful Arno river flowing beneath it.
Eat Some Delicious Gelato at the Venchi
One of the best things to do in Florence is to get a homemade gelato from Venchi and then stroll around the city, observing beautiful landmarks and listening to the church bells.
Rub the Pig's Snout at Fontana Del Porcellino for Good Luck
Formed in the 1600s by Pietro Tacca, Fontana Del Porcellino is a unique fountain which was built to provide water to the merchants in the olden days. However, now it is considered as a good luck charm and people rub the pig's Snout while passing by for good luck.
Visit the Basilica di Santa Croce Church
Another place that you cannot miss out on is this Franciscan church where you can observe the tombs of both Galileo Galilei and Michelangelo. And you can also climb up the bell tower and walk through the beautiful chapels to experience its beauty.
Explore the Galleria degli Uffizi and Galleria dell’Accademia
If you love Italian artwork then you have to visit these two popular museums in Florence. Here, you can see Michelangelo's David statue and some known works by Leonardo Da Vinci too.
Watch the Best Views of Florence from Piazzale Michelangelo
One of the most amazing things to do in Florence is to go to Michelangelo Square, located on a hill, to observe the best panoramic views of the city. Here, you will also find several of Michelangelo's work replicated in bronze, scattered throughout the square.