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Florence Travel Blog

Where to go in Florence and Tuscany? Achieve your travel goals with this list of beautiful destinations, things to do, best places to visit, Florence tourist spots, attractions & more.
Here’s a detailed Florence travel guide with sample itinerary, budget, spots to visit, places to stay & more.

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Florence Travel Guide

Florance is located in central Italy on the Arno River. Florence along with the Tuscany region is home to one of the highest concentration of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

If you ask me what me to name my favorite destination in Italy, I’d easily tell you it’s Florence! This city in Northern Italy is famous for being the birthplace of the Renaissance and one of the most beautiful historical centers in Europe. It is rich in old architecture, history, and art — among them Michelangelo’s David and Botticelli’s Birth of Venus.
Florence is well-worth visiting on its own but what made me put it at the top of my bucketlist in Italy was its position as an excellent base to explore other travel goals nearby including the iconic Leaning Tower of Pisa; wineries and well-preserved medieval towns in Tuscany; and the colorful seaside villages of Cinque Terre.

The best way to travel to Florence is by air or train. Fly to Florence Airport or Pisa International Airport, which is 100 kilometres (62 miles) west of Florence.

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Tours & Activities

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Where to Stay in Florence

Best Luxury Hotels in Florence

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Four Seasons Hotel Firenze

Historical Center

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Horto Convento

Historical Center

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EUR 200 / USD 234 / PHP 12,314 or less

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EUR 120 / USD 140 / PHP 7,388 or less

Recommended 3-Star & budget hotels — Great-value rooms for travelers seeking comfort at affordable rates. Perfect for those traveling with family & friends.

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Hotel del Corso

Historical Center

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Hotel Jolì

Historical Center

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EUR 80 / USD 94 / PHP 4,926 or less

Best budget hotels in Florence — For travelers looking for decent yet affordable accommodations.

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Hotel Miceli

Historical Center

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Hotel Dali

Historical Center

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EUR 40 / USD 47 / PHP 2,463 or less

Best hostels & budget hotels — Cheap hotels & places to stay for backpackers/solo travelers on a tight budget.

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Historical Center

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Historical Center

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EUR 20 / USD 23 / PHP 1,231 or less.

Cheapest places to stay in Florence.

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Where to stay in Florence

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Florence Tours, Packages & Discounts

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Florence Transport & Fares

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Florence Flights

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