Florence is like a chest full of surprises that wait for nothing, but to show up to the eyes of curious tourists. If you have planned an out-of-town weekend and your destination is Florence, here are some suggestions for your routes.
A holiday in Florence, no matter how short, has to start from the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. The Duomo of Florence with the Brunelleschi’s Dome is, in fact, an element of rare architectural beauty. The Piazza Duomo also offers visitors the Giotto’s bell tower and, of course, the Baptistery.
Two days are not many, it is true – plus it not easy to select what to see in Florence on a weekend. The Piazza Duomo is one of those absolutely must-see destinations.
Even if is just a weekend, Piazza della Signoria with Palazzo Vecchio is a must: stopping here you will have the opportunity to touch with your hands the beating heart of the city's political life since Palazzo Vecchio is the seat of the Municipality of Florence and, moreover, this area is very strategic from the tourist point of view.
When you only have a weekend to spend in a city full of attractions such as Florence you need to be good at managing your time and go to Piazza della Signoria is a great move because not only here you will find Palazzo Vecchio but next to this monument there is also the Uffizi Gallery. Do we need an introduction to the Uffizi Museum? No, of course. Even the Ponte Vecchio, which is connected to the Gallery and is an emblematic.