15 Reasons to Getaway to Florence, Italy.

Author: Preeti DesaiPosted on 25-07-2014
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The best time to visit Florence is the spring from March to May and fall from September to November.

1. Cathedral Church, Florence

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The Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore is the cathedral church (Duomo) of Florence, Italy.

2. Church of Santa Croce, Florence

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The Basilica di Santa Croce (Basilica of the Holy Cross) is the principal Franciscan church of Florence, Italy.

3. Ponte Vecchio, Florence

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Ponte Vecchio means in Italian “old bridge”.

4. Uffizi Gallery, Florence

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Uffizi Gallery in Florence is one of the oldest and most famous art museums of the Western world.

5. Florence to San Gimignano, Tuscany

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San Gimignano is a charming hill town, which has preserved its medieval appearance more completely than any other town in Tuscany

6. Florence to Castiglione di Garfagnana, Tuscany

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Apart from visiting Castiglione (Castle of the Lion) di Garfagnana explore the streets of the village of Garfagnana dating back to 800’s.

7. Florence to Val dOrcia, Tuscany

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Val d'Orcia in Tuscany - a marvelous landscape of never-ending hills, grain fields, and streams…

8. Florence to San Miniato Hill, Tuscany

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San Miniato village is in the centre of Tuscany and is an historic centre set on the hill top with the Cathedral, the Episcopal Palace, the Tower Fortress…

9. Florence to Tuscany Vineyard

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Italians have woven the finer things into the fabric of everyday life: exquisite art, sumptuous food and a seemingly endless supply of wine.

10. Florence to Chianti Vineyards

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The Chianti region of Italy is known for its beauty as every bend is filled with history, anecdotes and legends and do try the fruity red famous Chianti vine.

11. Florence to Pisa

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Pisa, renowned worldwide for its Leaning Tower, is also an important university city and offers a lively student lifestyle.

12. Florence to Piazza dei Miracoli Pisa

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A combination of architecture and sculpture Piazza dei Miracoli, Pisa or ‘square of miracles - recognized as one of the main centers for medieval art in the world.

13. Florence to Cinque Terre

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The Cinque Terre is a rugged portion of coast on the Italian Riviera and is composed of five villages: Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, and Riomaggiore.

14. Florence to Monterosso al Mare, Cinque Terre

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Cinque Terre Monterosso al Mare sparkles with color – from the brightly painted houses to the riotous beach umbrellas lining the shores of the Ligurian coast.

15. Florence to Vernazza, Cinque Terre

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Visiting Cinque Terre Vernazza includes green terraces, olive and lemon trees falls straight into the turquoise waters, and brightly colored villages cling to the sides of the rocky cliff.


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