The Best Attractions of Florence

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Florence Tourist Attractions

Florence has always been a favorite among those who seek new experiences in the form of art, culture, cuisine, and aesthetic beauty. Hence, there is no dearth of beautiful places in this Italian city. You can step out into the streets and see the beauty of Florence city for yourself. Below are some of the most attractive locations in the city that you can visit on your Florence private tours.

The Oltrarno, History, and Artisans

This place offers a very interesting walking tour within the Piazza Santo Spirito. It is meant for those looking to learn about the artistic roots of the city rather than those seeking modern experiences. The artistic ways of life are quickly diminishing and you will get a detailed insight into the prevalent situation in the city after this walk.

Stadio Artemio Franchi

This is a hub for soccer in the city as it is the home ground of the top division Italian football club ACF Fiorentina. This is a ground where some of the best soccer teams in the country compete. Catch a game here with your kids and learn a thing or two about the long history of Italian football. Make sure you grab the Tribuna Onore seats to watch the game peacefully away from the more aggressive fans of the club.

Bargello Museum

This used to serve as a medieval fortress and also as a prison. Today it features Italy’s finest collection of Gothic and Renaissance sculptures. Another reason why you have to stop at this place is the long list of legendary names, which are found among the architects of this building. It includes Ghiberti, Michelangelo’s Bacchus, and Donatello’s David. The architecture of the place is also worth admiring. The eye-catchy features include a bell tower, crenellations, beautiful Gothic arches, and a dramatic courtyard.

Giardino Bardini

This is a standout garden in the city, which will require you to ascend a flight of stairs. The place has a grand design; the stairwell particularly is a very interesting place to be for the Instagram buffs. After the slightly strenuous climb, you will come to a beautiful panoramic view. Watch the whole city from this spot and enjoy the breeze. This will be a good destination if you have had enough of wandering around the museums. The garden on top is also attractive. You can enjoy the fragrance of the flowers as you take in the peaceful vibes of the place.

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