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3 Days in Florence, Italy

Fabrizio
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The cradle of the Renaissance, timeless, breathtaking, stunning, and culture and art center like no other. This is Florence, a thrilling city that will make your heart dance with joy. Former home to the powerful de' Medici dynasty which their political power influenced the course of the city, and Europe's history for centuries. This is the city where great and brilliant artists as Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Botticelli worked, and their masterpiece artworks scattered all over the city. There are 72 museums in Florence, and it's on the travel wish list of every art lover in the world.

Many words have been written and said about Florence's beauty, the winsome lanes, the romantic atmosphere, and the city's charm. It is all justified and true, and your travel to this wonderful city will make you fall in love with all it has to offer. This itinerary efficiently maximizes your experience and makes sure you will not miss any must-see, based on the time you have to explore Florence.
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Start point, Florence

Start your adventure in Florence at Via de' Bardi, an enticing street named after one of the wealthiest families in Florence, the Bardi family. The street, which suffered great damages during the Second World War and was re-built after, is a lovely way to start your journey in Florence and will take you to the magnificent Ponte Vecchio.

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Ponte Vecchio, Florence

  Ponte Vecchio, 50125 Firenze FI, Italy
The colorful medieval bridge, Ponte Vecchio, is one of Florence's most known landmarks. Ponte Vecchio, which was built during the Middle Ages, is an entrancing arch bridge that connects the banks of the Arno River. The bridge's uniqueness is driven by the fact that as not as most bridges, stores, and shops were built on it.
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Uffizi Gallery, Florence

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  Piazzale degli Uffizi, 6, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy
Florence is an international art center, with 72 museums that contain an exceptional amount of masterpiece artworks. Visiting the Uffizi is an absolute must to anyone who loves art. The Uffizi Gallery dwells in a remarkable building from the 16th century which was designed by the notable Italian artist and architect, Giorgio Vasari.

The Museum contains a stunning collection of paintings and sculptures that begins with the Middle Ages. Including, of course, the Renaissance days which were characterized by an unprecedented amount of masterpiece artworks and artistic creativity. Leonardo da Vinci, Titian, Raphael, Michelangelo, Caravaggio, Botticelli, and Verrocchio, are a few of the fantastic artists that their artworks are exhibited at the Uffizi.
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Continue at Lungarno Generale Diaz, until you will reach Piazza Mentana, where you will be able to see the Monument of Piazza Mentana. A statue dedicated to the fallen fighters at the Battle of Mentana. At the little square, you will also find restaurants and it is a good opportunity to eat and relax before you continue to your next point of interest, Ponte alle Grazie.

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Ponte alle Grazie, Florence

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  Lungarno delle Grazie, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy
Ponte alle Grazie is a lovely bridge and a perfect place to end your travel day. The original bridge was built during the 13th century but was destroyed during the Second World War. The new bridge was built after the war and it connects the banks of the Arno river and provides a beautiful view of the river and the city.
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Basilica di San Lorenzo, Florence

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  Piazza di San Lorenzo, 9, 50123 Firenze FI, Italy
Basilica di San Lorenzo is an impressive church, who used to be the parish church of the Medici family. The ancient church was built during the 15th century and serves as the Duomo for 300 years, is one of the oldest in Florence and. The importance of the church is also due to its wonderful Renaissance architecture which was partly designed by Michelangelo. The basilica is also containing the Medici Chapel (Cappelle medicee), the last resting place of the family which designed much of Florence's history for centuries.
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Accademia Gallery, Florence

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  Via Ricasoli, 58/60, 50129 Firenze FI, Italy
Galleria dell'Accademia is another must-visit museum in Florence. It is mostly known for the phenomenal marble statue of David, by Michelangelo.
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Wander around at Via degli Alfani street and absorb the lively atmosphere and fetching architecture in Florence.

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Piazza del Duomo, Florence

  Piazza del Duomo, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy
Piazza del Duomo, the Cathedral Square, is an embodiment of Florence. Timeless beauty, captivating, popular, with rich history and exceptional architecture. As part of the historic center of Florence, Piazza del Duomo is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The square contains some of the most iconic places in the city. First and foremost is the Basilica of Santa Maria del Fiore which its dome is one of Florence's most recognizable symbols. Another landmark you can find at Piazza del Duomo is the Florence Baptistery (Battistero di San Giovanni). The Baptistery resides in a magnificent antique Romanesque building with an exquisite interior and contains the Tomb of Antipope John XXIII. Also, Piazza del Duomo includes Campanile di Giotto, Giotto’s Bell Tower, a wonderful 85 meters bell tower from the 14th century.
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Florence

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  Piazza del Duomo, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy
The Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore (Florence Cathedral) is the largest church in Europe and the third-largest in the world after San Pietro in Rome and San Paolo in London. The red-brown dome of the cathedral is one of the most iconic images of Florence. The outstanding Roman Catholic cathedral is UNESCO World Heritage Site and is mesmerizing, in and out.
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Pitti Palace, Florence

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  Piazza de' Pitti, 1, 50125 Firenze FI, Italy
Originally built in the 15th century for the banker Luca Pitti, and since carrying its name. The Majestic residence underwent massive changes when purchased in 1550 by de' Medici family to serve as their home. Palazzo Pitti includes fantastic museums, some of the finest and most fascinating in Florence: Gallery of Modern Art, Carriage Museum, Royal Apartments, Porcelain Museum, Costume Museum, Palatina Gallery, and the Silver Museum.

In Pitti Palace you will also find the Giardino di Boboli, Boboli Gardens. Enticing and alluring gardens, and another must-visit while you are in Florence.
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Ponte Vecchio, Florence

  Ponte Vecchio, 50125 Firenze FI, Italy
The colorful medieval bridge, Ponte Vecchio, is one of Florence's most known landmarks. Ponte Vecchio, which was built during the Middle Ages, is an entrancing arch bridge that connects the banks of the Arno River. The bridge's uniqueness is driven by the fact that as not as most bridges, stores, and shops were built on it.
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Perseus with the head of Medusa, Florence

  P.za della Signoria, 2r, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy
A masterpiece artwork by the Italian sculptor, Benvenuto Cellini, Perseus with the Head of Medusa is an enchanting bronze sculpture and a fine example of renaissance art.
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Palazzo Vecchio, Florence

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  P.za della Signoria, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy
A palace that was constructed and designed to reflect the power of the republic and to serve as an administrative and governmental center. As part of this demonstration of power, Palazzo Vecchio has a tower you cannot miss which rises to the height of 94 meters. The work on the palace began in 1299, but it took decades to complete the original design. Located at Piazza della Signoria, the beginning the palace was called Palazzo della Signoria. Underwent many changes during the 13 – 16 centuries, Palazzo Vecchio today hosts Museo dei Ragazzi and the Town Hall.
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Piazza della Signoria, Florence

  P.za della Signoria, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy
Piazza della Signoria was the beating heart of the Florentine Republic. The square resides right next to Palazzo Vecchio which serves the people of the republic and their rulers. For centuries, the winsome square was and still is a place of gathering for the people of Florence and was witness to numerous historical and social events in the city.
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Piazza del Duomo, Florence

  Piazza del Duomo, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy
Piazza del Duomo, the Cathedral Square, is an embodiment of Florence. Timeless beauty, captivating, popular, with rich history and exceptional architecture. As part of the historic center of Florence, Piazza del Duomo is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The square contains some of the most iconic places in the city. First and foremost is the Basilica of Santa Maria del Fiore which its dome is one of Florence's most recognizable symbols. Another landmark you can find at Piazza del Duomo is the Florence Baptistery (Battistero di San Giovanni). The Baptistery resides in a magnificent antique Romanesque building with an exquisite interior and contains the Tomb of Antipope John XXIII. Also, Piazza del Duomo includes Campanile di Giotto, Giotto’s Bell Tower, a wonderful 85 meters bell tower from the 14th century.
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Florence

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  Piazza del Duomo, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy
The Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore (Florence Cathedral) is the largest church in Europe and the third-largest in the world after San Pietro in Rome and San Paolo in London. The red-brown dome of the cathedral is one of the most iconic images of Florence. The outstanding Roman Catholic cathedral is UNESCO World Heritage Site and is mesmerizing, in and out.
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Cupola del Brunelleschi, Florence

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  Piazza del Duomo, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy
Symbol to innovation and creativity, Cupola del Brunelleschi is truly an architectural wonder. The spectacular dome of Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore is one of the most admirable monuments in Florence. It was designed by Filippo Brunelleschi, which is a pioneer and notable renaissance architect. Brunelleschi's dome which was constructed from 1420 until 1436, pushed the architecture and engineering boundaries of its time and produce an extraordinary dome that is one of the most beloved and popular places in Florence.
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