4 mentions in Two days in Florence
Matthew H. said, "...its Boboli gardens for strolls they way they were meant to be taken. Avoid the restaurants along the river next to Ponte Vecchio, the views are nice, but they are hunting for tourists and don't provide the best food or prices..." See More
Sue S. said, "...but didn't book more museums than that as we were travelling with our three kids. You definitely want to see the Ponte Vecchio (we went during the day and night).Our best meal was at Trattoria Sostanza, their butter chicken was incredible and..." See More
Damian M. said, "...- Campanile di Giotto - The Baptistery of St. John - Santa Croce - Piazza della Signoria - Palazzo Vecchio - Ponte Vecchio- Boboli Gardens - Gallery of The Academy - Piazzale Michelangelo Good trip! Damian...." See More
Gaia Z. said, "...:) First stop in Florence is downtown, from the Dome, to the central neighborhood of Basilica of San Lorenzo and to Ponte Vecchio. BUT don't forget to cross the River Arno and go to Piazza della Signoria (its gardens are breath-taking)..." See More
Jaclyn R. said, "...Signoria, Piazza della Repubblica, and Piazzale Michelangelo. Good shopping near Santa Croce, Borgo Pinti, and on the back streets near the Ponte Vecchio. Day trips-- MUST do a full day in Chianti in Tuscany . My personal favorite area in Tuscany..." See More
Russell G. said, "...Greetings Terrece, I will echo M. Mahaffy's suggestions of Gallery of The Academy & Uffizi Gallery as well as Duomo & Ponte Vecchio in Firenze; but would add Pitti Palace/Boboli Gardens, Stazione Firenze Santa Maria Novella & Basilica of Santa Croce to..." See More
Scott M. said, "..." in Florence are Duomo,The Baptistery of St. John, Uffizi Gallery, and probably Gallery of The Academy with Michelangelo's David, and Ponte Vecchio. As for Venice, I would say the must sees are San Marco Square and the Doge's Palace. Murano..." See More
Jillian G. said, "...I would get off the train station and hop a cab to enjoy lunch overlooking the Arno and Ponte Vecchio at Golden View Open Bar. Request a window seat, and enjoy some chianti while taking in the view. I'm pretty sure I..." See More
Courtney R. said, "...I agree 2,000% with Jillian about seeing the Ponte Vecchio. It's insanely beautiful whether you're on it or just looking at it. I know this isn't exactly what you asked for and it's a weird one-off, but I would try to..." See More
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Tiffany W. said, "...for the best restaurants. It proved true. Though we enjoyed coffee and gelato on the northern, more touristy side of the Ponte Vecchio, once we crossed it, we found narrow shop-lined streets and a great selection of restaurants. We ate at..." See More
Jillian G. said, "...Golden View Open Bar. Reserve a table a few days in advance by the window for an amazing view of the Ponte Vecchio. Order yourself some Chianti and try the Gorgonzola Gnocchi. Trust me on this one. :)..." See More
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Renate F. said, "...is long. Your hotel may also be able to reserve a spot for you here. Don't miss a walk on the Ponte Vecchio. These are the priorities, I would think but there are so many other things to see and do..." See More
Barbara K. said, "...Gallery of The Academy for the Michelangelo (book online in advance to save yourself time), and have a stroll across the Ponte Vecchio. Florence is very walkable and best enjoyed wandering the streets aimlessly!..." See More
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Lawrence M. said, "...John and Ghiberti's "Gates of Paradise" doors (must be seen to be believed)Loggia dei Lanzi (outdoor sculptures on the town square) Ponte Vecchio (Old Bridge, now lined with gold merchants)Galleria dell'Accademia (Accademia Museum) (Michelangelo's David, plus a bunch more) MONDAY: (Many European..." See More
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Pamela P. said, "...My favorite Florence restaurant is Trattoria l'Parione, not far from Ponte Vecchio. The fifty-year-old trattoria is housed in a historical 14th century historical building, and the cuisine is classic Tuscan with a creative, contemporary spin. If possible, sit in the cozy..." See More
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