If you're a first time visitor to Florence, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a local neighborhood could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but the hotels may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about neighborhoods and places to stay in Florence.
The top mentioned neighborhoods and areas that people talk about in and around Florence are:
Here's what Trippy members had to say:
"You can do day trips to Pisa, Siena, San Gimignano all of which we loved and, getting there, you will see the country side, especially from Siena and San G." See More
"We took day trips, from Florence, to Pisa and to Siena." See More
"You could go from Florence to Siena, seeing much of Tuscany in the process, visit Siena and then bus back to Florence." See More
"From there I intend to do daytrips by bus to Siena, Lucca and San Gimignano." See More
"Something in The Oltrarno neighborhood." See More
Depending on the neighborhood you choose, you may want to research hotels in the area. If you'd rather start with the most recommended hotels in Florence, here's a list to get you started.
Here's what Trippy members had to say about hotels:
" Florence is more of a museum town, Uffizi Gallery, Academia, Pitti Palace, Museo Galileo and churches, Basilica of Santa Croce, Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore." See More
"In Florence I stayed in Room Mate Luca, which is on a quiet(ish) side street but a short walk to everything." See More
"The Westin Excelsior Florence - amazing location, amazing service, amazing Negroni at the lobby)." See More
"Another very nice hotel, well located, reasonable, great staff, great breakfast: Il Guelfo Bianco on Via Cavour 29 Florence 50129: info Hotel Il Guelfo Bianco" See More
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Trippy is a great resource for planning your trip because you get advice from real travelers. We suggested neighborhoods and hotels based on the recommendations of the Trippy community. This gives you a quick overview, but if you're looking to do more research, here are some of the questions that we used to find this information.
If you're a foodie or just love to eat when you travel, you might decide to stay in a hotel close to a restaurant you want to try. Here are some places to eat in Florence.
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Maybe you're looking for a happening area with lots to see and do, or you want to be walking distance from tourist attractions. Check out some of these places and see there's a hotel nearby.
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This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from Florence locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about Florence.
If you've changed your mind and decided to go somewhere else, go to the main page and explore where to stay in any city.
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