Travel and Tourist Information
ABOVE: The Cathedral of Santa Maria Fiore
dominates Florence's skyline.
Firenze, is one of Italy's
"big three" tourist destinations, along with Venice and
Rome. Its great
churches, world-class art museums, fine shopping, and role as the gateway to
Tuscany make it even more popular now than it was when writers like Elizabeth
Barrett Browning, E.M. Forster, and Henry James made the city irresistible to
Don't try to do Florence in one day--allow at least several days, especially
if you're interested in visiting the major churches and touring the Accademia
and Uffizi Galleries.
The navigation table below is divided into two sections: a general index, and
an index of pages about hotels and other accommodations.
You'll also find navigation links to a Florence map and a
Florence Weather Forecast.
To start planning your trip to
down and start clicking: