WHERE TO STAY IN FLORENCE
The cradle of the Italian Renaissance, Florence has been chosen as a home by many distinguished artists, from Michelangelo to Brunelleschi.
If you’re visiting the city for the first time, you might be overwhelmed by the striking amount of awe-inspiring artwork and architecture and not be sure where to stay in Florence.
PIAZZA DELLA SIGNORIA
The best area to stay in Florence for museums and sightseeing. The area is also perfect for foodies as popular restaurants and pizzerias surround the square.
San Marco is an easy walk to the Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore and Piazza della Signoria. With lots of cheap bars and restaurants, It is a great budget-friendly accommodation option.
It gives away “village vibes” so much so that you don’t feel like being in the center of Florence. Here you will find a stunning Basilica where Michelangelo and Galileo rest.
One of the busiest neighborhoods in Florence for the presence of the city’s major market, Mercato Centrale. It is also boasts priceless art treasures like the Cappelle Medicee.
SANTA MARIA NOVELLA
The neighborhood with the train station, and you will just need to walk for a couple of minutes to be in Piazza Santa Maria Novella where you will find a gorgeous Basilica.
It is filled with restaurants and cafes and has some nice parks where Fiorentini meet. Unmissable are Palazzo Pitti, a gorgeous palace with a selection of Renaissance and Modern paintings.
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