10 Fun things to do in Florence
Are you planning to come to Florence during summer but you haven’t choosen yet what to do? Read on to find out 10 fun things to in Florence.
Available everyday in three different times, Segway tours are the perfect way to have a interesting introduction of the city and learn something knew about the sights you will visit with a local and knowledgeable guide. So choose now and meet your guide!
It is a must for food lovers! Start the day with an authentic Italian Coffee tasting experience and at the end of the tour you will understand the Italian food culture. The Florence food tour will dazzle your senses and introduce you to unique florentine flavors and aromas. Let yourself get absorbed into the history and culture of Florence!
Take the chance to immerse yourself into the real life of a florentine and taste delicatessen and local food paired with some Italian craft beers. Treat yourself with some good Italian food and Italian beers!
Just few meters from the train station of Santa Maria Novella, visit the oldest historic pharmacy in Europe that has been active for about 4 centuries and where you can buy some products still realized with old Domenican recipes.
Do you want to know who is the artist behind the stickers on the road signs? Meet Clet Abraham, a french urban artist, in his studio in Florence. Active since 1990, he critics the authorities and operates in the urban context all over the world. If you see some eccentricities along your way, that might be Clet’s work! So go around Florence and search carefully for his works.
You tasted the gelato during your stay in Italy and now you want to prepare it by yourself? Contact the Gelateria Rivareno and organize your Gelato making class! They will give you tips and tricks in order to prepare your favorite gelato flavour.
Going out during summer days is too hot? Come to the south part of Florence and enjoy some movies under the dark blue sky and stars at Arena di Marte cinema, next to the Mandela Forum. Perfect for a romantic date!
Excellent during summer, get a boat trip in the Arno river. Ponte Vecchio is the most famous bridge but have you ever thought of seeing it passing under it? Well, the Old Bridge is only one of the spots you can see in a different way. See Florence from another perspective.
Are you passionate of original language films? The Odeon Original Sound programme is the one for you! Check every day its calendar, choose your film and take the tickets! Return back to the old tradition of this cinema where they proudly host the latest releases in their original language.
Oltrarno, the other part of the Arno river, is the ideal area to discover the artisan tradition of the city. The area where artisan workshops and stores are far more than souvenir shops. It’s like discovering a new world, different from the always full city centre.