The Best 3 Days in Florence Itinerary for First-Timers Story

By Erin

Introduction

The Best 3 Days in Florence Itinerary for First-Timers Story

Welcome to the charming city of Florence, the capital city of Tuscany, home to some...

Day 1

Wander Around the Piazza del Duomo

Spend your very first day in Florence in the city center at the Piazza del...

Day 1 - Stop 1

The Cathedral

The first stop on day one in Florence is to go inside the Duomo. The...

Day 1 - Stop 2

Climb the Bell Tower

You can actually climb the Duomo that you just visited, which is one of the...

Day 1 - Stop 3

Grab a Panini at Toscani

When you're back to the ground after your hike up the bell tower, grab a...

Day 1 - Stop 4

The Accademia Gallery

On your way to the Accademia, stop for some gelato (you've earned it after all...

Day 1 - Stop 5

Dinner at Trattoria ZaZa

Treat yourself after a successful day in Florence with dinner at Trattoria ZaZa. ZaZa's is...

Day 2

The Uffizi Gallery, Markets and a Rooftop Bar

Starting off the day with Florence's most-loved museum, day two is another packed day of...

Day 2 - Stop 1

Uffizi Gallery

I had to put the Uffizi Gallery on this Florence 3 day itinerary as it...

Day 2 - Stop 2

Lunch at Mercato Centrale

I know this might just sound like another lunch spot, but I promise you can...

Day 2 - Stop 3

Shop at the San Lorenzo Market

The San Lorenzo Market is also known as the Leather Market due to the abundance...

Day 2 - Stop 4

Watch the Sunset at View on Art

View on Art is my favorite rooftop bar in Florence because of its incredible view...

Day 3

Ponte Vecchio, Boboli Gardens and Piazza Michelangelo

This 3-day Florence itinerary saves the best views for the last day. You will start...

Day 3 - Stop 1

Ponte Vecchio

The Ponte Vecchio is the famous bridge crossing the Arno River that you most likely...

Day 3 - Stop 2

Have Lunch at Osteria de Peccatori

For lunch, stop at the nearby Osteria de Peccatori for an Aperol spritz, Foccacia bread,...

Day 3 - Stop 3

Boboli Gardens

Once you cross the Ponte Vecchio into the Oltrarno (the other side of the river),...

Day 3 - Stop 4

Piazzale Michelangelo

Hike up the steps to Piazzale Michelangelo for the perfect ending to your 3 days...

Conclusion

In Summary

72 hours in Florence is definitely not enough time to see everything that this beautiful...