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

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

This 3 days in Florence itinerary includes what to see, things to do and where...


Wander Around the Piazza del Duomo

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

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DAY 1 - STOP 1

The Cathedral

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

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DAY 1 - STOP 2

Climb the Bell Tower

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

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...


In Summary

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

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