DURB0381's Florence, Italy
Giotto's Bell Tower (Campanile di Giotto)
Piazza del Duomo
Even on a hot, crowded day, climbing the tower was very manageable for this 66-year-old, moderately ...
12R Via dei Tavolini
A delicious late lunch on a hot Sunday in August. Many people recommended this place--including our ...
Via della Spada 27R
Excellent food, OK house wine. However, we had to ask three times for our wine, and our dishes came ...
Trattoria La Madia
Via Del Giglio, 14
We ate simply and well at Trattoria La Madia (very convenient to Hotel Burchianti and not far from M...
Piazzale degli Uffizi 6
It was so horrendously crowded, I felt like an ant on a forced march. That sensation interfered with...
Duomo Museum (Museo dell'Opera del Duomo)
Piazza del Duomo 9
We couldn't see everything because of the renovations (and so the ticket was discounted). Still, for...
Baptistery of San Giovanni (Battistero)
Piazza di San Giovanni
The bright facade echoes that of the Duomo--and of course there are those famous doors. (But they ar...
Museo Nazionale del Bargello (Bargello Museum)
Via del Proconsolo 4
Great statues in gorgeous rooms and outside in the evocative courtyard. Not very crowded, and not ve...
Duomo - Cathedral of Santa Maria dei Fiore
Via della Canonica, 1
The lively multicolored marble facade is, to my mind, the best part. If the lines are too long or if...
Wonderful overlook of the city and the surrounding hills, nice at sunset. A bit of a car-jammed madh...
The Basilica of San Miniato al Monte
Via Delle Porte Sante, 34
A lovely little church, beautifully set high above the city. Time your visit to get there before it ...