Choose your language

Choose your language:               

Insert username and password

You are here:   HomeExperience FlorenceArt & Culture

Art Itinerary - Florence Squares

Florence offers many historical squares, plenty of the squares are masterpieces of their own and our considered open-air museums, places where people can meet each other, visit small antiques markets, buy typical products and also close business agreements.



You can start by visiting Piazza del Duomo, it has always been the spiritual centre of Florence. Passing by the Cathedral of “Santa Maria del Fiore”, it’s impossible not to lift your eyes and admire the imposing Gothic Façade in all its majesty and the Brunelleschi’s Dome visible from every part of Florence.

Continuing towards Piazza della Signoria dominated by “Palazzo Vecchio”, literally the "Old Palace", still fulfils its original role as Florence's town hall where it is possible to see many important sculptures like a copy of David, a masterpiece of Michelangelo: one of the major artist of Italy. The bronze statue of Perseo holding Medusa's head, by Cellini, and the fountain of Neptune dell’Ammannati.

If you’re tired you can rest a moment on the stone steps in front of the Uffizi Gallery and observe the street artist’s shows.

Pass the square and go towards Santa Croce. Here you can stop for a coffee or a sandwich in one of the many bars in the area.



Piazza Santa Croce is a rectangular and enormous square: highlighted by the white facades of the Church and the statue of Dante. In the center of the square in June takes place the famous historical Florentine football match. After seeing the works inside the church of Santa Croce, continue towards the Arno river.

Passing the river you’ll arrive in Piazza Pitti, the old residence of the Medici. You can take a break by sitting on the square or visit the Boboli garden that surrounds the ancient Grand Ducal residence.



After this stopover, you arrive to Piazza Santo Spirito, lively square on the opposite banks of the Arno. The unusual facade of the church designed by Brunelleschi makes it an unusual background for this picturesque square,full of life: with many shops, clubs, restaurants, where to eat and drink without spending too much money!

Hotel finder

Search your hotel using the form below:

Check-in date:  
Check-out date:  

Travellers' Choice

Expensive & Luxury Hotels
Monna Lisa   99.00 €
Roma   158.00 €
Mid Range Hotels
Perseo   93.00 €
Hotel Rex   59.00 €
Budget & Cheap Hotels
Tourist House Ghiberti   74.00 €
Montreal   34.00 €

Rss Feed

Stay in tune with Florence!
Stay in tune with Florence news, specials
offers and packages subscribing to
Firenze Albergo RSS Feed!
News & Events
All about Florence art, concerts...
Simple Booking™
Forniture Alberghiere
QNT - Siti web e marketing turistico
Chat live!
If you prefer call the Customer Service by phone
+39 055 2707278
Available from 9.00am to 1.00pm and 3.00pm to 6.00pm,
Monday to Friday (Florence time GMT+1)

Progetto finanziato con fondi l.r. 28/97 art. 10 annualità 2006 / 2007
© 2000-2018 Consorzio Firenze Albergo
Via Valfonda, 9 - 50123 Florence (ITALY) - P.iva 04571090481
Tel. +39.055.2707278  -  Fax. +39.055.281616
We inform you with this banner that our hotel uses technical, analytics and third part cookies. For more information on the cookies that our site uses and how you can opt out of any cookie installation, click here. By clicking "I Agree" button you agree to the use of cookies.
I Agree