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Customer Travel Tips for Florence

84% Avg. city rating Rated by 3481 customers

Activities / excursions 88%

Restaurants / eating out 87%

Shopping 81%

Chilling out / relaxing 82%

Getting around / public transport 81%

Sightseeing 93%

Culture 96%

Nightlife / partying 74%

Value for money 77%

Customer Travel Tips for Florence

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82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
82% Avg. rating


24 Mar 2019

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Just get around and enjoy the city. You don’t need a big plan for it.

Liked: The atmosphere of Florence is fantastic. It is a really cultural, beautiful city.

Disliked: Nothing

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 40%
87% Avg. rating


19 Oct 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Michelangelo Square

Liked: The city in general

Disliked: No, nothing

76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 40%
76% Avg. rating


21 Sep 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Visit Santa Maria Novella on sunday mass

Liked: Sightseeing objects

Disliked: High prices for entrance to some churches

100% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
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  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


17 Sep 2017

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Santa Maria dei Fiori

Liked: Everything

Disliked: Nothing

96% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
96% Avg. rating


13 Sep 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Go to the museums, take plenty of time to do all of the Duomo activities,, and leisurely wander around the streets!

Liked: Everything!!!

Disliked: Nope

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
84% Avg. rating


05 Sep 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Wander after dark. Its a really safe town and there is no need to hide away when the sunsets. Most of the tourists disappear with the setting sun and the town becomes all yours. I especially recommend the areas around piazza della republica and piazza della uffizi after dark.

Liked: Gorgeous city bursting with history and culture. Magnificient food and wine. Generally friendly people and easily navigable.

Disliked: The restaurants can be a bit pricey compared to the rest of Italy. The city seems to go to bed early as everything shuts down before 12 or so it seems.

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
89% Avg. rating


04 Sep 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Don't spend too much time there.

Liked: Beautiful city.

Disliked: Expensive.

96% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
96% Avg. rating


21 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Look up.

Liked: The city itself is a museum!

Disliked: Try avoiding high season (August) if possible, because the crowds can be overwhelming, and so can the heat!

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
87% Avg. rating


20 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Book activities like the Uffizi and Duomo in advance

Liked: Beautiful architecture and museums. Great food. Friendly people

Disliked: Nothing!

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


14 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
As a family with children

Trip Type:
Family Holiday

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Select winter time for visiting.

Liked: Great cultural place!

Disliked: Too manny tourist!

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
89% Avg. rating


08 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Get to popular tourist attractions early to avoid some of the queues in high season. Go all the way to the top of the bell-tower of the Duomo. Eat gelato.

Liked: Lovely city to look around, great atmosphere, late night gelato!

Disliked: NO

73% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 20%
  • Shopping - 20%
73% Avg. rating


01 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Family Holiday

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Don't go at Michelangelo Palace for city top view, go to Belvedere Fortress, it's tourist free with amazing views.

Liked: Culture, City center Palace, the top views, the nature around and the city spirit.

Disliked: Quite high prices...

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
80% Avg. rating


19 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: plan well before & get up early to visit sites as it gets VERY busy!

Liked: lots to see & visit (albeit expensive!)

Disliked: cost

98% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
98% Avg. rating


10 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year City break Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Make sure to visit the Piazza Michalangelo

Liked: Florence was a lovely city, very clean and tourist friendly.

Disliked: Nothing!

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
78% Avg. rating


02 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Business / conference Romantic getaway Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: On some days if you want to visit the main Dome, you should book the ticket online and one or two days earlier!

Liked: Sightseeings

Disliked: For people who arrive to Florence on Saturday evening, it is really hard to find bus ticket!

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
84% Avg. rating


26 Jun 2017

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year City break Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: If you travel in summer, make siesta!

Liked: Historical buildings. View.

Disliked: Too manny people.

98% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
98% Avg. rating


26 Jun 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: Visit outside the peak tourist season.

Liked: Culture.

Disliked: No.

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
87% Avg. rating


19 Jun 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Enjoy

Liked: Culture

Disliked: It's hot in spring/summer

98% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
98% Avg. rating


19 Jun 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Revisar muy bien el clima y no subestimarlo

Liked: Todo, principalmente la vista de la Plaza Michelangelo

Disliked: The heat on this days

67% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 40%
67% Avg. rating


15 Jun 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Being comfortable shoes and patience

Liked: Beautiful city.

Disliked: Very busy with tourists

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84% Avg. city rating Rated by 3481 customers

Activities / excursions 88%

Restaurants / eating out 87%

Shopping 81%

Chilling out / relaxing 82%

Getting around / public transport 81%

Sightseeing 93%

Culture 96%

Nightlife / partying 74%

Value for money 77%

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