Florence attractions and things to do
Galleria degli Uffizi
The world’s greatest collection of Renaissance painting.
Museo del Bargello
Some of Florence’s most important sculptures are housed in this ex-prison.
Galleria Palatina (Pitti Palace)
An extraordinary hoard of paintings is housed in this ex-Medici residence.
Museo di San Marco
This ex-convent houses some of Fra Angelico’s most beautiful works.
Santa Maria Novella
This huge Gothic church has a glorious façade and houses some magnificent frescoes.
The world’s most famous nude statue is housed here along with more treasures.
This tiny chapel is covered with superb frescoes by Masaccio, Masolino and Lippi.
San Miniato al Monte
This beautiful Romanesque church overlooks Florence and houses a treasure trove of artworks.
Museo dell'Opera del Duomo (Cathedral Works Museum)
Some magnificent sculpture and Ghiberti’s bronze doors are housed in this underrated museum.
The Archaeological Museum houses Italy’s most important collection of Etruscan artefacts.