Florence Interactive Map: discover more with It’s Florence!

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Florence Interactive Map: discover discover more with It’s Florence! Take a look at our map for Florence suggestions, insights, stories: follow from us fromour blog to the nooks and crannies of the cradle of Renaissance!

Florence interactive map: “our” Florence

Via dell’Inferno (Hell Street)

A Florence movie tour

yes: if you dare, you can walk the Hell Street, while in Florence

Opera di Santa Maria del Fiore (museum, cultural institute)

Graffiti in Florence? There is an App for this: Autography!

The Opera di Santa Maria del Fiore, the company behind the Florence Cathedral monuments since 1296…

Enoteca Alessi

The wine bar a stone’s throw from the Cathedral

You can’t tell you are enjoying Florence like a local if you have never been at Enoteca Alessi, the wine bar / deli shop / and much more in Florence city center

Villa Demidoff, Giardino dell’Orticultura, Orsanmichele

Dragons in Florence!

Do you think to know everything about Florence? Think again: some dragons are around, a Florence secret which reminds us of J.R.R. Tolkien’s stories and “British” saints…

Unusual churches in Florence: Orsanmichele

Piazza dei Ciompi

Florence Flea Market revolution: the relocation

the “Loggia del Pesce” – literally the fish lodge – now in Piazza dei Ciompi, not far from the Basilica di Santa Croce and Casa Buonarroti

Santa Maria Novella Train Station

How to get to Florence

A useful guide about how to get to Florence from abroad or travelling within Italy, and some lesser-known tip

Giardino dell’Iris

Florence & Flowers: Giardino dell’Iris Gallery

Ponte Vecchio

As many other great cities, Florence geographical layout is determined by the presence of a river: the Arno, in this case. With this post I suggest you some Florence tours designed with the Arno in mind

Boboli Gardens

Boboli Gardens: the ‘family garden’ now for everyone

Boboli Gardens are another iconic feature of the gargantuan Florentine heritage

Florence Duomo

If Florence is the cradle of Renaissance, Florence Duomo is the cradle of the cradle! Defining the Florentine landscape, Florence Duomo is the mother of the must – see of the Tuscan city

Palazzo Vecchio

Florence Palazzo Vecchio: many names, long history!

Palazzo Vecchio is, along with the Cathedral, the other main landmark of the Florentine skyline

The Baptistery of St. John

Florence St John: San Giovanni, the Florentine Saint Patron

Florence St John: the Saint, the masterpieces, the feast St John the Baptist is the Saint Patron of the city of Florence

Palazzo Medici Riccardi

A Florence Palace: Palazzo Medici Riccardi

Palazzo Medici Riccardi: two families, one masterpiece Palazzo Medici Riccardi is one of the main features of Via Cavour

Cappelle Medicee

Cappelle Medicee: the Medicis’ Mausoleum

Cappelle Medicee: another example of the Medicis’ ‘think big’ attitude

San Miniato al Monte

Churches sometimes were meant to be also astronomic clocks too!

Piazzale Michelangelo

Piazzale Michelangelo: perfect spot to spot Florence

Piazzale Michelangelo: the view of Florence par excellence


Uffizi is probably the most unique “arts container” in the world

Galleria dell’Accademia

Galleria dell’Accademia: welcome to the David’s home! 

Galleria dell’Accademia – the Academy’s Gallery – hosts many treasures. Among them, a famous big marble giant, made by Michelangelo…

Corridoio Vasariano

Corridoio Vasariano: the Medicis’ ‘far from the madding crowd’ strategy

If, quoting Mel Brooks or Tom Petty, it’s good to be the king, being part of the Medici family in the Renaissance Florence wasn’t bad at all

Palazzo Strozzi

Palazzo Strozzi is definitely under the limelight as the new exhibition, The Cinquecento in Florence, has just started

Palazzo Pitti

Palazzo Pitti is the other half of the impressive display of wealth of the Medici family

San Marco Florence

San Marco Florence: church, monastery, museum

San Marco Florence is a religious complex and a museum as well


Fiesole: a Florentine jewel definitely “older than the Renaissance”

Fiesole is older than the Renaissance and older than Florence too

Santa Maria Novella

Santa Maria Novella: the “other” St. Mary’s church in Florence

Santa Maria Novella is, for many coming to Florence, the very first artwork they will meet

Santa Croce

Santa Croce Florence: an Italian culture “Hall of Fame”

The Santa Croce Florence Basilica is a Franciscan church, one of the three related to the main medieval Mendicant Orders

Campanile di Giotto

Campanile di Giotto: a special point of view to enjoy the Duomo

Campanile di Giotto, the Florence Cathedral bell tower, is one of the beautiful features of the monumental complex of the “Duomo”

Brunelleschi’s Dome

Brunelleschi’s Dome: icing the top of the Renaissance’s cradle

Brunelleschi’s Dome, or: a masterpiece atop – quite literally – another masterpiece

Villa Bardini

Flowers of Florence: (more) “giardini di Firenze” to see: Villa Bardini

a city with – quite literally – flowers in in name and its heritage has to be packed with beautiful gardens!

Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino

Florence Music? Yes indeed! Florence is not only about Renaissance heritage and figurative arts

Villa Medicea di Castello

Let’s discover together another huge piece of the Medici’s heritage in the wider Florence area: the villas

Piazza della Repubblica

Piazza della Repubblica Florence: heart of Florence!

Piazza della Repubblica Florence: one of the fulcrums of Florence city centre

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About the Author:

My passion for languages and travels led me to study languages, particularly English and German, first at the Language High School and the at the Translator and Interpreter School in Florence. I then graduated at the University of Pisa in Languages, with a specialization in History of Art. I have been active in the tourist sector for almost 20 years and since 1997 I have been working as a licensed tourist guide in Florence. I have lots of interests like, for example, travels, wines … and more…

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