Florence is the most important city in Tuscany and a place full of unique gems that are just waiting to be discovered!
Florence is the cradle of the Renaissance, and it’s no secret that it’s only here that you get to see some artistic and architectural masterpieces, like the ‘David’ of Michelangelo and ‘The Birth of Venus’ of Sandro Botticelli.
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2 days in Florence
If traveling from Bologna your next train stop is Florence Santa Maria Novella station which is just a 10-minute walk from the city center.
Before arriving in the city, though, lets’ take a quick look at some of the reasons we believe Florence is worth visiting for.
Is Florence worth visiting?
With all the things to do in Florence, let’s now consider the number of days needed to enjoy the landmarks and suggestions in this itinerary.
How many days in Florence?
Thanks to the city’s compact size, you can walk around its historical city center in just 24 hours. But this is not enough time to visit all the most important landmarks and enjoy the unique vibe this city has to offer.
We suggest spending at least 2 or 3 days in Florence in order to get the most out of this popular Italian tourist destination.
You can easily add Florence as a stop to an extended Italian itinerary too!
Take a look at this 2 week in Italy itinerary for some inspiration, and to understand how it’s connected by train to other major Italian cities.
Florence is located in a very strategic position from which you can easily reach smaller medieval villages in the Val d’Elsa and Chianti hills region.
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