Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in you sail. Explore. Dream. Discover. Mark Twain

To say that I love Florence very much. When it comes to the Italian cities, all of them are amazing like fairytale.

Florence is a city of art, fashion and food. It is just an entertaining city with so many options. So here are the top 12 things;

  • Climb to the top of the Duomo

You can’t leave Florence without see this beautiful Florence Cathedral.

It begun to designed in 1296 in the Gothic style by Arnolfo di Cambio and the dome was added in by Filippo Brunelleschi

The cathedral stands all over the city. For enjoy the view of Florence, you should climb 463 steps because there is no elevator. I personally believe that 463 steps worth for the enchanting view.

  • Eat Ice Cream

There is no way you can go to Italy and not eat ice cream. There is excellent ice cream on offer almost every street of Florence.

  • Visit Uffizi Gallery

It is one of he world’s most amazing museums. There are many enchanting art works on display by world’s greatest artists, including The Birth of Venus by Botticelli.

  • Statue Of David

It is one of the most visited attractions in Florence. Putting  Michelangelo’s most famous work on display to the public. The statue display in the piazza but replaced by a replica to protect the real statue of David.

  • Palazzo Pitti

It is a Renaissance palace which is known as largesy museum complex in Florence.

  • Ponte Vecchio

It is a medieval bridge which is over the Arno river. It is noted having shops, jewelers, souvenir sellers and art dealers.

  • Boboli Gardens

The beautiful garden located behind the Pitti Palace which offers  pleasant break from crowded streets and will offer you 16th to 18th century beautiful sculptures in the outdoor.

  • Giardino Bardini

It is a Renaissance garden which offers panoramic views all over the Florence and many statues.

  • Visit Fountain Of Neptune

The fountain located in Piazza della Signoria. It was commissşoned in 1565 by Baccio Bandinelli.

  • Visit Santa Maria Novella, Most Famous Farmacy

France is considered birthdplace of perfumes but another provenance of perfume in Florance which is Officina Profumo Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella. This place known as Catherine de Medici who commisioned to create signature scent for her.

Medici’s fragnance knows as ‘Acqua della Regia’ or in english ‘Water of the Queen’.

Today it is more like museum than a perfume shop. It is a stocks a range of perfumes, soaps.

  • Discover Secret Night Bakeries

There is nothing like late night snacks, especially if snacks comes fresh out of the oven. The best midnight snacks come from the secret bight bakeries in Florence.

These secret bakeries aren’t frequented by the public. Even they are not open during working hours. These are wholesale bakeries that supply the restaurants, bakeries and cafes all over Florence. If you are awake between 2 am to 4 am, you can check out the backstreets.

The best way to discover te secret night bakeries is to walk with an open nose. They fill the streets with the smell of delicious pastiries.

  • Dante’s House

If you are Dante’s lover, The casa di Dante is perfect for you. It is a 3 floor museum which shows the life and works of Dante with documents.