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03 Aug 2019 - 10 Aug 2019
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TripAdvisor rating 4.5
From £428 per person
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03 Aug 2019 - 10 Aug 2019
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03 Aug 2019 - 10 Aug 2019
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Hotel Azzi
10 Aug 2019 - 17 Aug 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £306 per person
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10 Aug 2019 - 17 Aug 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £368 per person
Hotel Santa Croce
10 Aug 2019 - 17 Aug 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.5
From £385 per person
Room Mate Luca
10 Aug 2019 - 17 Aug 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.5
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8 days / 7 nights
DepartingSat, 07 Sep 2019
Norcenni Girasole Village
07 Sep 2019 - 14 Sep 2019
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Bed And Breakfast La Sosta
07 Sep 2019 - 14 Sep 2019
From £158 per person
Villa Norcenni Aparthotel
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From £168 per person
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07 Sep 2019 - 14 Sep 2019
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3 days / 2 nights
DepartingFri, 19 Jul 2019
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Hotel Spagna
19 Jul 2019 - 21 Jul 2019
TripAdvisor rating 3.0
From £214 per person
Hotel Basilea
19 Jul 2019 - 21 Jul 2019
TripAdvisor rating 3.5
From £239 per person
Botticelli
19 Jul 2019 - 21 Jul 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £262 per person
Hotel Machiavelli Palace
19 Jul 2019 - 21 Jul 2019
TripAdvisor rating 3.5
From £269 per person
3 days / 2 nights
DepartingFri, 26 Jul 2019
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Casa Rovai Guest House
26 Jul 2019 - 28 Jul 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.5
From £177 per person
Corona D' Italia
26 Jul 2019 - 28 Jul 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £202 per person
Hotel Botticelli
26 Jul 2019 - 28 Jul 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £204 per person
Hotel Jane
26 Jul 2019 - 28 Jul 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £179 per person
3 days / 2 nights
DepartingFri, 06 Sep 2019
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Bavaria
06 Sep 2019 - 08 Sep 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £162 per person
Basilea
06 Sep 2019 - 08 Sep 2019
TripAdvisor rating 3.5
From £188 per person
Hotel Gioia
06 Sep 2019 - 08 Sep 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £174 per person
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06 Sep 2019 - 08 Sep 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £196 per person
3 days / 2 nights
DepartingFri, 13 Sep 2019
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Hotel Arizona
13 Sep 2019 - 15 Sep 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £171 per person
Hotel Rosary Garden
13 Sep 2019 - 15 Sep 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.5
From £196 per person
Hotel Palazzo Vecchio
13 Sep 2019 - 15 Sep 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £172 per person
Black 5 Florence
13 Sep 2019 - 15 Sep 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £183 per person
3 days / 2 nights
DepartingFri, 22 Nov 2019
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Hotel Silla
22 Nov 2019 - 24 Nov 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.5
From £135 per person
San Gallo Palace
22 Nov 2019 - 24 Nov 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.5
From £131 per person
Hotel Axial
22 Nov 2019 - 24 Nov 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.5
From £151 per person
Hotel Rosso 23
22 Nov 2019 - 24 Nov 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £143 per person
Hotel ratings in Florence
Hotel Bodoni
Florence
From £232 per person
Great Location
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
Oct 19, 2018
Newport, United Kingdom
Hotel Villa Betania
Florence
From £376 per person
Excellent hotel
TripAdvisor rating 4.5
Apr 26, 2019
Hotel De Lanzi
Florence
From £186 per person
Great for a Group Stay
TripAdvisor rating 3.5
Mar 30, 2019
Jacksonville, Florida
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Flight and hotel Florence

Introducing Florence

Located in the heart of Tuscany, Florence – or Firenze in Italian – is home to countless historic buildings and churches, while its galleries house some of the most beautiful and famous works of art in the world. Whether you spend your weekend in Florence exploring galleries or wandering around the narrow, cobbled streets of the Old Town, you'll surely be impressed by this stunning Tuscan city.

What to know before visiting Florence

A number of UK airports offer flights to Florence, one of Italy's most popular destinations for travellers from around the world. You can fly to Florence from London and regional airports including Manchester. Located around three miles outside the city centre, Amerigo Vespucci Airport (FLR) is named after the famous explorer. Catch the regular shuttle bus to get to historic quarter.

UK citizens won't need a visa for city breaks in Florence. The currency in Italy is the euro, and Italian is the main language. However, many people working at hotels, restaurants and visitor attractions speak some English. Florence is one hour ahead of the UK.

When is the best time to visit Florence?

No matter what time of year you choose to take package holidays in Florence, you'll likely experience pleasant weather. Florence can be very warm during the summer months, and in winter, the area can see temperatures of up to 15°C.

What to do in Florence

Take a stroll through the winding streets of the Old Town to enjoy the scenery and bustling life of this colourful city. Package holidays in Florence wouldn't be complete without a walk over the unusual Ponte Vecchio on the River Arno, which was traditionally where the city's jewel merchants sold their wares and is still home to jewellery shops. Make sure to check out the outdoor San Lorenzo Market, where you can buy local food, leather items and souvenirs.

Food and wine are important parts of life in Tuscany, and Florence is no exception. Expect to spend most of the evening enjoying your meal on city breaks in Florence – when so many of the restaurants have such great views, why would you want to finish your meal quickly, anyway?

Places to visit in Florence

Florence is an art lover's and history buff's paradise. Make sure you spend some time exploring the city's fascinating buildings.

  • The city's historic cathedral, the Duomo, is a must-see on weekends in Florence. If you have the energy, why not climb the bell tower next door to enjoy the view over the city's rooftops?
  • The cathedral isn't the only church worth visiting, however. Get a glimpse into the lives of Florence's powerful Medici family by visiting their chapel, complete with sculptures by Michelangelo.
  • Florence is also home to Michelangelo's David, one of the most famous statues in the world. See it at the Galleria dell'Accademia. As this museum is hugely popular, you'll want to get there early to beat the crowds.
  • Art lovers should also visit the Uffizi Gallery, housed in an old palace. It contains works by Botticelli, Caravaggio and Michelangelo.

What should you eat in Florence?

While pizza and pasta are widely available at most restaurants, there are also plenty of traditional Tuscan dishes worth trying while in Florence. Bistecca alla Fiorentina, a cut of T-bone steak named after the city, is ideal for those with big appetites, while ribollita, a typical peasant dish made with stale bread, tomatoes and vegetables, has risen to restaurant-standard cuisine and can be found in many eateries.

Tuscany is famous for its wines, so while eating out on your weekend in Florence, make sure to order a local bottle of Chianti if you're a red wine drinker, or Vernaccia di Sam Gimignano if you prefer white.

What to bring back from Florence

Souvenir shoppers have lots of options to choose from in Florence, from miniature Michelangelo's David statues to handmade jewellery from the traditional shops on the Ponte Vecchio and boutiques in the winding streets of the Old Town. Florence is also famous for its perfume and paper industries, and the city is home to many stores selling handmade perfumes and soap and handbound books. Stop in to pick up a special souvenir of your trip to Tuscany.