Itineraries

The historical center of Florence is ideally explored on foot and the De La Pace Hotel is the ideal place where to start from.

There are many routes to follow to discover different aspects of the cty, from the cultural itineraries to the wine and food tours, going through the most unusual and hidden corners of the city.

Those who don't have much time can focus on the most famous Florence churches and cathedrals: the Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral,with its impressive Brunelleschi’s Dome and Giotto's belfry, and the Florence Baptistery, as well as the Santa Croce and Santa Maria Novella churches.

Those who love art and painting cannot miss an itinerary from Piazza San Marco to the Piazza de’ Pitti, touching some of the world's most famous museums: the Basilica di San Marco and its national museum, the Galleria dell’Accademia, housing the original Michelangelo's David sculpture, the National Bargello Museum, the magnificent Uffizi Gallery, exihibiting some of the most amazing works of art by Michelangelo, Raphael and many others. Last but not least Palazzo Pitti with its many art galleries.

Those who love emotional panoramic views can go exploring the most romantic Florence starting from the Piazzale Michelangelo, one of the most renowned and enchanting city's panoramic spots,to admire the Ponte Vecchio, the Forte Belvedere, the Florence's Dome the Synagogue, the Uffizi Gallery and the most enchanting sunsets Florence is able to give. Nearby you can find San Miniato al Monte, the city's highest viewpoint. Going down you can have a pleasant stroll along the Lungarno, all the way to the iconic Ponte Vecchio, Palazzo Pitti, Piazza della Signoria.

For wine lovers we recommend a route visiting the many so-called “Vinaini”, the famous fiaschetterie, traditional Florence wine shops to taste some of the most typical dishes of the Tuscan tradition alomg with local wines. Traditional products are available also at the San Lorenzo central Market, a few minutes walk from the hotel, where, every day and until late evening, at the first floor of the newest pavillon you can taste wines, cheese and top quality Tuscany products, in a lively and festive environment.

Our reception is willing to give you further information about itineraries and best visits in Florence.