Famous as the birthplace of the Renaissance, Florence has stood for centuries as a monument to transcendent art and the power of the human spirit. Visitors from around the world have reveled in the city’s mosaic of museums, gardens, palaces, and galleries. Book your flight to Florence with Alitalia and prepare to experience this historical gem for yourself.
No visit to Florence is complete without a trip to the Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore – known also as Duomo - the most famous landmark in the city. Traverse the Ponte Vecchio or “Old Bridge” and read the inscription left by Dante. Follow in the footsteps of ancient Italians and stroll the historic city center in the evening where you can indulge in a scoop of gelato and watch street performers,
Because of its Mediterranean climate, there is no bad time to travel to Florence. Summers tend to be hot and dry while winters are mild with moderate precipitation. Visitor traffic tends to be steady year-round so buy tickets to events and museums ahead of time. Make sure to check out flight deals to Florence on Alitalia’s website.