Adventure Rating in FlorenceTOP-36 adventure's step-by-step
recipes & lifehacks
How to walk around Piazza Duomo in FlorenceHow to see the panorama of the city from the Boboli Gardens in FlorenceHow to have a picnic on the Piazzale Michelangelo in FlorenceHow to see the masterpieces in the Uffizi Gallery in FlorenceHow to try the Florentine steak in FlorenceHow to walk on the terraces of Rose Garden in FlorenceHow to climb the Giotto's Bell Tower in Florence36 things to doin Florence
In this church, whose facade visually stands out among other buildings in Florence, begins the novel of Boccaccio "The Decameron".
Church of Santa Maria Novella is located in the eponymous square near the train station.
Its facade is decorated with squares of black and white marble what distinguishes it among other urban buildings. Santa Maria Novella was built by Dominican monks, and the best Italian architects decorated it.
Inside the cathedral you can see the frescoes, dating from the 14th and 15th centuries, sumptuous altars and chapels, behind the cathedral the cloister courtyard is located, whose walls are painted by hands of Italian painters.
Things to do here 1
Know more things to do?
Share your ideas of what to do in Florence with other travellers — together we'll make our travellings more interesting!
Basilica of Santa Maria Novella on the mapLocation: Piazza di Santa Maria Novella
9 am - 5 pm
More places to visit in Florence
Villa La Petraia
Located away from the city center, Villa La Petraia is one of the most beautiful buildings that belonged to the Medici family.6
National Museum of Bargello
Palace, that was once the seat of city government, prison and place of execution, is now a national museum, which contains sculptures by Michelangelo, Donatello and others.7
Luxury gate on the south side of Florence, that opens the way to Rome, next to which is the entrance to the Boboli Gardens.9
Once this park was only for famous people of Florence, but now it is a favorite place for walking among the locals and travelers.7
Santa Margherita de' Cerchi
This church is known as the place where married Dante and where is buried Beatrice, at the tomb of whom all left messages for help.12
Basilica of Santa Croce
Located in the heart of Florence, it is the most beautiful and spectacular Franciscan church, and many famous Italians are buried here.7
Piazza del Duomo
The city's main square, where in one place gathered luxury buildings of Florence, and where always you can see crowds of travelers.24
Palazzo Vecchio is a luxurious building in Piazza della Signoria, the clock tower of this palace reminiscent the home of fairytale characters.6
One of the most famous museums in the world and one of the main attractions not only Florence but also the whole of Italy.16
The magnificent building in the center of Florence, where Dante is often dropped in and which became home to the Jerusalem Brotherhood monks.15
Pharmacy of Santa Maria Novella
In the old pharmacy, where also is located the museum, creams, lotions and perfumes, created according to ancient recipes are still sold.6