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It’s a steep climb from the Arno river to this fortress built by order of Grand Duke Ferdinando I di Medici on the highest hill of the Boboli Gardens. From here, you can see the entire city of Florence. Galileo used this location for his...More
The Fort Belvedere is in a nice quiet area of Florence, it was nice to get away from the crowds. The view was stunning. Great view of the cathedral and dome. €3 per person wasn’t too bad value.
The only downside was there was a...More
The fort is really great place to enjoy the view of the city !! Comparing with Michelangelo Square, the view from the fort is much better !! In addition it’s not so crowded.
It takes 20-25 minutes on foot from Ponte Vecchio (but you have...More
We came across this just by chance, we walked to south of the river to get something to eat away from the main tourist area and saw some steps, the steps lead to come fantastic cobbled streets all going uphill so we thought we would...More
The caste is located on a hill very close to Giardino Bardini. The entrance costs 3euros and you can buy the ticket on the spot. There is modern art exhibition in the castle with installations that unfortunately I could not appreciate. The caffe on the...More
Confusing pricing, used to be free, really humourless staff who hushed us for talking at a conversational level, followed around by over zealous security staff obviously expecting one of the kids to start using the sculptures as climbing frames. Worth the climb for sensational views...More
For me, this was the reward of climbing all the way up through Boboli Gardens in a very hot day. Incredible views of Florence and surroundings. The caffe is kinda expensive but ok, had no issues with the service.
Worst service ever. Terrace is empty, we ordered 1 beer and 1 smoothie (smoothie came after 15 min). Order 2 club sandwiches (second one came 15 min after the 1st one)
Happy to put 10€ per club when service is on level, but on...More
We actually went here by mistake, the road just made us end up here, and we thought why not.. The view was absolutely incredible.. if you’re going because of the art inside, I’m not quite as excited. But when you come from the busy city...More
Pitti is a neighborhood characterized by art and history. Renaissance architecture such as Pitti Palace, which houses five museums alone, introduces visitors to the green lungs of spectacular Boboli Gardens. Any visitor can wander through statues, fountains, and panoramic viewpoints. Around the garden, treasures like the Museum of Natural History of the Specola and Villa Bardini guide guests through
Florence as the cradle of the Renaissance. End the day with an aperitif in Piazza della Passera or the more romantic Forte di Belvedere, which offers an amazing panoramic view of the entire city.