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I was so happy I made the steep trek up to this old fort. It was so nice to finally get away from the throngs of tourists that cover every inch of Florence. I visited at 4 on a Thursday and it was relatively quiet....More
I happened upon Belvedere while on a walk exploring outside the main city circle. I ended up able to enter for free with my school ID, and was shocked and pleased by the amazing view. I did not go inside, but spent all of my...More
We entered the fort from Boboli gardens and enjoyed the spectacular views over Florence in the late afternoon. There is not much historical information around the site which was disappointing so a guide or some preparation might improve your visit.
There were some art exhibitions...More
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