Florence, Italy Travel Guide Last Updated: Jan 2022

Part of Italy’s Big 3 along with Rome and Venice, the city of Florence is a compulsory stop on almost any first visit to the country. Florence was arguably the world’s most important city during the Renaissance period and it’s still a big deal today for anyone interested in history or culture.

Why Visit Florence

Florence Facts

Population 370,000
Area 1,500,000
Timezone UTC+1
Currency Euro
Airports Peretola Airport (FLR), Pisa Galileo Galilei Airport (PSA)

Things To Do In Florence

WHERE TO EAT AND DRINK IN Florence

Budget breakfastMost hotels will include breakfast, usually a small one. If not you can find bakeries and cafes to order budget meals.$3.44 - $7.53
Budget lunchAssuming you have your large meal for dinner, you can always find good budget and casual restaurant options for lunch.$5.59 - $10.75
Budget dinnerIf you want to sit down at a restaurant for dinner the price range is wide, largely depending on neighborhood.$7.85 - $16.13
Beer (.33l bottle)Local lagers like Peroni can be found all over. Prices at clubs and fancy restaurants will be higher.$2.80 - $5.38
House wine (.5l jug)Most restaurants will offer a simple local wine at a very affordable price.$3.76 - $5.91
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BEST TOURS in Florence

WHEN TO VISIT Florence

TEMPERATURE AND RAINFALL

Month High F Low F Precipitations(INCH)
January50352.9
February54373.7
March59413.2
April66463.1
May74522.9
June81592.2
July88631.6
August87633.0
September80583.1
October70503.5
November59424.4
December51363.6

Florence WEATHER ADVICE

SUNRISE AND SUNSET

21 Mar6:17am6:28pm
21 Jun5:33am9:01pm
21 Sep7:01am7:15pm
21 Dec7:46am4:40pm

Where to stay in Florence

Florence Hotel Seasons

Florence Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar32.26 - 64.52
starstarstarstarstar43.01 - 88.17
starstarstarstarstar48.39 - 134.41
starstarstarstarstar49.46 - 294.62
starstarstarstarstar241.94 - 323.66
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Florence Hostel Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed19.35 - 45.16

Getting to Florence

GETTING AROUND Florence

Florence TRANSPORT PRICES

Type Price(USD)
Taxi from airport to city center24.73
Airport express bus to city center7.53
Train from Pisa airport to Florence8.92
3km taxi ride in Florence5.38 - 11.83
Bus ride in Florence1.29
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WHERE TO GO BEFORE AND AFTER