Is it possible to roam around and explore Florence in a day? Well, it is a bit too hard if you would ask me. Personally, Florence, Italy is such a lovely place where there is a lot of beautiful tourist destination to visit. It would be a difficult task to view everything during your 24 hours in Florence. But would it be possible to experience Florence in a day? Yes, you may. And you can do it with pride and a lot of passion.
We will guide you through of what are the possible things you can to and visit in Florence in 24 hours stay in the city where there are magnificent and impressive architecture and delightful culture. Not to mention the kind of people you want to talk to during one of your vacations.
We listed 10 places you can visit in Florence for a day. Just make sure, to check out traffic movements and shortest and nearest route to visit the following famous tourist destinations.
24 Hours In Florence
The Palazzo Pitti is a palace built in a sturdy brick structure. The palazzo was used to be Napoleon’s quarters for military base and later a royal place. Now, the palace is used as a museum that displays objects from history of Italy, and other old art pieces. It’s a place that should be checked out during your 24 hours in Florence.
The Giotto’s Campanile is a part of the landmark of the Piazza del Duomo. The historical have extravagant huge 7 pieces of bells which was built from 17th century up to 1956.
One of the most popular museums in Italy is the Uffizi Gallery. The museum exhibits arts and historical antiquities of the region and should be visited one day in Florence. You can just walk few steps away after exploring the Piazza della Signoria in the Historic Centre of Florence. The museum is adjacent around the Ponte Vecchio.
You should never leave Florence in Italy without visiting and taking pictures of the famous arch bridge of Ponte Vecchio from medieval period. The bridge is made up of large rocks segmented to form an arch on the famous bridge in Arno River. You can walk few steps away and quickly buy souvenirs and snacks before hopping to the next historical site.
The Basilica di Santa Croce is a minor Roman Catholic Church, but should be checked out during your 24 hours in Florence. This is the main church for the Franciscan church in Italy. It is just few meters away from the Piazza di Santa Croce. So you can save few minutes of your time walking and hopping up to your next tourist spot to visit.
Gallery Of The Academy Of Florence
Locally known as the Galleria dell ‘Accdemia di Firenze is the museum where the famous Michelangelo’s David sculpture can be seen. Although you can see the duplicate statue can also be seen at Palazzo Vecchio. The one in the Gallery of the Academy of Florence is the original masterpiece of Michelangelo. You can just stop there for few minutes and hop to next destination.
Palazzo Vecchio And Plaza Signoria
By visiting the Palazzo Vecchio, you can also pass and explore other tourist spots like Plaza Signoria, and Loggia dei Lanzi. The Palazzo Vecchio is the city’s town hall square. You can take short walk across the monuments of replica statue “David, which as sculpted by Michelangelo. Across the town hall is also a convenient line of shops and stores for your café, snack and shopping errands. It’s a great place to see in Florence for a day.
You can spend few minute of your 24 hours in Florence to explore the small but filled with art and historical pieces from Medici Riccardi family.
Being a Catholic city, Florence has quite a lot of churches. Florence Baptistery is just a minor church but the structure is huge and grand.
The Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore is the center for all Catholic churches in whole Florence. The cathedral is Gothic inspired design architecture and was built during 12th century. You can explore the church for few minutes, depending on how long lines of tourists who are also wanting to explore the church.