Florence In 2023: What to Expect & What to Do This Year?

Florence In 2023: What to Expect & What to Do This Year?

Feb 16th, 2023
Florence In 2023: What to Expect & What to Do This Year?
Florence has a lot to offer and some landmarks are popular icons of Italy. Here you can witness dozens of churches in a small city.  There are lots of palaces, museums and other attractions in the city and you can see all of them if you had planned your holidays carefully. Visit one of the popular European cities and enjoy.
Places to look forward to in 2023
There is so much to see in Florence. Follow the list of attractions and make the most of your time.
Battistero di San Giovanni: This octagonal baptistery belongs to the 12 century and is a masterpiece of art. The amazing interior, marble façade, and artwork attract tourists. You can also explore the cathedral’s museum Museo dell’Opera del Duomo.
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Piazza Duomo: Stroll around the square and appreciate the beauty of marble exteriors. Look closely at the artwork and click beautiful photographs.
Piazzale Michelangiolo: Get 360-degree panoramic views of Florence from the cathedral dome and praise the beauty. Enjoy the sweeping city view.
Uffizi Palace and Gallery: One of the top art museums, Uffizi Palace has amazing collections of artwork. You can see how western art has changed since the 14-16th century.
Piazza della Signoria and the Loggia dei Lanzi: Once the center of power, this broad square is now the social center and it is now used as a meeting place with lots of locals and tourists. On one side you can see the Neptune Fountain. Loggia dei Lanzi is a sculpture gallery with several outstanding pieces. One of the widely recognized works is Benvenuto Cellini’s Perseus with the Head of Medusa.
Galleria dell'Accademia: David, the best work of Michelangelo can be seen all across Florence. Everywhere you can see the copied version of David but inside this museum, you can witness the original artwork. This art is behind glass because of several attacks on sculpture.
Palazzo Vecchio: This fortress-like amazing palace showcases art and history. You can enjoy free tours and get the opportunity to see the secret passages the Medici used to move around different rooms. You can climb the roof and see the amazing views of the sunset.
Santa Croce: This is a mausoleum and church in Florence with geometric marble inlay. Spend some time and witness the beauty of Renaissance art.
Events in 2023
- February 4-6 is the comeback of the famous Italian food showcase ‘Taste’. At Fortezza da Basso, you can enjoy the flavors of foods.
- Chianti Lovers & Rosso Morellino is the wine tasting event in to Florence’s Fortezza da Basso on February 12.
- March4-June 18 is the exhibition entitled Reaching for the Stars at Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi. Here you can witness the artworks of contemporary artists like Lara Favaretto, Sarah Lucas, Maurizio Cattelan, Rudolf Stingel, and more.
- October 14-22 is the Florence Biennale and the theme is psychological, philosophical, cultural, and sociological meanings.
- November 26 calls for International road runners for Firenze Marathon. Athletes will run along the 42.195-kilometer route accompanied by history, art, and culture.
Best time to Visit Florence
April-June and September-October are the best months to visit Florence. These months are good to travel as the weather is pleasant.
For how long you should stay in Florence?
You should spend at least 3 days in Florence to witness the main attractions of Florence. 4 days are enough to see Florence leisurely. This much time is enough to explore the city.
What to carry?
You must carry a power plug adapter, walking shoes, cash, loose shirts/pants for warmer days, a strong cross-body bag, and a rain jacket.
What to Eat?
You can enjoy traditional cuisine such as bistecca Fiorentina,  lampredotto And Trippa, Cervello Fritto, Coniglio Arrosto Morto, Ribollita, Pappardelle Al Ragù Di Cinghiale,Schiacciata Alla Fiorentina, Schiacciata Con L’uva, Brunello Di Montalcino,Vernaccia Di San Gimignano, Pappa al Pomodoro, Bistecca alla Fiorentina, Pappardelle al cinghiale, and Fiori di zucca ripieni.
Concluding Remarks
Florence offers lot of romantic things to do. You will fall in love with this amazing city as is home to many tourist attractions. Enjoy authentic cuisine and feel the Italian vibes at this pretty place. Explore Florence and click lots of pics to make your trip memorable.
Hop On Hop Off Bus Tours Florence are an efficient and convenient way to make the best of your traveling. You can take photos from the top of a bus. These bus tours are an innovative and fun way to see the city. Hop-on hop-off buses roam in the city all over the day. A comprehensive survey is expected so you do not miss anything important. You can take photos from the top of a bus. It is a perfect way to get an amazing overview of a city when you are short on time.
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