1. Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore (Florence Cathedral)
Landmark 1200s cathedral known for its red-tiled dome, colored marble facade & elegant Giotto tower.
2. Uffizi Gallery
16th-century building housing vast collection of Primitive & Renaissance paintings & masterpieces.
3. Ponte Vecchio
Picturesque medieval arched river bridge with Roman origins, lined with jewelry & souvenir shops.
4. Galleria dell’Accademia (Gallery of the Academy of Florence)
Art museum with Michelangelo sculptures, including David, plus Renaissance painting & Russian icons.
5. Palazzo Pitti (Pitti Palace)
Gallery complex in Renaissance royal palace housing vast Italian & European masters art collection.
6. Piazza della Signoria
The city’s heart, a square dominated by the 14th-century crenellated tower of the Palazzo Vecchio.
7. Santa Croce, Florence
Neo-Gothic Franciscan church known for its Giotto frescoes, plus tombs of Michelangelo & Galileo.
8. Palazzo Vecchio
Fortified, 13th-century palace housing lavishly decorated chambers & ornate courtyards.
9. Piazzale Michelangelo
19th-century piazza with a bronze replica of Michelangelo’s David & panoramic views over the city.
10. Bargello National Museum
Art museum with Renaissance sculptures including works by Michelangelo, set in 13th-century palace.
11. Basilica of Santa Maria Novella
15th-century Dominican church including famous frescoes by Gothic & early Renaissance masters.
12. Abbazia di San Miniato al Monte
Hilltop, 11th-century church with a gleaming Romanesque facade, medieval interiors & city views.
13. Cappelle Medicee
Domed landmark containing tombs of the Medici family, including the New Sacristy by Michelangelo.
14. San Marco Museum
Art museum in 15th-century convent housing Renaissance frescoes & 16th-century painting collection.
15. Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore
Statues by Michelangelo & Donatello, plus bronze-gilded baptistery panels in a restoration center.