For a real insiders view of Florence, pull on some comfortable shoes and explore nearby areas such as Bagno a Ripoli, Impruneta, and Grassina.
Florence is widely known as home to the Statue of David. This popular attraction is less than 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) from the heart of the city.
Take the chance to see Florence’s city center and include a trip to Ponte Vecchio and the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.
Savvy travelers in Capannuccia, looking for something a little out of the ordinary, should head to the nearby cultural attractions. Find the treasures kept in some of the inspiring museums such as the Sinagoga and Jewish Museum, Bargello Museum and Casa Buonarroti. To experience the city’s dynamic artistic culture, book a show at one of the acclaimed performance venues such as the La Pergola Theater. There are plenty of excellent art galleries to visit. In particular, don’t miss the Gallery of Modern Art, Palatine Gallery and Uffizi Gallery.
Visitors to the Capannuccia area will not want to miss out on the Piazza della Signoria, the Boboli Gardens and Orsanmichele. Lovers of history will enjoy exploring Pitti Palace, Porta Romana and Strozzi Palace. Whatever your religious background, you’ll be moved by the serene atmosphere at Capannuccia’s holy places like the Church of Sant'Ambrogio, the Church of Santa Felicita and the Santa Trinita Church.
If you are looking to give your credit card a workout, explore Pitti Vintage.
To make sure you get the most out of this fascinating part of the world, consider staying close by in one of the area’s many accommodation options. The Nh Porta Rossa, the Hotel Berchielli and the Plaza Hotel Lucchesi are among the most popular accommodation options here.