Saturday, 6 October 2007

Where to find Good Views in Florence

There are a number of places where you can find unique and stunning views of the city of Florence.

Boboli Gardens - climb to the top of the hill for an amazing vista of the city

Fiesole – set amongst hills only 5 miles from Florence, Fiesole has a wonderful view of Florence. You can get there from Florence in less than 20 minutes by taking the number 5 bus.

The Duomo – climb the 463 steps to the top of the dome for a magnificent view of Florence or take the 414 steps to the top of Giotto’s bell tower.

San Miniato al Monte - this is a lovely little church on a hillside at the south of the city of Florence. Here you'll get fantastic views of Florence and of the Doumo. You can walk here from Florence or get the number 13 bus.