Holiday rentals & lettings in Florence
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Holiday rentals and lettings in Florence
Enchanting houses scattered through the city
In the heart of the city or the outskirts, the holiday rentals in Florence are located close to numerous exciting and interesting attractions. Visitors from all over the world are guaranteed unique and unforgettable experiences. Check the array of options and choose between a charming rental close to Florence's Historical Centre and a stunning letting near the most beautiful natural sceneries. Book your perfect settlement with Holidu and enjoy an action-packed holiday in the centre of Italy.
Amazing residences newly revamped
Ideal for solo travellers, couples, families and large groups of friends, the spacious holiday lettings in Florence accommodate visitors in the most comfortable ways, offering them the best amenities. Featuring options include:
- Colourful gardens
- Relaxing terraces
- Refreshing pools
Holidays in Florence
The area and getting around
The Historical Centre of Florence: a quarter filled with important cultural heritage sites
Forming its base in Tuscany, one of the country's most influential regions, Florence is a hub for historical sites that are of great interest to history buffs from all over the world. If you get a villa in Tuscany, you will have plenty of time to enjoy the history of the area. Surrounded by a set of medieval walls, the Historic Centre of Florence comprises the most influential museums, cathedrals, palaces, squares, basilicas, gardens and churches. You will also find galleries like the Piazza del Duomo, the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and the Accademia Gallery, the most visited places in the area. Learn about the Barbarian invasions, the economic and political rise, and the influence of the Albizi and Medici families. Take time to learn about the great events of the Hundred Years' War, the banking crises and the plague epidemic as you walk through this 1,250-acre protected area. Also offering numerous places to eat and relax, this neighbourhood is a major touristic point you cannot miss during your stay. Get a holiday letting in Florence and enjoy a legacy of worldwide importance.
Ponte Vecchio: a beautiful historical attraction filled with wonderful shops
Erected over the river Arno during Roman times, the medieval stone arch bridge of Florence, known as Ponte Vecchio, is an amazing renowned spot attracting many tourists. Visitors with a villa in Cortona take the one-and-a-half-hour drive to enjoy its breathtaking views and unbelievable shops. Popular and crowded, the Ponte Vecchio offers residents and visitors one of the best shopping spots in the city, allowing everyone to find delicate presents for couples, loved ones or even themselves. Above the bridge, you can mostly find jewellery and souvenir shops, goldsmiths, mime artists and musicians who bring the place to life with their performances and create a great atmosphere. Moreover, thanks to its central location, you can find superb restaurants, interesting landmarks and a private holiday letting in Florence. Visit Florence's Ponte Vecchio and enjoy a relaxing experience in the centre of Italy.
Travellers and activities
Florence for museum lovers
Being the birthplace of High Renaissance art, it's no surprise that Florence is packed with beautiful buildings dedicated to preserving and showcasing this wonderful realm. Starting with the places that no art lover should miss during their visit, the Galleria Degli Uffizi exhibits an endless number of works by Italy's most famous artists. Get ready to marvel at masterpieces from Botticelli's Birth of Venus, Michelangelo's Tondo Doni and Caravaggio's Medusa, making it the most visited art gallery in the area. A close second is the Galleria dell Accademia, famous for its magnificent sculptures, most notably Michelangelo's David, scattered throughout the grounds. Hiring renowned painters to decorate the walls of their residences was very common for noble families. That is why palaces such as the Pitti, the Vecchio and the Strozzi are full of beautiful works and are of great interest to tourists. Even the churches, cathedrals and basilicas were decorated with beautiful ornaments and paintings. Therefore the Basilica di San Lorenzo, the Church of Orsanmichele and the Cappella Brancacci are highly acclaimed and loved. If you have a holiday rental in Siena, visit the city of Florence and enjoy the art that can be found on every corner.
Florence for adrenaline seekers
Offering all kinds of outdoor activities, adrenaline seekers will have a unique holiday full of excitement and fun. For those who love heights, beginners and advanced jumpers can experience an exhilarating adventure with SkydiveDream. Get to Florence from your holiday letting in San Gimignano at the crack of dawn to start your adventurous day. Alongside expert instructors, locals and tourists can fly over the beautiful city of Florence and parachute into the superb sky of Italy. Changing the scenery, Firenze Rafting presents a wide variety of activities for the daredevils of the world. Exploring the rivers of Florence and Lucca, guides and visitors can enjoy canoeing and kayaking sessions as well as hydrospeed and pack rafting lessons in small and large groups of people. Ultimately, the rental of charming Vespa motorbikes, traditional classic automobiles and luxury sports cars are extremely common in the area. With companies like TestDriveFirenze, Tuscany Cycle, and Classy Car Rentals, couples, families, or large groups of friends will be able to explore the beautiful streets of the city in the most enjoyable ways. Come to central Italy and enjoy unique experiences in the city of Florence.
According to UNESCO, the city of Florence is home to almost a third of the world's art treasures.
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Here are the top 5 travel tips in Florence
- Check the calendar and see if there are any exciting festivities in store
- Enjoy wonderful displays of the fine arts in Florence's theatres and Opera
- Explore the Mercato Centrale and get an exquisite taste of local products
- Visit Florence's gardens and enjoy a natural break in the centre of the city
- Make the most out of the city's transportation
Top 5 travel tips in Florence
1. Check the calendar and see if there are any exciting festivities in store
Presented as historical evocations, the festivities organised in the streets of Florence have a historical background and great heritage value. The Scoppio del Carro is a celebration of the First Crusade that led the Roman Empire to reclaim its lands and subsequently provided the opportunity to found the city. During Easter, a chariot pulled by four white oxen is driven into the Piazza del Duomo, guarded by a lively parade. After a mass, the place is ignited by numerous fireworks set up inside, presenting an exotic and exciting event. Changing the theme, during late June and early July, people gather in Piazza di Santa Croce to play a series of matches of Calcio Storico Fiorentino. It is a traditional sport that mixes certain elements of soccer and rugby. In a temporary arena, tourists and locals alike can enjoy the games that four teams representing the four city blocks organise and play in vivid costumes. Bringing fun and culture together, Florence's events are an unforgettable experience that you must live. Save the date, book a holiday rental in Florence and enjoy.
2. Enjoy wonderful displays of the fine arts in Florence's theatres and Opera
Featuring a myriad of theatres and entertainment venues that celebrate music and other performing arts, Florence is the perfect holiday destination for visitors who love to enjoy any presentation of the fine arts. Concentrating mainly on the musical factors, the Opera at St. Mark's Anglican Church, the Opera di Firenze and the Santa Monaca Church's Italian Opera are some of the city's most acclaimed attractions. The Medici Dynasty Show, the Circo-lo Teatro del Sale and the Teatro della Pergola offer immersive, well-presented and clever shows that educate the public in the most entertaining ways. Great presentations can also be seen in the theatres of Maggio Musicale Florentino and Verdi, where orchestras and other performances are showcased. With an option for everyone, Florence is the most varied artistic city in all of Italy. If you have a holiday rental in Arezzo, ensure you make the one-hour trip.
3. Explore the Mercato Centrale and get an exquisite taste of local products
Hosted on an 1874 cast-iron structure, the renowned Market Centrale features an array of outdoor and indoor stalls where locals and tourists can purchase great finds and sample delicious foods. With various stands of electricals, hand-made cheeses, artisanal candies, leather bags, fresh fruits and vegetables, clothes, all types of meat and even curious knick-knacks, you will have your hands full. Head to Via della Madonna and enjoy a shopping spree without breaking the bank.
4. Visit Florence's gardens and enjoy a natural break in the centre of the city
Radiating paradisiacal essences, Florence's gardens are exceptional landmarks of the city where tourists can live a rejuvenating experience in nature. After enjoying a brief visit to the Pitti Palace, visitors can follow the gravel paths to the outdoor areas and be greeted by the vast and blossoming grounds of Giardino di Boboli. Comprising numerous acres of land, the colourful gardens of the Pitti Palace provide a compelling mixture of art and nature. The beautiful ornamented fountains and intricate statues collide with the most superb sceneries of flourishing yards filled with roses, cypress and peonies. Visit the area with plenty of time to spare and enjoy an unforgettable picnic accompanied by superior views of the Florentine landscape. Other great alternatives of the city are Giardino Bardini, Villa Medicea di Castello, Giardino dell'Iris and Folon e il Giardino delle Rose. Check the numerous landmarks of the city and be amazed by the endless possibilities that are a few minutes away from your holiday rental in Florence.
5. Make the most out of the city's transportation
Since Florence has endless incredible landmarks scattered throughout the area, visitors will need a quick and economical way to travel around the city during their stay. Presenting public and private methods of transportation, tourists will be able to decide the medium that suits them best to enjoy dynamic and charming afternoons in the city. To experience a rapid and low-priced ride, choose the Travia di Firenze as your transport method for a picturesque and efficient trip. Hop on the charming buses of Flixbus and, lastly, for a private and detailed journey, pick the Tuk Tuk Rides and explore the area with a knowledgeable guide. No matter the medium, Florence transportation systems offer a perfect service at any time. Buy a ticket and prepare to discover the wonders of the city.