• Ponte Vecchio
    Photo courtesy of Lorenzo Bettoni
  • Ponte Vecchio
    Photo courtesy of Lorenzo Bettoni
  • Ponte Vecchio
    Photo courtesy of Lorenzo Bettoni
  • Ponte Vecchio
    Photo courtesy of Alessandra Elle
  • Ponte Vecchio
    Photo courtesy of Lorenzo Bettoni
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Ponte Vecchio

Type: Free Attractions, Sightseeing



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  • Sightseeing: "Think about a view from the Santa Trinita bridge--it's the best spot to see the Ponte Vecchio."
  • Romantic Things to Do: "Try and arrive a bit before sunset--it can get crowded."
  • Free Things to Do: "Watch your pocket when walking across--it's easy to run into pickpockets."
  • Best Attractions & Activities: "Pick up a trinket or two here for someone you love."
  • Historic Sites: "For a great view of this bridge from above, head up to Piazzle Michelangelo."
  • Best for Sightseeing Because: The Ponte Vecchio is the oldest bridge in the city and a testament to Florentine history.
  • Best for Romantic Things to Do Because: This is Florence's most famous bridge and one of the best spots for a beautiful view.
  • Best for Free Things to Do Because: You can't miss Florence's most famous bridge--it's one of the major icons of the city.
  • Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: The Ponte Vecchio is the very symbol of Florence--you can't miss it.
  • Best for Historic Sites Because: This is one of Florence's most famous sights, and it would be a shame to miss.

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