Enjoy the Tuscan Sun with These Fun Outdoor Activities

Florence offers plenty of different ways for guests to keep active. No matter what you like to do, you'll find something to do outdoors. It would be a shame not to take advantage of the fabulous weather that the Tuscan weather brings, and the multiple tour companies ensure that you will find something that works for you.

You might want to consider taking a horseback riding trip for an afternoon with Fun Tuscany. It can be nice to get out of the city a bit and enjoy nature, and by taking the old fashioned way out on a horse, you can relax and enjoy your experience with your friends and family.

Another place where you can enjoy nature are the incredible Boboli Gardens. They are a gorgeous way to relax and enjoy yourself when you are planning on taking an afternoon easy. There's plenty to see in this Medici masterpiece.

For a fun night within in the city, think about heading over to Piazza Santa Croce where you'll find a great nightlife scene and a spot to grab a glass of wine and enjoy the setting sun. It's also one of the best places to people watch in the city and serves as a good spot sit down and rest after a long summer day sightseeing.



Located just across from the Bardini Museum, the gardens offer the perfect place for a stroll through the beautifully-kept foliage. After perusing the museum, think about spending an afternoon in the sun here enjoying the 17th-century...  Read More



Very few people know that Florence has its own beach where you can relax and hang out. Think about putting on your bathing suit and grabbing a towel to sit and tan on the banks of the Arno River. You'll find stands with refreshments in the...  Read More

Boboli Gardens
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Perhaps no place is better to sit and enjoy the sun in Florence than the illustrious and large Boboli Gardens. You'll find a large area to stroll or to sit and enjoy your company with friends. Not only that, but you can see some excellently-done...  Read More

Piazza Santa Croce
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One of the perfect spots to relax and enjoy some sun is the piazza in front of the Santa Croce, where you can order a glass of wine and view the facade of the church while enjoying the different festivities that take place during the year. You...  Read More



For those who would like to get a little extra exercise and enjoy the outdoors, taking a bike tour to nearby Lucca or Pisa can be the perfect way for you to see the region from Florence. Taking a tour can offer you valuable information about the...  Read More



In a city like Florence, some of the most intriguing aspects of the city are located outside. You'll find little bits of history located throughout, and the best way to really get to know the city is to have someone show you around--you won't...  Read More

Piazzale Michelangelo
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Perhaps Florence's most famous spot is Piazzle Michelangelo where you can bring a bottle of wine and enjoy some of the best views of the city. The perfect activity for a hot day, you can find a spot overlooking the beautiful Arno River....  Read More



Enjoy the Tuscany area the old fashioned way by looking into taking a horseback riding journey through the countryside. These rides are often a great way to get a glimpse of the beautiful fields and wineries surround the city. You'll want to...  Read More



Located just a few miles from the city center of Florence, you can experience some ancient ruins at the Fiesole Archaeological Site. An easy bus or taxi ride from Florence will take you up the hill where you can stroll through the ruins of...  Read More



One of the best things to do in the Tuscany region is to think about taking a tour of the many different wineries that are available. Arguably one of the best places in the world to taste and enjoy a full-bodied red wine, you will want to take a...  Read More


Meet Alexa Schnee

Currently residing in Florence, Alex is a travel writer and author. She is addicted to coffee, reading, and seeing new places. She has been to near fifteen different countries in Europe, all...  More About Alexa