Type: Religious Sites, Sightseeing

Map / Directions 10Best Says

It's impossible to miss this landmark of Florence--it towers above other buildings in the city, and it's the best place to climb in order to see the entire town. Dating back to the Gothic era, the...  Read More

Map / Directions Hours:

  • Winter: Daily; 7:30am-1pm,; 2:30pm-5pm
  • Summer: Mon-Sat; 7:30am-7:30pm
  • Closed: for; Mass; 9am; and; 10am

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Free

  • Sightseeing: "Think about coming for mass--it's a great way to see the church and skip the lines of tourists."
  • Free Things to Do: "Make sure you bring a guidebook with you so you know what you're seeing."
  • Best Attractions & Activities: "Make sure you buy a ticket so you can climb up to the top."
  • Historic Sites: "Check out which times are busiest--evenings and mornings are usually quieter."
  • Best for Sightseeing Because: It would be a shame to miss this famous and beautiful treasure.
  • Best for Free Things to Do Because: Florence's most famous church is worth taking a peek inside.
  • Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: Florence's most famous church is a sight to be seen--it's gorgeous.
  • Best for Historic Sites Because: Florence's most famous church is a testament to the beauty of the city.

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