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5 places to Visit in Florence for Free

5 places in Florence to visit for free with Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort

Florence, home of Renaissance art and an engaging tourist destination, has always made people talk about itself and its charm, becoming over time loved and appreciated as one of the most beautiful cities in the world. You pay for quality, we all know, but today we would like to give you some inspiration and advice on what to visit in Florence for free!

1) Church of San Miniato al Monte

Last year, this majestic church celebrated just 1000 years, today it is the most beautiful of the churches in Florence.

The building is a Romanesque-Florentine masterpiece, imposing itself with a magnificent white and green marble facade and with the mosaic in the center depicting San Miniato, the Virgin and Christ; it also dominates the city from above, offering a breathtaking view over it.

There are many things to admire and rediscover: from works of art, to its treasures, to its legends.

Open every day from Monday to Sunday, naturally with free admission.

2) Rose Garden

Among the streets of the Oltrarno area of Florence in the San Niccolò area, under the curves leading to Piazzale Michelangelo, there is a green oasis, right in the heart of the city, of unique spectacularity and authenticity.

A fairy-tale and romantic garden, it was built in 1865 by the same creator of the Piazzale,Giuseppe Poggi; today boasts a collection of roses, lemons, tillandsias and other unique plants and botanical rarities.

This small floral paradise is capable of letting you admire about 400 varieties of roses and a total of 1,200 plants.

3) Loggia dei Lanzi: between Palazzo Vecchio and Piazza della Signoria

A real open-air museum,completely free, in the middle of Piazza della Signoria.

The Loggia dei Lanzi represents the history and the Florentine Renaissance culture, constituting a privileged place.

This set of works and historical monuments, give value to what Florence is and what Florence was, and also standing at the foot of the majesty of Palazzo Vecchio, overall give the viewer a transcendental feeling and a wonderful wonder.

4) Bobolino Gardens

A stone’s throw from the Piazzale di Porta Romana, and therefore from the walls of the historic center of Florence, in the middle of Viale dei Colli, is the Bobolino garden.

Garden appreciated above all by local people, and it is precisely for this reason that, not being among the most sought after destinations in Florence, you will have the opportunity to go to a non-touristy place and therefore not particularly crowded, thus being able to enjoy the tranquility and natural quiet that is enacted.

At the center of the Bobolino there is a large circular fountain and majestic trees of various kinds frame the entire ecosystem of the park, creating a picturesque atmosphere.

5) Visit the Marino Marini Museum for Free in Florence

One of the most interesting museums to visit in Florence, is the Marino Marini Museum, located inside the former church of San Pancrazio, hidden in a small corner between Santa Maria Novella and Palazzo Strozzi.

It will amaze you with its organizational skills, everything is exposed in a perfectly harmonious way, in such a way as to highlight the original architecture of the church. The visit to the permanent collection is free.

Highly recommended museum, full of ancient and particular works of art, arranged on 4 levels to be discovered!

We are waiting for you in Tuscany to visit Florence

If you want to visit Florence and admire all its beauties, you can choose to stay a few kilometers away from the Cradle of the Renaissance, in that oasis of peace and nature that is the Mugello.

So, if you want to visit Florence, we are waiting for you at Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort!

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