• Former Hotel Fenice, now Hotel Spadai (not visited yet). 4* hotel next to the Palazzo Medici Riccardi. Just 200m from the San Lorenzo Basilica. You can book it here


  • Trattoria Mamma Gina. Cute restaurant with tasty Fiorentine T-bone steaks.
  • Restaurant Borgo San Jacopo. High-class dining in the luxurious Lungarno Hotel close to the Ponte Vecchio.
  • Cantinetta Antinori. Traditional food in traditional architecture.
  • If craving for chocolate, visit Cafe Rivoire.
  • Cafe Gilli. A well-known cafe at the Piazza della Repubblica with nice interiors.

Do & See:

  • Beside the famous Uffizi Museum and the big Dome with its Piazza, there are many other places worth visiting:
  • Impressing palaces like the Palazzo Medici or Palazzo Pitti.
  • The Library Laurenziana, which was projected by Michelangelo Buonarotti.
  • The sculptures of the Bargello Museum and Orsanmichele Church.
  • The Basilica Santa Croce, where e.g. Michelangelo is buried.