Top things to do
Things to do in Florence, touch the soul of the city
There are countless things to do in Florence, it all depends of which cultural element you wish to know. Among the top things to do in Florence, Casa Horward’s guests will get the chance to discover some of the city’s less-known places that nonetheless make it unique. The ambiance of the Renaissance blends with modern European culture.
Among all the things to do, we cannot leave out the romanic basilica of Santa Maria Novella, just a few steps away from our Guest House, the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, the Brunelleschi Dome and the Baptistery, with its doors decorated by Ghiberti and other artists. If Piazza della Signoria and Palazzo Vecchio are essential for understanding such ancient wonders, you cannot miss the Ponte Vecchio and the Uffizi Museum. The Vasari Corridor, which connects different government buildings from the city center to Palazzo Pitti and the Boboli Garden has been open to the public from a couple years.
The famous Galleria dell’Accademia will take you to the renowned works of Michelangelo with an itinerary that goes to the Medici Chapels of San Lorenzo, an intimate, charming and mysterious place where a solemn quiet can easily be perceived.
The Bargello National Museum is perhaps the last piece of a mosaic of some memorable Florence holidays. Browse these pages to find out a more sincere side of the land of Leonardo, Giotto and Donatello.