A Photo Tour to Piazzale Michelangelo, Florence City, Italy
Italy is such an awesome destination. Some places don’t need a description of their beauty and the photographs say it all. Florence is one such destination and the more I share the less it will be. I will be publishing series of photo tour to Italy and here is my first one.
TOUR TO ITALY SERIES ONE
A day in Florence City!
Tuscany is the beautiful region on Italy’s west coast, on the Tyrrhenian Sea. The capital of this region is known as Florence, also called as Firenze. Firenze is also known as “La Dolce Vita”…The Good Life! The beautiful architecture by Michelangelo and paintings by Giorgio Vasari makes this a must visit Italian destination.
If you reach one of the most appreciated and best-rated destinations Florence you need to explore the city for at least a week.
More on this city in my blog later but here’s a photo tour to one of the most important visits to the Piazzale Michelangelo.
Once you settle in Florence, you can easily take a bus or bike or car and drive uphill to the Piazzale.
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Below is picture gallery on this day trip we planned and totally recommend.
Welcome to San Miniato al Monte Church – One of the most scenic basilicas on the highest point in Florence. People from around the world come here to get married because of the most beautiful views.
These are the views from where I am standing and I can’t get enough of this beauty.
And here’s a zoomed-in view of the terracotta Duomo, Palazzo Vecchio, and its tower.
Here’s a cemetery surrounded by cypress forest and this view. Isn’t this really peaceful place to rest.
View of Palazzo Vecchio. The town hall of Florence.
The very famous Duomo, Palazzo Vecchio, and Vasari Corridor —an elevated enclosed passageway which connects the Palazzo Vecchio with the Palazzo Pitti.
Have a look at the church from inside.Time for some spiritual moment.
Check out this river, the river Arno only adds further to the beauty
Beautiful bridges over the Arno. I don’t think I can get enough of this view of the river and the bridges.
Finally, welcome to the Piazzale Michelangelo with Apennine mountains backdrop and the replica of the most famous art form the DAVID.
Full moon night at Florence city, good night all until the next day arrives and I explore the city of Florence. Can’t wait to visit each of these monuments.
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32 thoughts on “A Photo Tour to Piazzale Michelangelo, Florence City, Italy”
I have always wanted to visit Florence (actually all of Italy as it’s a country I’ve unfortunately never been to visit!). The views from the hills look spectacular 🙂
Alex, Italy is waiting for you 🙂 I bet you will love it and revisit frequently. My Italian vacation was totally an awesome experience.
Florence looks so beautiful! I’ve always wanted to visit different parts of Italy apart from Rome since that’s the only Italian city I’ve been to. Your photos are stunning!
Thanks for positive feedback Helene, Rome is such a nice city too, I have been there and then moved to Venice and Florence.
Florence is one of those cities in Italy that I have been aiming to visit this year, if not next year hopefully. San Miniato al Monte Church is really unique of its style, just looking at it the color and design is indeed ttractive. The view of the Town hall I just love that photo, thanks for this tour, I feel like in Florence already.
So cool you could relate to this post-Alexine! This was one of the most beautiful destinations I have visited till now and totally recommend a visit.
Florence is by far my favorite city in Italy, possibly the world. The vibe of the city is absolutely incredible. I love all your pictures! If you go back you have to try pizza from a place called Gusta Pizza, most delicious pizza ever !
thanks for the tip Kimberly, Gusta Pizza I will surely check out, the Duomo was amazing isn’t it. I agree on the vibe too. Glad you liked the pictures!
There are so many places I want to go to, mainly because I watch too many movies. I always want to go to Florence. You really are an amazing photographer and writer because every time I read your posts I just want to go Now! The inside of the Church is beautiful and would defintely give me a serene feeling
Thank you so much Tyra, your positive feedback has totally made my day 🙂 🙂 I am so glad you liked this post. the church was really beautiful and with spectacular views.
Florence is such beautiful city. It has been on my list since quiet some time. The views are looking amazing.
Hope you visit soon to this place , its totally worth it .
These pictures require no description for sure. The church looks so pretty from the inside, as does the area around the Townhall. I would love to take an Italian vacation soon. Cheers!!
Italy is an amazing destination. there are so many churches there and each one is unbelievably beautiful.
Florence is a really beautiful place and I have found that Italy has some of the most famous architecture in the world. Nice post
Thank you Michael. Europe is such a cool destination to visit.
Yes totally agree with you, beauty and the photographs of this place saying it all. Florence is very beautiful.
Glad you liked this place Rahat. Europe is so beautiful.
Great post on Florennce, I have been twice – there is so much history there and the architecture there is so beautiful. Florence is also great for shopping.
Its so cool that you have been there twice, I love Italy and the food there. Shopping is such fun too, I hope for a revisit soon.
I have always wanted to visit Prague, one of the reasons being the uniformly colored roofs. And that same thing goes with venice. Mever thought those colored roofs are actually made of terracottas.
Florence, I mean.
haha lately I have also read a lot on Prague 😀
Thanks for the feedback , isn’t it mesmerizing, I love those roofs too !! I have been to Venice but I didn’t notice those roofs there I think I got lost in the water scenery.
I always love to travel different places and by reading your blog now i am eagarly wating to visit florence!
Glad that you found the post useful. Florence is one of the most beautiful European destination. You will surely have a great trip there.
I was in Rome, about 9 years ago, and took a few hour day trip to Florence … this city is beautiful. Didn’t do justice , for those few hours… need to go bk and spend some time.
Ur pictures r gorgeous
Oh yes, Florence needs at least a week or a month to be experienced. I was there for a few days but I still need to go back there for a month someday to get the feel of this place because there’s so much to explore and visit !Thank you for the appreciation,!
I have explored Florence twice, once when I traveled to the amazing city, and now through your post. Immensely loved your post.
Thankyou so much Indu Ji , this compliment from a great traveler like you makes my day 🙂
I love your pictures!! Italy always looks great on photos!! Just had a weekend trip to Rome….and now I want to go back to Italy!!
Awesome that you were in Rome.. There’s so much to see in Italy.
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