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Florence is an unforgettable city with a ton to do. Now you can spend a lot of money when visiting or un po ( a little).  We’ve rounded up 15 Free Things To Do Florence. Oh and don’t worry it’s things you’ll actually want to do. Take it from someone who lived in Florence, you don’t need a ton of money to realize la vita è bella ( life is beautiful).

 15 Free Things To Do Florence

 

1. Hike to the Piazzale Michelangelo and watch the sun set over Florence.

15 Free Things To Do Florence| Female Travel & Lifestyle Blog| Earth Below Girls | study Abroad Florence guide

2.Have a picnic on one of the bridges over the Arno.

15 Free Things To Do Florence| Female Travel & Lifestyle Blog| Earth Below Girls | study Abroad Florence guide

3. Explore the leather markets and catch up on your bargaining skills.

15 Free Things To Do Florence| Female Travel & Lifestyle Blog| Earth Below Girls | study Abroad Florence guide

4. Sun bathe on the pop-up beach along the Arno river.

15 Free Things To Do Florence| Female Travel & Lifestyle Blog| Earth Below Girls | study Abroad Florence guide

5. Take a hike to San Miniato for an incredible view of Florence minus the crowds.

15 Free Things To Do Florence| Female Travel & Lifestyle Blog| Earth Below Girls | study Abroad Florence guide

6. Experience the local nightlife frenzy especially around Santo Spirito.

15 Free Things To Do Florence| Female Travel & Lifestyle Blog| Earth Below Girls | study Abroad Florence guide

7. Walk the Ponte Vecchio and window shop the jewelry shops.

15 Free Things To Do Florence| Female Travel & Lifestyle Blog| Earth Below Girls | study Abroad Florence guide

8. Marvel at the Ponte Vecchio from Santa Trinta.

15 Free Things To Do Florence| Female Travel & Lifestyle Blog| Earth Below Girls | study Abroad Florence guide

9. Experience live music in a piazza or on the Ponte Vecchio.

15 Free Things To Do Florence| Female Travel & Lifestyle Blog| Earth Below Girls | study Abroad Florence guide

10. Visit the San Miniato Al Monte which is free to the public.

15 Free Things To Do Florence| Female Travel & Lifestyle Blog| Earth Below Girls | study Abroad Florence guide

11. Visit the Mercato Centrale and oh and ah at all the amazing food and produce vendors.

15 Free Things To Do Florence| Female Travel & Lifestyle Blog| Earth Below Girls | study Abroad Florence guide

12. Marvel at the Duomo church itself is free to enter.

15 Free Things To Do Florence| Female Travel & Lifestyle Blog| Earth Below Girls | study Abroad Florence guide

13. Take a free walking tour and learn about the history of Florence.

15 Free Things To Do Florence| Female Travel & Lifestyle Blog| Earth Below Girls | study Abroad Florence guide

14. Visit Santa Maria Novella which houses pieces of Giotto and Masaccio.

15 Free Things To Do Florence| Female Travel & Lifestyle Blog| Earth Below Girls | study Abroad Florence guide

15. Stroll the Arno river and smile because you’re in Florence.

15 Free Things To Do Florence| Female Travel & Lifestyle Blog| Earth Below Girls | study Abroad Florence guide

La vita è un sogno – Life is a dream


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Hi, I’m Jay. A twenty-something-year-old living in New York. There’s not all that much to say about me other than; I love to eat, drink and travel. I’ve lived in some incredible cities from Paris to New York to Florence, and along the way, I’ve crossed off a ton on my bucket list. I hope we inspire you to go out there and see for yourself, just how beautiful life can be.


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30 Comments

  • Reply
    Cassie Nugent
    June 22, 2017 at 8:15 am

    These pictures make me want to go to Italy so bad!

    • Reply
      Jay
      June 23, 2017 at 10:43 am

      Thanks Cassie !! Me too :*(

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    Brianna
    June 22, 2017 at 11:50 pm

    I am studying abroad this is gonna be sooooo helpful thanks girls !!!

    • Reply
      Jay
      June 23, 2017 at 10:43 am

      So happy to hear that !! Feel free to email us with any questions !!!

  • Reply
    Madison
    June 23, 2017 at 8:52 am

    Ugh you’re making me wanna just hop on a plane right this second!!

    • Reply
      Jay
      June 23, 2017 at 10:46 am

      sorry the blog should come with a warning ” you may experience a strong desire to travel” 😉

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    Anna
    June 23, 2017 at 9:33 am

    I went to Florence a few years ago but didn’t know they had a popup beach, how cool!

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      Jay
      June 23, 2017 at 10:54 am

      I know how cool !! I found it randomly one day by total accident 🙂

  • Reply
    Liz
    June 23, 2017 at 9:35 am

    I wish I saw this before I went to Italy, these are so good !!

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      Jay
      June 23, 2017 at 11:01 am

      Well you’ll just have to go back to Florence 😉

  • Reply
    Emma
    June 23, 2017 at 9:40 am

    Love your pictures! Definitely makes me want to go to Florence right now!!

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      Jay
      June 23, 2017 at 11:01 am

      🙂 thank you !!

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    Laury
    June 23, 2017 at 9:59 am

    These photos are so beautiful! I really hope to visit Italy someday!

    • Reply
      Jay
      June 23, 2017 at 11:01 am

      Thank you doll !!!

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    Jennifer
    June 23, 2017 at 10:06 am

    This is so good! Florence is on my bucket list and I can’t wait to go and do all these things! Great post!

    • Reply
      Jay
      June 23, 2017 at 11:01 am

      Jennifer thank you so much !! You must go its the best 🙂

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    Sarah
    June 23, 2017 at 10:07 am

    I want to go back to Florence someday. As a broke college grad, this list is perfect for me! Love it!

    • Reply
      Jay
      June 23, 2017 at 11:02 am

      I know the struggle all too well !!

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    MacKenzie
    June 23, 2017 at 11:19 am

    I’m been other places in Italy but never Florence…seriously these pictures have me dying to go, can’t wait to try out all your recommendations when I do!

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      Jay
      June 24, 2017 at 10:52 pm

      Yass Mackenzie !!! You have to go and when you do let us know 😉

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    Katie B | and then monday.
    June 23, 2017 at 5:05 pm

    OMG.. Now I’m craving the fresh seafood I had at the Mercato Centrale. Beautiful photos; you’re making me fall in love with Florence all over again!

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      Jay
      June 24, 2017 at 10:52 pm

      Kate you’re the sweetest 😉 Glad you loved it doll

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    Cool Ass Links
    June 23, 2017 at 5:49 pm

    […] Italy is my favorite place on earth. Florence is my favorite city. Oh how I am dying to go back. Looking forward to doing all of these things when I do. […]

    • Reply
      Jay
      June 24, 2017 at 10:52 pm

      You girls are the best!! Thanks for sharing our blog 🙂

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    Mary Osadolor
    June 25, 2017 at 6:37 am

    Wow, your post on 15 things to do in Florence Italy is so informative and enlightening. Surely going to share with my friends who are planning to visit Italy this summer. Thanks.

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      Jay
      June 26, 2017 at 9:13 pm

      Wow thanks for you sweet words Mary !!! Safe travels to your friends 🙂

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    Nicole
    June 25, 2017 at 8:55 pm

    This is an amazing list for broke college students ( like me) xxx

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      Jay
      June 26, 2017 at 9:14 pm

      Hahah we know the struggle all to well Nicole

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    Blair villanueva
    July 1, 2017 at 4:14 am

    I would be happy to have a picnic with my Amore near the Arno River. And have a stroll arounf Florence. It looks romantic!

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    Shopping Coupons
    July 6, 2017 at 7:59 am

    I love italy.

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