72 hours in Florence
Where shall we eat with just 48 hours in our hands? There you go. Simone Arnetoli, founder of Galateo Ricevimenti, has decided to answer himself the question “where can we find the best bistecca in Florence?” and, together with Matteo Perduca, has opened "Regina Bistecca” to this purpose
Buca Lapi is the oldest restaurant in Florence. It was founded in 1880 in the Palazzo Antinori cellars and still shows evidence of more than a century of history, thanks to a very careful restoration. Eat here for traditional, bold flavour.
Chiara Massiero is the third generation of her family to oversee Trattoria Cammillo’s since it opened in 1945. Now three generations have provided Florentines with its pleasures. Borgo San Jacopo, 57R. Closed Tuesday and Wednesday.
In Florence make reservations in advance to visit the Uffizi, the world greatest collection of Renaissance Art. Visit the Duomo, admire Brunelleschi's groundbreaking cupola, and climb to the top if in good shape. Visit the Accademia and marvel at Michelangelo's David. Sample the Chianti's wine at any of the terrific enoteche lining Greve's Piazza Matteotti. Cross the Ponte Vecchio to the Giardino di Boboli, a huge park on a hillside in the middle of Florence behind the Pitti Palace. Michelangelo's David, probably the most famous sculpture in the world, is in the Galleria dell'Accademia. The Galleria degli Uffizi holds the world's most important collection of Renaissance art. Florence's most famous square is Piazza della Signoria. Enjoy the trattorias around Piazza Santo Spirito and Piazza Santa Croce.
Walk and See