Planning a trip to Florence, Italy

Florence Italy Travel Guide 2018

I’ve never been to Europe, but if there’s one place that I want to visit, that would be the city of Florence in Italy. Museums like the Uffizi Gallery and the Accademia are world-famous and that’s what first comes to mind when thinking of Florence. There's a certain creative energy that the city seems to emit so effortlessly and I can’t wait to finally set foot in Florence one day.

So, while doing my research, I stumbled upon Turbopass. It is a trusted website offering city passes in one price. The city pass is an all-inclusive day pass where you can visit all the attractions in the city for free. You can avail a one-day pass or two or more days depending on your preference.

One of the most recommended city passes offered by Turbopass is the Florence City Pass. With this pass, it will let experience the top attractions and world-famous museums of Florence and discover the birthplace of the Renaissance. If you’re someone like me who loves historical places and appreciates art, Florence is the perfect holiday destination.

Advantages of Florence City Pass

1. Free entry

You will have free entries to all tours, museums, and sights that are included in the city pass. It would be a great help if you love to explore the tourist destinations in the city. Top attractions in Florence are included in the city pass.

2. Free travel

Public transportation in some cities is hard to understand since some countries require cards or memberships. With the help of Florence city pass, you can easily travel for free using the public transport and save yourself from the trouble of figuring out complicated tariff systems.

3. Free travel guides

Florence city pass includes brochures and maps that will guide you all throughout your trip. The travel guide includes interesting information about Florence. It also has useful tips that you can try during your stay.

4. Hassle free holiday

If you avail a Florence city pass, you can save time and effort because you don't have to fall in line and skip the queue when buying tickets for museums in Florence, tours, sights, and other tourist spots that you are going to visit. In short, you can have a hassle-free vacation without wasting any time.

5. Pay once and save money
You can enjoy all the perks of the city pass by paying only once in a low price. In this case, you can maximize your time, plan your trip ahead, and save more money.

Where to go and what to do in Florence?

1. Santo Spirito Complex - Chapter house

Santo Spirito also known as Basilica di Santo Spirito ("Basilica of the Holy Spirit") is one of the most famous churches in Florence. The chapter house is rich in variety and beauty of marble in architecture.

Address: Chiesa di Santo Spirito Piazza Santo Spirito, 30 50125 Firenze

2. Museo Leonardo da Vinci

Museo Leonardo da Vinci is named after the genius Leonardo da Vinci and is dedicated for his artworks. The museum recreated his famous artworks and machines in detail after his original plans.

Address: Via dei Servi, 66/R 50129 Florence

3. Uffizi Gallery

Considered as one of the most important Italian museums, The Uffizi Gallery also known as Galleria degli Uffizi is a prominent art museum and is one of the most famous museums in the world. Not to be missed are several unique masterpieces and artworks conserved within its walls. Majority of them are from the Renaissance period.

Address: Piazzale degli Uffizi 650122 Florence

4. Accademia Gallery

The Accademia Gallery is one of the most visited museums in Italy. Highlights of the museum include world’s biggest collection of paintings with a golden background and 7 statues of Michelangelo including the world famous David statue. It is said to be the most beautiful work that was created by a human being.

Address: Via Ricasoli 58-60 50122 Firenze Florence Italy

5. Museo Casa Buonarroti

Museo Casa Buonarroti is popular because of Michelangelo's artworks and it also displays a magnificent art collection from the Baroque era. It features exhibits of rare art, paintings, sculptures, majolica ceramics and archaeological findings.

Address: Via Ghibellina 70 50122 Florence

6. The Museo degli Strumenti Musicali

Also known as Museum for Musical Instruments, it is located within the famous Accademia Gallery. It consists of around 50 musical instruments out of the private collection of the Grand Dukes of the Tuscany dating from the late 17th to early 19th centuries.

Address: Via Ricasoli 58-60 50122 Firenze

Indeed, there are so many things to do in Florence that you should not miss. Check out the other must-visit tourist spots and attractions to have a memorable and exciting Florence, Italy vacation.

How to book Turbopass Florence City Pass?

1. Booking

The easiest way to book is thru the Turbopass official website. You can also contact their customer service agents via phone or e-mail.

2. Payment

After finishing your booking, you can pay for it via bank wire transfer, Sofort banking, PayPal or with a credit card (Visa or MasterCard).

3. Claim

You can claim your city pass by Express shipping, email or online ticket (only if available in your selected booking), shipping by postal mail, and by collecting your city pass at a central location within the respective city.

Turbopass Florence City Pass is indeed a lifesaver for travelers who want a hassle-free vacation. For my visit to Florence soon, I would certainly consider booking a tour via Turbopass.


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