The Best Panoramic Florence Views

Florence is known worldwide for its beauty that can be seen by simply walking to the squares and streets of the old town it is like being in an open air museum where there are successive monuments and architectural works of immense artistic and historical value.


Nevertheless, there is another way to see the beauty of Florence, a way that allows you to see the beauty of Florence all together and enjoy one of the best views in all of Italy to do this you must go on the higher areas of the city that offer spectacular panoramic views and at the same time they are also beautiful places.


The place which is definitely the best known to have excellent views of Florence is the Piazzale Michelangelo, here there are copies of important monuments of the great artist Michelangelo to whom this square was dedicated by the important architect Fiorentino Giuseppe Poggi, who wanted to pay homage to Michelangelo with the construction of this magnificent square.


From Piazzale Michelangelo, the first thing that stands out is the large square built as a large terrace on the city, that enhances the panoramic view of Florence. Here you have the feeling of being able to touch the architectural and artistic works of Florence of which dominates the profile side of the Cathedral with Giotto's bell tower and Brunelleschi's Dome which rise to the sky.


From this place you can admire panoramic views of Florence, a unique image and a must for anyone visiting this city, near Piazzale Michelangelo there is another place even higher from here we can get an overview of the city which is even more favorable, it is from the church of San Miniato a Monte inside houses which are important frescoes of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries.


Below the Piazzale Michelangelo is the garden Bardini, another place that even at its lowest offers a panoramic view of Florence which is spectacular addition to a beautiful garden that is part of the monumental Villa Bardini, today it has become a museum and can be visited for a fee.


On this side of the city is the Fort viewpoint from which you can enjoy panoramic views of beautiful Florence, this place was an important fortress city that rests on the ancient defensive walls of Florence.


In the south-west is the Bellosguardo hill where in addition to beautiful historic villas, there are several vantage points from which we can admire beautiful landscapes of the city, the view from this hill offers panoramic views unpublished, but no less spectacular than the most known that are located along the traditional tourist itineraries.

Susanna Mantovani organizes Florence tours tours for many years with great skill and passion, the focus has to share the wealth of knowledge that has accumulated during his long experience of driving in Florence with all the visitors who turn to her for guidance to discover Florence.
Susanna is a professional guide recognized by all the major museums in Florence

This article was published on 18 Feb 2015 and has been viewed 683 times
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