We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Love to walk in Michelangelo's footsteps” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Centro Storico

Centro Storico
Book In Advance
Skip the Line
$61*
and up
Skip the Line: Small-Group Florence Renaissance...
Ranked #12 of 389 things to do in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
More attraction details
Attraction details
Owner description: That part of Florence situated between Piazza San Marco, Piazza Santa Maria Novella, Santa Croce, and Santo Spirito, filled with up-scale and expensive shops.
Boonah, Australia
Level Contributor
121 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Love to walk in Michelangelo's footsteps”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

Love this city, so full of history, wish it had been my school girl class room. But as for petty crime, there is a police presence, but it is a joke, seems to be that they are there as models for the smart uniform. There needs to be some seriousness about this, tourists will not consider pick pocketing a joke for too much. longer

Visited October 2012
Helpful?
Thank v0gue
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

3,352 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    2,570
    639
    108
    19
    16
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Czech first
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Hebrew first
  • Hungarian first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Norwegian first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Thai first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
Uk
Level Contributor
55 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Centro Historico”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

Small, compact and easy to walk around, combining amazing history, buildings and all the shopping experiences you might want. Left a few things to do on a future visit

Visited November 2012
Helpful?
Thank BradCoach
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Ithaca, NY
Level Contributor
80 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Just beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

The centro storico is just beautiful. NOt to be missed. October was a perfect month... weather was lovely, but a bit rainy... and not too many tourists.

Visited October 2012
Helpful?
Thank MKeren
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Chicago, Illinois
Level Contributor
78 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“The reason you come to Florence...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

This is the heart of Florence. The squares, shoppes, cobble stone streets - this is the Florence of your dreams. I could spend hours on end watching tourists meander and street performers act. The sites, the sounds, the smells in the historic center all come together to form the Florence you've always wanted to visit. You will not be disappointed.

Visited October 2012
Helpful?
1 Thank Hist0ricTraveler
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Atlanta, Georgia
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“is a city very quiet and safe”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

Florence is one of the most popular travel cities in Italy and holds many attractions for the tourist. Florence, a Renaissance city in the heart of Tuscany, has some of Italy's best museums, beautiful cathedrals and churches, and interesting streets and squares with elegant buildings and shops.You can see the whole city in one day.

Visited October 2012
Helpful?
1 Thank antony j
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed Centro Storico also viewed

 
Florence, Province of Florence
Florence, Province of Florence
 

Been to Centro Storico? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing