Question

I would like to travel with my husband and two children aged 3 and 7 to Florence will things be open as normal at that time of year?

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City: Florence

Region: Tuscany

Country: Italy

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absolutely yes!!! Florence is a town and lives every period of the year, obviously the wheater has its part so I suggest (if is possible for you) to avoid the very high season like easter because italian tourists add to the others with the result of a very crowded holiday. I think the best period to visit Florence and Tuscany in general is may and october the weather is fine and there aren't lots of people. If you intend to visit above Florence also the surroundings like the country Tuscany I suggest the period from march to october, the country in winter has very very hidden beauty for two children.... ;-)))
absolutely yes!!! Florence is a town and lives every period of the year, obviously the wheater has its part so I suggest (if is possible for you) to avoid the very high season like easter because italian tourists add to the others with the result of a very crowded holiday. I think the best period to visit Florence and Tuscany in general is may and october the weather is fine and there aren't lots of people. If you intend to visit above Florence also the surroundings like the country Tuscany I suggest the period from march to october, the country in winter has very very hidden beauty for two children.... ;-)))
absolutely yes!!! Florence is a town and lives every period of the year, obviously the wheater has its part so I suggest (if is possible for you) to avoid the very high season like easter because italian tourists add to the others with the result of a very crowded holiday. I think the best period to visit Florence and Tuscany in general is may and october the weather is fine and there aren't lots of people. If you intend to visit above Florence also the surroundings like the country Tuscany I suggest the period from march to october, the country in winter has very very hidden beauty for two children.... ;-)))
CIao, Yes, I think if you plan to travel to Florence in the winter time, that is the best time! You avoid the crowd, you can still enjoy the beauty of Florence and everything is open. It is not just a city for tourists. Then, if you have some time, you can come to visit Siena as well, your children would like it, especially run in the main square...like my 3 and a half year daughter does!
Haven a nice day, ciaon Costanza
Ciao! Everything is open in the wintertime. There are less people and things seem to move a bit slower than in the summertime. It will be a bit cold but as long as you plan for it, fall and winter are the best times of the year to be in Florence. No crowds. If you want any recommendations of things to do or see in Florence check out Florence site:
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a presto,
Katie Greenaway
Local Expert of Florence
What period exactly? if you are planning to travel next weeks all is open, and there is something more than usual, goig to Xmas holidays.
and also, if you found an accommodation, please giv me an idea about the area (easier to say what could be closed, es. bus on Xmas day if needed, or shops on sunday out of the centre)
if you have no accommodation still, can I suggest our florence apartments (close Duomo)?
It is always possible to visit Florence during all the year, naturally the best period is during spring, while during summer it is very hot and often it is not very pleasant to visit the town. I like very much the period of autumn when it is possible to visit also the Tuscan countryside with her coulours. During autumn however it rains often. To visit fully Florence it is necessary to have 2-3 days, but if you wanna visit also other very fine medieval smaller towns in Tuscany, perhaps you can decide to leave 1 day for San Gimignano and Siena, 1 day for Lucca and Pisa.
If you like to stay at a hotel, I have my cousin which is the owner of a nice charme hotel at 10 minutes from the center of the town.

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