Things to Do in Florence This Fall
Fall in Florence brings a welcome drop in daytime temperatures and in the size of tourist crowds. It’s also a chance to savor the bounty of Tuscany’s harvest season, when olives and grapes are ripe for the picking. Enjoy a Florentine-style autumn with these ideas.
Marvel at Michelangelo’sDavid statue in relative peace with smaller crowds at theAccademia Gallery.
Soak up crisp fall weather and colorful foliage on a day trip toSiena, San Gimignano, and other medieval Tuscan towns.
Celebrate harvest season with asmall-group wine tourthrough the famed Chianti wine region.
Skip the line toclimb the Leaning Toweron a day trip to Pisa.
Explore the scenic backroads of Tuscany on a4-wheel-drive wine- and olive oil-tasting tour.
Whip up regional recipes with acooking classat a Tuscan farmhouse.
Browse seasonal Tuscan produce at theSan Lorenzo Marketon a Florence food tour.
Take advantage of less crowded streets crowds on awalking tour of Florentine highlightslike the duomo and Ponte Vecchio.
AdmireThe Birth of Venus and other Renaissance masterpieces without the wait using skip-the-line tickets to theUffizi Gallery.