Cheap flights to Florence

Florence, situated in Italy’s northwest, is a romantic city with awesome landscape. It’s a city of art lovers, foodies and nature lovers. The vineyards of Florence are a wine lover’s delight. Book cheap flights to Florence, Italy with FlyOfinder to spend vacation in captivating Florence where myriad culture attractions are just waiting for you!

Flying to Florence

Airport

Aeroporto di Firenze-Peretola or Florence Airport

Airport Code

FLR

High Season

mid-May through July and September

Low Season

Late-November to February

Cheapest Month to Fly

February

Most Expensive Month to Fly

July

Best Time to Fly

September to November

Cheapest Day to Fly

Tuesday

Most Expensive Day to Fly

Thursday

Cheapest Time of Day to Fly

Morning

Most Expensive Time of Day to Fly

Afternoon

Time Zone

Central European Standard Time (GMT +1)

Top Attractions in Florence

Pitti Palace: Get a taste of several things that Florence has to offer with a visit to the Pitti Palace complex. Major highlights worth seeing here include a Medici palace, the Royal Apartments, an art gallery, and the wonderful Boboli Gardens. You can easily spend an entire day sightseeing this spectacular palace complex.  

Battistero di San Giovanni: The octagonal Baptistery of St. John built in the 12th century is an architectural masterpiece. The interiors and the art works are excellent. The major highlight here is the cathedral’s museum Museo dell'Opera del Duomo.

Uffizi Palace and Gallery: The Uffizi Palace and Gallery is among the few top art museums in the world. The diverse collections here offer insight into the artistic mastery of the 14th-to-16th century painters of Florence. The major highlight here is the octagonal Tribuna prominently showcasing the treasured jewels and paintings of Francesco I de' Medici. 

Florence with its palaces, landmarks, museums and churches offers plenty of opportunities for sightseeing. Look forward to visiting some of the top-ranked attractions in this one of the most popular cities in Europe. The popular amongst these include Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Piazza Duomo, Piazzale Michelangiolo, Church of San Miniato al Monte, Ponte Vecchio, Palazzo Vecchio, Santa Croce, Piazza della Signoria and the Loggia dei Lanzi, Galleria dell'Accademia (Academy Gallery), San Lorenzo, Michelangelo's Medici Tombs, Santa Maria Novella, San Miniato al Monte, Bargello Palace National Museum, and Mercato Centrale (Florence's Food Market).

Best Time to Visit Florence

Get ready to be amazed with the charm and vibrancy of this wonderful city when you take cheap flights to Florence for a fun-filled holiday. Plan to book discounted flight tickets to Florence in advance if you want to visit the city during the peak season of May through September when the weather is warm and tourists can be seen coming in droves for participating in art festivals and enjoy open-air dining.

Travel Tips to Florence

  • The compact historic center of Florence can be easily navigated on foot. Most attractions here can be accessed within 20 minutes
  • Accommodations in Florence may be somewhat expensive, but the food is affordable. Avoid falling in typical tourist traps like eating next to Ponte Vecchio or Piazza del Duomo 
  • Don’t go shopping between 1-4 pm as most shops are closed for siesta. Florence is known for leathers, and you can look forward to doing some great shopping
  • Many tourists prefer staying in the north side of Florence, but staying on the other side of the river offers glimpse into the lifestyle of the locals, particularly San Niccolo and Santo Spirito areas
  • Most restaurants are open till 7-7:30 pm as Italians usually eat their dinner late at around 8-9 pm
  • You will be offered a complimentary snack buffet at most bars with cheeses and cured meats to be accompanied with the cocktail 

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Frequently Asked Questions

The duration of the flights to Florence generally depends on the destination you are choosing for your trip. Flights to Florence from New York City is of 9 hours, while flights from Atlanta is of over 10 hours, from Dallas of about 11 hrs 30 min, and from Los Angeles it will be around 13 hours.

Consider booking your flights to Florence in the shoulder seasons during April-June or September-October for discounted rates on your flight tickets. With fewer tourists than in peak summer months, this is also the perfect time for sightseeing as well.

Book at least 57 days in advance before your planned departure date for getting cheap flights to Florence.

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