8 days in Florence & Bruges Itinerary

8 days in Florence & Bruges Itinerary

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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
2
Bruges, Belgium
— 3 nights

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Museo della Misericordia di Firenze will appeal to museum buffs. Get some cultural insight at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Val d'Orcia. Step out of Florence to go to Siena and see Nature & Wildlife Tours, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, steep yourself in history at Loggia dei Lanzi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, and take in panoramic vistas at Torre di Arnolfo.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Florence itinerary planner.

Belgrade, Serbia to Florence is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Florence can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Bruges.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Val d'Orcia, Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace

3
nights
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Visit Historic Centre of Brugge and Gravensteen for their historical value. Museum-lovers will get to explore Groeningemuseum and Onze-Lieve-Vrouw ter Potterie. Take a break from Bruges with a short trip to Saint Bavo's Cathedral in Ghent, about 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Minnewater Lake, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde, pause for some serene contemplation at Adornesdomein & Jeruzalemkerk, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the Holy Blood.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Bruges trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Florence to Bruges takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March, Bruges is slightly colder than Florence - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Ghent
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Minnewater Lake ©
Minnewater Lake
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen

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