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Activities to Do in Florence in March

1. Visit Florence cathedral
4. Train Rides at Cinque Terre
5. Enjoy at Chocolate Fair
6. Take a tour of the Uffizi Gallery
7. Enjoy Florentine New Year
8. Admire Siena Cathedral
9. Walk Through The Garden Of The Iris
10. Visit Palazzo Pitti

Florence in March marks the beginning of the Spring season, a time of renewal and fresh starts. There is no better way to start the season than to visit Florence, Italy, the birthplace of the Renaissance. Get to see the history and culture of Europe which is deeply ingrained in Florence, often known as the "Firenze of Toscana'' in Italy. The architecture and works of art are another striking aspect of the city that attracts many tourists to this place.

Be amazed as you marvel at the works of various famous artists like da Vinci, Botticelli, and Michelangelo displayed in Florence's extensive collection of museums and Renaissance-era buildings. The pleasant weather of March in Florence is the perfect time to experience the unique activities in the city. Some of the best things to do in Florence, Italy in March include enjoying the delicacies at the chocolate fair, celebrating the Florentine new year and visiting the famous Florence Duomo.

Here are some of the best things to do in Florence in march:

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Stop By The Bargello National Museum

  • Among the best things to do in Florence Italy in March is visiting the Bargello Museum which was once the residence of the city magistrate of Florence
  • See the masterpiece artworks of famous artists like Michelangelo, Donatello, Cellini, Miguel Angelo, Verrochio, and De la Robbia
  • The museum contains a number of collections of Renaissance sculptures for the visitors to see 

Via del Proconsolo, 4, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy

Timings: 8:15 AM to 1:50 PM (Daily)

Entry fee: From EUR 17

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Marvel At Palazzo Pitti

  • On your visit to Florence, stop by the majestic Palazzo Pitti, the largest museum in the city
  • When you visit the Palatine Gallery at Palazzo Pitti, you can gaze at the world's largest collection of Raphael paintings. 
  • Be shocked to learn that Napoleon Bonaparte once transformed the palace into a center of political authority. 
  • Palazzo Pitti, a magnificent location, is situated in the heart of Florence.
  • Take a guided tour of the Palazzo's grounds and antiques for an unforgettable experience here. 

Piazza de' Pitti, 1, 50125 Firenze FI, Italy

Timing:  1:30 PM - 6:50 PM (Tuesday-Sunday

Entry fee: From EUR 15

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Visit Florence Cathedral

  • Visit the Florence Duomo, often referred to as the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. 
  • Get to know some interesting facts about the cathedral and the city when you visit Florence in march
  • Wonder at the soaring ceilings, exquisite stained-glass windows, and stunning frescos as you go through this miracle of architecture. 
  • Learn about Duomo's history starting with its beginnings as a modest structure in the VII century.

Piazza del Duomo, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy

Timings: Open every day from 8:30 am to 7 pm

Entry fee: EUR 18 for adults

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Explore Accademia Gallery

  • View a wide selection of Michelangelo's sculptures, including the famous David is housed inside the museum. 
  • The museum is renowned for its carefully curated Renaissance art collection and musical instruments made by Stradivarius and Amati
  • Art and cultural enthusiasts should definitely visit the Accademia Gallery 
  • Stop by the Hall of the Prisoners, which houses some of Michelangelo's masterpieces, notably the unfinished Slaves, making it one of the most visited parts of the Gallery. 

Piazza de' Pitti, 1, 50125 Firenze FI, Italy

Timing: 9:00 AM to 6:45 PM ( Tuesday to Sunday )

Entry fee: From EUR 20

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Take A Tour Of The Uffizi Gallery

  • One of the best things to do in florence italy in march is visiting the Uffizi gallery which houses one of the largest collection of Renaissance art in the world
  • Marvel at the work of famous artists like Michelangelo, Da Vinci, and Giotto and be amazed by the Renaissance artwork on display 
  • See the many artifacts inside the magnificent building which were owned by the Medici family
  • Admire "The Birth of Venus" and "Primavera," and observe how Botticelli depicted the goddess' birth as she emerged from the sea foam. 

Piazzale degli Uffizi, 6, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy

Timing: Tuesday to Sunday: 8:15 AM to 6:50 PM. Closed on Mondays

Entry fee: From EUR 30

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Train Rides At Cinque Terre

  • Visit Florence italy in march and take a ride across one of the most well-known locations and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Cinque Terre 
  • You will pass through the five fishing communities of Monterosso al Mare, Manarola, Vernazza, Corniglia, and Riomaggiore in a daily express train that travels between La Spezia and Levanto in Sestri Levante. 
  • Do not miss the many hiking trails and Instagrammable locations in this magnificent location, which is known for its vineyards, windy cliffs, delectable cuisines, and wines. 

Cinque terre, Liguria, Italy

Entry fee: Starts from EUR 84

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Enjoy At Chocolate Fair

  • Savor your sweet tooth and enjoy the delicacy of chocolates at the chocolate fair in Florence italy in march
  • In the Piazza Santa Croce, which is frequently traversed by guided tours of Florence, there are booths set up throughout the fair where you can sample the various flavors and see real expert chocolatiers create their creations. 
  • The fair usually takes place in the first few days of March

: Historical City Center, Tuscany, Florence

Timing: First few days of march

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Enjoy Florentine New Year

  • One of the most exciting things to do in Florence Italy in March is attending the Florentine new year on March 25
  • Celebrate  and learn about the significance behind the date, about the moment when the Archangel Gabriel manifested himself and informs Virgin Mary that she will become the mother of Jesus

Starts from the Piazzetta di Parte Guelfa and ends at the Santissima Annunziata church

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Admire Siena Cathedral

  • Experience the rich history and culture of Florence in March when you go to the Siena Cathedral, a beautiful ancient church in Siena. 
  • You will be amazed to see the 1000-year-old walled chamber that surrounds this UNESCO World Heritage site, and has held significance since the medieval era.
  • Admire the sculptures and works of art created by renowned Tuscan Renaissance artisans, kept inside the majestic building which was constructed about eight centuries ago

: Piazza del Duomo, 8, 53100 Siena SI, Italy

Timing: 10:30 AM to 5:30 PM (Monday - Saturday) 
1:30 PM - 5:30 PM (Sunday and other public holidays

Entry fee: From EUR 12

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Walk Through The Garden Of The Iris

  • Visit The Iris Garden in Florence, located on the corner between Viale dei Colli and Piazzale Michelangelo and be awed by the hidden green oasis in the middle of the metropolis. 
  • Be awed by the vast variety of irises and relax by the pond in the beautiful garden
  • The Garden is a popular destination for botanists, hybridizers, and horticulturists from throughout the world and has scientific value as a significant germplasm repository (iris seed bank). 

Via Michelangelo Buonarroti, 82, 50125 Firenze FI, Italy

Timing: Open daily from 10 am to 6 pm 

Entry fee: Free entry

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People Also Ask About Florence

  1. Which are the best things to do in Florence in march?

    1. Go on a Tuscan Wine Tour
    2. Celebrate the Florentine new year on March 25
    3. Visit the Florence Duomo
    4. Stroll at Boboli gardens
    5. Enjoy the best Italian food in Fuori di Taste

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  2. What is special about Florence?

    One of the city's most noticeable features is the abundance of Renaissance-style buildings and artwork. a large majority of Florence's structures were constructed by artistic architects like Brunelleschi, who created the Duomo by hand. Several tourists visit Florence to see the stunning art galleries featuring works by masters like Michelangelo and Leonardo Da Vinci. Furthermore, Florence in March is brimming with a lot of activities and events. You can go for a shopping tour of Florence's local markets, which has the finest local wines, and exquisite handicrafts or celebrate the famous Florentine new year in the city.
  3. How to reach Florence?

    The best way to reach Florence is by taking a flight to the Florence International Airport. You can take a taxi to reach the city center in just 30 minutes. 

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  4. How many days do you need in Florence?

    4-7 days is the ideal amount of time to spend in Florence and enjoy the numerous things to do in Florence, Italy in march. Florence is a large city with a long list of places to visit like the national monuments, museums, art galleries, and piazzas. When you visit Florence, Italy in March, you can even attend the many famous festivals of the city like the Florentine new year and Chocolate fair. 
  5. What are the weather conditions in Florence In March?

    March marks the arrival of spring in Florence, and by the end of March, the weather becomes warm and sunny. During this time the temperature stays within the range of 5 to 16 degrees. In Florence, you can never anticipate when it will rain, so it is advised to pack your bags accordingly. Nevertheless, Florence in March is still a wonderful time to visit the city due to the various things you can do here. 

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