Cheap flights to Florence
So much art, so little time. If you’re a fine art connoisseur, then your life is not complete until you’ve fantasised about the big time among the works of the greats in Florence. A few of the most compelling must-sees include the Uffizi Gallery – some say this is the number-one best thing to do in Florence, so it’s worth a look with its enormous Botticelli paintings and the surreal architecture of the building itself. If you manage to pick up the perfect slice of pizza from any number of street vendors in Florence, head down to the Piazzo della Signoria to kick back and people watch while you eat – the artwork surrounding the square is a sight to behold. Student Flights can get you there with cheap flights to Florence that will leave you with plenty of spare change to afford a gelato after every meal. Ask a Student Flights travel consultant for more information about tours and accommodation plus the holiday packages on offer.
Florence Airport (FLR), formerly known as Amerigo Vespucci Airport after the great Italian merchant, services central Italy and is located 5 kilometres north of Florence's city centre. ATAF run a bus service from the airport to downtown Florence. Taxis charge a fixed fare from airport to the city centre or rental cars are available. In true Italian style, there are also options for limousines to transfer to your hotel. Once downtown, it is popular to explore the city on bicycle.
Flights from Australia to Florence will require 2 stopovers. From all Australian capital cities, a convenient flight path is through Asian destinations such as Singapore, Hong Kong or Tokyo, then connect to Florence through Paris, France or Frankfurt, Germany. The average total flight time for this journey is 24 hours. Enjoy a variety of meals and drinks on long haul international flights, while shorter connecting flights may serve a snack or light refreshment. For details on flight paths and services available, please check out our airline guide.
Airlines that fly to Florence
Major airlines that fly from Australia to Florence:
Florence Holiday Packages
From strolling through the infamous leather markets to playing count the fake Statue of David, there is a lot to do in Florence and it’s a good idea to ask an experienced Student Flights travel consultant to arrange a holiday package to best suit your travel needs.
Florence is the capital of the Tuscany region of Italy and is home to more than 370,000 locals. Travellers to Florence will experience an intimate tourist opportunity in the city that was famous for medieval European trade. Florence is said to be the birthplace of the Renaissance and is one of the top 50 fashion capitals of the world for those aspiring designers out there. It is also dripping with works of art and its museums and galleries are jam-packed of big-name pieces that you have to see to believe – including many a Botticelli masterpiece – worth waiting in line to get into the Uffizi Gallery. Duomo Square is a crowded, but wholly worthwhile tourist attraction and is a great precursor to a tour of Duomo’s Dome and Giotto’s Tower. Budding jewellery designers can find some of the finest diamond delights in the world at the shops around the Ponte Vecchio bridge and you can take your perfect postcard picture at the Piazzle Michelangelo on the picturesque hills above Oltarno.
Known as the 'Athens of the Middle Ages' and famous for its galleries, museums and churches, Florence will take your fancy – find out more, read our destination guide to Florence. Student Flights travel consultants can offer you the best advice possible on the latest deals and info about flights, accommodation and tours.
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