Walk across one of Florence's oldest and most iconic landmarks, Ponte Vecchio. Spanning the Arno river in the heart of the city, the 14th-century bridge features a wide, three-arch design supporting a series of historic shop fronts. Stroll the bridge's thoroughfare to peruse shops or see street performances. Visit the secret Vasari Corridor that stretches across the bridge to connect two Renaissance palaces. Antique jewelry enthusiasts may want to keep an eye out for the area's gold and silversmith shops. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Ponte Vecchio by using our Florence online tour itinerary planner .
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Ponte Vecchio Reviews
C'est beau, petites maisonnettes (commerces) sur le pont mais ça se fait en 5 minutes, et à moins d'avoir envie d'acheter des bijoux, vous n'y passerez pas plus de 10 minutes..... more »It's beautiful, small houses (shops) on the bridge, but it is done in 5 minutes, and unless you want to buy jewelry, you spend not more than 10 minutes...
Simbolo della città,attraversa il fiume Arno . È composto da tre valichi ad arco ribassato,con il passaggio fiancheggiato da due file di botteghe orafe . In origine le botteghe erano di macellai e ver... more »Symbol of the city, crossing the River Arno. Consists of three segmental arch passes, flanked by two rows of goldsmiths. Originally the workshops were of butchers and greengrocers because so they could unload their rubbish into the Arno. Always very busy. On feast days you can't hardly walk. In the middle of the bridge there are two terraces.
You have to see this bridge yourself to appreciate it. Try to be there away from holiday time when it's not so crowded . Charming but rather expensive jewelry shops all along the bridge but you really go for the view. Originally built in 1218 but rebuilt 1345 it still retains it old charm. Florence is a beautiful city and the Ponte Vecchio is a must see . These pictures are the view from the bridge
Love it!!! It's very romantic place when you can enjoy at beautiful moments .... Perfect to walk in a sunny afternoon... Drinking some wine.. or eat some cheese and ham...this landscape seems like a famous paint.. in really life... I'm recommend you visit this place always!!!!!
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