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Discover Florence's towers and fortresses

Good news: This summer many of Florence’s tower gates and fortresses have reopened for visitors. A great way to discover the history of the city’s defensive structures while enjoying a breath-taking view of Florence.


One of these is the Torre di San Niccolò open daily 5-8pm with visits held every 30 mins in Italian, English and French.


Access includes a guided tour. Others include the Forte Belvedere, Fortezza da Basso and Baluardo di San Giorgio.

Find out more here: https://musefirenze.it/en/musei/torre-san-niccolo/