Family and Kids in Florence

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Florence? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Florence, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Florence.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Florence for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Accademia Gallery

    Family and Kids

    One sculpture alone makes this one of the most visited museums in Florence – the famous statue of David by Michelangelo. Though the galley had acquired the statue in 1973 to kick-off its Michelangelo collection, today only a small collection of the great artist exists on site. There are collections by other Florentine artists in the hall. The halls are as follows: The Tribune: The David ...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Uffizi Gallery

    Family and Kids

    It would not be an exaggeration to call this gallery one of the most important in world art history. Shaped as a ‘U’ single long hallway, it’s magnificent frescoed ceilings and breath-taking collection of paintings draw over 1.8 million visitors every year (normally more than 10,000 everyday). To list the iconic masterpieces in the gallery would takes ages and pages. You may ...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Basilica Di Santa Maria Del Fiore

    Family and Kids

    The early 14th century Gothic Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Flower is Florence’s most important church. It took almost a century and a half to complete. Actually, it wasn’t entirely finished until well into the 19th century. Right outside the church, you’ll find statues of the two architects who built it - Arnolfo di Cambio and Filippo Brunelleschi. Famous for it’s mag...Read more
  4. Amazing Florence attraction for kids
    Piazzale Michelangelo

    Family and Kids

    Designed by architect Giuseppe Pogg on a hill overlooking the historic centre of Florence, this square is dedicated to Florence’s most famous artist. Copies of his most iconic sculptors decorate the square. But people usually come here for the panoramic views the square offers over the city. The neo-classical loggia of the square today has a restaurant, a building originally intended to ...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Basilica Di San Miniato Al Monte

    Family and Kids

    One of Tuscany’s greatest examples of Romansque architecture soars above the city from atop one of its highest hills. According to legend, Minas, the Armenian prince after whom the church is named was sentenced to be eaten by a panther by Roman Emperor Decius. When the panther refused to eat him, Minas was beheaded instead. Not letting that deter him, Minas picked up his head and walked ...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Florence
    Piazza Della Signoria

    Family and Kids

    This 13th century square’s proximity to the Palazzo Vecchio and the Uffizi Palace made it one of the most important locations in the city. It was first owned by the Uberti family, who, when expelled from the city, saw their properties razed. Florentines have historically gathered at the square to hear the addresses by the nobles or witness important political events. Even before the time...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Piazza Del Duomo

    Family and Kids

    Though named after Florence’s primary church, this square is an attraction in its own right. It’s surrounded on all sides by the Duomo complex – the Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral, Giotto's Bell Tower, the Baptistery of St. John, the Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, and the Loggia del Bigallo. Also important are the Palazzo dei Canonici, the Palazzo Archivescovile, and the Palazz...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Giottos Campanile

    Family and Kids

    It’s freely known that this free-standing 85 metre high bell tower of green, white and pink marble was built for the sheer purpose of showing off Florentine Gothic architecture. The building stands by four polygonal buttresses, and is divided into five levels. To climb to the top of the tower, you have to cover over 400 steps – no easy tasks. But there are landings on each level th...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Basilica Di Santa Croce And Pazzi Chapel

    Family and Kids

    This 13th century Florentine Gothic Basilica, laid out in Egyptian cross style is the tomb of some of Florence’s most important personalities - Michelangelo, Machiavelli, Enrico Fermi, Galileo, Ugo Foscolo, Guglielmo Marconi, Luigi Cherubini, Leon Battista Alberti, Vittorio Alfieri, Gioacchino Rossini, Lorenzo Ghiberti, Lorenzo Bartolini, Pier Antonio Micheli, Bartolomeo Cristofori, Giov...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    The Galleria Degli Uffizi

    Family and Kids

    The Uffizi Gallery is a major historical center in Florence, Italy. It is known as one of the most prestigious and generally celebrated art museum among the numerous world craft display centers of the Western zone. The Palazzo degli Uffizi completely united the managerial business settings, the Tribunal and the state file archives known as the Archivio di Stato. The task that was arranged by C...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Galleria Dellaccademia

    Family and Kids

    The Accademiais a much celebratedart institute situated in Florence, Italy. It features the works of Michelangelo Buonarroti, Francesco da Sangallo, AgnoloBronzino, Benvenuto Cellini, Giorgio Vasari, BartolomeoAmmannati, and Giambologna are the main prime members. Considering that most of the works displayed here were by male artists, Artemisia Gentileschi has distinguished herself as being the...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Palazzo Pitti

    Family and Kids

    This gigantic Renaissance palace looks like it should contain a lot and it does. Luca Pitti first live here; he was a prominent 15th century banker. During the Medicis time it became a vast hoard of rich paintings, plates, jewelry, and other decorations. In the 19th century, Napoleon briefly made it his headquarters. Today, it houses multiple museums that are famous in their own right. Thankful...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Boboli Garden

    Garden

    Once upon a time, it was thought to be one of the greatest open air museums AND one of the greatest examples of ‘green architecture’, this awe-inspiring park took four centuries – from the 15th to the 19th – to build, under the patronage of the Medici and the Lorraine families. Designed by Niccolò Tribolo under instruction from the Borgolo family, the gardens have...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Bargello Museum And Palace

    Family and Kids

    This museum palace hosts Italy’s largest single collection of Gothic and Renaissance sculptures. It is built around a central courtyard that has a fountain in it; external stairs lead up to the second floor. The building itself was built in the 13th century, and housed the 'podestà', the highest magistrate of the Florence City Council. The Medicis later installed the city’s p...Read more
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    Baptistery Of San Giovanni

    Family and Kids

    Built over the ruins of a 5th century Roman Temple, it may have been made as early as the 7th century; no one really knows the exact dates of its origin. It was consecrated in 1128, easily making it the oldest religious building in Florence, and thus on of it’s oldest monuments. For every century until the 19th, all Florentine Catholics were baptised here. It’s dedicated to Florence...Read more