Everything about Florence seems to be colored with a mild violet, like diluted wine. (Henry James)
Right around the corner of my hotel, I catched the first glimpse of the Duomo, Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore. And decided to have breakfast with a view!
Bikes, bikes, bikes – they are everywhere in Florence, even leaning on the Cappelle Medicee and almost everyone seems to be on a bike – maybe except those with the selfiesticks.
Lunch at the Mercato Centrale – downstairs there is a market and upstairs you have all the choices of different restaurants, street food and much more!
Basilica di Santa Croce next to the Cappella de´ Pacci: