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The 6 Best Markets in Florence

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Florence offers a wealth of markets. From historic food halls to eclectic outdoor antique markets, the most vibrant and interesting moments of the city just may happen among its market stalls. Get in on the action. Hungry? Curious? Up for some people watching or curio shopping? Here are some good places to start.

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Fiesole above Florence

Fiesole: Etruscan Glory Just Above Florence

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A short taxi or bus ride from the city center of Florence, Fiesole doesn’t feel quite as ambitious as a day trip. Yet its history is distinct and important. No trip to Florence is complete without a side trip up into its surrounding hills. Though it too gets crowded with tourists, Fiesole’s hilltop village atmosphere is a nice foil for Florence’s grandiosity.

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