Spring holidays are often an excellent opportunity to organize a nice weekend away with friends, an ideal way to get away from it all and visit a beautiful artistic city.

Florence offers possibilities for all tastes, both for those who love to have fun, and for those who love to visit the yet unknown places of this famous historical city.

San Frediano, an ancient village situated beside the River Arno, contains numerous roads not yet ‘trod’ by most tourists.

  1. Shopping: After having looked at the biggest fashion stores in the world, which populate the streets of central Florence, you can go and visit the quaint craft shops that are located beside the River Arno. Here you will find some of the oldest artisan shops, many clothes, vintage and leather goods shops.
  2. A Relaxing Walk: If you want to spend your day relaxing, the Oltrarno streets are perfect. You can enjoy one of the best ice creams in Florence, crossing the Ponte alla Carraia, one of the many bridges that cross the Arno.
    La Gelateria Carraia is in fact renowned for its delicious ice cream.
    If you want to continue your relaxing day, and time does permit it, a walk inside the Boboli Gardens is a must.
  3. Fun: If you organize a weekend away with friends, we know that some fun together can’t be missed, that’s why San Frediano’s bars will be perfect for your evenings.
    Both in winter and in the warmer months, you will be spoiled for choice. The streets of San Frediano are populated with a variety of bars, where you can eat and drink something in a magical atmosphere.  Click here for a selection of places to try!
  4. Where to stay: As for a place to stay, the La Fonderia B&B Firenze is an ideal place in Florence for you and your friends. The B&B is located just outside the traffic limited area of ​​the city, so you can get there comfortably by car, but at the same time it is an area well served by public transport, so you can also reach it by train.
    The rooms of the B&B are very spacious and equipped with every service, plus there is a common room where you can enjoy your breakfast or restful moments. The newest highlight of the B&B is its private garden, which all guests can access, to relax or spend time in total tranquillity.