Walk across one of Florence's oldest and most iconic landmarks, Ponte Vecchio. Spanning the Arno river in the heart of the city, the 14th-century bridge features a wide, three-arch design supporting a series of historic shop fronts. Stroll the bridge's thoroughfare to peruse shops or see street performances. Visit the secret Vasari Corridor that stretches across the bridge to connect two Renaissance palaces. Antique jewelry enthusiasts may want to keep an eye out for the area's gold and silversmith shops. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Ponte Vecchio by using our Florence online tour itinerary planner .
Tours to Ponte Vecchio
Small Group Combo: Walking Tour with Skip-the-Line to David & Uffizi Gallery BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $97
Duration: 6 hours
Best of Florence Walking Tour with Skip-the-Line at Michelangelo’s ‘David’ BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $63
Duration: 3 hours
Ponte Vecchio Reviews
When in Florence, why not. It’s the bridge of gold vendors and loaded with tourists. So what, you’re a tourist too do enjoy the experience. Besides, when you get home and you tell people you were in F... more »
This is a bridge of great historic significance, both from the time of the Medici to the end of WWII, BUT TODAY, unless you are a fan of overpriced jewelry or want to go quickly from Il Duomo to Pitti... more »
You have to see this bridge yourself to appreciate it. Try to be there away from holiday time when it's not so crowded . Charming but rather expensive jewelry shops all along the bridge but you really go for the view. Originally built in 1218 but rebuilt 1345 it still retains it old charm. Florence is a beautiful city and the Ponte Vecchio is a must see . These pictures are the view from the bridge
Love it!!! It's very romantic place when you can enjoy at beautiful moments .... Perfect to walk in a sunny afternoon... Drinking some wine.. or eat some cheese and ham...this landscape seems like a famous paint.. in really life... I'm recommend you visit this place always!!!!!
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