WEATHER IN FLORENCE
In March weather in Florence is very variable, and you should be ready to face both late winter and early spring conditions.
Don't forget to take with you an umbrella and a light coat, but be ready to wear just a shirt and a light sweater.
Monthly average temperatures range between 5°C and 15°C (41°F and 59°F).
You can check daily temperatures and weather forecast at
USEFUL INFORMATION ABOUT THE TOWN
To learn many useful tips about Florence, you can have a look at http://www.aboutflorence.com/index.html
Click here to download a detailed map of Florence downtown.
Another map, which can be helpful to find an itinerary in Florence, can be found at:
Current voltage is 220 V. Equip yourself with an international plug adaptor!
Taxi in Florence is expensive and often not easy to find.
Anyway you can access to a taxi dialing one of the following phone numbers:
SHOPS OPENING HOURS
Shops in downtown are usually opened from 10:00 till 19:30. Some smaller shops may open earlier and close during lunchtime (13:00-15:30). Stores are closed on Sunday and Monday morning (except some general stores).
VISIT OF MAIN MUSEUMS
Most museums are closed on Monday morning and some also on Sundays. Don't forget to check opening hours. If you plan to visit Academia or Uffizi, it is advisable to book your visit in advance in order to skip very long lines. Call Firenze Musei, phone 055 294883 (reservation fee € 3,00) or enquire at your hotel.