The neighborhood of Santo Spirito is located in Oltrarno, and is considered the artisan area as well as the most "local" spot in Florence. This is the spot for travelers seeking something truly different in their trip, as this part of town is the least tourist-friendly and has been said to be a little more dangerous to unassuming foreigners. That being said, the Piazza Santo Spirito is a great place to people watch at night, with a host of live (and often impromptu) performances happening year round. Walk along the roads less traveled and end up in front of the Palazzo Pitti, which seems even more massive in comparison to the tiny residential buildings of Santo Spirito. Here you'll find more gelato shops, which will act to sweeten up and balance out your evening nicely. Just make sure to pay attention to your surroundings, and you'll be sure to have a pleasant and safe evening in Santo Spirito.
On this tour you will get a feel for how a genuine Florentian eats. You start out at the central... Read more