Living for a long time in Florence means learning to respect it, take care of it and leave it ready for those who will come after you…or for spending the rest of your life there! Here are some points of note:

1. Choose Destination Florence

Destination Florence is the official marketplace of the city and promotes an ethical, sustainable and local Florence. The platform is a partner of the Municipality of Florence and choosing it means investing in the future of the city. Advise your relatives to use it to book hotels, read its magazine, and to purchase experiences, products, and tickets.

2. Sustainable Florence & recycling

Find out how to contribute to the health and good standing of Florence! Did you know that Florence has entered, for the first time, the prestigious world ranking of 88 leading cities in actions against climate change? Small gestures are enough: cycle, Find out how to contribute to the health and good standing of Florence! Did you know that Florence has entered, for the first time, the prestigious world ranking of 88 leading cities in actions against climate change? Small gestures are enough: cycle, recycle and visit local markets and visit local markets.

3. Drink public water!

Drinking the good quality water in Florence is free and, above all, plastic-free. Avoid purchasing plastic bottles and fill up your bottles at public drinking fountains in the city:

4. Florence Cycle Path

Getting around by bike in Florence is quick and easy. Discover the map of the 100 km cycle path, which is distributed at the tourist InfoPoints: Piazza della Stazione 4; via Cavour 1r; Piazza S. Giovanni, 1; via del Termine, 11. Click HERE to download the map!

5. Live like a local

Discover Florence by walking around both the iconic and the more out-of-the-ordinary Florence. When living here, you will discover many unexpected places, especially in the less traveled areas! If you need inspiration, follow DESTINATION FLORENCE’S “FLORENTINE WALKS”

6. EnjoyRespect Florence

#EnjoyRespectFirenze is the awareness campaign by the City of Florence that promotes good habits that respect the environment and the artistic heritage. The goal is to spread positive practices of civil coexistence among citizens and tourists that help preserve the beauty of the city and remember that incorrect behaviors can be sanctioned by law.