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All visitors of the city of Florence are encouraged to love and respect it. The Florence Experience is something unique and unforgettable.

rifiuti#EnjoyRespectFirenze is the name of a campaign that focuses on correct behaviours to keep once you are here. It also highlights the opportunities that the City of Florence offers to its visitors.

10 best practices:
1) visit this website to plan your stay
2) please use the public toilests or those located in bars and restaurants of which you are customer
3) in Florence you can drink fresh and free public water. Take a glass or a travel bottle or reuse empty plastic bottles
4) there are 4 infopoints in the city: piazza Stazione, via Cavour, Bigallo (piazza Duomo) and at the airport: please turn to them
5) if you want to rest or have a snack use proper benches and spaces
6) throw your garbage in the waste bins, use the recycling bins. If Florence remains clean it will also be thanks to you!
7) monuments, churches, statues and other beauties are at your disposal to be admired and visited. Respect them!
8) enjoy the city and respect the others with your behaviour, but also with your clothing, respect places of worship
9) visit the crafts shops and buy original products. Don't buy from illegal street vendors, don't buy fake goods
10) taste the local typical products of the Tuscan tradition

#EnjoyRespectFirenze stresses in a simple and direct way, with unequivocal icons, which behaviour is not correct and is to be avoided if you don't want to incur in penalties.

What you should NOT do:

  1. it is forbidden to litter public areas: use waste bins
  2. don't sit and consume food and drink on the steps of monuments and churches
  3. don't damage or scribble on the walls of old palaces or churches, or on works of art
  4. don't immerse yourself in fountains; don't climb on monuments, do not endanger yourself and others
  5. in public places and establishments don't show yourself bare-chested or wearing swimwear, even if it's hot in summertime
  6. don't buy counterfeit goods or any goods from illegal street vendors



Published: 7/9/2018

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