Mumbai is India’s largest and densely populated city on west coast. Mumbai culture is a blend of traditional festivals, food, music and theaters. Mumbai’s history as a major trading center has led to a diverse range of cultures, religions, and cuisines co existing in the city.
Florence is a popular city in Italy, and the birthplace of modern world. Florentine art goes beyond paintings and statues- enjoy the food, fashion and street markets. This city is famous for churches like Santa Maria del Fiore, Santa Maria Novella, and basilica of santa Croce, Basilica di San Lorenzo, Santa Trinità Church and Chiesa di Orsanmichele. This is the best destination for those who love shopping. There are outdoor markets selling souvenirs, clothes and leather products and an indoor market known as Mercato centrale filled with butchers, fishmongers and fruit and vegetable vendors. There is a lot of jaw dropping museums that you must see when you are visiting this city. There are three main museums one large one two small ones. The major museums to visit are Uffizi, the Accademia, and the Palazzo Vecchio and the Pitti Palace and adjacent Boboli Gardens, which are the most beautiful gardens in Florence. There is nothing like dusk view of Florence from Piazzale Michelangelo. Also don’t forget to experience the delicious food from Florence.
Chhatrapati Shivaji is the International airport in Mumbai which ensures all landing and arrivals of the city. It is one of the best and busiest airports in India. From the airport, there are flights to more than 40 countries. A flight is the most preferred option to reach Florence. Below are transportation methods on how to reach Florence from Mumbai:
From Chhatrapati Shivaji International airport, there are many flights available to reach Florence. The distance From Mumbai to Florence is 6302 km and average flight time will be 10 hour 55 min. Most popular airlines that services from Mumbai to Florence is Air France. Swiss, KLM, Lufthansa are the other popular flights that have services to Florence from Mumbai. There are no direct flights from Mumbai to reach Florence. There will be one stop at any of the location like London; Paris, France etc. book your flight ticket in advance to get good deals.
Mumbai has good rail connectivity with all major cities in India. But reaching Florence by train is a time taking process. So, you can choose flight to Florence, and from there, you can use local train transportation to explore the city.
Road trip to anywhere is a different experience. But to reach Florence from Mumbai will take more time. So booking a flight will be best. After reaching Florence airport you can hire a car and do a mind blowing scenic drive in Florence city. Also, one can go for public transportation. Florence has a good bus connection to all major tourist attractions from airport.