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The best places to study in Florence

Cristina Tomé

That moment when you really need to start studying can be hard, so Uniplaces decided to help you on the search for the perfect spot. Here is a list of nine perfect places to study in Florence.

The Novoli Campus bookshop

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The Novoli Campus bookshop

Many, many tables, great food, good coffee and a relaxed atmosphere. If you get anything to eat or to drink, you’re more than welcome to stay for the whole day. Possibly one of the coolest university bookshop-cafés in the world.

Arnold’s Coffee

Even though italian cafés are awesome, there is one time you’re really thankful for the “American coffee experience”: when you need a reliable and quick wi-fi connection. In Florence’s city centre, that means Arnold’s.

Hemingway

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Hemingway café in Florence

You’ll find this quiet oasis on the South side of the river, off the beaten path. A great food and drink selection, working wifi and cool decoration. It’s not the cheapest café in Florence, but it’s definitely one of the coolest.

La Cité

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La Cité libreria is a great place to study in Florence

La Cité combines all the best things in life: a quiet atmosphere with little movement, great music, craft beer and an awesome vibe. Add to this, plenty of seating and good wifi, it’s definitely one of our favourite places to study in Florence.

Caffetteria delle Oblate

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View from Caffetteria delle Oblate

This is one of the best places to admire the dome of Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral while sitting and enjoying an italian espresso. Located on the second floor of the Library – Biblioteca delle Oblate – the Caffetteria is open everyday and also works as a restaurant.

Brac

Designed to eat and read, Brac is both a contemporary art library and a café-restaurant. Menu is mostly vegetarian and vegan. It is open everyday from midday to midnight, within 4 minutes walking from the Florence Cathedral.

Caffe Letterario Le Murate

The former prison of Florence is now a place where you can study all day, every day. Start with a low cost breakfast – students only. Have some lunch and even a buffet aperitivo by the end of the afternoon. Enjoy the tables and benches outside in the large patio, it is definitely a favourite spot of Firenze’s students.

Mama’s Bakery

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Mama’s bakery, an American bakery near Palazzo Pitti

This true American bakery is also a perfect spot to study, wifi, bagels and muffins included. Mama’s Bakery is on the south side of the river, about five minutes away from Palazzo Pitti. American style with nutella on top.

Libri Liberi Sit’N’Breakfast

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Sit’N’Breakfast, near Università di Study di Firenze – Photo from their Facebook page

Near the Università degli Studi di Firenze, Sit’N’Breakfast has everything you need to get your study going: a place to sit, wifi, printer and scanner, eletric power, books on demand, fresh fruit, and of course, coffee and snacks. You can buy an hour, a day, a week or a month – students get 30% discount.

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