Audio Guide: Understanding the Red Street Numbers of Florence

Ever notice that the street numbers are unpredictable in Florence? Have you followed a GPS or Google map only to find yourself in the wrong place, even though it took you to the street number you typed?

Listen to this audio guide so you get a better understanding of how to find your way around. 

Quick Tip 1: Understanding the Red Street Numbers of Florence:

Red Street Numbers of Florence

In Florence, we have two types of street numbers. Generally speaking- the red numbers (see this red number 5 in photo) coincide with businesses. Residences tend to be located instead at the black/blue numbers.

Even non-Florentine Italians are stumped by these red numbers, since they are unique to Florence. 

 

 


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