"Charming custom" Florence Local Custom Tip by craic

Florence Local Customs: 145 reviews and 192 photos


Just before you get to the Ponte Vecchio you can see these padlocks with two names written on them. Lovers up to their tricks to keep their love safe and secure. No idea who started this trend but I think it may be of fairly recent origin.
On the bridge itself, there is a sign on the railing around the statue of Cellini warning that any padlocks will be removed. And that wouldn't be a good omen for your eternal love.

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  • Written Nov 22, 2007
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