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Ponte Vecchio and Vasari Corridor as seen from the Uffizi
Photo ©Andy Hay

Let’s discover some fun facts about Ponte Vecchio you might not yet know

5 things you didn’t know about Ponte Vecchio

There weren’t always goldsmiths and jewellers selling their goods on Ponte Vecchio…

Brunelleschi's Cupola from Ponte Vecchio
Brunelleschi's Cupola from Ponte Vecchio - Credit: Valentina Perzolla

The history of the tower which defied the Vasari Corridor

Mannelli tower
Mannelli tower - Credit: Sailko

Ponte Vecchio is the only bridge in Florence that survived World War II

Ponte Vecchio has an ancient sundial

You can experience the Old Bridge from a very peculiar point of view

Ponte Vecchio as seen from the Renaioli's point of view
Ponte Vecchio as seen from the Renaioli's point of view - Credit: melindagallo
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