Tourism in Florence is by far the most important of all industries, although manufacturing and trade are also very important.

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Tourism added approximately €2.5 billion to the city's finances in 2015. From April to October, tourists outnumber the local population.

In 2010, Florence was voted the third favorite tourist destination, and in 2015, Condé Nast Travel readers voted it the best city in Europe.