FLORENCE, capital of the region of Tuscany, has a population of around half a million inhabitants, spreads on the banks of the Arno, between the Adriatic and the Tyrrhenian seas, almost in the middle of the Italian peninsula.
The city is a real open-air museum and is the birthplace of the Renaissance: it contains an exceptional artistic patrimony, glorious testimony to its secular civilization.
Here it is plenty of works by Filippo Brunelleschi, Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Raffaello, and Botticelli. The city also contains numerous museums and art galleries, such as the Uffizi Gallery and the Palazzo Pitti, and still exerts an influence in the fields of art, culture and politics. UNESCO declared its Historic Centre a World Heritage Site in 1982.
Take your time in Florence and take advantage of a trip to visit other villages and towns in the stunning surroundings. Firenze is the heart of Tuscany, the home of some of the world’s most beloved cuisine. The Chianti area, between Florence and Siena, is one of the most beautiful countrysides in Italy and a famous wine production area.
If we’re sure of something, is that Florence will leave no any visitor indifferent!