The Cradle of Renaissance
The magic of Florence is yours to discover as this enchanting city beckons you to explore its breathtaking treasures !!
It is without doubt the city where the exceptional artistic and intellectual activities flourished with the greatest display of brilliance.
Located by the banks of the Arno River in the region of Tuscany, it is surrounded by fertile hills covered with vineyards, olive groves and orchards, which appear to have been landscaped for the human eyes’ pleasure.
The extraordinary writing ability of Dante Alighieri and Machiavelli as well as the “Florentine School of Arts” which prepared artists such as Cimabue, Giotto, Raphael, Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci.
Among the many important sights, a few are : the Duomo; Giotto’s Bell Tower; the Baptistery, Piazza della Signoria; the Academy of Fine Arts with Michelangelo’s famous statue of David; the Uffizi Gallery and the Ponte Vecchio, the city’s oldest bridge.
Florence is worldwide known for its commerce and handicraft featuring gold, silver and leather goods styling.