INTRODUCTION TO FLORENCE TRAVEL
Known as the cradle of the Renaissance, Florence is the city that nurtured artistic greats Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and Raphael. Her powerful leaders the Medici family ruled the city for over 200 years and were responsible for the elegant palazzi, public monuments and an enduring respect for artisans.
Florence is also a city for food lovers. Right in the heart of Tuscany, it is here you can taste some of Italy’s most famous dishes with a glass of wine from the neighboring Chianti and Barolo regions.
What to see in FlORENCE
Florence is an art and history lovers paradise. Admire her famous museums and galleries or simply wander the streets and you’ll be in awe of the historic beauty of the Renaissance city.READ: our suggested 3 day Florence Itinerary
piazza della signoria
For such a small city, Florence is bursting with secret treasures. From quiet piazzas, to artisan crafts and an ancient pharmacy.
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Florence ACCOMMODATION guide
Within this small city there are hundreds of accommodation options. Check our guides to discover the best places to stay on your trip to Florence.
GETTING TO FLORENCE FROM ROME
There are a variety of options to get you to Florence from the capital city of Rome, from high-speed trains, to a leisurely drive, taking in the Tuscany countryside.Get from Rome to Florence
Florence tours and tickets
Information on skip the line tickets to the major attractions, the best tours of the city and unique activities that are sure to make your trip memorable.