and his most popular attractions
Florence has an exceptional artistic heritage, glorious testimony to its secular civilization.
Cimabue and Giotto, the fathers of Italian painting, lived here, as Arnolfo and Andrea Pisano, reformers of architecture and sculpture; Brunelleschi, Donatello and Masaccio, founders of the Renaissance; Ghiberti and Della Robbia; Filippo Lippi and the Angelic; Botticelli and Paolo Uccello; The universal genres Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo.
Their works, as well as those of generations of artists up to the masters of this century, are contained in the museums of the city. In Florence, thanks to Dante, he laughed the Italian language; Literary studies were confirmed with Petrara and Boccaccio
Florence's pulsating heart is Piazza del Duomo, with the monumental complex of the Basilica of Santa Maria del Fiore where you can admire a precious collection of works from the Cathedral, the Baptistery and the Campanile. Piazza della Signoria is the historical center of civil life and houses the 14th-century Loggia dei Lanzi, the Fountain of Neptune and the Palazzo della Signoria or Palazzo Vecchio, one of the monuments-symbol of the city, in front of which are some famous statues including a copy Of the famous David of Michelangelo.
The Uffizi is one of the most prestigious art galleries in Italy and around the world, with a wealth of invaluable and enormous works of art. In addition to the exhibited works, hundreds of other works are preserved in the archives of the museum. From a historical point of view, the genesis and development of this museum, which was born for all other purposes, is curious. The complex, under the...More info
The Santa Maria Novella church in Florence is located in the same square near the train station bearing its name. The church, built between the 13th and 13th centuries by Fra Jacopo Talenti (also the bell tower), is a superb example of Italian gothic architecture, whose marble façade is dark and white, divided into the lower part of the Small arcades, stands the po...More info
Palazzo Pitti, an unmistakable masterpiece of the Florentine Renaissance, as well as the beauties more closely linked to its structure (such as the Boboli Garden, the Cave of Moses, the Artichoke Fountain, the Teatro Rondò di Bacco, the Fonte del Leone and the splendid Piazza de 'Pitti) has an incomparable museum area. In fact, there are multiple exhibitions inside Palazzo Pitti, and each of t...More info
The building of Santa Maria del Fiore, like for most churches of this size, has lasted several centuries and is one of the largest in Europe. Started in 1296 on the ancient foundations of Santa Reparata, Santa Maria del Fiore was designed Initially Arnolfo di Cambio, to whom Giotto and then Francesco Talenti and Lapo Ghini succeeded, the building became a very compl...More info
The garden of Boboli is the park on the back of Palazzo Pitti, the residence of the Medici, which then passed to Lorraine and finally to the Savoie. It is a large green space that extends over 45,000 square feet and is a wonderful example of an Italian garden. The Giardini, which "climb" on Boboli hill and reach to the Forte di Belvedere, were born in the Renaissanc...More info
The Alighieri family lived in the historic center of Florence, between the church of San Martino and the Piazza dei Donati: it is Dante who tells it, telling that he was born in 1265 in the shadow of the Badia Fiorentina. Brother Francis sold part of the house after his death and the rest of the family moved away from Tuscany. Since the original building had been lo...More info
The birth of the city can not be dated with absolute certainty. Perhaps, for this reason too, there are numerous legends that seek to explain their origins; Numerous yes, but all with a common character: the beautiful siren Partenope. One of these legends tells us that the mermaid, refused by the Umaris heroic hero, decided to land on the island of Megaride, where now Castel dell'Ovo is headquartered. It was where the city arose. Florence contains years and years of traditions and history that only by visiting it you can learn to know it.
Florence is at the center of one of the most famous regions of the world for its wines. Tuscany is renowned especially for the quality of its wines and not so much for its productive quantity. In fact, while Tuscany is third in Italy as a wine producing region, it is the eighth place as a quantity of wine produced. Of the 26 Italian wines DOCG, six are produced in TMore info
The museum with entrance fee (€ 6,50 museums- reduced € 4.50- and € 6.50 the Tower. The museum + tower cumulative ticket is € 10.) however offers a free visit up to the age of 18 and a Reduction for ages 18 to 25 and over 65 years. Also for groups of students and their teachers, for the disabled and their accompanying persons, for tourist guides and interpreMore info
The entrance to the Boboli Garden is on Piazza de 'Pitti and the ticket cost is 7 euros for the whole and 3.50 for the reduced. The ticket also allows you to visit the Porcelain Museum, the Argenti Museum, the Bardini Garden and the Costume Gallery.It is possible to purchase a three-day cumulative ticket allowing access to all museums at Palazzo Pitti, with a totalMore info
It is set on the hills north of Siena dominating the Val d'Elsa with its towers, yesterday's symbols of power, today of beauty and charm. This is what drives millions of tourists to visit San Gimignano at any time of the year. San Gimignano is also famous for Vernaccia, the white wine of the most prestigious in Italy, a product of the countryside campaigns since theMore info