Welcome to holiday in Florence
Florence is a city that transmits peace, love and harmony, apparently known, but with tons of secrets to discover.
A high percentage of tourism in Italy is due to Florence and its artistic and cultural heritage. Florence is one of the most loved by thousands of tourists who visit every day museums, walking through the streets full of mystery (where it seems that time has stopped in the Middle Ages and Renaissance) and small alleys remained unchanged over time.
It is a city based mainly on the services sector, tourism and the 'crafts (jewelry, embroidery, leather, ceramics, wrought iron and furniture) are one significant resource.
For reservations in hotels, Bed and Breakfast, Residence and holidays lastminute recommend:
The nights in Florence you can spend not only inside a room, but also on the road and walk between the beautiful monuments illuminated by the moon, including the Piazzale Michelangelo from where to admire a beautiful panorama of the city at night.
Florence is famous worldwide for being a city of art. It is home to famous people of the past such as Dante, Boccaccio, Machiavelli, Galileo Galilei and is embellished with works by Giotto, Botticelli, Michelangelo, Donatello and Brunelleschi. Despite the damage caused by overflowing of the river Arno in 1966, Florence still has an outstanding artistic heritage.
To see many facilities in the center of Florence is Piazza del Duomo with the Giotto Campanile, designed by, five plans in the fifth with a beautiful terrace where you can admire the entire city.
The Baptistery, dedicated to St. John the Baptist, the patron saint of the city, celebrated June 24, the day on which it is disputed, the final Calcio Storico is a medieval version of football is a game typical of the city, the Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, which contains works by famous artists such as Donatello, Brunelleschi and Giotto, the Cathedral (or Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore) which rises in its square and in which there are frescoes of inestimable beauty as "The universal opinion of Vasari.
Piazza della Signoria with its statues and monuments, Palazzo Vecchio with the tower 94 meters high, Palazzo degli Uffizi museum with the world-famous because it contains the greatest masterpieces in Italy and abroad (the "Birth of Venus" by Botticelli, the "Holy Family" by Michelangelo), the Church of Santa Maria Novella, the church of San Lorenzo, the Church of Holy Trinity, the Basilica of Santa Croce which houses the tombs of Giotto, Machiavelli, Galileo, Michelangelo and other famous Florentines.
The Ponte Vecchio, the bridge most famous and characteristic of Florence, only one left untouched by the bombing of the Second World War, crosses the Arno at its narrowest point, is a symbol of the city and is flanked by a double row of shops of the Florentine goldsmith, the Vasari Corridor, which is the union between the Uffizzi and Palazzo Pitti With within the beautiful Boboli Gardens , A real museum in the past that was an example for many European courts, and the Archaeological Museum, the Museum of the Bargello, the Museum of the Academy of Fine Arts, the Science Museum which exhibits works, projects and inventions Galileo Galilei of Pisa.
Florence is a city full of nightlife entertainment with pubs and nightclubs at popular throughout Italy.