Holiday in Florence – Your guide to Florence, Italy

 
Duomo, Florence, Italy

For a truly enchanting experience and sumptuous feast for your senses, head to Florence, Italy. The Italian Renaissance architecture, impressive art and mouth-watering Italian food will leave an imprint on your heart and soul. As the vibrant capital of Tuscany there is no shortage of attractions in Florence, from the best restaurants in Italy to the old Ponte Vecchio bridge.

Things to do in Florence, Italy

At Piazza della Signoria, you can catch a glimpse of the imposing Romanesque town hall, Palazzo Vecchio, and gaze at magnificent statues– from the marble Fountain of Neptune to a faithful replica of Michelangelo’s David. At Piazza del Duomo you’ll see the spectacular Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore, commonly known as the Duomo, which towers nobly over the mesmerising Florence cityscape, as well as the more humbling Baptistry, with its lavish bronze doors. At the Piazza di Santa Croce, you’ll see the brilliant white Santa
Croce Basilica.

Art and culture lovers rejoice; Florence is the centre for Renaissance art in Italy. Marvel at the works of such masters as Michelangelo, Leonardo Da Vinci and Raphael. At Piazzale Michelangelo, you can see impressive bronze replicas of some of Michelangelo’s most esteemed works; but, for the real thing, make sure to explore the city’s outstanding art museums, such as the Academy Gallery and the
Uffizi Gallery.

After soaking in Florence’s art and architecture, take a bite out of Tuscany at one of the many authentic restaurants sprinkled around the city. The choices for traditional Italian food in Florence are endless; you may just have to plan another trip back!

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