Florence Italian City Of Art

Florence one of the richest Italian city of art with its museums, palaces and churches houses some of the most important artistic treasures in the world. Its artistic heritage handed down from centuries of history attracts millions of tourists from all over the world every year.


What to see in Florence Italian City Of Art

Among the most famous places of worship in Florence, the Italian city of art there are the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, the Baptistery, the Uffizi Gallery, the Bargello and the Galleria dell 'Accademia. The churches of Santa Maria Novella and Santa Croce are real art-galleries, while the Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana is an exceptional expression of Michelangelo's architectural genius. We advise you to reserve a bit of your time to visit also the important and varied collections stored at Palazzo Pitti. When you feel tired of seeing museums and art galleries, we suggest to walk until the Arno river, to have a break on the romantic Old Bridge and after reach the Oltrarno the most new area in Florence. Do not miss to spend a day to the Boboli Gardens or go up the hill behind Piazzale Michelangelo to visit the church of San Miniato al Monte and enjoy from there a incredible view of Florence.


Where to stay in Florence Italian City Of Art 

Staying in Florence Italian city of art means to immerse yourself in the history of one of the most important Italian capital of art.

There are many accommodation solutions available for tourists: they can choose between the historic centre of the city and the tranquillity of the surrounding hilly countryside. In the historical centre, there are several medium / high-class hotels very close to monuments and the main squares all within walking distance, as well as the possibility to rent rooms.

The surrounding hills are a paradise for farms and bed & breakfasts, which, despite being in areas where peace and tranquillity reign, are not so far from the centre of Florence.


What to eat in Florence Italian City Of Art

Like all the main Italian metropolitan cities, Florence offers not only art, but also a truly excellent culinary tradition, recognized all over the world. Florence is famous both for the specialties of Mediterranean cuisine (pasta, pizza), and for its typical products, ranging from meats dishes to hams, as well for the typical dishes of the Tuscany cuisine that can be enjoyed in the numerous inns and restaurants located in the centre city or in the most peaceful restaurants on the surrounded hills.


How to move during a cultural tour in Florence Italian City Of Art

There are several choices available to plan your cultural tour in Florence Italian city of art. The main museums and monuments are located in the central squares of the city and are all within walking distance after leaving your car in one of the many outside the centre parking lots. To easy move in the different areas, there are numerous bus lines, in addition to taxis. There is also an innovative way to visit the city; the Eco Green Tours, such as electric vehicles that can take you anywhere while respecting the environment.

A cultural tour can also be an opportunity to go shopping in Florence and learn about the art and the best of Made in Italy; the Tuscany city is also one of the most important national and international landmarks in fashion and artisanship offering centre streets full of high fashion boutiques, famous brands and small artisan shops.