Florence & Surroundings
One of the most beautiful cities in Italy and
its amazing surroundings
Capital of Tuscany region, Florence is one of the most breathtaking cities in Italy. Celebrated as the cradle of Renaissance, the city is home of famous artistic and architectural treasures.
Florence is a real open air museum and a popular destination for tourists and students of arts and culture. The most visited sights are the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore with its Dome by Brunelleschi; Pitti Palace and Boboli gardens; Uffizi, one of the world’s largest and most important museums presenting the greatest collection of Renassaince art; Ponte Vecchio, famous for shops and views; Giotto’s Campanile and the Basilica of Santa Maria Novella with Brunelleschi wooden crucifix and Masaccio fresco of the Trinity. Florence is also famous for its foods and products like chestnut, porcini mushrooms thruffle, extra virgin olive oil and local wine. Famous specialties are the typical steak ‘Bistecca alla Fiorentina’ and the Chianti Wine.