One word: Renaissance. Florence is the world cradle of this extraordinary cultural and artistic period, and this magic is reflected in a clear and charming way throughout the city. An example of sublime architecture, an open-air museum characterized by unmatched artistic masterpieces. Dante’s and Brunelleschi’s hometown maintains the charm of the past without remaining fossilized in history, offering a range of possibilities that include excellent food and wine, such as the famous “Florentine” beef steak or the exceptional Chianti wine, the crafts, with workshops linked to ancient trades that still survive through the centuries, high fashion, with the extraordinary collections of Palazzo Pitti, the city’s nerve centre for exhibitions, fashion shows and events related to clothing and textiles. Florence is this and much more, a city full of people, yet also very liveable. Walking among invaluable treasures will make your trip an unequalled experience!
Those who want to discover out-of-the-ordinary spots will be spoilt for choice in the area around Florence. Auto enthusiasts will enjoy a visit to the Mugello Circuit, while those who love strolling in small historic towns won’t want to miss Prato with its artworks and industrial archaeology.
Stand in awe before the splendid Duomo of Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence
Visit the Uffizi and fall in love with all the art housed there
Visit Palazzo Pitti, the largest Italian museum dedicated to fashion
Walk along the Ponte Vecchio and its shops
Dine on Chianti wine and Florentine steak
Attend a Florentine historical Calcio match
Go shopping in via dè Tornabuoni for high fashion and jewellery
Take a selfie in Piazza della Signoria, the true political and civic centre of the city
Visit the Basilica di Santa Croce
Visit the Galleria dell’Accademia, second Italian museum after the Uffizi in terms of number of visitors