Explore the beautiful city of Florence: from classical historical sights to the finest food and art trails. This is the birthplace of the Renaissance and arguably the world’s greatest city for art.
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The birthplace of the Renaissance, Florence is home to some of the world’s most beautiful historical buildings and architecture. This famous Tuscan capital city hosts landmarks loved the world over such as the striking Duomo Cathedral and the spectacular Santa Croce, the magnificent Palazzo Vecchio and museums and art galleries full of national treasures of fine art and sculpture.
Florence is a city of an ideal size to be explored by foot. Start your tour at Duomo Cathedral, completed in 1436 which has since become a symbol of beautiful Florence. Head south to the Uffizi Gallery, one of the city’s most influential museums, and admire the Palazzo Vecchio, the town hall that rises above the Piazza della Signoria with its 700-year-old tower. Discover our collection of luxury vacation homes in the Florence area.
This is an incredible city for history and culture, and for food and gourmet cuisine too. The Chianti hills are on the doorstep of Florence, and some of Chianti’s first-class wineries and spectacular landscapes are within easy range of the city. From truffles to bistecca, Florence offers cuisines for all palates, including some of the finest gelato parlours in the whole of Italy.