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Florence

Florence, the capital of Tuscany, is also its cultural center and the most populated city in the region. For many years, Florence has been the cradle of culture and art, a urban epicenter where The Renaissance was born. Birhplace of many of the most important and most influential people in the history of humanity, such as Michelangelo and Leonardo Da Vinci. Florence has known to keep its splendorous past untouched. Its historic center has been declared heritage of humanity. The most important medieval and renaissance architectural masterpieces are The Santa María del Fiore, The Ponte Vecchio, The Basilica di Santa Croce, The Palazzo Vecchio and museums such as The Uffizi Gallery, The Bargello Gallery or Gallery of the Academy, where Michelangelo's David is at. It can be also considered an open-air museum since you can find squares such as Piazzale Michelangelo, a place with the best view of the city; Piazza della Signoria, the most important, decorated and well-known in Florence and Piazza del Duomo, the most iconic picture of Florence. In this magestic city, you can also find one of the most enchanting and famous bridges in the world: The Ponte Vecchio. Thanks to its florentine art and architecture, this city receives thousands of tourists every year ready to get delighted with its beauty.

What to do in Florence?

Uffizi Gallery

The Uffizi Gallery contains of the most important and famous collections of The Italian Renaissance, including paintings such as The Birth of Venus by Boticcelli, or The Adoration of the Magi by Leonardo Da Vinci. At The Uffizi Gallery you will find masterpieces by some of the most well-known artists: Leonardo Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raffaello Sanzio or Tiziano.

Florence Cathedral

Florence Cathedral is one of the largest Christian churches. Its beautiful facade is recovered in white and green marble and has a 114 m high dome and 45 m diameter designed by the master Brunelleschi.

Accademia Gallery

This gallery posses a vast collection of sculpture, paintings and musical instruments. The most important and outstanding masterpiece you can find when vising this museum is "David", by the master Michellangelo.

The Leaning Tower of Pisa

Pisa is located next to the western italian coast, in Tuscany Region. It's an ancient port city that is worldwide known for its peculiar leaning tower: The Leaning Tower of Pisa.

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Palazzo Vecchio

Without a doubt, The Palazzo Vecchio is one of the most interesting visits in Florence. It has a 94 meter tower and its architecture and decoration posseses a strong resemblance to the venetian palaces.

Boboli Gardens

The largest greenspace in Florence is hidden behind The Pitti Palace, with 45.000 square meters of magestic gardens. Go back in time to revive the times of the Medicis, the florentine familiy that occupied the Palace in mid XVI Century.

Palazzo Pitti and Palatine Gallery

The Pitti Palace is the only royal palace in Florence. It's the largest museum complex in the city with nearly 32.000 m2, a perfect residence for Absolutism where dukes, kings and emperors set foot in. The Palatine Gallery has masterpieces by Rafaello, Tiziano and Rubens, among others.

Bargello Museum

The collection of this museum includes 4 masterpieces by Michellangelo and the famous bronze sculpture: Donatello's David. Inside this impressive XIII Century building, you will also find sculptures by Benvenuto Cellini, Luca della Robbia and Verrocchio.