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Florence Travel Guides

Tourist guide to the city of Florence includes tourist information on Renaissance Florence, when to visit Florence, weather in Florence, dining out in Florence, shopping in Florence, Michelangelo's David, and other useful tips to help you plan your trip to Florence, Italy.

Florence: the gem of the Renaissance! How can we describe in words a place whose splendour still bears witness today to the grandeur which made this city the cultural capital of the world?

The sublime wonder of its landmarks makes Florence one of the most exceptional examples of open-air collections of Italian art, one that cannot be described, but only experienced.

Wandering down the streets of Florence means immersing yourself in the enchantment of a time that beauty has made eternal. Lose yourself among the regular geometries of its façades and Giotto's belltower; admire the majestic silhouette of Brunelleschi's dome which, together with the voluminous Santa Maria Maggiore, dominates the skyline of Tuscany's main city... these are unique experiences that everyone should try at least once in their lives.

Choosing what to visit in Florence is really hard. The cultural and artistic heritage offered by the Medici city is immeasurable. It's not just in the churches, architecture and the religious art that the genius of the greatest art maestros expresses itself in all its magnificence, but it's also the museums, such as the Uffizi Galleries or the palazzos where the most important political decisions were made - Palazzo Pitti is but one example.

And Florence's attractions do not end here. How could we possibly not mention Ponte Vecchio and its ateliers which have witnessed the passing of time in Florence or Palazzo Vecchio and Piazza della Signoria, the beating heart of Florentine life. Then there's the Boboli Gardens, Strozzi Palace, and David...

As we said earlier, choosing what to see in Florence, the city of Leonardo, Michelangelo and Raphael, is truly difficult and you really do run the risk of forgetting to visit something crucial here.

This is why it's important to trust the people who know it well and who know how to plan an itinerary tailor-made to your needs. Ask the experts of Avventure Bellissime and be safe in the knowledge that you are going to experience your dream holiday in Florence. We'll take you to all its main attractions, ensure you enjoy Florentine beauty in all its forms: from art to food and, if you so wish, to shopping and the nightlife.