Florence

Florence

Florence, home of Renaissance art and architecture

Florence has long been a tourist destination and continues to attract millions of tourists annually. It boasts the greatest collection of Renaissance art and architecture in the world yet is small enough to be manageable if time is limited. Aside from its extraordinary art, Florence offers great restaurants, good shopping and fine hotels. Avoid the summer heat and come in winter when this glorious city is relatively free from tourist hordes.

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Top Highlights in Florence

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Basilica di San Miniato al Monte
Attraction
5.0
The Church of St. Minias on the Mountain
Basilica di Santa Croce
Attraction
4.7
The Pantheon of the Italian Glories
Il Duomo Florence
Attraction
4.3
Florence's vast cathedral topped by Brunelleschi's dome
The Florence Baptistry - dome.
Attraction
4.6
One of the oldest buildings in Florence
Galleria degli Uffizi
Art Gallery
5.0
The greatest Renaissance art show on earth
David.
Art Gallery
5.0
Home to Michelangelo's monumental David
Boboli
Attraction
4.3
The best loved of the few green spaces and parks in the city centre.
Giotto's Bell Tower (Campanile di Giotto)
Attraction
4.7
One of Giotto's masterworks
Certosa del Galluzzo
Attraction
4.0
Former Carthusian, now Cistercian, monastery that contains many...
Piazza della Signoria
Attraction
4.7
The political hub of the city
Ponte Vecchio
Attraction
4.7
Glittering gold shops and romantic sunset views
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