The capital of Tuscany, Florence is the biggest city in the area and boasts a popular tourist presence throughout the year.
Once the country’s centre for economic and trade activity in addition to being the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, Florence has a rich varied history on top of being a cultural mecca.
The centre of the old town is a registered World Heritage Site and features a variety of must-see attractions including the Duomo di Firenze or Santa Maria del Fiore, the city’s iconic cathedral, Giotto’s Tower and the old city palace, Palazzo Vecchio, which displays a large collection of Renaissance art as well.
If you fancy checking out the museums, some of the most popular include the Gucci Museum, Galleria degli Uffizi and The National Museu of Bargello.
Food lovers will appreciate the wide range of restaurants throughout the city from relaxed pizzerias to some of the world’s best Michelin star venues.
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