Florence - Italy
Florence is the capital of the region of Tuscany in Italy, with a population of about 366,500. The city is considered a cultural, artistic and architectural gem.
One of the most artistically beautiful cities in the world, Florence is the ideal vacation for anyone who appreciates art, architecture and culture. The city gave birth to the Italian Renaissance movement. Simulating one enormous outdoor art museum, the city of Florence attracts millions of tourists every year.
Florence has some of Italy's best museums, beautiful cathedrals and churches, and interesting streets and squares with elegant buildings and shops.
One of the most beautiful nature attractions in Florence is The Arno river, the biggest and most renowned river in the region of Tuscany, runs from Mount Falterona (near the city of Arezzo), cutting through Florence to Pisa, where it enters the Tyrrhenian Sea..
Another nature attraction are the Boboli Gardens is a very beautiful gardens and they hold a collection of sculptures, fountains and grottos, a breath of fresh air from Florence's crowded city centre.
The top tourist attractions in Florence:
- Palazzo Vecchio
- Piazza della Signoria
- Uffizi Gallery
- Ponte Vecchio
- Santa Maria del Fiore