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Florence Tour

Florence Tour

I had reached that level of emotion where the celestial sensations given by the arts and passionate feelings meet. Leaving Santa Croce, I had a heartbeat, life for me had dried up, I walked fearing to fall.


Known as “the cradle of the Renaissance”, Florence is a real open-air museum. Its most important monuments and buildings are all within reach by bicycle, or by pleasant walks.

Florence is one of those cities that especially represents the best side of Italy, from history to art and beauty.
A city that has hosted the greatest artists, philosophers and poets of all time and that still today attracts millions of tourists who admire its many wonders.

Its streets are rich in history, museums among the most beautiful in the world. Ancient palaces, sculptures, art everywhere: walking through the streets of Florence is truly an extraordinary experience.

Florence is universally recognized as one of the cradles of art and architecture, as well as renowned among the most beautiful cities in the world, thanks to its numerous monuments and museums. The artistic, literary and scientific legacies of geniuses of the past such as Dante, Petrarca, Boccaccio, Giotto, Brunelleschi, Donatello, Lorenzo de ‘Medici, Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Machiavelli, Galileo Galilei are of inestimable value.

Attractions For Florence Wine Tours

Tuscany and Florence are very famous for wine. It’s because the Florance is surrounded by wine production areas. Wine production started in these areas 8 centuries back.

Some of the locations that are top attractions in the Florance.

Piazza del Duomo

Piazza del Duomo in Florence is the heart of the city, and a real open-air museum where you can admire at a glance the main monuments of the historic center, declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco. Also, taste the wine of the Duomo.

There are the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, begun by Arnolfo di Cambio in 1296, and crowned only in 1436 by the masterpiece of Filippo Brunelleschi: the Dome, the symbol of Florence, a bold and majestic construction, from which you can enjoy a fantastic panorama on the city, as well as on the inside of the Cathedral.

On the side of the façade stands another giant, Giotto’s bell tower, slender in its colors, while in front of the Cathedral is the ancient Baptistery of San Giovanni, a Romanesque jewel, adorned with bronze doors by Ghiberti and Andrea Pisano.

Uffizi Gallery

The Uffizi Gallery is a museum in Florence that contains one of the oldest and most famous art collections in the world.
It is currently made up of 50 rooms that house paintings ranging from the 13th to the 18th century.

Among the most famous, the well-known “Madonna on the throne” by Giotto, the “Battle of San Romano” by Paolo Uccello, the diptych by Piero della Francesca “Federico da Montefeltro”, “The birth of Venus” by Botticelli, as well as 3 works by Leonardo da Vinci, one by Michelangelo, some by Raphael and many by Titian and Caravaggio.

All the paintings are arranged chronologically, so that it is possible to fully appreciate all the evolutions of art over the centuries.
Today, the Uffizi Gallery is certainly one of the most visited and admired museums in the world.

Accademia Gallery

Accademia Gallery in Florence is an Italian state museum, located in via Ricasoli next to the Academy of fine arts.
The Accademia Gallery is world-famous and attracts millions of visitors each year to view its masterpieces. Although the museum is home to hundreds of pieces of art, there are a few in particular that deserves special attention, not just for their rich detail, but for the impact they have left on the art world.

The gallery exhibits the largest number of Michelangelo’s sculptures in the world (seven), including the famous David. Inside the museum, there are also other sections, including the largest and most important collection in the world of pictorial works with a gold background and the Museum of musical instruments, where many artifacts belong to the historical collection of Luigi Cherubini Conservatory.

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