Experience Florence in 3 days
Starting from: € 215
The fame of the beautiful “fiorenza” precedes it.
Known throughout the world due to its incredible beauty, the artists, the works and monuments which has created such as the Duomo, Santa Croce, the Uffizi Gallery, Ponte Vecchio, Piazza della Signoria and Palazzo Pitti.
The heart of Florence is Piazza del Duomo, the monumental complex of the Basilica of Santa Maria del Fiore – topped by the majestic dome by Brunelleschi -, the Baptistery of San Giovanni – a magnificent example of Florentine Romanesque -, Giotto’s bell tower – a masterpiece Florentine Gothic architecture.
“Piazza della Signoria” is the historical center of civil life and is home to the fourteenth-century Loggia dei Lanzi, the Fountain of Neptune and the “Palazzo della Signoria” or “Palazzo Vecchio”, one of the symbolic monuments of the city, in front of which are located some famous statues including a copy the famous David by Michelangelo.
Next to the square there is the majestic Uffizi Gallery, one of the most important museums in the world, which includes works by Botticelli, Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and many other great artists.
Architectural element of particular importance in the Gallery is the Vasari Corridor, designed by Vasari in the mid-sixteenth century connecting the property with the Palazzo Vecchio and Palazzo Pitti.
Through the ancient and picturesque Ponte Vecchio, littered with historical goldsmith shops, you reach the “Oltrarno” (over the river) district, where you find the beautiful square dominated by Palazzo Pitti, the imposing and sumptuous palace that was the residence of the Medici and Lorraine, with wonderful park, the Boboli gardens, a splendid example of Italian garden.
Still in the Oltrarno, it’s impossibele to forget the panoramic “Piazzale Michelangelo”, one of the favorite destinations of tourists for the wonderful view of Florence, the surrounding hills, and the church of “San Miniato al Monte”, one of the best examples of Florentine Romanesque.
It ‘definitely a city that has maintained its charm and splendor of the past.