The very fact that Florence has a higher density of art per square foot than any other place on earth, in itself makes any visit to this charming Renaissance city truly unforgettable.
The home of geniuses such as Michelangelo, Galileo and Dante, Florence is a city full of the highest level of art, culture and treasures found in the cobbled streets, the impressive churches and the ancient buildings of the historical centre. Compact enough to visit on foot, the magic of Florence will keep you enchanted however long your stay and you are guaranteed to leave with memories that will stay in your hearts forever and a strong desire to return.
A visit to the world famous art gallery, the Uffizi, to see the works of Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and Botticelli to name just a few, will leave your head spinning and the striking image of the statue of David, sculpted by Michelangelo and housed in the ‘Galleria del Accademia’ will be impressed on your mind forever. Where else can you visit a beautiful gothic church, the church of Santa Croce, with 14th century frescoes by Giotto and the tombs of Michelangelo, Machiavelli, Rossini and Galileo Galilei?
A romantic walk along the Arno river with the magic Florentine light reflecting off the waters, ending at the Ponte Vecchio, the oldest bridge in Florence. Built in 1345 and today full of gold jewellery shops, Ponte Vecchio is visited by people who fly from all around the world especially to buy engagement rings or wedding rings on this famous bridge.
There is no better place to reflect on life and appreciate the beauty of living than from Piazzale Michelangelo, offering breathtaking views over Florence. The perfect place to watch the sun set over this truly magical city and the unforgettable memories you will take with you from unforgettable Florence.