Home to countless masterpieces, world class Italian cuisines and some very stylish Florentines, Florence offers countless holiday makers a fantastic get away every year. The birthplace of the Renaissance is one of Italy’s very best destinations and that truly is saying something in a country that boasts Rome, Venice and Milan. Its Florence’s unbeatable cultural offering that puts this city on the must visit checklist.
What do see in Florence
The one time capital of Italy, a holiday to Florence offers some exquisite opportunities to see world famous works of art from Michelangelo and Botticelli to Leonardo and Donatello. The Uffizi gallery is a great start if you’re looking to immerse yourself in world class Renaissance art and a visit to the Galleria dell’Accademia is a must, even if it is just to marvel at Michelangelo’s David. A holiday in Florence isn’t just about the art though with stunning constructions to explore when gallery fatigue sets in. Explore Florence’s Duomo, which looms over the ancient city centre.
Florence’s rich history is heavily based around the Medici family, whose generosity to the arts is largely responsible for this wonderful city. Florence holidays offer a great opportunity to learn about this intriguing dynasty and the renaissance.
Florence boasts some wonderful cafes and restaurants to unwind in for lunch, perfect if you’ve tired yourself out on the tourist trail. The city also offers an incredible range of restaurants to experience in the evening from top class fine dining to delicious, affordable trattorias serving up some of Italy’s best dishes.
A shopping spree is a must on any Florence holiday and with the likes of Gucci available you won’t be disappointed. Pop in to the many boutiques or cross the Florence’s medieval bride, Ponte Vecchio. The bridge has some excellent jewellery shops so it’s a great spot to find yourself something nice to take home. Reda more about Florence city breaks with easyJet Holidays.
Whilst Florence may not offer quite as vibrant a night out as Italy’s capital, Rome, it certainly has plenty of evening entertainment on offer from fantastic restaurants, snazzy cocktail bars and relaxing wine bars to choose from.
Florence is the capital of the Tuscany region, making it the perfect base to explore this beautiful region. Tuscany holidays offer some of Italy’s most beautiful countryside, Pisa’s leaning tower and the picture perfect city of Siena. Find out more about Tuscany holidays here. Find out more about Tuscany holidays here.
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