City was the birthplace of the Renaissance from the fourteenth century, the regional capital of Tuscany and one of the most beautiful cities in Italy. It has 365,966 inhabitants.
Florence has an airport named Amerigo Vespucci Airport. It is located a few kilometers from the city but communicates with her by bus (it is next to build a tram). Along with the airport of Pisa Galileo Galilei Airport, are the approaches to Tuscany, one of the most holiday resorts in Italy. It is a small airport with one runway, so their flights are primarily national but also communicates with other European cities.
How do I move?
One of the most used is also transport to rail because it’s quite comfortable, in addition, the city’s main train station (Santa Maria Novella) is in the main square are placed much of the city bus stops. The latter is another good option to move, most of them belong to the ATAF Company, taking various routes and schedules.
Finally, the taxi would be another option for mobility, there are usually taxi ranks in many areas of the city, especially downtown.
Where to Stay
Hotels, hostels, apartments, villas.
What to see?
• Piazza Duomo is perhaps the most symbolic site of the city. It is a place where we find the Duomo (cathedral, the main monument of the Italian Gothic style town built in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries and dedicated to Santa Maria del Fiore), the Campanile (one of the most beautiful towers throughout Italy, with 84 meters high is the tower of the cathedral), Baptistery of St. John the Baptist (he is considered the oldest building in Florence, as it is believed that V. century and is octagonal marble compound).
• Museo of Duomo: it is located next to the cathedral, he set out various works of Italian emblematic figures or materials as those used for the dome Brunelleschi.
• The Palazzo Vecchio: XIII century and is a Gothic-style building with various rooms and corridors that date back further decorating one room you can see Michelangelo’s Victory.
• Ponte Vecchio, one of the most iconic bridges in the city. It is held on the Arno river and is one of the most beautiful, well, typical of many Italian postcards. In it we find the oldest jewelers in the city.
• Galleria degli Uffizi is a building dating from the sixteenth century, is located next to the Palazzo and Ponte, ie, near the river Arno. In it we see a fantastic collection of paintings and sculpture from the thirteenth to the eighteenth century Italian and European author also has a cafe where you can taste a classic look at the Palazzo capucchino while.
• Galleria dell’Accademia, one of the most important museums of the city and perhaps more tourists gathers. What catches the attention of the museum are the works of Michelangelo, notably his famous “David” by Michelangelo. Although we can also see other paintings and sculptures from the culture of the city.
• Piazza Santa Maria Novella: In this square we find the church of the same name and the cloister. With a geometric decoration this square was used in antiquity to tournaments and parties.
• Giardino di Bobobli: a huge garden where you can relax in the heart of Florence.