closeFlorence is a relatively compact historic city situated along the borders of the Arno river in the middle of the Tuscan hills. During the Renaissance period, when the city was at the height of its powers, talented artists such as Brunelleschi and Michelangelo left their mark with magnificent buildings and artwork.
The city boasts a large number of museums and impressive landmarks such as the Duomo and Palazzo Vecchio.
Random Florence Highlights
Piazzale Michelangelo, Florence
This large square is very popular with tourists since it offers an unobstructed view over the city of Florence. A replica of Michelangelo's most famous statue stands in the middle of the square.
Ponte Vecchio, Florence
The Ponte Vecchio is one of few remaining bridges with shops still built upon. The Medici family built a corridor on top of the houses to connect their main residence with the Uffizi across the river.
Piazza della Signoria, Florence
Plenty of statues adorn Florence's most important square. Some of the city's most important attractions such as the Palazzo Vecchio and the Uffizi border the pedestrianized square.
San Marco, Florence
The convent of San Marco was built in the 1437-1443 for the Dominican order. Today it is home to the Museo di San Marco, where visitors can see mostly 15th century paintings and frescoes.

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Small-Group Italian Cooking Class with Florence Market Tour in Florence, Florence
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  • Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
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