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
Medici Chapels, Florence
The Medici Chapels in the St. Lawrence Basilica were built to house the tombs of the members of the powerful Medici dynasty. Some of the tombs are adorned with magnificent sculptures created by Michelangelo.
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.
Duomo di Firenze, Florence
The Duomo di Firenze or Florence Cathedral was built in the early 15th century as the largest cathedral in the world. Today its majestic dome still dominates the historic center of Florence.
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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Private Small-Group Cheese-making Class in Florence, Florence
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Wine Tasting and Dinner at a Private Tuscan Villa from Florence, Florence
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Tuscan Delicious Food Private Tour, Florence
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