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Florence
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
Piazza della Repubblica, Florence
Shortly after the creation of the Kingdom of Italy, projects were started to modernize the city of Florence. One such project was the creation of this spacious square, developed at the site of the city's old market.
Santa Croce, Florence
Santa Croce is known as the 'Pantheon of Florence'. Many illustrious Italians, including Michelangelo, Galileo and Rossini lie buried here in monumental tombs.
Palazzo Vecchio, Florence
Florence's city hall was built in the early 14th century as the Palazzo del Popolo (People's Palace). Behind the fortress-like exterior are sumptuously decorated rooms.
Palazzo Pitti, Florence
This palace was built in the 15th century by Luca Pitti in Oltrarno, a rural area across the river from the center of Florence. In 1549 the Medici family purchased the palace and made it their main residence.

Random Florence Tours & Activities
Ferragamo Museum Entrance Ticket, Florence
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$12.13
Pisa & Lucca Tour, Florence
  • Duration: 8 hours 18 minutes
From USD
$69.30



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