Florence: A potpourri of art and history
In the enchanting Tuscan capital Florence, history is impressively in the grasp of its visitors.
A walk through the historic city centre, through the unique cobblestoned medieval streets, passing picturesque buildings and impressive monuments, visitors get in touch with the charming sense of Italian wellbeing.
Florence is the cradle of countless great Italian artists and writers. Giotto, Dante Alighieri and Brunelleschi, to name just a few, shaped the image of the great metropolis of art. The world famous Uffizi Gallery join among others magnificent paintings of Da Vinci, Caravaggio and Botticelli. Just a few minute walk thrones the marvellous statue of David by Michelangelo.
Imposing estates and majestic gardens breathe life in the former character of the Renaissance. While enjoying an espresso in the traditional bars, eye and mind get lost facing the picturesque Tuscan countryside on the banks of the river Arno.
Tuscan culinary delicacies such as the fresh homemade pasta or truffles, and prestigious wines from the same region, Chianti, impress mind and senses.
Florence amazes young and old, lovers of art and gourmets, fashionistas and cosmopolitans. Undeniably, the city of the Medici combines his art treasures to one and only magnificent piece of art.