Florence – the Birthplace of the Renaissance
The city that brought Europe out of the Dark Ages. Rich in art and culture, Florence is home to some of the best examples of Renaissance architecture and capital of the Tuscany region. Renowned for fashion (leather), food and history. Art – the Galleria Accademia & the Uffizi, which house the best examples of Renaissance art, among them the David & the Botticelli’s the Birth of Venus. Architecture – the Cathedral, the Duomo designed by Brunelleschi, the Baptistry. Shopping – the Central Market for local food specialties or the Ponte Vecchio for stunning gold and jewels. Florence has it all.