Getting to the City The city of Florence is served by two airports. One is Florence Airport known as Aeroporto di Firenze-Peretola (FLR) located little over 4 kilometres north-west of Florence city centre. The other (also in Tuscany) is Pisa Airport also known as Aeroporto Internazionale Galileo Galilei Pisa (PSA). This airport is located around… Read the full article
Florence Travel Guide You Need At Every Step
The architectural standout and the museum hub…Florence was the den of the powerful Medicis. One visit to the city and you will be caught in a time warp…it is still more of palace and mansion than bar and mall. Though Florence has modernised itself…the buses are wheelchair accessible and attractions have audiovisual guides…its citizens incessantly talk about its glorious past.
The city which holds the famous Adonis and the Birth of the Venus and the place which Michelangelo, Da Vinci and Machiavelli called home deserves its pride. Explore the gigantic Duomo and the iconic Uffizzi gallery and then go on a palace shopping spree from the Pitti to the Vecchio to the Davanzati to the Strozzo to Bargello… the list never seems to end.
Taste the Florentina steak and submerge yourself in the delightful flavours of Prosecco wine. Walk beside the Arno River and eat a lavish candlelit meal on the gourmet restaurants lining up on its sides. Listen to street music in the Ponte Vecchio area and culture –watch at the Piazza della Repubblica.
Fill up your suitcase with leather treasures from Piazza Santa Croce and hunt for antiques in its vintage shops. And when you feel exhausted…rest your feet in the gardens of Florence…there is one specially dedicated to the city’s icon Iris.
Florence is full of vintage experiences…things that will make you savour the languid rich pace of life that this city once led. For a better understanding of Florence…know about all its aspects from our intensely researched guide to Florence.
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The capital city of the Tuscany area, Florence is one of the highest populated cities of Italy. The Renaissance movement first reared its head in Florence and it’s often referred to as “Athens of the Middle Ages”….the Florentine dialect formed the base of what is known as “standard Italian” today. Florence had a tumultuous political… Read the full article