The city of Florence, northwest of Italy, is considered an important tourist destination in Italy. The number of visitors to the city is estimated at 5 million tourists a year and is listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
Galleria degli Uffizi
The Uffizi Gallery is a U-shaped palace in Florence, where it took 20 years to complete all the construction work. Originally designed in 1580, it was supposed to be a government office building converted into a museum while the last person from The Medici family had died in 1743, the art pieces of the family were enormous. Fortunately, it was left to the city of Florence on strict condition that the city is not left and is considered one of the oldest art museums and one of the most famous in the Western world.
The Bargello Museum is one of the oldest museums in Italy. It was founded in 1865 and is the main sculpture exhibition in the country. The museum contains dozens of statues representing the Renaissance period.
The ancient building, dating back to the 13th century, which includes this select elite of works of art, was used as a city hall and was sometimes imprisoned before the Medici family turned it into a police station.
One of the most beautiful landscapes in Florence and the bridge is amazing because it contains a full line of fine jewelry shops and many tourists are interested in going to the bridge and pick up a lot of commemorative photos especially in the evening because of the reflection of light in the water.
Palazzo Pitti in Florence is a large 15th-century palace located on the serene southern bank of the Arno River. It was the residence of the city’s rulers until 1919, when it was handed over to the Italian state and turned into a museum complex. Despite its transformation from royal residence to state-owned public buildings, the palace still retains its royal character.
The majestic cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore is characterized by its stunning form of architecture and works of art, from its beautiful Gothic facade of red, green and white marble. Inside it features stained glass, windows, mosaics, frescoes and bronze statues. The cathedral complex also includes baptismal structures And Kyoto for the bell tower.
Val d’Orcia is the picturesque Tuscany area, accessible by a 2-hour train from Florence. Val d’Orcia includes many stunning villages, castles, wineries and farm houses where visitors can enjoy a short trip. Val d’Orcia includes other famous villages such as Radicofani and Montalcino, with its 14th-century castles with stunning views of the valley.
Assisi accepts travelers to Florence to enjoy a trip to Assisi, the birthplace of St. Francis of Assisi. Assisi is located about 2 hours from Florence, a small medieval town located on a hill from a popular place for exhibitions and salons. Assisi is a small historic area that tourists can easily explore on foot.
Terre welcomes visitors to the Cinque Terre to enjoy the picturesque nature while escaping from the noise of Florence, and also includes the Cinque Terre region with five villages with a mile of hiking trails including 18 km (11 miles) from the coast. Four villages in the area are along the beach, allowing for memorable views. Each village has a unique charm that visitors must discover adventure on foot. The Terra Cinque is known to offer an amazing amount of breathtaking views of the landscape as well as top restaurants in one place.
Lucca is a popular day trip from Florence which includes many tourist spots on a small area which can be reached in less than an hour from Florence. You can rent a bike to stroll through the beautiful scenery. Within the city there are many beautiful churches and wonderful gardens. Domo San Martino includes many historical treasures, such as Tintoretto and the tomb of Elaria del Carreto.