The magnificent city of Florence shines as one of the most beautiful in Europe.
It’s full of amazing views and artistic masterpieces by the greatest masters of Humanism and the Renaissance.
Florence attracts every year crowds of Italian and foreign tourists to admire all its iconic attractions that make it a unique city in the world.
The UNESCO recognized Florence as a World Heritage Site, for the richness and beauty of its monuments.
Walking on the streets you can easily reach, among other venues of great interest, Piazza del Duomo, with the Duomo, or Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore; the majestic dome by Brunelleschi; the Baptistery of San Giovanni; the Giotto’s Bell Tower; Piazza della Signoria, with the Loggia della Signoria or dei Lanzi; the Fountain of Neptune; Palazzo Vecchio; some statues including a copy of Michelangelo’s famous “David”.
The Uffizi Gallery is one of the most important museums in the world.
Finally, don’t miss the ancient and evocative Ponte Vecchio, dotted with historic goldsmiths shops.
Apart from admiring the plethora of art masterpieces and monuments, Florence also offer great shopping deals.
The choice is yours: from local crafts, to goldsmiths, to high fashion products.
Throughout the territory, and particularly in Chianti, there are also countless of food and wine tours that lead to the discovery of vineyards, wineries and companies.
Here you can taste, and buy, specialties and the excellent local wines directly from producers.
Simple ingredients such as bread, olive oil and vegetables that give rise to real specialties are the basis of the traditional peasant cuisine.
Typical appetizers consist of cold cuts and croutons with chicken livers and veal spleen.
Among the first courses, you can taste pappardelle pasta, and various types of soups.
The most iconic main course is the famous Florentine steak: beef of excellent quality, cooked on the grill and then seasoned with olive oil, salt and pepper.
Don’t miss other local specialties you’ll discover once you’re there.
Indulge yourself with the typical desserts: the castagnaccio, made with chestnut flour; and the famous cantucci.
Finally, excellent wines include, among others, Chianti Classico DOCG, Vin Santo DOC.
As travel experts and consultants team, born and raised in Italy, My Tours in Rome can offer you all the local knowledge to create a unique trip to Florence.
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