Explore Florence, the wonderful heart of the Renaissance
Today, a full-day excursion to Florence, the incredible heart of the Renaissance and the capital city of the Italian Region of Tuscany. Centre of medieval European trade and finance and one of the wealthiest cities of the time, Florence is considered the birthplace of the Renaissance and has been called the Athens of the Middle Ages. A turbulent political history includes periods of ruling by the powerful Medici family and numerous religious and republican revolutions. From 1865 to 1871, the city was also the capital of the recently established Kingdom of Italy. The
historic center attracts millions of tourists each year, and Florence is ranked as one of the most visited cities in the world. Declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1982, the city contains numerous museums and art galleries, such as the Uffizi Gal¬lery and the Pitti Palace. Still, it exerts an influence on art, culture, and politics. Florence is also an impor¬tant city in Italian fashion, being ranked within the top fifty fashion capitals of the world. On arrival, 3-hour guided tour of the town and got the chance, among others, to see the “David” sculpture by Michelangelo.
In the afternoon, free time to visit this magnific city individually. Late afternoon return to your hotel in Montecatini. Dinner and overnight.
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Breakfast Dinner Accommodation Tour