Spotlight on Florence
Fall in love with Florence this spring, often thought of as the birthplace of the Renaissance period. With much of the architecture from that period still intact, it’s one of the top tourist destinations in Italy. Read on to find out more...
Fall in love with Florence this spring, often thought of as the birthplace of the Renaissance period. With much of the architecture from that period still intact, it’s one of the top tourist destinations in Italy.
As seen in many photos of the city, Florence Cathedral in the Piazza del Duoumo, dominates the skyline with its famous red dome. Now part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site it makes up part of the cathedral complex which also includes the Baptistery, one of the oldest buildings in the city constructed in the 11th Century.
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Unsurprisingly many artists lived in Florence during the Renaissance period, as is evident from the galleries, museums and exhibitions dedicated to them. Get up close to some of Michelangelo’s masterpieces at the Medici Chapels in the Basilica of San Lorenzo, and skip the line here -Medici Chapels: Skip the Line - Yacooba.
If you have time visit the Academia Gallery of Florence too where Michelangelo’s ‘David’ currently resides.
The Uffizi Gallery, with works by Raphael, Michelangelo, Dürer, Rembrandt, Titian, and now eight rooms dedicated to Caravaggio showcasing the temperamental artist's vividly emotional approach to art is also a must.
There’s also the opportunity to discover Leonardo da Vinci’s greatest inventions hands-on at the Leonardo Interactive Museum Florence: Priority Entrance - Yacooba
With so much going and located in the heart of Tuscany, surrounded by both man-made and natural beauty, Florence is a treat for all your senses, so are you ready to be enlightened?
Then book your trip today…