Italy Travel Notes presents: Suzanne Morrison
Florence is one of the highlights of a trip to Italy. Whether you enjoy museums, art galleries, eating and drinking Italian food and wine, or simply wandering around and soaking up the atmosphere, you will find that Florence Italy Tourism has something for you.
Easily the most visited square in Florence is the Piazza della Signoria which is an open-air sculpture exhibit. The Loggia della Signoria is home to famous statues such as a copy of Michelangelo’s David and the Fountain of Neptune. This square is in the historic center of Florence and is one of the highlights of the city.
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Florence in Italy has always been a popular wedding destination for its scenic beauty and breathtaking architecture. It provides a wonderful backdrop for weddings allowing you to play with the light and colors. There will not be one dull picture in the entire album with Florence weddings. If you have ever seen Florence weddings for real or in pictures, the image will always pop in your head when you think of weddings.
Civil ceremonies are very popular in Florence. Palazzo Vecchio is one of the most popular spots for these weddings. When you vow to stay together for the rest of your lives, the Piazza della Signoria gives the ceremony the seriousness it deserves. Florence weddings usually help families bond, as there is no better way to bond than when you travel together. As it is hard to leave Italy once you get there, you can plan a honeymoon here too. You will save on travel and be able to use the same service to arrange for transportation and stay as well.
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Italy Travel Notes presents: Robert Palmer
City tours Florence offers are some of the best ways to see the city. This city is rich in its history and it offers visitors both something traditional and something modern. Although it is easy to walk around from place to place and to marvel at the city’s beauty, a Florence tour is a better way to see everything there is to see and do while visiting.
Why Choose City Tours: Florence
Consider all there is to see in the city. Florence tours are able to show it all to you. For example, these are some of the areas to explore when you get a tour in Florence: Get up close and see Michelangelo’s David sculpture. This one piece of art is the reason so many people come to the city in and of itself.
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Italy Travel Notes presents: By Landon Colins
You can’t go to Italy and not visit Florence. It simply isn’t done. Located in the middle of the country, Florence is the capital of the Tuscany region. If you want to immerse yourself in Italian history and culture, go to Florence. If you want to feel the pulse of Italian life, drop by Florence!
Florence is one of the world’s premier cities. From the 1300s to the 1500s, it led Europe in fields such as education, finance, and commerce. During this time, some of art’s unofficial Hall of Famers, namely, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, and Dante, created some of the world’s greatest masterpieces. Florence served as Italy’s capital until the government was transferred to Rome in 1871. Today, Florence’s economy is primarily based on tourism, which includes accommodations such as Florence, Italy bed and breakfasts.
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By Alessio De Luca
FORTE BELVEDERE Forte San Giorgio, called Forte Belvedere (nice-seeing) for its wonderful sight, was committed to Buontalenti by Ferdinando I, to protect the city and the granducal family, that could reach the fortress from Palazzo Pitti crossing the Boboli gardens. During the summer, you find a huge red inflated sofa where you can sit admiring the wonderful panorama! Forte Belvedere can be reached by bus number 13 from Florence central train station S.M.N.
FIESOLE A small village on a hill overlooking Florence (near the city stadium)…it takes only 5 minutes to reach but it seems like a completely different part of the world. Climbing up to San Francesco church (on the top of Fiesole) there is probably the most breathtaking view of Florence. Moreover, you might take another street and go up from the end of viale Righi (the street is called via del Salviatino)…then you can reach Fiesole through a really impressive panoramic way. Fiesole can be reached by bus number 7 from Florence central train station S.M.N.
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