Haven of the trendy, ancient cradle of the Renaissance, and previous home to many important historical figures, Florence contains thousands of beautiful sights and excursions, delicious restaurants and bars, and breathtaking museums and architectural structures.
The town in itself is a living museum. The streets are lined with buildings that recall the architectural styles of the Renaissance, and the city´s many museums display artefacts from the ancient Etruscans and Romans that once inhabited the area.
On this site you will find links to help make your trip to Florence an unforgettable experience. The History of Florence will give you a feel for the rich culture and atmosphere that Florence has to offer. There is information on What to See and Do in Florence organized in sections of museums, palaces, and religious buildings. Make sure to bring a camera because these locations contain beautiful artwork and landscape that you will not want to forget.
If you are not sure When to Go to Florence, this section details the numerous events that happen throughout the year. It is always a good idea to attend one or two of these events-they are sure to make your experience unique and memorable.
We also recommend the best Holiday Apartments in Florence, as well as some of the best Shops in Florence. For Women Travelling Alone in Florence, we have provided safety tips and useful telephone numbers in case of emergencies. The Transportation section will give you the best idea of how to travel to and from Florence, as well as how to get around while you are enjoying the many wonders of the city.