The historic city of Florence in Tuscany attracts millions of tourists each year and was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1982.
Noted for its culture, Renaissance art and architecture, Florence is home to numerous art galleries, including the world famous Uffizi Gallery and the Palazzo Pitti.
Ranked as one of the world’s most beautiful cities, Florence attractions include: the Piazza dell Signoria, with its unique artwork and architecture, the Duomo and Giotto Tower, the Arno Pass under the Ponte Vecchio, with a multitude of shops built upon its edges, held up by stilts, and the amazing views over the city from the Piazzale Michelangelo.
Despite the strong presence of Renaissance architecture within the city, traces of medieval, Baroque, Neoclassical and modern architecture can also be found.
Florence has a subtropical climates with hot summers with moderate rainfall and cool, damp winters.