Top 6 reasons to visit Florence Italy

Monday, August 5, 2019

Rome, Venice, Florence are the three most famous Italian cities for tourists. In fact, when people think of visiting Italyinfo-icon for vacation, these are the places they often imagine visiting.

And that’s for a good reason. Going on tour to Italy without visiting Florence or Rome or Venice; it is like traveling to Franceinfo-icon and not visiting Paris or the Provence.

Although most tourists travel to Florence because of its rich history of art and culture, the city offers a lot of tourist attractions. Also, with its city center being pretty compact, this makes it easy for one to cover almost everything within 30 to 50 minutes while walking.

Here are six reasons to visit Florence.

The architectural works and arts

Being the home of arts with almost 50 percent of the world most important artworks in the city. Those who love beauty will fall in love with the architectural works of the cobblestone streets.

The Uffizi or the Galleria dell’ Academia are also places to be, both in the historic building Florence; this is where amazing artworks by Leonardo da Vinci, Botticelli, Michelangelo, and others are kept.

The adventure and festival

Florence is rich in culture, adventure, and festivities. There are lots of amazing festivals that can take one to Florence, some of which are the Carnevale in February, the Gelato festival, which is usually in April, the Festa Della Rificolona in September.

There are also the winter sales which are now seen as a festival and one of the biggest events in January, drawing visitors from all parts of the world.

Some other exciting activities tourists seem to love include climbing to the top of Brunelleschi Dome (Duomo) which have 463 steps to the top, a walk within the historic building of Florence, and many more.

The food and wine

In addition to plenty fun activities, is the food. Do you know, most Italian wines come from Florence?

On your next visit to Florence, you may want to go wine tasting. Try out local cuisines like the Bestecca Fiorentina – which is the king dish of Florence. Bonino al lampredotto, and Ribollita are other taste-bud tingly dishes offered at the Santa Elisabetta luxury restaurant you may want to try out.

The shopping and fashion

The city of Florence may not be as loud as Milan when it comes to fashion, but it sure can hold its own when it comes to up-scale fashion and shopping.

It is a home of all possible high-end designers’ shop that exists, this led museums being dedicated to Gucci and Ferragamo. There are affordable boutiques such as Safi, and Floreiza Florence is Italy’s undisputed home of leather and leather works.

Holiday in Florence

Like the Provence in France, so is Florence to Italy. It is one of the reasons the city receives millions of tourists every year; it has a lot of exciting places.

Most times, people take time off to Florence just to get a feel of its relaxation resort.

Visiting some little villages in the rolling hills of Tuscany in the Tuscan country with its abundant greenery is a sure way to recharge.

Santa Maria Novella and Santa Croce

Florence offers vast concentration of art, and these two churches house so many artworks in their galleries.

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