This city is called the heart of Tuscany, a museum city, a flourishing city. Actually, its name is Florence, which arose in 59 BC and is translated as “blooming”.
Whatever you are told, familiarity with the city must begin with Signoria Square. Here, next to the Palazzo Vecchio Palace, in the open air you will be greeted by several sculptural works of Michelangelo, including the legendary David. Continue reading
Already in the XIV century, a large number of “rich villas, towers, courtyards and gardens” in the vicinity of Florence made a strong impression on travelers, according to Giovanni Villani, it seemed that the city was twice its actual size. The dome of Brunneleschi rises above the city, connoisseurs of art and wealthy people, noble Florentines and travelers, fans of the Muses and company leaders loved to stay here. Continue reading