Best Private Tours of Florence
The city of Lorenzo de’ Medici and the Arno river, of the Guelfs and Ghibellines, of princes and popolani, of the Renaissance and Dante. A treasure chest filled with the world’s greatest artworks. The universal city. Few cities can boast the wealth of artistic masterpieces to be found within the walls of Florence, the undisputed birthplace of the Italian Renaissance. Thousands of tourists flock to the Tuscan capital each day, to visit its museums and galleries, brimming with mediaeval and renaissance artworks, and to roam the cobblestone streets of the city where Dante, Boccaccio and Petrarca once lay the foundations of modern day Italian language so many years ago. World wanderers come from all over to enjoy a romantic stroll across Ponte Vecchio and along the banks of the Arno river, to pay respects to the great figures of the past buried in the Church of Santa Croce, or to climb the celebrated Duomo to see a one of a kind view of the world from above. Enjoy this city with specially-crafted, private tours of Florence by Italy’s Best.
Florence: Center of Italian Art & History
Florence was a centre of medieval European trade and finance and one of the wealthiest cities of the time, is considered the birthplace of the Renaissance, and has been called “the Athens of the Middle Ages“. A turbulent political history includes periods of rule by the powerful Medici family, and numerous religious and republican revolutions. From 1865 to 1871 the city was the capital of the recently established Kingdom of Italy.
Florence is an important city in Italian fashion, being ranked in the top 51 fashion capitals of the world; furthermore, it is a major national economic centre, as well as a tourist and industrial hub. In 2008, the city had the 17th highest average income in Italy.
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