A magic, romantic and absolutely one of a kind city, Florence represents the heart of the
intellectual, artistic and cultural Italy Human Heritage. Florence is one of the few cities
whose entire historical center is considered a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
What to see:
There is so much to see in Florence, than even in a day or two you realize right away that
there are too many treasures to see in such a short time. To better decide what to see,
here are some suggestions as to the top sights that you should from: the Duomo, the Uffizi
Gallery, the Accademia Gallery, Piazza della Signoria and the Santa Maria Novella Church,
Palazzo Pitti and the Boboli Garden.
How to get it:
By car: Take A11 from Via Marco Polo
By train: Regional trains connect very well Florence with Viareggio, reachable
approximately in 1h 20.
By bus: The bus Company F.lli Lazzi – Vaibus leaves from the Grand Hotel Principe di
Piemonte and allow you to get directly Florence with several stops inside the town.
How to visit it:
Traveling on foot, as opposed to a bicycle or bus (most of the center is closed off to cars),
provides for a pace that opens your eyes to various hidden treasures that you would have
not have seen otherwise.
Florence's annual calendar is rich in events, traditional festivals, art exhibits, expositions
and cultural manifestations, sagre - or food festivals - dedicated to a particular and
seasonal local product, like chestnuts, porcini mushrooms, truffle, extra virgin olive oil and
wine that represent the core of the city and its inhabitants.