The museums in the city are a veritable treasure trove of Renaissance marvels, from Uffizis collection of over a thousand works of art for Bargellos magnificent collection of sculptures. Florence's many museums are full of masterpieces. The many churches in the city may easitly boast about their very own, impressive collections of great art from some of history's greatest artists such as Boccaccio, Dante, Giotto, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Botticelli and Brunelleschi.
Around every corner in Florence there is something new to experience, and most of it is free. Visit for example. Florence Old Bridge, "Ponte Vecchio", an impressive structure that extends across the Arno River with interesting buildings and shops. Or take a hike up to Piazzale Michelangelo, which gives you a great view of the area.
All our Holiday Homes in Florence are centrally located with easy access to all the city's amazing sights. You could say that most vacation rentals are part of the attraction, with their location in the heart of Florence.
Do not forget to use some of your trip to Florence just to "ose". You will find among others some of Italy's best shops here, and a variety of small squares and markets where you can pick up local produce which you can prepare or bring home.
The experience of Florence is not complete without, at least a glass of wine, along with some tasty Italian cuisine. Florence obviously has a variety of restaurants, bars and nightclubs, which you will find entertainment until late in the night.
Florence is the capital of the stunning region of Tuscany, which gives you an incredible range of interesting experiences, whether you want to look at the leaning buildings in Pisa, or a trip to the beach - you'll find it all. If you had enough of the big city, rent a car and take an excursion into the hinterland, which mainly consists of hills and mountains. Around every turn is a new experience waiting. Here, nature has shown itself from the most inspiring side, from the steep cliffs of the Apennines to the fertile fields surrounding the Arno River.
The strategic location on the river has helped to give Florence its wealth, as the transport of goods, imports of food and direct access to drinking water have been important elements to create a buzzling medieval town, which in its heyday was one of the world's largest cities. In size only surpassed by Paris.
From Florence to the coast and the beaches to the west of Livorno is about 90km drive. The second way, to the east, it takes about 150km to the east coast and the lido at Rimini. When you are driving through the Apennines on small, winding roads, calculate some more time as, it can easily take up to three hours to travel the route.
The trip to Florence
There are periods of direct flights from Copenhagen to Florence's international airport, located just outside the city, but it is also possible to fly into both Pisa, Milan and Rome and either take the car or train from there. From Pisa it takes about 1 to 1.5 hour journey to Florence.
From Florence's airport, city can be reached by bus or taxi. As from of approximately 2017 it will be possible to take a tram from the airport to the city center.
On holiday with In-Italia in Florence
At In-Italia we are specialists in Italy and Tuscany in particular. Whether you are at a hotel or apartment, short or long stay, we will help you find the right holiday in Florence. Contact us to discuss your preferences, and let us help you with suggestions on elements that are essential for you.