Florence sightseeing - one of a kind travel experience. Florence, the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany is one of the most desired tourist destinations in the world mostly due to its splendid architecture, art and culture. The city often referred as the cradle of Renaissance reached its height during the rule of the Medici family, especially Lorenzo the Magnificent (1449 - 1492) who commissioned works by some of the finest artists of all times such as Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Sandro Botticelli and many others.
The historic centre of Florence is undoubtedly the highlight of the city and was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. It contains numerous magnificent palaces, piazzas, parks, gardens, churches, monasteries, art galleries, museums and academies which are a must see for all who appreciate historic, artistic and cultural heritage .
If you decide to visit Florence you are highly recommended to find a hotel in the city’s historic centre. There are numerous hotels for all budgets and all main sights can be easily reached by foot within few minutes. However, to be able to visit all the desirable sights and landmarks in Florence you really should book at least three nights.