Colors of Florence - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle
Perhaps, temperament is the main national feature of local people. They are also quite expansive and are very sociable. Local residents are very flattered when visitors are interested in sightseeing, show excitement towards the local culture and observe historical monuments enthusiastically. If a tourist is able to surprise the locals by his/her knowledge of the city’s history and local culture, this person will earn endless respect.
Discovering the architecture of Florence from bird's eye view! Florence Cathedral, Basilica of Santa Croce, Palazzo Pitti, Certosa di Firenze, Villa di Castello, all those monuments are defining the image of Florence … Open
Florence is the capital of the beautiful and very popular Italian province of Tuscany. This place is situated on the banks of the River Arno. This city has given birth to the Renaissance … Open
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Florence and surroundings
Unique landmarks in Florence and around
Grotta GiustiFrom the series “Most extraordinary thermaes, baths and saunas in the world”
Check on the map: Distance from Florence center - 35 km.Tourists who prefer recreation in picturesque areas can go to Tuscany. Here is a unique bath complex, which was opened in the natural cave of Giusti. Now it is a part of the infrastructure of the prestigious Grotta Giusti Resort Golf & Spa Tuscany. The depth of the cave in which the thermal complex has been built is about 200 meters, on its bottom there is a hot spring. … Read further
Ponte VecchioFrom the series “The most unusual and strange bridges on Earth”
Check on the map: Distance from Florence center - 0 km.In romantic Florence is the only residential bridge in the world Ponte Vecchi, which has long been regarded as a landmark for the world. Ponte Vecchi is the oldest bridge in the city, its construction was finished in 1345. After several centuries, the bridge has preserved its original shape and functional value. The main feature of the old bridge are the houses on both sides of the houses. In the middle of the bridge is the large open square from which the beautiful panorama opens onto the river Arno and the historical buildings. … Read further
Colors of Florence in photos
Cityguide on traditions, mentality and lifestyle of people in Florence. Learn the best periods to visit Florence to discover its soul - authentic festivals, events and celebrations. We will also reveal the interesting habits, attitude towards the world and to tourists in Florence.