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Florence, Italy
The city of Florence, capital of the Tuscany region, is located in Italy. One of its most iconic sights is the Duomo, Brunelleschi-designed terracotta-tiled cathedral and Giotto's bell tower. Florence is a land of the arts, of good Tuscan food and with a well done itinerary, you can visit everything and enjoy every detail of this city that is considered the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, and one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
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Florence is a true open-air museum with palaces, churches, squares and art galleries.
To not lose:
- Galleria degli Uffizi, there are rooms dedicated to the greatest Renaissance artists such as Leonardo da Vinci and Raphael, Botticelli paintings such as Primavera and The Birth of Venus, and works by the world's greatest artists such as Michelangelo, Tiziano, Durer or Rubens.
- Michelangelo's statue of David
- Piazza San Giovanni
- Basilica of Santa Maria del Fiore
- Ponte Vecchio
- Basilica di San Lorenzo
- Basilica di Santa Croce
- Piazzale Michelangelo
- Brunelleschi Cupola
The Tuscan capital is a perfect place to shop, from clothes to Italian delights. Walk through Via Tornabuoni, Via Calzaiuoli and Piazza della Repubblica. Go to the markets: San Lorenzo Market, Sant'Ambrogio Market, and the weekly markets of Le Cascine and Mercado del Porcellino.
Florence is also known for its great cuisine. The country offers such a rich menu that goes from special spices, to traditional pasta to delicious desserts such as gelatos. Most places that serve food in Florence are called trattorias, which are simple environments, usually run by a family and with few staff. In addition to them, there are the osterias, which usually have a good wine list available to customers. And the ristorantes, which are bolder and more formal places. Florentine menus have a sequence of established dishes: antipasto (Italian antipasto), first dish (primi), second dish (secondi) and dessert (desserts). Be sure to enjoy Panzanella, Bruschetta, Chopping Boards, Papa al Pomodoro, Ribolitta, Lasagna, Ravioli or nhochetti, Bistecca alla Fiorentina or Tripa à Florentina, among other delicious dishes!
The safety conditions are satisfactory. Although crime levels are low, attention should be paid to public transport and areas where large crowds are present or crowded, as theft, tugging, handbags or luggage are very common. Special care is recommended at major train stations, as well as public transport and the most popular tourist sites, including bus stops, restaurants, cafes and terraces.

Emergency Phone Numbers
- Emergencies: 113; - Fire brigade: 115;
- National Guard / Carabinieri (general number): 112.
Summer is short, hot and almost cloudless; winter is long, very cold and partly cloudy. Throughout the year, the temperature generally ranges from 2 ° C to 32 ° C and is rarely below -4 ° C or above 36 ° C.
The best time of year to visit Florence and do warm weather activities is from late June to late August.
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