The hills of Florence
The hills of Florence, has always known to poets and artists, contain the fascination of nature and tranquility that Tuscany offers to its visitors. What to do in half a day, the squares where you can admire a beautiful view are:
1. Fiesole: Panorama from the road to San Francesco, Fiesole
2. Settignano: at the end of Via Simone Mosca “Madonna Delle Grazie” in front of the Institute
3. Florence: Piazzale Michelangelo
4. Florence: Forte Belvedere
5. Florence: Villa Dell’Ombrellino at Via Roti Michelozzi
A few kilometres from Florence, between the succession of hills, tall cypress trees between the background of the peaks thus extends the Mugello territory, with its wonderful vistas. A trip to these wonders will remain forever engraved and will entice to come back.
The city defined by many the world’s greatest — Florence, it has multiple attractions.
From piazza del Duomo with the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore with Giotto’s Bell Tower and fronted the baptistery of San Giovanni, if it continues North meet the Palazzo Medici-Riccardi by Michelozzo and Brunelleschi’s San Lorenzo Basilica, which has within it the precious sacristies of Donatello and Michelangelo. More over, the San Marco Museum, with masterpieces by Fra Angelico, the Galleria dell’Accademia which houses among other artworks the famous David by Michelangelo and the piazza della Santissima Annunziata with Brunelleschi’s Loggia degli Innocenti. South of the Duomo there is the political and cultural centre of Florence with Palazzo Vecchio and the Uffizi Gallery, next to which there are the Bargello Museum and the Basilica of Santa Croce. Crossing Ponte Vecchio you get to the Oltrarno district, with the Pitti Palace and the Boboli Gardens.