Whatever time of year you choose to travel to Florence, you know that this beautiful city all year round spring mood prevails. Florence is full of manicured parks and gardens, and all this beauty is combined with the historical past of the city and its creative atmosphere.
Founded this city has Roman veterans in 59 BC, and they gave him such a poetic name, which means “boom town.”During its history, even had time to visit Florence capital of the Kingdom of Italy, in the six years in the historic center of the city there have been significant changes, one part was ruthlessly demolished and in its place built a quarter-Piedmontese Turin architecture.
Population Florence is 375 000 people, and is located this city on the territory of Tuscany and is its administrative center. Basis for the city’s economy put two things – growing vines and wool production, but at the moment the economy of Florence relies on the tourism industry, a well-developed service sector and small businesses to work.
came to Florence from Russia can only transfer in any European airport, of those who fly to the airport Amerigo Vespucci, some of them are airports in Paris, Vienna, Munich, Rome, Brussels, Geneva and Amsterdam.
Visiting Florence will be interesting to see her outstanding attractions, among them there are palaces and squares, and cathedrals and museums.
One of the main attractions of the city is the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, one of the largest cathedrals in the world.
Is this huge cathedral on the square Duomo.
Stroll through the Ponte Vecchio, one of eight bridges on the river Arno. Ever since Roman times it arranged the sale of meat and vegetables, and now on the bridge sell expensive jewelry.
And visit the town hall in 1299, better known as the Palazzo Vecchio, the walls of which preserve the ancient secrets and conspiracies and chic lounges decorated with allegorical paintings.
Be sure to go to the palace of the Medici-Riccardi Palace Bargello, Palazzo Pitti and Palazzo Strozzi, and stroll through the beautiful squares of Florence – Piazza della Signoria, Republic Square, Liberty Square and St. Mark’s Square.
From museums worth noting Florence Uffizi Gallery, Accademia Gallery, the Museum Opera di Santa Maria del Fiore, the Palazzo Pitti Museum and the National Museum, which is located in the Palace of the Bargello.
Look in botanical and tropical gardens and admire the historic churches, among which it is worth emphasizing the Basilica of San Lorenzo, the Basilica of Santa Trinita and the Orthodox Church of the Nativity and Nicholas.
So that during your trip to Florence you rest properly and could get acquainted with this fantastic city suggest that you stay in the hotel The St. Regis Florence.
Hotel The St. Regis Florence, Florence, Italy
This beautiful hotel is located in a historic building on the banks of the Arno River and gives its guests an unforgettable view of the river and the Ponte Vecchio. The luxurious guest rooms, except antique furniture, for an extra charge internet access, modern TV and DVD-player, and a stereo and a marble bathroom. The hotel has an excellent restaurant serving Tuscan specialties Winter Garden by Caino and Lounge, which regularly hosts champagne tasting.Guests can use the fitness center, spa, laundry, babysitting and also take a variety of books in the library. The hotel has a private parking charge, place a pre-order is required.