Florence is one of the most important Renaissance cities in the world. The city is built on the banks of the River Arno, with its famous Ponte Vecchio bridge. Here you will see Michelangelo’s famous Statue of David, and Florence’s most striking landmark, Brunelleschi’s magnificent Duomo.
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Flying time from London to Pisa/Florence 2hrs
Distance from Pisa/Florence Airport
Florence Centre 80km/9km
Distance from Florence
Venice 258kmMilan 306km
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The capital of Tuscany and according to UNESCO approximately a third of the world's art and treasures can be found in Florence.
Things to do:
Visit the Uffizi Gallery (make sure to reserve in advance)
See the Palio in Siena either in July or August
Wander through the Pitti Palace & Boboli Gardens
Take a day trip to see the Leaning Tower of Pisa
A must see Michelangelo's David at the Galeria dell'Academia