Florence experienced its maximum splendor in the XV and XVI centuries when it distinguished itself with political power and rich cultural and artistic flourishing. In fact, the city was among the most important cultural centers of Europe.
Its historic center gathers monuments, religious buildings, architectural works, and gardens that are unique in the World. Brilliant artists such as Giotto, Brunelleschi, Michelangelo, and Vasari, to name a few, have literally made and shaped the city with their artistic geniuses. Recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, Florence beauty is beyond compare.