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Florence

Florence

Florence ( Firenze, Florentia and Fiorenza) is the capital city of Tuscany in Italy

It is the most populous city in the region of Tuscany.

The city lies on the Arno River and is known for its history,

its importance in the Middle Ages and in the Renaissance, especially for its art and architecture. 

Florence was a centre of medieval European trade and finance

and the city is often considered the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.

The "historic centre of Florence" attracts millions of tourists each year 

and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site .



Campanile Giotto in Old City of Florence

Campanile Giotto

in

Florence

Old City 



Santa Maria del Fiore ( Florence Cathedral )

Santa Maria del Fiore ( Florence Cathedral )





Palazzo Vecchio in Florence

Palazzo Vecchio in Florence





Piazza Santa Croce in Florence

Piazza Santa Croce in Florence





Ponte di Santa Trinita across the River Arno in Florence

Ponte di Santa Trinita across the River Arno in Florence





River Arno in Florence

River Arno in Florence





Ponte Vecchio ( The Old Bridge ) over the River Arno in Florence

Ponte Vecchio ( The Old Bridge ) over the River Arno in Florence.
The medieval bridge spans the Arno at its narrowest point
where it is believed that a bridge was first built in Roman times.





Santa Maria del Fiore ( Florence Cathedral )

Santa Maria del Fiore ( Florence Cathedral )


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Travel & Guide Books & Maps - Italy:-


Italy - Lonely PlanetItaly - Rough GuideLet's Go Italy Italy - Michelin Green Guide Italy - Rick StevesWalking in Italy - Lonely Planet Walking Easy in French and Italian Alps

Tuscany North Walking Guide Walking in Tuscany Tuscany & Umbria - Rough Guide Tuscany & Umbria - Lonely Planet Walking in Gran Paradiso Long Distance Walks in the Gran Paradiso Lonely Planet Italy

Walking in the Central Italian Alps Alpine Ski Mountaineering - Western Alps Snow Shoeing in the Western Alps Walking in Italy Italian Rock - selected climbs in northern Italy Mont Blanc Massis - selected climbs - Col de Telefre to Swiss Val Ferret

Classic Dolomite ClimbsWalking in the Dolomites Trekking in the Dolomites: Alta Vias 1 & 2 Trekking in the Dolomites: North, Central & East Trekking in the Dolomites Via Ferratis of the Italian Dolomites - Vol 1 Short Walks in the Dolomites Dolomites - James Walking in the Dolomites

Lonely Planet: Western EuropeLet's Go Europe Let's Go Western Europe Rough Guide to Europe 2003 Lonely Planet: Europe on a ShoestringLonely Planet - Mediterranean Europe










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