Florence is the city of art and amazing Renaissance art and architecture, because of being the Center of Early Italian Renaissance Art which inspired the architectural influences of the whole Europe in later centuries. This city is ideal for historic trips. Here you will find splendid churches, marvellous monuments and magnificent art galleries inhabited by the work of great artists like Michelangelo, Da Vinci and many others along with the leaning tower of Pisa which is a wonder of the world. Following are some of the Highlights of the city:
Galleria degli Uffizi: One of the world’s most famous fine art museums with collections of Renaissance paintings and sculptures from prodigious artists of the past. It is a great place for art buffs and tourists alike. Street performers are often seen outside the Uffizi.
Accademia Gallery: Another master piece in architecture founded in 1784 by Pietro Leopoldo, Grand Duke of Tuscany. The main Highlights of this place are Michelangelo’s David and the unfinished Slaves which have been attracting crowds from all over the world since they were 1st brought there.
Museo dell’Opera del Duomo: The Cathedral Museum, with artworks formerly in the Duomo and surrounding religious buildings, including sculptures by Donatello, another version of the Pietà by Michelangelo, and other models and drawings of the Cathedral.
Palazzo Vecchio: The old city hall with the replica of Michelangelo’s “David” placed outside the main gate where it was originaly located, which is a symbol of the Commune of Florence. An important collection of Renaissance sculptures and paintings, including the Putto, by Verrochio, Giorgio Vasari at the Salone dei Cinquecento.
Santa Maria Novella: A beautiful church containing the gothic and renaissance work of art,from 14th and 15th centuries.
Other than the great architectural and artistic wonders this city is surrounded by mountains and green areas so you can plan some weekends in the countryside for adventurous excursions and some wine tasting. Red Apple Apartments provide you with some excellent apartments in this area, so that you can enjoy this unique endeavour lavishly. Check out this beautiful apartment in old Villa at the edge of Chianti hill town;This apartment is a part of 17th century Villa and surrounded by a huge park, this accommodation will provide you with the great country-like environment. Or go to our website to find more apartments in Florence to suit your needs.