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Florence


History of Florence

The foundation of Florence dates back to Roman times, despite evidence existing to show that Florence was already occupied in prehistoric times.
The oldest part of the city bears the imprint of these Roman origins as it originated as one of Caesar's colonies.
For the sake of defense, the city was set at the confluence of two streams, the Arno and the Mugnone, where the oldest populations had previously been located.
Rectangular in plan, it was enclosed in a wall about 1800 meters long.
The built-up area, like all the cities founded by the Romans, was characterized by straight roads which crossed at right angles. The two main roads led to four towered gates and converged on a central square, the forum urbis, now Piazza della Repubblica, where the Curia and the Temple dedicated to the Capitoline Triad (Jupiter, Juno, and Minerva) were later to rise.
Archaeological finds, many of which came to light during the course of works which "gave new life", to the old city center, have made it possible to locate and identify the remains of various important public works such as the Capitoline Baths, the Baths of Capaccio, the sewage system, the pavement of the streets and the Temple of Isis, in Piazza San Firenze.
At that time the Arno was outside the walls, with a river port that constituted an important infrastructure for the city, for in Roman times the river was navigable from its mouth up to its confluence with the Affrico, upstream from Florence, and the first bridge in Florentine history was built in all likelihood somewhat upstream from today's Ponte Vecchio, around the first century B.C..

Florence Art and Culture

Florence contains an exceptional artistic patrimony, glorious testimony to its secular civilization.
Cimabue and Giotto, the fathers of Italian painting, lived here, along with Arnolfo and Andrea Pisano, reformists of architecture and sculpture; Brunelleschi, Donatello and Masaccio, founders of the Renaissance; Ghiberti and the Della Robbia; Filippo Lippi and l'Angelico; Botticelli and Paolo Uccello; the universal geniuses Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo.
Their works, along with those of many generations of artists up to the masters of the present century, are gathered in the city's many museums. On line tiket booking for Italien Gallerie an Museum 
In Florence, thanks to Dante, the Italian language was born; with Petrarch and Boccaccio literary studies were affirmed; with Humanism the philosophy and values of classical civilization were revived; with Machiavelli modern political science was born; with Guicciardini, historical prose; and with Galileo, modern experimental science.
Up to the time of Charlemagne, Florence was a university town. Today it includes many specialized institutes and is an international cultural center.
Academies, art schools, scientific institutes and cultural centers all contribute to the city's intense activity.

Florence

Capital of the region of Tuscany, has a population of around half a million inhabitants, spreads on the banks of the Arno, between the Adriatic and the Tyrrhenian seas, almost in the middle of the Italian peninsula.
It is a city which bustles with industry and craft, commerce and culture, art and science. Being on the main national railway lines, it is easily accessible from most important places both in Italy and abroad. www.trenitalia.com
The Florence "AmerigoVespucci " airport, where both national and international airlines stop, is located 5 Km. from the city centre.
The main motorway, A1, connects Florence with Bologna and Milano in the North and Rome and Naples in theSouth.
www.autostrade.it
Autobus in Florence www.ataf.net/
Taxi in Florence tel.0554242 www.socota.it/  A special service dedicated to the handicapped persons

Gemeenten in de provincie van Florence

Bagno a Ripoli
Barberino di Mugello
Barberino Val d'Elsa
Borgo San Lorenzo
Calenzano
Campi Bisenzio
Capraia e Limite
Castelfiorentino
Cerreto Guidi
Certaldo
Dicomano
Empoli
Fiesole
Figline Valdarno
Firenze
Firenzuola
Fucecchio
Gambassi Terme
Greve in Chianti
Impruneta
Incisa in Val d'Arno
Lastra a Signa
Londa
Marradi
Montaione
Montelupo Fiorentino
Montespertoli
Palazzuolo sul Senio
Pelago
Pontassieve
Reggello
Rignano sull'Arno
Rufina
San Casciano in Val di Pesa
San Godenzo
San Piero a Sieve
Scandicci
Scarperia
Sesto Fiorentino
Signa
Tavarnelle Val di Pesa
Vaglia
Vicchio Mugello
Vinci

Villa Vakantie in Siena zwembad Toscane Mugello

Villa il Canto

Villa il Canto
Wekelijks Prijs:Vanaf €1100,00
m²: 160 + 58
Slaapplaatsen: 6+3
Zwembad: 1

Villa in Toscaanse Land, Goedkope accommodatie. Zwembad, Tuin, parking. Panoramisch uitzicht
Deze villa (geschikt voor 6 personen in villa + 3 mensen in de dependance)
Villa "Il Canto" (160sqm) is gevestigd in het kleine middeleeuwse dorpje Casale ... Mugello Toscane ... view
Lokatie Vakantiehuur Toscane Arezzo

La Dimora Arezzo

La Dimora Arezzo
Wekelijks Prijs:Vanaf €500,00
Toscane vakantiewoningen - La Dimora (Arezzo) is een typisch Toscaanse residentie, panoramische positie.
Appartementen 2 tot 8 bedden. Zwembad, speeltuin voor kinderen.
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B&B Villa Pietrasanta exterieur

Villa Pietrasanta Bed & Breackfast

Villa Pietrasanta Bed & Breackfast

Vakantie in Toscane op het platteland, zee en zon.

Nauwelijks 10 km van het strand van Forte dei Marmi, aan de voet van de Alpi Apuane die hebben gevormd van de cultuur en de marmeren bruggen en de geschiedenis van Versilia, de B & B biedt haar gasten een aangenaam keuze: ofwel ga je naar de zee of genieten van de stilte van de bergen. Daarnaast zetten we in minder dan een uur rijden van de kunst steden van Massa en Carrara, Lucca en Pisa.
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In Toscana slapen Chianti Florence Impruneta vakantie Golf

Impruneta Residence

Impruneta Residence
Wekelijks Prijs:Vanaf € 406,00
Rental apartments for your holiday in Tuscany.
All apartments, sunny with a panoramic view and surrounded by a splendid park, have independent entrance and are equipped with kitchen nook(gas stoves, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, oven and electric coffee maker), terracotta floors, safe, s atellite TV (CNN, ZDF, EUROSPORT), hair dryer, telephone with direct line, furnished terrace and individual heating

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Huren villa

Villa Chianciano Terme

Villa Chianciano Terme

Rental Tuscany Villa for holiday- Apartments Chianciano Terme - Siena, Italy
Wekelijks Prijs:Vanaf € 800,00

In the " heart of Tuscany ", between the hills of Val d'Orcia and Valdichiana there is "Villa il Biancospino", an ancient farmhouse recently restructured with old materials and BIOARCHITECTURAL LAWS
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it is in a strategic position to visit the most famous cultural, artistic and natural place of the region

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