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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

San Gimignano Villa delle Rose

Villa Delle Rose
San Gimignano- Siena
Wekelijks Prijs:Vanaf € 400,00
Rental  holidays apartments in Villa in the heart of Tuscany.
Set in "Terre di Siena" on a hilltop between San Gimignano and Certaldo, you enjoy extensive views to vineyards, olive groves, fields bordered by cypresses, the extent of woods and isolated farms; the classic hills of Chianti are under your eyes, with their villages and Apennines mountains in the distance.

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Agritoerisme tussen Florence Siena

Tavarnelle Val di Pesa il Podere

Vakantiehuis  zwembad Heuvels Toscane Italie
Wekelijks Prijs:Vanaf € 450,00

Het agritoerisme "Tavarnelle Val di Pesa " is verdeeld in 3 appartementen.
Al de appartementen zijn onlangs volledig gerenoveerd, de originele structuur is zo goed mogelijk behouden gebleven om zodoende door de renovaties te kunnen genieten van de pracht van de geschiedenis.
In elk appartement vindt zich het verleden terug te samen met de nodige functies van het heden om uw vakantie in Toscane nog mooier te maken.

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boerderij Maremma Grosseto - Toscane Italie

Vakantiehuizen Orbetello

Vakantiehuizen La Polverosa

m²: 115
Slaapplaatsen:
6
Wekelijks Prijs:Vanaf € 350,00
Orbetello huis van vakantie, Toscane Maremma, dichtbij de zee van de kust Argentario en de baden van Saturnia.
Ideal vacation for who wishes the tranquillity and to have the possibility to go to the sea or to visit the natural parks of the Uccellina and the Feniglia, the medieval villages of Pitigliano and Sovana, the Etruscan tombs of Roselle
The apartment is located on the first floor and consists of one double bedrooms, two bedrooms with twin beds on request (2  double bedrooms)  two baths and kitchen with dishwasher.
Available exclusively to guests on the ground floor tavern and kitchen.
Garden, barbeque.
Free: fruit, vegetables, wine and dishes prepared for your holidays unforgettable by the owners.
With a small cost you can enjoy a mini bus with driver for the duration of your stay ... view
In Toscana slapen Agritoerisme Asciano Siena

Asciano La Vecchia Aia

Asciano La Vecchia Aia
Wekelijks Prijs:Vanaf € 660,00
Farm holiday
Apartments for holiday in Tuscany- Asciano SienaThe Azienda Agricola is located at the end of a scenic country road in the midst of the enchanting landscape of the Crete area, at just 27 Km from Siena.
The  Vecchia Aia, farm holiday centre was created through the careful restoration of two large farmhouses making up part of the structure.
Agroqualita' has been recognised as historical farm concerning the following characteristics:
" building of the 700's. Antique or rustic furnishings. Restoration done with the greatest care for detail."
 The 5 apartments each have an independent entrance, they are very spacious and well looked after in all the small details, furnished with quality furniture and a touch of creativity that makes them unique and very welcoming.
All apartments are supplied with TV with satellite and kitchen with dishwasher and microwave.

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Smester Toscane Livorno Italie

Residence Campiglia Marittima

Residence Campiglia Marittima

Wekelijks Prijs Vanaf €350,00


Vakantie in Toscane, vakantie appartementen in Campiglia Marittima, Livorno, Residence met 8 appartementen van 2 / 4 bedden.
Locatie panoramisch uitzicht op de zee, zwembad, golf vlakbij.
Al onze appartementen zijn met zorg ingericht en hebben alle comfort om een ontspannende vakantie ... ... view