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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.


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.
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
Campi Bisenzio
Capraia e Limite
Cerreto Guidi
Figline Valdarno
Gambassi Terme
Greve in Chianti
Incisa in Val d'Arno
Lastra a Signa
Montelupo Fiorentino
Palazzuolo sul Senio
Rignano sull'Arno
San Casciano in Val di Pesa
San Godenzo
San Piero a Sieve
Sesto Fiorentino
Tavarnelle Val di Pesa
Vicchio Mugello

In Toscana slapen Agritoerisme Pitigliano Grosseto

Pitigliano Agritoerisme Il casale

Prijs:Vanaf € 55,00

Agritoerisme in Toscane, Vakantie Agritoerisme Toscane Grosseto.
Appartementen, Kamer, Het hele huis slaapplaatsen 7
Agritoerisme, vakantie IL Casale in het hart van Maremma in Pitigliano dichtbij het Thermische bad Saturnia en van de schitterende middeleeuwse dorpen van Sorano en Sovana. ... view
Toerisme en vakantie te huur Italië

Appartement Foscolo Florence

Appartement Foscolo Firenze

m²: 45
Slaapplaatsen: 2+2
Historische centrum van Florence

Korte termijn appartement Florence, Appartement in Italië, Vakantiehuis Florence, Vakantie appartement in de buurt van Ponte Vecchio Florence, Florence centrum
Het appartement ligt op de tweede verdieping met lift, gelegen in de San Giorgio gebouw, is een elegant en klein appartement.
Gelegen in het karakteristieke genoemd en suggestieve wijk "Oltrarno" in het hart van het historische centrum, ligt op slechts een steenworp afstand van de Ponte Vecchio en veel van de bezienswaardigheden van de stad, zoals de Uffizi Gallery, Piazza della Signoria, Piazza Pitti .... ) En musea.
Alle diensten zijn in de buurt, markten, winkels, restaurants, bars....

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Accommodatie Florence in de zone van Piazza Della Signoria

Art studio

Art Studio
Wekelijks Prijs:Vanaf € 535

m²: 32
Slaapplaatsen 1+2
Historische centrum van Florence

Vakantiewoningen Florence - Vakantiewoning Florence, Vakantie Florence. Accommodatie italië

Mooi en comfortabel appartement gelegen in het hart van Florence, op slechts enkele stappen van de meest interessante monumenten.
De kathedraal, het Palazzo Vecchio, Ponte Vecchio en de Galleria degli Uffizi zijn allemaal op loopafstand.
Mooi studio appartement (1-etage geen lift) gelegen in de wijk Santa Croce in een historisch gebouw.

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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
....for a peaceful holiday, to discover the ancient natural flavours, to taste the local recipes, to spend some romantic evenings...       
it is in a strategic position to visit the most famous cultural, artistic and natural place of the region

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Helder appartement in het historische centrum van Florence

Suite Studio Afrodite

Florence Suite Studio Afrodite

Wekelijks Prijs:Vanaf € 480

m²: 30
Slaapplaatsen: 2
Historische centrum van Florence

Charmante accommodatie in Florence - Studio Suite voor twee personen - Appartement-Florence Vakantieverblijf

Located in the most prestigious street of Florence in an  old building,this small but comfortable accommodation (3° floor- the lift starts on  1°floor) is very quiet.
It was recently restored with modern and antique taste and it is perfect for those who want to visit the historic centre of Florence. The most important monuments are a few steps from the studio.
From Via Vigna Nuova, where the apartment is located, to Via Tornabuoni you will find a wide selection of the griffes, boutiques as Ermes, Gucci, Dolce&Gabbana, Cavalli and many others
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