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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.

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

Accommodatie in het historische centrum van Florence

Florence Appartement Santo Spirito

Appartement Santo Spirito

Centrum van Florenceappartement mq.60
Wekelijks Prijs:Vanaf € 890,00
Personnes 2+2+1
Vakantiewoningen in Florence
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Vakantiehuis in Toscane, Florence, Italië
Vakantie appartement huur Florence Santo Spirito- Airconditioning
Santo Spirito
is één van de meest karakteristieke wijken van Florence. Op het plein is er dagelijkse een markt en zijn er vele ambachtelijke werkplaatsen, restaurateurs van antieke meubels en hun antiekwinkels waar u waardevolle kunstobjecten kunt vinden en bewonderen.

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Vakantiehuis Toscane appartement Florence

Appartement Masaccio

Appartement Masaccio
Wekelijks Prijs:Vanaf € 740,00

Slaapplaatsen: 2+2
Historische centrum van Florence
Vakantiehuis in Toscane, Florence, Italië

Vakantiewoningen Florence - Vakantiewoning Florence -Vakantie Florence- Accommodatie italië -Huur Vakantiewoningen Accommodatie Florence in de zone van Piazza Duomo, Via Dell'Oriolo
This apartment (ground floor) has been recently restored and refurbished and it's located only 50 meters from Duomo Square ,in the heart of the historical center of Florence.
All the main monuments, the churches, the museums and the exhibitions of the city are all located in a range of 10/15 minutes by walk.
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Boerderij Asciano Siena

AscianoVakantiehuisjes Il Podere

AscianoVakantiehuisjes Il Podere

Verhuur Appartementen in Toscane-Siena-Asciano. Boerderij met 5 appartementen voor 2 tot 4 bedden.
Panoramisch zwembad, maximaal ontspannen, barbecue, parking.
Boerderij ideaal voor familievakanties, op zoek naar open ruimten en veilig voor hun kinderen.
De gunstige ligging kunt u ook gemakkelijk de grote steden van historische, artistieke en toeristische als Siena, Florence, San Gimignano, Rapolano Baden en de Abdij van Monte Oliveto. ... view
Bed & Breakfast Castellina in Chianti Toscane Siena

Castellina in Chianti Bed & Breakfast

Castellina in Chianti Bed & Breakfast

Prijs:Vanaf € 90,00

Zwembad: 1
To sleep in Tuscany, Farmhouse vacations in the heart of Chianti.
Lovely double bedrooms with private bathroom, most of them with private entrance and a beautiful view on the landscape.
All the bedrooms have old ceiling stones and the typical Tuscan terracotta floors.
They differ from one another in small details that make them unique.
The bedrooms are provided with: mini bar,safe, hairdry and, tv in some of them. Comfortable indoor reading room
Exclusive garden with breathtaking view over the Chianti valley
Private swimming pool. Open from 05.01 – to 10.01
Secluded outdoor corners with sunshade parasols and lounges.
Private illuminated parking, other extra services available upon request: Outdoor Jacuzzi spa overlooking the valley
Castellina in Chianti Bed & Breakfastoffers a small and welcoming restaurant. ... view
Villa Vakantie in Toscane Siena Asciano

Villa Asciano

sq. Meters: 600
Sleeping accommodations: 11
Swimming-pool: 1

Villa Asciano
Wekelijks Prijs:Vanaf € 300,00
Luxury Villa for rent Siena
, in Medieval origins Village  of the XVII century, Luxury villa rental in the heart of Orcia Valley.
Exsclusive swimming pool, Park, Tennis, Biliard.
6 bedroom with bathroom.

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