Florence City Guide

by Jose Marc Castro on August 19, 2009

italyFLAG200Florence, or Firenze, is a city situated in the central region of Tuscany in Italy, where it serves as the capital of the region and of the province of Florence.  The city is found on the Arno River at the foot of the Apennines Mountains.  Florence is considered as the cradle of Italian Renaissance and world-famous for its Gothic and Renaissance architecture, museums, art galleries, palaces, and monuments.  Its famous sons, Leonardo, Dante, Machiavelli and Michelangelo, all have their works showcased proudly in the city. [click to continue…]