City Breaks in Florence: Top Holiday Lettings
Top Destinations During Your Florence City Break
Museums and architecture are the primary attractions for city breaks in Florence. The Uffizi Gallery, the Accademia Gallery, and the Bargello are some of the more notable art galleries in Florence. However, Florence Cathedral is the city's primary landmark. Don't forget that you can also take boat cruises along the Arno River for great city tours.
1. Florence Cathedral
Florence Cathedral is one of Italy's greatest cathedrals and a symbol of the city. This impressive Renaissance cathedral is topped with Brunelleschi's Cupola, which remains one of the largest domes ever built. Visitors can climb the to the cathedral's dome to enjoy panoramic views of Florence or gaze up at the extravagantly interior.
2. Opera del Duomo
The Opera del Duomo is a museum that covers the history and construction of the cathedral. The museum showcases an extensive collection of the cathedral's original sculptures fas well as displays of art from the city's historic bell tower.
3. Uffizi Gallery
The Uffizi Gallery is a renowned museum with a collection of art from the 13th to the 18th century. The museum is home to important Renaissance paintings, prints, drawings and sculpture.
4. Accademia Gallery
The Accademia Gallery is another world-famous art museum. The museum's highlights include the Hall of the Prisoners which showcases Michelangelo's iconic sculpture of David. The Accademia also displays a fascinating collection of historical musical instruments.