Best of Florence Attractions & Luxury Tours, Italy
Birthplace of the Renaissance
Located a short two hours north of Rome, Florence is a thriving city progressively moving towards modernization while being lovingly embraced by some of the world’s most precious and well known artwork.
Surround yourself with exquisite works of art as you embark on walking tours through the Accademia Gallery where you’ll be privileged to gaze upon the famous statue of “David” by Michelangelo, or behold the masterpieces of Leonardo, Raphael, Rubens and others at Florence’s premiere Uffizi Gallery.
Trek through other world class art galleries and museums such as the Duono, Santa Croce, Palazzo Strozzi, Bargello and more. Check out the Meseum of Archeology, or the Science Museum where you’ll see the first working telescopes created by Galileo.
Venture on a climb to the hilltop lookout of Piazzale Michelangelo where you will behold an incredible view of Florence and its many beautiful bridges which pass poetically over the Arno River. Or, see Venice like a local by attending one of the luxury wine tasting tours via the 500 Touring Club. Your guide will provide you with interesting local history while you sip on some of Italy’s finest wines.
Special Culinary Experiences
Pitti Goal e Cantina – Although a small wine bar, Pitti Goal e Cantina is highly recommended and adored by many visitors. The two young Italian owners will fill your time with exotic wines, foods and wine knowledge as you enjoy the friendly atmosphere.
Ristorante La Giosta – Top named artists visit this extravagant eatery, but you’ll have to look hard to find it as it isn’t openly advertised. However, once you enter, you’ll be mesmerized by the great Italian service, food and wines.
Ristorante Enoteca Pinchiorri – Ranked as one of the best 50 restaurants in the world, this first class restaurant is highly sought out by luxury travelers everywhere. You’ll recline in a wonderful atmosphere while indulging from a menu of fused French and Italian cuisine, and a list of rare and international wines.
Florence Villas – For a lengthy stay in Florence, consider an apartment for rent in one of Florence Villa’s renovated properties that include castles, farmhouses and other charming Old World dwellings.
Hotel Davanzati – Located in downtown Florence and beside the Museo di Palazzo Davanzati, you will be met with and wrapped in Italian hospitality at this fine and attentive hotel.
Il Salviatino – Nestled in the midst of swaying Tuscan trees and scenic views, this hotel is a must for those who want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Located just outside of Florence, the Il Salviatino will envelop you in attentive service while basking you in sweet luxury.
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