Florence is commonly referred to as the Birthplace of the Renaissance and brims with romantic corners and hidden charms that are scattered around the magnificent city center, which radiates from beneath the poignant brick dome that crowns the dramatic cathedral at 376 feet tall. Your private transfer will greet you upon your arrival at Firenze-Peretola Airport and escort you into the heart of the city where you can settle into the comforts of your luxurious accommodation. The aromas of fresh pastries and espresso derives from the neighborhood bars and pasticcerie that line the maze of cobbled lanes. The enchanting ambiance stems from the irresistible artwork, architecture, and Tuscan cuisine, ranging from works of Michelangelo and Donatello to decadent seasonal flavors that capture the essence of the Italian spirit.
Your guide will greet you in your hotel lobby and will be eager to introduce you to the splendors of Florence before you to the highlights of the city. You will see everything from the Duomo to the Palazzo Vecchio and from the renowned Ponte Vecchio to the Old Bridge that spans the banks of the Arno River. The bridge has become a traditional image of the city that dates back to the 14th century and is lined with a dazzling array of jewelry shops. Graceful arches and colorful facades add to the luster of the bridge and the romantic ambiance that sweeps through the streets of Florence.