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Florence Italy Sightseeing Tours

Florence Sightseeing Tours Italy - In Italy, every province has trained city tour guides who are allowed to take visitors to a variety of selected attractions. The sightseeing tours of Florence offer a grand outlook on the history, culture, and art that the city possesses. If needed, you may also inquire about Florence tours that offer English-speaking guides. There are also many different ways to enjoy a tour or Florence.

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Through Florence tour companies, such as Bike a Day in Tuscany (055/2645033) and I Bike Italy (Borgo degli Albizi 11, Santa Croce, 055/2342371), you will be able to bike through the natural scenery of the city. Florence bus tours offer both morning and evening excursions. To enjoy this type of Florence sightseeing tour, you should contact Lazzi Eurolines (Via Mercadante 2, 055/363041) and SITA (Via Santa Caterina da Siena 17/r, 055/214721).

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Florence Interesting Facts

  • Florence has a population of about 500,000 inhabitants.
  • Florence was the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
  • The “Historic Centre of Florence” was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1982.
  • Florence was established by Julius Caesar in 59 BC as a settlement for his veteran soldiers.
  • The dome of the cathedral Santa Maria del Fiore is the largest dome built in brick and mortar in the world.
  • The Fountain of Neptune in Piazza della Signoria is at the terminus of a still functioning Roman aqueduct.
  • The Ponte Vecchio bridge is the only one in the city to have survived World War II intact.
  • In 1301, Dante was sent into Exile from Florence.
  • Florence is so rich in art, that first time visitors experience the Stendhal syndrome as they encounter its art for the first time.
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