Florence (Italian: Firenze), literally translates to “City of Flowers” in Italian. The city is the capital of Tuscany, located in central Italy. The city is famous for its art, culture and birthplace of opera. The city has more than 60 palaces, countless churches, 40 museums and art galleries. Each of these churches houses excellent pieces of art and precious cultural relics. Captivating, romantic and utterly enticing Florence is a place to feast on world-class art and gourmet Tuscan cuisine.
Florence has a temperate climate. Though the afternoons are moderately warm, the mornings and evenings in summers are relatively cooler. Winter temperatures do not generally go below zero and an ordinary cotton coat will suffice. Florence is a centre point for all the intriguing things to try in Italy. Best places to visit In Florence are duomo Florence, Florence cathedral, Santa croce, Pitti palace and the list continues...