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 regarded as the birthplace of opera. The city has 40 museums and art galleries, more than 60 palaces and countless churches. Each of these churches house 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.
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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.