The Province of Florence is situated in the Tuscany region, in Italy. It is formed out of 44 comuni and its capital is the beautiful city of Florence, which is also the capital city of the entire region. Main sights in the province include the cities of Barberino Val d'Elsa, Fiesole and, of course, Florence. The territory is characterized by beautiful relief and wonderful landscapes. attracting both Italian and foreign tourists. Sights such as the Chianti Valley, ancient castles, medieval churches are what make Florence a very charming place.
If you're interested in a small lesson of history, you should know that Florence was actually the capital of the Kingdom of Italy, from 1865 to 1871. It was only in 1871 when Rome became the capital of the Kingdom and later, capital of the country.
Florence is one of the most beautiful cities in the world, being declared so by Forbes. Since the city is very important, it is of course an UNESCO World Heritage site, since 1982.
Italian fashion, art, architecture and monuments are what attract millions of tourists here every year.
The Pitti Palace and the Uffizi Gallery influence the world of art and politics to this day.
The Gallery (in Italian, Galleria degli Uffizi) is one of the oldest and most important museums of art in the Occident. The Palace, situated close to the Ponte Vecchio, is a very important...