Are you ready to see centuries of history and culture in one of the world's most romantic and fascinating cities? Welcome to Florence, Italy, the essence of an artful Italian city. Here you will see modernity that in no way forgets its rich history. Find romantic hotels in Florence, and prepare for a getaway that also takes a cultural trip back in time.
In the Steps of the Master
Florence is the birthplace of the Renaissance, and no person embodied the explosion of art, architecture, and culture of that era more than Michelangelo. While tourists throng to see his incredible sculpture, "David," there are other amazing works to admire as you meander around top hotels in Florence.
After seeing "David" at Accademia, walk to Bargello National Museum for more of his work and pieces by other masters such as Donatello, Verrocchio, Cellini, and more. Don't forget Uffizi Art Gallery, which houses Michelangelo's "Tondo Doni," his first painting on canvas; it is the only one in the city. The Opera del Duomo is home to "Pieta Bandini," which includes his self-portrait in the sculpture.
Wining, Dining, Relaxing
The centuries of culture found here also contributed to a finely tuned cuisine known simply as "Fiorentina." You can take in the savory flavors at some of the most historic cafes lining Piazza della Repubblica is lined with the most historic cafes. Stay at the best hotels in Florence, and find eateries outside the doors like the exquisite street food of Aurelio Il Re de Lampredotto. The options are almost limitless. When you're ready to sample the fruit of the vine, head out to one of the many great wine bars that serve offerings from area wineries.
Isn't it time you immersed yourself in all that is Florence? Cheap accommodation when staying in Florence hotels may seem daunting, but Travelocity can help you make it happen. If you want to stay in the lap of luxury, there's no shortage of 5 star hotels in Florence ready to welcome you as well.