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See works by Michelangelo and Botticelli in Florence

December 30, 2010 - 2:29am
Ponte Vecchio
Tourists who are heading to Italy on vacation may find it difficult to choose which region will make the best memories, but with an escorted tour through Florence, travelers will know they made a great decision.

Firenze, as it is known to locals, is home to a thriving nightlife and entertainment, as well as a wealth of historical attractions, making it fit for the interests of all kinds of tourists.

Some of the most famous sites that are located in Florence include Il Duomo - the Santa Maria del Fiore cathedral, the medieval Palazzo Vecchio, the Ponte Vecchio bridge and more.

Tourists who want to delve into the Italian arts can visit the Uffizi Gallery, which has an extensive collection of the most notable Renaissance works in history. Visitors will find original paintings and other art by Michelangelo, Botticelli, da Vinci, Perugino and Raphael.

One must-see on a trip to Florence is Michelangelo's David sculpture, which is located at the Galleria dell'Academia. At this venue, travelers will also find a collection of instruments that previously belonged to the historic Medici family.

As for evening entertainment, there are numerous bars and clubs in town where vacationers can dance the night away or enjoy some live music.