Many of the holiday homes Florence can be found in and around its captivating capital – the city of Florence. Aside from holiday rentals in the capital city, you can also look for villas in the province, which will allow you to discover other destinations within this region. But if you opt for one of the apartments Florence city offers, then you are definitely in for a special treat. This capital is known for its rich history and culture. The historic city centre was declared a World Heritage Site in 1982. The Renaissance city is one of the most visited cities in Europe and for obvious reasons. There are plenty of attractions here and you will never have a minute of idle time when you stay in the villas of Florence. So start with the Duomo, the largest cathedral in the world as far as brick and mortar domes go. The sight of Ponte Vecchio, a bridge over the river Arno, is simply magnificent, especially in the evening. The lights give it an almost heavenly appeal.
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You can also visit places like the Fountain of Neptune, which dates back to 1564, and the Basilica of St Lawrence. When it comes to art galleries, Florence will spoil you for choice. So start with the most famous one – the Uffizi – when you stay in one of the apartments Florence city has to offer. The fabulous Florence Cathedral is also well worth a visit. Alternatively, stay in holiday homes Florence province has available and visit the small towns and communes of the region. You can also go hiking and explore the beautiful walking trails of the Apennine Mountains. Take a picnic with you, breathe in the fresh air and enjoy the views.
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The stunning Abbey of Passignano lies in the town of Tavarnelle Val di Pesa and should be on your to-do list when you visit the province of Florence. Staying in the villas Florence has to offer is ideal for you to enjoy the beautiful sight of another bridge, namely the bridge in Tavarnelle Val di Pesa which spans the Pesa River. The quiet little town of Barberino Val d'Elsa is also a place that has some of the comfortable apartments of Florence province. When you stay here, you can explore the town centre which shows the remains of the ancient fortifications and the Church of Sant’Appiano, which has a museum too. Staying in the villas in the province of Florence also gives you a chance to visit the Roman theatre which is still in use. It's located in a place called Fiesole.
The province of Florence is not your cup of tea, but you would still love to spend your holidays in beautiful Italy, have a look at the provinces Pistoia or Grosseto.