Florence: City break & Chianti
Florence : City break & ChiantiFlorence : the original capital of Italy and the current one of Tuscany. The first thing that comes to mind most probably is a city getaway. Hidden and not so hidden cultural treasures are to be found in every square and on any corner of the city. But we also know the province Florence as the northern part of the Chianti area. The Chianti Rufina wine production, together with the Colli Fiorentini wine area, covers most of the Florentine vineyards. Nature, culture and good food is what all we need during a holiday in Florence. Every now and then will can find us dining in one of the many ‘Bisteccheria’s’ of Florence, to enjoy a real Florentine steak, a ‘Bistecca Fiorentina’, together with a good glass of deep red Chianti Rufina wine! A wine holiday, city break or romantic getaway: Florence is your part of Tuscany!
Holiday Florence: 5 tips
Holiday Florence: 5 tips! Culture is our number one reason to visit Florence. We give you 5 combination tips to discover if this region suits you:
- Wine holiday in Florence
Culture and wine lovers: a day in Florence centre to visit:
- Uffizi Gallery
- Cathedral of Florence ‘Santa Maria Novella’
- Palazzo Vecchio
- Galleria dell’Accademia
- Pitti Palace
- Boboli gardens
- Santo Spirito square
- Ponte Vecchio
- Piazza della Signoria
- Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana
- Santa Croce square with her Cathedrale
- Walk along the Arno river
- Piazzale Michelangelo to enjoy the most beautiful view of Florence
The next day you could make a day trip touring through the Rufina vineyards including a wine tasting!
2. Romance in Florence – honeymoon Tuscany
Speaking of the Piazzale Michelangelo: often we find newly-wed couples making unforgettable wedding photos on this famous square. The province of Florence is the perfect spot to celebrate a honeymoon or organize a Tuscan wedding.
3. Sportive holiday in Tuscany
A perfect organised mountain bike holiday or hiking holiday in the Mugello hills and mountains, the best hills of Tuscany! The MTB trails and hiking routes are endless in this area.
4. Business trip and city break
Business travel, business trips, brainstorming sessions, team building: group villas with Wi-Fi, meeting rooms, individual privacy and centrally located are the answer. The stunning hills and the centre of Florence nearby for team trips and wine tastings. Florence city is great for a city getaway or city break throughout the whole year.
5. Creative holiday in Tuscany
‘Handmade in Tuscany’: Florence is the province of Tuscany where the traditional handcraft is still alive. Think of woodworking, pottery and ceramics, leather processing and glass production. This city and its surroundings are also popular for photographers. Creative groups in Florence can follow workshops in all these craft forms!
How to arrive in Florence
Florence has a comfortable small airport, perfect for business travellers, groups and efficient for a city getaway. For a city break you can take the bus into the centre. For travellers that are to discover the countryside of Florence, renting a care is the best option.