Florence is the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany. It is known as the "cradle of the Renaissance" (la culla del Rinascimento) because of its monuments, churches, and other historic buildings. It has also been called The Athens of the MIddle Ages. The domed cathedral of the city, built by Filippo Brunelleschi and known as The Duomo is the best known site in Florence. The historic center of the city was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1982 and Forbes magazine ranks Florence as one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
Whatever your reason for visiting the Florence area, Villaway.com can help you find the perfect Florence area luxury vacation rental. Our properties range from 3 bedrooms and 3 baths, accommodating 6, up to 10 bedrooms and 10 baths, accommodating up to 20. These luxury Florence area vacation properties are very diverse, so we are able to offer properties in the city or country, apartments to manors, modern to classic. Regardless of location or size, our guests can expect the same caliber of indulgence at any of our luxury Florence area vacation villas. A small sampling of amenities includes expansive views of the surrounding area, the craftsmanship of local artisans and artists, sweeping living rooms, gourmet fully equipped kitchens, extravagant master suites, with separate sittings area and private verandas. Master bath feature dual vanities, large Jacuzzi tubs and separate oversized walk-in showers.
The Santa Maria del Fiore, the domed cathedral often called the Duomo, is known as the world’s largest masonry dome. This majestic cathedral features 600 years worth of incredible architecture and works of art. The Ponte Vecchio is one of Florence’s most photographed bridges. It spans the Arno River and is noted for its three segmented arches. The bridge was first built by the Etruscans and later rebuilt in the 14th century. The Uffizi Gallery is regarded as one of the world’s greatest art museums. The former palace was built in 1560 and later evolved into the gallery. It has been open to the public since 1765.
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